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Government offices closing Friday for Independence Day

Government offices closing Friday for Independence Day

July 2nd, 2015 1:00 pm by Staff report

A roundup of operating hours for area organization during the holiday weekend

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UPDATE: Printed materials in mailbox led to temporary airport shutdown

UPDATE: Printed materials in mailbox led to temporary airport shutdown

July 2nd, 2015 12:11 pm by Hank Hayes

The situation triggered a response from more than a half dozen federal, state and local agencies, according to TCRA Executive Director Patrick Wilson.

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Judge sentences couple caught with meth while being arrested for probation violations

Judge sentences couple caught with meth while being arrested for probation violations

July 2nd, 2015 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As a condition of her plea agreement, Brytnei Pintze must serve 100 percent of her three year sentence before she is eligible for parole, while George McCoy has 30 percent release eligibility on his eight year sentence.

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Rogersville youth theater group presents 'Cinderella KIDS'

Rogersville youth theater group presents 'Cinderella KIDS'

July 2nd, 2015 12:00 pm by Courtesy of Rogersville Arts Council

The Rogersville Playhouse will host performances of "Cinderella KIDS" this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday featuring a newly formed youth theater organization.

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Kingsport, Bristol arts organizations receive nearly $110,000 in grants

Kingsport, Bristol arts organizations receive nearly $110,000 in grants

July 2nd, 2015 9:20 am by J. H. Osborne

The Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded $3,925,710 to help fund arts and cultural activities for arts organizations, schools, local governments, nonprofits and artists - including nearly $110,000 to recipients in Sullivan County.

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Fees for birth and death certificates to increase In Tennessee

Fees for birth and death certificates to increase In Tennessee

July 2nd, 2015 8:50 am by Tennessee Department of Health

The Tennessee Department of Health's Office of Vital Records is increasing fees charged for providing birth and death certificates.

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KFD: Best to leave the fireworks to the pros

KFD: Best to leave the fireworks to the pros

July 2nd, 2015 7:09 am by Matthew Lane

Not only can fireworks be potentially dangerous for people, they happen to be illegal to use and possess within the Kingsport city limits. Any person found guilty of violating this ordinance could be fined up to $110 for each offense.

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Kingsport woman sentenced in gravel conspiracy

Kingsport woman sentenced in gravel conspiracy

July 1st, 2015 10:48 pm by Matthew Lane

Evelyn Jean Vickers received a 110-month prison sentence in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Tuesday. Vickers and 10 others were indicted in June 2014 in connection with an extensive a-PVP distribution ring centered in and around Sullivan County.

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Six year sentence for shooting suspect found with large amount of pills, pot

Six year sentence for shooting suspect found with large amount of pills, pot - VIDEO

July 1st, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The HCSO Narcotics Unit found 122 pills and nine ounces of pot at the home pf a man arrested for shooting at his neighbors over a property dispute.

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Country Club of Bristol has new owner, new golf course operator

Country Club of Bristol has new owner, new golf course operator

July 1st, 2015 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"The whole idea behind this effort is to preserve this golf course and keep Tennessee's oldest club alive," said Walters, whose Friendship Family of Dealerships is one of the leading automotive companies in the Southeast.

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