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Drunk man damaging trees in historic park wanted to cook hot dogs

Drunk man damaging trees in historic park wanted to cook hot dogs

June 30th, 2015 7:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

In 2013 Crockett Spring Park was named one of Tennessee's approximately 70 certified arboretums by the state Forestry Division owing to its 32 individual species of trees.

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Senior Center ouster from Mount Carmel City Hall complete

Senior Center ouster from Mount Carmel City Hall complete - VIDEO

June 30th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The independent Mount Carmel Senior Center's lease for the second floor of City Hall expired Tuesday, and the seniors' ouster from City Hall that was initiated by a surprise Board of Mayor and Aldermen vote this past February came to full fruition.

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KPD: Father intentionally kills kitten in front of children

KPD: Father intentionally kills kitten in front of children

June 30th, 2015 4:07 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested for fatally stomping and throwing a kitten in front of his young children, according to police, because he was angry with their mother.

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Kingsport woman charged with theft from J.C. auto dealer

Kingsport woman charged with theft from J.C. auto dealer

June 30th, 2015 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

A woman accused of stealing a new car from a Johnson City dealership apparently didn't read the owner's manual very closely, as police used the vehicle's factory-equipped GPS to track her to Blountville and make an arrest.

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Kingsport police probe 'cloned' fraud cases

Kingsport police probe 'cloned' fraud cases

June 30th, 2015 11:27 am by Rain Smith

Investigators say legitimate account numbers and details are obtained from credit and debit cards, with the information then copied to fake cards to make fraudulent purchases.

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Fire that destroyed $65k rollback a suspected arson

Fire that destroyed $65k rollback a suspected arson

June 30th, 2015 8:15 am by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who has information about the rollback fire at 108 Ruritan Road in Mooresburg early Monday morning is asked to call the HCSO at (423) 272-4848.

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THP stepping up safety patrol over July Fourth holiday

THP stepping up safety patrol over July Fourth holiday

June 30th, 2015 7:38 am by Associated Press

According to a news release, the agency will use predictive analytics to allocate manpower and target areas where the likelihood of alcohol-related, serious injury or fatal crashes may occur during the holiday period.

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Christmas gift: City employees get extra day of vacation

Christmas gift: City employees get extra day of vacation

June 30th, 2015 12:17 am by Matthew Lane

Kingsport previously recognized nine days as paid holidays - New Year's, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day after and Christmas.

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'I don't want anybody to forget her': Father prays for safe return of girl missing with sex offender

'I don't want anybody to forget her': Father prays for safe return of girl missing with sex offender - VIDEO

June 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"If she had any idea that she was talking to a pedophile she would not have went." -- Ed Wilson

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THDA helps single mom achieve home ownership

THDA helps single mom achieve home ownership

June 29th, 2015 9:30 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT - A single mom who had been receiving rental housing assistance achieved the American Dream of home ownership on Monday. She obtained a zero-interest THDA "New Start" loan toward buying the house, now appraised at more than $140,000.

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