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Hawkins man  indicted on attempted murder charges in girlfriend's shooting

Hawkins man indicted on attempted murder charges in girlfriend's shooting

August 26th, 2014 3:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of breaking into his girlfriend's home in February and shooting her in the torso was indicted Monday on several charges including two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

August 26th, 2014 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

At 3 a.m. an officer working security at Bristol Motor Speedway was approached by a man, who stated he had lost a member of his party. That was followed by "incoherent" ramblings and police telling him to empty his pockets.

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Snakes found in Rock Springs Elementary

Snakes found in Rock Springs Elementary

August 26th, 2014 10:53 am by Rick Wagner

The non-venomous snakes, also found outside the building, were killed, and one is in a jar on the desk of a school system maintenance worker, the head of the school system said.

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Downtown motorists to get 'green wave'

Downtown motorists to get 'green wave'

August 26th, 2014 8:24 am by Matthew Lane

Another month, another change for the motorists in downtown Kingsport. This latest change — dubbed a "green wave" by the city's traffic division — calls for the signal lights through the heart of downtown to be staggered depending on the time of day.

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Hawkins commissioners not enthusiastic about cutting membership from 21 to 14

Hawkins commissioners not enthusiastic about cutting membership from 21 to 14

August 25th, 2014 9:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

With a property tax increase expected to be on the agenda for next month's Hawkins County Commission meeting, a separate proposal that would give commissioners a 50 percent pay increase was not met with enthusiasm.

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Wanted Blountville man escapes police in Gate City

Wanted Blountville man escapes police in Gate City

August 25th, 2014 8:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Tennessee man managed to escape troopers in Virginia — while handcuffed — on Friday afternoon, and has yet to be found.

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UPDATE: Vehicle crashes into Fort Patrick Henry Lake; one dead

UPDATE: Vehicle crashes into Fort Patrick Henry Lake; one dead

August 25th, 2014 6:24 pm by Rain Smith

An elderly woman has been killed after crashing through the carport of her Kingsport home, sending her vehicle over a retaining wall and into Fort Patrick Henry Lake.

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Scott County teen's Tebow wish comes true

Scott County teen's Tebow wish comes true

August 25th, 2014 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

Haley Burke battles a rare genetic disease that impacts her life every day. But recently this 18-year-old Gate City High School graduate was able to forget all about being sick, doctor's appointments and surgeries.

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Kingsport teen killed in rollover crash

Kingsport teen killed in rollover crash

August 25th, 2014 3:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said seatbelt use could have made a difference in a rollover accident last week in which a Kingsport teen was ejected and killed.

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Hawkins man allegedly slings gas on ex-girlfriend, threatens her with lighter

Hawkins man allegedly slings gas on ex-girlfriend, threatens her with lighter

August 25th, 2014 2:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man is facing charges including attempted arson and aggravated assault for allegedly splashing gasoline on his ex-girlfriend Saturday evening and threatening to set her and her friend on fire.

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