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Hawkins DUI suspect wrecks in front of cops, then again during pursuit

Hawkins DUI suspect wrecks in front of cops, then again during pursuit

March 24th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL - At the moment that a Hawkins County man was passing four oncoming sheriff's deputy patrol cars early Saturday morning, he allegedly drove off the road.

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TDOT official says green spaces result in green dollars

TDOT official says green spaces result in green dollars

March 24th, 2015 3:23 pm by Hank Hayes

The city of Kingsport last September got a $752,000 slice of TDOT funds to help extend an eastern section of the Greenbelt about one mile.

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Woman 'accidentally' shoots into Kingsport apartment

Woman 'accidentally' shoots into Kingsport apartment

March 24th, 2015 2:24 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested after allegedly handling a .357 Magnum while distraught and intoxicated, firing one round through her apartment wall and nearly shooting a neighbor.

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KPD locates 'cruiser' stolen from cop's yard

KPD locates 'cruiser' stolen from cop's yard

March 24th, 2015 1:19 pm by Rain Smith

An anonymous tip has led to the recovery of a toy, replica police cruiser that was recently stolen from the son of a Kingsport officer, then ditched along a local roadway with minor damage.

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Prominent Kingsport businessman dies unexpectedly

Prominent Kingsport businessman dies unexpectedly

March 24th, 2015 11:23 am by Hank Hayes

Longtime real estate developer Andy Brooks died unexpectedly Monday night from an apparent heart attack. Brooks, 65, owned Town and Country Realty, with his firm serving both commercial and residential clients.

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Family honors Weston's memory on 'angel-versary' by Feeding the Fire

Family honors Weston's memory on 'angel-versary' by Feeding the Fire

March 24th, 2015 10:06 am by Nick Shepherd

When the anniversary, or angel-versery, of Weston's passing was approaching, the Keeton family wanted to do something to honor their son's memory. They decided to show the fire departments how much Weston loved them by bringing them food

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Sullivan to open bids on 45 new vehicles for sheriff

Sullivan to open bids on 45 new vehicles for sheriff

March 24th, 2015 8:12 am by J. H. Osborne

The sheriff's budget request for the fiscal year that begins July 1 - submitted in February before the potential lease plan - lists the estimated purchase cost of 12 new vehicles (all to replace old ones currently in use) at $328,000.

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Mount Carmel businessman leading charge to save Senior Center

Mount Carmel businessman leading charge to save Senior Center - VIDEO

March 23rd, 2015 10:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

There is evidence that a $50,000 grant transferred from Hawkins County to Mount Carmel to build City Hall nearly 40 years ago included provisions requiring permanent space in the facility be allotted for use by senior citizens.

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Hunger First receives large food donation

Hunger First receives large food donation

March 23rd, 2015 7:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Food Lion of Gate City donated 1,500 food items to the no-questions asked free store, located on Myrtle Street in Kingsport. It was enough items to fill an entire pick-up truck and expected to make 850 meals.

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Dog on couch provokes alleged attack on pregnant woman

Dog on couch provokes alleged attack on pregnant woman

March 23rd, 2015 6:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man is facing separate counts of aggravated assault against a woman and her unborn child for allegedly punching a pregnant woman 6-7 times in the stomach Friday morning because she let her dog get on the couch.

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