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Update: KPD encourages motorists to heed conditions

Update: KPD encourages motorists to heed conditions

February 24th, 2015 5:32 am by Rain Smith

Following significantly larger snowfalls than expected early Tuesday morning, the Kingsport Police Department has "strongly encouraged" motorists to stay home until roadways improve.

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KATS eyes new, larger downtown facility

KATS eyes new, larger downtown facility

February 23rd, 2015 9:30 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - The estimated cost of the project is $8 million with 80 percent coming from the federal government, 10 percent from the state and 10 percent from Kingsport.

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Mom credits new smoke detector for saving lives of family and dogs

Mom credits new smoke detector for saving lives of family and dogs

February 23rd, 2015 9:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL - Were it not for a new talking smoke detector, Tina Ware would have gotten straight into the shower Monday morning - unaware that her house was on fire and would become a deadly inferno within minutes.

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Kingsport homes sales up in January

Kingsport homes sales up in January

February 23rd, 2015 6:30 pm by Hank Hayes

Kingsport home sales increased last month compared to January 2014 while Sullivan County sales softened, according to the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors

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Southwest Virginia digging out

Southwest Virginia digging out

February 23rd, 2015 3:53 pm by Stephen Igo

Total snow accumulations from the entire week's shebang averaged close to 2 feet across much of the region. Water issues remain troublesome for some communities like Pound, which is on a boil water notice due to a main line break.

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Dognapping ignites multi-vehicle pursuit

Dognapping ignites multi-vehicle pursuit

February 23rd, 2015 2:55 pm by Rain Smith

A "hysterical" 911 caller reported her dogs were stolen, and she was currently a passenger in a vehicle that was chasing the suspect. Despite instructions from dispatch, the driver refused to cease the pursuit, then failed to stop for responding officers.

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Legacy: Dryden High alums step up for current elementary students

Legacy: Dryden High alums step up for current elementary students

February 23rd, 2015 2:16 pm by Marci Gore

Prior to their 55th year class reunion last summer, Fred Gibson and Dr. Ron Ely did a little research and learned Lee County has the least wealth per capita of any county in Virginia, so they have very limited taxation ability in support of schools.

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Frivolous 911 calls spur Kingsport arrests

Frivolous 911 calls spur Kingsport arrests

February 23rd, 2015 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

As if the past week's wintry blast and icy roadways haven't kept police busy enough, some "extremely intoxicated" non-emergency 911 calls prompted three visits and arrests at a Kingsport motel.

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Lynn Garden signal upgrade gets green light

Lynn Garden signal upgrade gets green light

February 23rd, 2015 12:09 pm by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport plans to undertake a project to improve the connectivity of the seven traffic signals along Lynn Garden Drive, from roughly Tranbarger Drive to Carters Valley.

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King sets enrollment record for spring

King sets enrollment record for spring

February 23rd, 2015 11:24 am by Rick Wagner

School had 2,712 for the semester.

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