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Two charged in rape of child at Warriors Path

Two charged in rape of child at Warriors Path

September 1st, 2015 12:07 pm by Staff Report

A Virginia couple have been arrested in connection with the rape of a child in Kingsport: one for allegedly committing the act at Warriors Path State Park, his wife for failing to tell authorities and trying to cover it up.

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Model City upgrading light poles downtown

Model City upgrading light poles downtown

September 1st, 2015 9:26 am by Matthew Lane

American Electric Power is replacing the 50-year-old light poles through downtown Kingsport with black aluminum ones that city officials say will be more attractive and aesthetically pleasing for residents and visitors.

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Felon allegedly used pistol to intimidate man who owed him money

Felon allegedly used pistol to intimidate man who owed him money

August 31st, 2015 8:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

According to police, in 2007 William Joseph Padgett, 49, 156 Phipps Road, Rogersville, was convicted of sale and delivery of Schedule II narcotics.

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Race to raise money, awareness for Scott domestic violence shelter

Race to raise money, awareness for Scott domestic violence shelter

August 31st, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

"This is our biggest fundraiser of the year, but it also serves as a pre-kickoff of sorts for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which is in October. " - Michelle Hensley, executive director of the Hope House.

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ACT success: Sullivan North's 2015 graduates only school in county to increase composite score

ACT success: Sullivan North's 2015 graduates only school in county to increase composite score

August 31st, 2015 7:30 pm by Rick Wagner

The ACT result of 20.8 is good, he said, but he also cited the 2015 results as the third consecutive year of increases in the percentage of students who made college-ready scores in all four subject areas. The 20.8 is up 1.5 points from the 2014 score of

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Guest River Rally rolls toward big weekend

Guest River Rally rolls toward big weekend

August 31st, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Coeburn's annual Guest River Rally got going Saturday with the festival's beauty pageant, but things get really rolling with events and activities every day this week en route to a huge Labor Day weekend lineup.

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NOW WITH VIDEO: Score wars: D-B tops South in ACT score; North achieves whopping 1.5 point advance

NOW WITH VIDEO: Score wars: D-B tops South in ACT score; North achieves whopping 1.5 point advance

August 31st, 2015 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The Greater Kingsport ACT Bowl, played by 2015 high school graduates, was a win for Dobyns-Bennett over Sullivan South, 22.5 to 21.4.

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ETSU 'Bonfire, Pep Rally and Bucky Reveal' set for Wednesday

ETSU 'Bonfire, Pep Rally and Bucky Reveal' set for Wednesday

August 31st, 2015 5:40 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State students, faculty and staff and members of the community are invited to celebrate the return of football during a "Bonfire, Pep Rally and Bucky Reveal" on Wednesday.

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Roe: Corporate tax reform may happen

Roe: Corporate tax reform may happen

August 31st, 2015 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Corporate tax reform - a priority of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) - could happen as Congress finishes up its business for the year this fall, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe advised a room full of Realtors on Monday.

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Crossing guard honored for 47 years of service

Crossing guard honored for 47 years of service

August 31st, 2015 2:22 pm by Matthew Lane

Few people stick with a job for more than 40 years, never taking a sick day and showing up for work always looking their best. But that's exactly what Betty Watson did. In fact, she did it for 47 years

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