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Sullivan County drug investigation nets three arrests

Sullivan County drug investigation nets three arrests

May 14th, 2015 12:54 pm by Rain Smith

Police report that in February vice detectives identified Matthew Dalton Smith, 25, of East Market Street in Johnson City, as a suspect in making meth.

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KPD probes report of needles in grocery fruit

KPD probes report of needles in grocery fruit

May 14th, 2015 11:47 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are investigating a claim that sewing needles were found in fruit bought at a local grocery store, while social media postings on the alleged discovery have spurred speculation of another incident at a second city business.

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UPDATE: Yennie leaving Sullivan schools for Wyoming job

UPDATE: Yennie leaving Sullivan schools for Wyoming job

May 14th, 2015 9:44 am by Rick Wagner

The departure announcement comes just more than a week from a called Sullivan County school board meeting, when Yennie is to announce recommendations based on the just-completed facilities study.

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St. Dominic pays tribute to longtime music teacher

St. Dominic pays tribute to longtime music teacher

May 14th, 2015 9:15 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - To mark the closing of a 38-year education career, students, former students, parents and officials of St. Dominic Catholic School bid farewell to music teacher Joy Mullen Wednesday afternoon.

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Scott officer's wife wins appeal after Virginia fails to give her speedy trial

Scott officer's wife wins appeal after Virginia fails to give her speedy trial

May 14th, 2015 12:15 am by Nick Shepherd

The charges stemmed from an incident that occurred in August 2013. At that time, Virginia State Police officers were sent to the Fletchers' home to pick up Angela for a mental evaluation.

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Racks by the Tracks festival ready to roll again this weekend

Racks by the Tracks festival ready to roll again this weekend

May 13th, 2015 11:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

The festival will kick off at noon this Saturday and run until 10 p.m. It will take place at the Kingsport Farmers Market, and more than 12,000 people are expected to converge on downtown to sample beer and wine and taste barbeque.

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Group says Tennessee has transportation 'crisis'

Group says Tennessee has transportation 'crisis'

May 13th, 2015 8:30 pm by Hank Hayes

An advocacy group warned Wednesday that Tennessee has a "transportation infrastructure funding crisis" threatening driver safety and the state's economic competitiveness.

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Scott Career and Technical Center expanding its options

Scott Career and Technical Center expanding its options

May 13th, 2015 5:30 pm by Marci Gore

Beginning next fall, the career and technical center will offer Introduction to Animal Systems, Small Animal Care and Veterinary Assistant classes.

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D-B, University School ranked in top 10 of Tennessee's high schools

D-B, University School ranked in top 10 of Tennessee's high schools

May 13th, 2015 1:03 pm by Rick Wagner

University School in Johnson City and Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport were ranked sixth and seventh, respectively, in Tennessee by a U.S. News & World 2015 report released Tuesday.

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Budget Committee hears two requests for Mount Carmel senior funds

Budget Committee hears two requests for Mount Carmel senior funds

May 13th, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Mount Carmel Mayor Larry Frost agreed Monday to schedule a meeting with the current Senior Center board chairman in hopes of reaching some "common ground" for the transition from a private organization to a municipal senior center.

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