Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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UPDATE: Body recovered from Watauga Lake identified as JC eatery owner

UPDATE: Body recovered from Watauga Lake identified as JC eatery owner

September 18th, 2014 9:20 pm by NET News Service

Authorities identified a body found in Watauga Lake Thursday as that of 46-year-old John Wrestler, the owner of Johnson City's Scratch Brick Oven. Wrestler's sailboat drifted ashore unaccompanied Wednesday, and authorities found his body earlier Thursday.

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Eastman completes expansion at facility in Texas

Eastman completes expansion at facility in Texas

September 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman Chemical Co. said Thursday it has completed a previously announced capacity expansion of its Eastman 168 non-phthalate plasticizers at its manufacturing facility in Texas City, Tex.

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Let Freedom Ring aero-salute wraps Saturday

Let Freedom Ring aero-salute wraps Saturday

September 18th, 2014 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The traveling exhibit features an enormous wide screen, curved screen to display the inspirational film, RISE ABOVE, detailing the exploits of the Tuskegee Airmen, not to mention one heck of a feel of what it's like to fly in a P-51 Mustang

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Woman who allegedly burned her own house down charged with arson, felony vandalism

Woman who allegedly burned her own house down charged with arson, felony vandalism

September 18th, 2014 6:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County woman who was allegedly too intoxicated last week to remember intentionally setting her own house on fire was charged Wednesday with arson and vandalism over $1,000.

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Take back events slated in Wise, Lee and Scott

Take back events slated in Wise, Lee and Scott

September 18th, 2014 5:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Residents of Wise, Lee and Scott counties and the City of Norton will be able to safely dispose of unwanted, unused or expired prescription and non-prescription medications at several local National Drug Take-Back events on Sept. 27.

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Skinny dipper arrested at South Holston Lake

Skinny dipper arrested at South Holston Lake

September 18th, 2014 3:51 pm by Rain Smith

At 3:30 p.m. the suspect was spotted "completely nude" at the Highway 421 boat ramp, drinking vodka and Natural Ice.

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Body found in Watauga Lake after unmanned sailboat discovered

Body found in Watauga Lake after unmanned sailboat discovered

September 18th, 2014 3:00 pm by NET News Service

Authorities have found a man's body in Watauga Lake less than a day after an unmanned sailboat was discovered on its shore.

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KPD: 'Irresponsible' mom leaves baby alone in car

KPD: 'Irresponsible' mom leaves baby alone in car

September 18th, 2014 2:16 pm by Rain Smith

A Virginia woman was arrested Wednesday while shopping in Kingsport after she allegedly left her baby alone in a car with the engine running and doors unlocked.

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Man charged in Peeping Tom incident at Kingsport Old Navy

Man charged in Peeping Tom incident at Kingsport Old Navy

September 18th, 2014 1:04 pm by Rain Smith

For the second time in four years, a Rogersville man has been arrested for a Peeping Tom incident at an area changing room — this time allegedly utilizing a camera attached to his foot to spy on a juvenile.

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Church Hill finalizes land purchase for rec complex

Church Hill finalizes land purchase for rec complex

September 18th, 2014 10:36 am by Jeff Bobo

The wish list for the new recreational complex includes baseball fields, soccer fields, gyms, walking trails, picnic areas, pools, and a variety of other sports facilities.

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