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D-B repeats on The Daily Beasts's Top High Schools list

D-B repeats on The Daily Beasts's Top High Schools list

August 29th, 2014 12:21 am by Rick Wagner

The ranking put D-B 10th out of 12 Tennessee high schools that made the ranking. The other closest Tennessee schools on the list were in Morristown and Knoxville.

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Sullivan County BOE eyes e-cigarette ban

Sullivan County BOE eyes e-cigarette ban

August 29th, 2014 12:19 am by Rick Wagner

The wheels are in motion to change policy and add electronic cigarettes to the ban on regular tobacco cigarettes, with a final vote set for Oct. 6.

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Three year sentence for Kingsport woman who smuggled three pills into jail

Three year sentence for Kingsport woman who smuggled three pills into jail

August 28th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

What started as a 90 day stretch in the Hawkins County Jail expanded to three years for a Kingsport woman who attempted to smuggle three pills into the jail earlier this year.

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Tweetsie Trail officially opens with dedication and ribbon cutting

Tweetsie Trail officially opens with dedication and ribbon cutting

August 28th, 2014 9:44 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

Not a minute after the ribbon had been cut by Johnson City and Elizabethton leaders and trail organizers to officially open the Tweetsie Trail, dozens of people pedaled and walked down the new recreational venue.

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Barter brings youth academy to Kingsport

Barter brings youth academy to Kingsport

August 28th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Curtains will raise this September when Barter Theatre brings its youth academy to Kingsport, and hopefully no one actually breaks a leg.

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Pentagon brain implants cited in repeated disturbances

Pentagon brain implants cited in repeated disturbances

August 28th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a confrontation between individuals at Riverfront Park, finding the aggressor to be a man involved in multiple "other complaints" that same day.

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JC woman dies from injuries sustained in June motorcycle crash

JC woman dies from injuries sustained in June motorcycle crash

August 28th, 2014 7:33 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Pamela Denise Ferguson, 50, had been hospitalized since the single-vehicle wreck June 28 on North Roan Street. She was the passenger on a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by her partner, Danny Fultz.

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Area law enforcement to increase patrols, remind residents to be safe over holiday weekend

Area law enforcement to increase patrols, remind residents to be safe over holiday weekend

August 28th, 2014 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

As the last holiday weekend of the summer season approaches, area law enforcement agencies are reminding motorists to use extra caution this Labor Day weekend and to expect to see an increase in officers on the roadways.

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Weber City man indicted on statutory rape charge in Aquatic Center case

Weber City man indicted on statutory rape charge in Aquatic Center case

August 28th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A 28-year-old Southwest Virginia man has been indicted for allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old in a restroom at Kingsport's Aquatic Center.

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Children, mother remain hospitalized following Kingsport crash

Children, mother remain hospitalized following Kingsport crash

August 28th, 2014 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

The Kingsport mother and her children who were seriously injured in a Wednesday traffic crash on East Stone Drive — leaving one boy in critical condition — are now hospitalized together in Knoxville.

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