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Eastman completes Commonwealth acquisition

Eastman completes Commonwealth acquisition

December 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"This acquisition will help us better serve the broad and diverse customer base for window and protective films while supporting expansion of our product offerings and the use of window films," said Brad Lich, Eastman's executive vice president

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Elderly woman struck by van in Kingsport crosswalk

Elderly woman struck by van in Kingsport crosswalk

December 11th, 2014 4:51 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport motorist has been cited by police after striking a pedestrian in a crosswalk, leaving the elderly woman hospitalized with incapacitating injuries.

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Attempted murder suspect allegedly poisoned husband prior to shooting

Attempted murder suspect allegedly poisoned husband prior to shooting

December 11th, 2014 3:07 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Bluff City woman who allegedly shot her husband in the back, leaving him paralyzed and crawling through the woods for help while she went to Pigeon Forge with their children, is now being accused of poisoning him for the last three years.

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Photos: KPD searches for G2K burglars

Photos: KPD searches for G2K burglars

December 11th, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have released surveillance footage from a burglary first reported by the Times-News on Dec. 3, when a glass door was shattered to make entry into a video game store but only empty cases were stolen.

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Alleged copper thief hit with $60K vandalism charge

Alleged copper thief hit with $60K vandalism charge

December 11th, 2014 12:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville man reportedly claimed he was at an asphalt plant to meet his "mistress," but officers discovered he had stolen copper wiring from machinery.

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Wellmont delays decision on partner

Wellmont delays decision on partner

December 11th, 2014 12:08 pm by Hank Hayes

With the holiday season in full swing and the need for the board to further review information it has received, a decision about Wellmont's future is not imminent, System Chairman Roger Leonard said.

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Hawkins man allegedly rapes, takes 1,300 explicit photos of juvenile

Hawkins man allegedly rapes, takes 1,300 explicit photos of juvenile

December 11th, 2014 10:59 am by Jeff Bobo

In September of 2013 Church Hill police began an investigation into allegations of rape and sexual exploitation of a minor against Bethel Lee Farmer, 40, 424 W. Morgan Street, Church Hill.

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Shoemaker Elementary students pitching in as  Scott officials discuss replacing animal shelter

Shoemaker Elementary students pitching in as Scott officials discuss replacing animal shelter

December 11th, 2014 12:21 am by Marci Gore

It's been a little more than a week since an early morning fire destroyed Scott County's animal shelter. Now, with no facility to house its dogs, the animal control operations of the county have been thrust into quite a predicament.

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It's beginning to look a lot  like Christmas in Blountville

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Blountville

December 11th, 2014 12:05 am by J. H. Osborne

The public is invited to ring in the Christmas season in the Blountville Historic District with a series of events today and Saturday, according to the Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism.

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Rogersville's 'beautiful old girl' needs facelift

Rogersville's 'beautiful old girl' needs facelift

December 10th, 2014 11:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville City School Director Rebecca Isaacs likes to call the school facility, which dates back to 1929, "the beautiful old girl." And like many beautiful old structures, the RCS facility is suffering from cosmetic cracks, leaks, and plumbing issues.

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