Kingsport Times News Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Fire temporarily closes Rogersville Burger King

Fire temporarily closes Rogersville Burger King

January 27th, 2015 11:03 am by Jeff Bobo

"They were making breakfast and got a grease fire going pretty big," said Police Chief Doug Nelson. "The chemical fire extinguisher system came on, but it wasn't enough to put it all out."

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Public gives input on Kingsport school facilities study

Public gives input on Kingsport school facilities study

January 27th, 2015 8:39 am by Rick Wagner

Community support is high for construction of a new home for the Dobyns-Bennett High School EXCEL program, while the group also was in overall agreement with building one new elementary school to replace Roosevelt and Kennedy.

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New Kingsport ballfields on track for opening in early April

New Kingsport ballfields on track for opening in early April

January 27th, 2015 7:20 am by Matthew Lane

Even with construction moving along, the deadline for completion of Brickyard Park is coming up fast and basically hinges on what type of weather comes out of February.

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Woman accused of selling drugs near Bluff City school

Woman accused of selling drugs near Bluff City school

January 26th, 2015 11:26 pm by Nick Shepherd

Shannon Arnold, 36, Windsor Avenue, Bristol, Tenn., became the subject of an investigation after police received information that she was selling narcotics on Carter Street in Bluff City.

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Hawkins County adopts ambulance regulations

Hawkins County adopts ambulance regulations

January 26th, 2015 9:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Regardless of whether it's previously operated for decades, months, or not at all, beginning June 30 any ambulance service that wants to do business in Hawkins County must apply and be approved by the county commission.

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Video: Kingsport robbery hoax annoys police

Video: Kingsport robbery hoax annoys police

January 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to "go viral" with surveillance footage from a local music store — showing a staged robbery in which the owner pulls a gun on a knife-wielding man, making him "faint" — has drawn the ire of Kingsport police.

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Construction builds small head of steam in Sullivan

Construction builds small head of steam in Sullivan

January 26th, 2015 4:05 pm by J. H. Osborne

During 2014, the department issued 831 building permits, up from 810 in 2013 — which was the low point of the last 10 years

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Public input meetings set on city, county school studies

Public input meetings set on city, county school studies

January 26th, 2015 3:24 pm by Rick Wagner

The school facilities studies for Kingsport and Sullivan County continue to move ahead this week, with the systems holding community dialogue sessions on Monday and Tuesday night.

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Campaign underway for VFD substation

Campaign underway for VFD substation

January 26th, 2015 2:02 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — About 80 people turned out last week for a public meeting on a proposed volunteer fire station in Indian Springs. The new facility also would serve as a community center and possibly house a sheriff's substation.

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New charge placed against donation jar theft suspect

New charge placed against donation jar theft suspect

January 26th, 2015 1:03 pm by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly swiped $200 cash from a donation jar at a Kingsport store faces more charges, this time for reportedly stealing a car from a city residence.

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