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More gun-wielding road rage reported in Kingsport

More gun-wielding road rage reported in Kingsport

May 20th, 2015 3:27 pm by Rain Smith

Two days after a Kingsport man was arrested for allegedly pulling a gun in a fit of road rage, city police are investigating additional incidents of motorists brandishing firearms.

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Bloomingdale mechanic totals client's car

Bloomingdale mechanic totals client's car

May 20th, 2015 12:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County mechanic has been arrested after reportedly taking a customer's vehicle to Greeneville - without their permission - and crashing it into a utility pole.

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Highway 36 construction on schedule for fall finish

Highway 36 construction on schedule for fall finish

May 20th, 2015 8:10 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

TDOT hopes to ease traffic congestion between Johnson City and Kingsport and Tri-Cities Regional Airport in Blountville and to provide an alternative route to Interstate 26.

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New faces on board as Bluff City casts votes for BMA

New faces on board as Bluff City casts votes for BMA

May 20th, 2015 7:46 am by Nick Shepherd

Three new alderman will be taking the reins and leading Bluff City after sweeping the current incumbents out of power.

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Richter presents $93.65M facilities plan to city schools

Richter presents $93.65M facilities plan to city schools

May 20th, 2015 12:37 am by Rick Wagner

The three-phase plan would add 400 students capacity and a science and technology building to Dobyns-Bennett High School and close Jackson, Jefferson, Kennedy, Lincoln and Roosevelt elementary schools.

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Booher offers reasons for fewer registered voters

Booher offers reasons for fewer registered voters

May 20th, 2015 12:33 am by J. H. Osborne

If you've wondered why there were 2,100 fewer registered voters for Kingsport's city election on Tuesday than there were for the city's most recent prior election in May 2013, you're not alone.

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Big Stone Gap shooting under investigation

Big Stone Gap shooting under investigation

May 19th, 2015 11:07 pm by Staff report

An argument had reportedly taken place between Christopher Winters and his supposed girlfriend, Kimberly Sims, 55, of Shawnee Avenue.

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Reed-Wright joins incumbents on city BOE

Reed-Wright joins incumbents on city BOE

May 19th, 2015 10:38 pm by Rick Wagner

According to unofficial results, 12-year incumbent Susan Lodal was elected to a fourth four-year term with 4,691 votes or 30.45 percent, followed closely by long-time school system employee Reed-Wright with 4,664 votes or 30.2 percent,

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Clark elected Kingsport mayor; McIntire, Mitchell, Olterman new aldermen

Clark elected Kingsport mayor; McIntire, Mitchell, Olterman new aldermen

May 19th, 2015 8:22 pm by Matthew Lane

Alderman John Clark easily defeated his four opponents during Tuesday's city election and will be sworn in as the Model City's next mayor. The race was not even close.

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State premium costs reach nearly $1.9M for 10 lawmakers

State premium costs reach nearly $1.9M for 10 lawmakers

May 19th, 2015 6:00 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey has received more than $100,000 from taxpayers for his health insurance premiums since 1993, according to a new records obtained by The Tennessean.

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