Kingsport Times News Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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BOE adds dual credit courses at D-B, eyes security upgrades

BOE adds dual credit courses at D-B, eyes security upgrades

April 18th, 2014 8:35 pm by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett High School students will be able to get dual credit in agriculture, criminal justice and sociology in 2014-15, thanks to action by the Kingsport Board of Education in a called meeting Thursday night.

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Greene County man facing drug charges in Hawkins

Greene County man facing drug charges in Hawkins

April 18th, 2014 7:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County sheriff's deputies allegedly found a pill grinder, straw and a small amount of marijuana after stopping a Greene County man Monday afternoon who failed to pull over for "emergency traffic."

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Community donations pay for cost of dog's surgery

Community donations pay for cost of dog's surgery

April 18th, 2014 5:50 pm by Kristen Swing, NET News Service

A staff member at the Jonesborough Animal Hospital has reported that public donations of more than $1,000 have completely covered the bill for rescued pup Radar's surgery earlier this week.

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Spring brings new life to Kingsport

April 18th, 2014 3:29 pm by David Grace

The beauty of springtime can be found everywhere in Kingsport this Easter weekend - from the dogwood trees at Church Circle to the wildflowers along the Greenbelt near Exchange Place.

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Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home

Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home

April 18th, 2014 2:55 pm by Rain Smith

On-site, face-to-face visitation between Sullivan County inmates and their family members is a thing of the past, with video visitation via the Internet offered as the alternative.

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Duffield man faces 6 felonies for alleged sex with juvenile

Duffield man faces 6 felonies for alleged sex with juvenile

April 18th, 2014 12:25 pm by Wes Bunch

The suspect is charged in Scott County with a single count of sexual assault of a child age 13 or 14, two counts of carnal knowledge of a 13 or 14 year old without force and three counts of indecent liberties with a child under the age of 15.

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Vandal defaces victim's vehicle with parenting advice

Vandal defaces victim's vehicle with parenting advice

April 18th, 2014 11:42 am by Rain Smith

A Big Stone Gap man told police that he drove from his home — "for all the world to see"— while unaware that graffiti was scrawled down the side of his van.

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Blountville man gets 10 years on enticement charge

Blountville man gets 10 years on enticement charge

April 18th, 2014 7:00 am by Matthew Lane

A 31-year-old Blountville man, who embarked on a four-month-long campaign to groom a 13-year-old boy to have sex with him, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

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Board votes to move IA to Holston, possibly putting remaining grant money in jeopardy

Board votes to move IA to Holston, possibly putting remaining grant money in jeopardy

April 17th, 2014 11:10 pm by Rick Wagner

Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee will move from Bloomingdale to Blountville next school year. The question is whether that move could come at a financial penalty of a quarter of a million dollars.

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Economic leaders rebrand Sullivan County to better sell its benefits to business

Economic leaders rebrand Sullivan County to better sell its benefits to business

April 17th, 2014 10:20 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County has a new economic development branding message. It is Sullivan County — Where Tennessee Begins Its Business Day.

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