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No sale: Bomb threats shut down Rogersville McDonald's, Walmart

No sale: Bomb threats shut down Rogersville McDonald's, Walmart

November 19th, 2014 10:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 10 p.m. Monday, a man called 911 and stated that he'd just planted a bomb at the McDonald's restaurant on Route 66 that would go off in 45 minutes. Tuesday night, the same man went hunting for bigger game.

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Bonus busted: BMA votes down KCS employee gift

Bonus busted: BMA votes down KCS employee gift

November 19th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen shot down a recommendation from Kingsport City Schools this week to spend nearly half a million dollars on one-time bonuses for all school employees, saying it would not be the best use of taxpayer dollars.

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Greeneville woman dies in house fire

Greeneville woman dies in house fire

November 19th, 2014 7:05 pm by Associated Press

Greene County-Greeneville EMS supervisor Calvin Hawkins said the woman died Tuesday inside the small, wood-framed home.

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No charges for Washington County deputy in off-duty crash

No charges for Washington County deputy in off-duty crash

November 19th, 2014 6:46 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Toxicology tests on an off-duty sheriff's deputy were completely clear and there will be no charges against him, District Attorney General Tony Clark said Wednesday.

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Two Daniel Boone girls arrested following  bomb threats

Two Daniel Boone girls arrested following bomb threats

November 19th, 2014 6:18 pm by NET News Service

Two Daniel Boone High School students have been charged by Washington County authorities in connection to three separate bomb threats made this year at the school.

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KPD cleared in death of inmate

KPD cleared in death of inmate

November 19th, 2014 4:56 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have been cleared of any wrongdoing in the September death of a Bristol, Va., man who was jailed for DUI, as an autopsy reportedly revealed he overdosed from drugs ingested prior to his arrest.

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Driver indicted in death of notable Kingsport businessman

Driver indicted in death of notable Kingsport businessman

November 19th, 2014 3:55 pm by Rain Smith

The alleged drunk driver who fatally struck a prominent Kingsport resident as he placed campaign signs along Fort Henry Drive — knocking him off of a bridge and into a ravine — has been indicted on numerous charges.

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Shopper stumbles across 'unbelievable' child porn cache

Shopper stumbles across 'unbelievable' child porn cache

November 19th, 2014 12:08 pm by Rain Smith

A memory card located on the floor of a Kingsport business — and apparently dropped inadvertently by a previous customer — has led to an arrest in what's being called Sullivan County's worst child porn case in decades.

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Judge hands school board vacancies to voters

Judge hands school board vacancies to voters

November 19th, 2014 10:32 am by Stephen Igo

In separate court decrees issued Monday, a Wise County Circuit Court judge issued separate writs of election for seats left vacant by the recent death of one board member and resignation of another.

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Second suspect sought in Tractor Supply thefts

Second suspect sought in Tractor Supply thefts

November 19th, 2014 9:48 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are continuing to investigate felony thefts that occurred last week at Tractor Supply Company, with newly released photos now implicating two men in the crime.

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