Kingsport Times News Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Alderman candidate faces trial on drug possession, DUI charges prior to election

Alderman candidate faces trial on drug possession, DUI charges prior to election

October 21st, 2014 8:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County trial jury may be voting on Surgoinsville alderman candidate Jerry Edward "J.E." Stoker's guilt or innocence five days before the votes cast by local residents are tallied in the Nov. 4 election.

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Leaf gazing leaves motorist with serious injuries

Leaf gazing leaves motorist with serious injuries

October 21st, 2014 5:46 pm by Rain Smith

The colors of autumn could be a contributing, distracting factor in a Kingsport motorist rolling her SUV on a residential street, as she was allegedly admiring the leaves just prior to striking a tree and being partially ejected from her SUV.

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Four pairs of pants and not a leg to stand on

Four pairs of pants and not a leg to stand on

October 21st, 2014 3:54 pm by Rain Smith

A woman placed razors, jewelry and personal hygiene products into her purse at Walmart, then attempted to walk out of the store while wearing "three pairs of pants over her own."

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Blountville shoppers brawl with EMS, neglect child

Blountville shoppers brawl with EMS, neglect child

October 21st, 2014 1:31 pm by Rain Smith

An intoxicated Mount Carmel couple face multiple charges after reportedly taking their young child to a Blountville store, where the father soon passed out with a bag of meth and his wife punched a responding paramedic.

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Police seek info on Sullivan County vandalism cases

Police seek info on Sullivan County vandalism cases

October 21st, 2014 12:55 pm by Staff Report

A rash of recent vandalism cases in Bluff City and Piney Flats appear to be connected, as glass bottles have been thrown through the windows of multiple homes and vehicles on Saturday nights and Sunday mornings.

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Update: Power restored following Hawkins County crash

Update: Power restored following Hawkins County crash

October 21st, 2014 11:25 am by Staff Report

Electricity was restored early Tuesday afternoon to about 1,300 of 6,500 Appalachian Power customers in Hawkins County who experienced a power outage, the company said.

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Gas prices expected to continue falling

Gas prices expected to continue falling

October 21st, 2014 9:17 am by Staff Report

Prices in Tennessee slid 11 cents compared to last week, going from an average of $3 a gallon to $2.89 on Sunday.

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Photos: 150-yard move involves three-hour 'drive' in Wise

Photos: 150-yard move involves three-hour 'drive' in Wise

October 21st, 2014 8:24 am by Stephen Igo

It's one thing when a pal asks for help to move. It's another thing entirely if he wants to move the whole house. That's when the expertise of professional house movers comes in handy.

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Head Game: Parents say VHS dropped the ball reporting football player concussions

Head Game: Parents say VHS dropped the ball reporting football player concussions

October 21st, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Darin McClellan said he believes someone should have contacted him immediately after the trainer determined there were signs that his son had suffered a concussion.

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Third rape reported on ETSU campus

Third rape reported on ETSU campus

October 20th, 2014 10:54 pm by NET News Service

A rape reported by a female East Tennessee State University student marks the third such incident reported this semester, prompting officials to establish a new notification system to help curb the rash of crimes.

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