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Love letters: Hawkins inmates charged for scratching notes to boyfriends into table

Love letters: Hawkins inmates charged for scratching notes to boyfriends into table

May 18th, 2015 7:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two female Hawkins County Jail inmates found out last week that scratching love notes into the recreation yard tables is not an acceptable mode of communicating with their incarcerated significant others.

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Driver in deer versus motorcycle wreck remains in critical condition

Driver in deer versus motorcycle wreck remains in critical condition

May 18th, 2015 6:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shannon J. Barrett, 45, of Church Hill was driving a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle south on Bradley Creek Road when a deer ran into the roadway and struck the bike.

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Two face felony charge after detective shot with pellet gun

Two face felony charge after detective shot with pellet gun

May 18th, 2015 4:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Surgoinsville teen and a 33-year-old man have been charged with felony reckless endangerment in connection with the alleged sniper style pellet gun shooting of an off duty Hawkins County detective last week in a Surgoinsville park.

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Video: New wolf pups at Bays Mountain

Video: New wolf pups at Bays Mountain

May 18th, 2015 3:55 pm by Matthew Lane

Late last Friday, park officials arrived in Kingsport with three gray wolf pups, the newest addition to the park's wolf habitat.

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KPD: Armed man claims to be cop in road rage incident

KPD: Armed man claims to be cop in road rage incident

May 18th, 2015 2:56 pm by Rain Smith

A Sunday afternoon road rage incident allegedly included a man pulling a gun and falsely claiming to be law enforcement, according to Kingsport police, then threatening to shoot the occupants of a car before they fled in fear.

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Why business start-ups fail and franchises succeed

Why business start-ups fail and franchises succeed

May 18th, 2015 12:38 pm by Hank Hayes

One of the biggest myths, said Jerry Bird, is most people think only about fast food and retailing when they think about franchising.

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Toddler drowns in Scott County pool

Toddler drowns in Scott County pool

May 18th, 2015 12:27 pm by Marci Gore

At about 8:20 a.m. Monday, the Scott County Sheriff's Office responded to the report of a possible drowning of a 2-year-old in a swimming pool in Yuma. When emergency personnel arrived CPR was already being performed on the boy.

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Homeless man finds hope at Hunger First

Homeless man finds hope at Hunger First

May 18th, 2015 9:36 am by Nick Shepherd

"I think this is a great place for people who are really down on their luck," he said. "It doesn't matter if people are homeless or going through what I'm going through. He'll (Hunger First Director Michael Gillis) help people out how he can."

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Scott community garden organizers seeking sponsors, supplies

Scott community garden organizers seeking sponsors, supplies

May 18th, 2015 8:22 am by Marci Gore

Earlier this year, an arrangement was made with First Presbyterian Church and the Scott County Master Gardeners to set up a community garden on a piece of land adjacent to the church, just off of Jones Street in Gate City.

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Kingsport early voters ad up to 12% turnout already

Kingsport early voters ad up to 12% turnout already

May 17th, 2015 7:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - More than 3,400 voters cast ballots during the 14-day in-person early voting period for Kingsport's city election on Tuesday, according to preliminary figures from the Sullivan County Election Commission.

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