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Kingsport burglary suspects photographed by trail cam

Kingsport burglary suspects photographed by trail cam

July 22nd, 2014 12:19 pm by Staff Report

Police are seeking information on a pair of individuals photographed during a recent Kingsport home burglary, noting that the male suspect's full-length sleeve tattoos are exposed during the $4,000 theft.

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KPD: Squalid conditions prompt child neglect arrest

KPD: Squalid conditions prompt child neglect arrest

July 22nd, 2014 11:32 am by Rain Smith

A welfare check on children at a Kingsport residence has led to the arrest of their mother, as police reportedly found no running water, spoiled food, and dog urine on "every floor."

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KIDS COUNT ranking moves Tennessee up, just slightly

KIDS COUNT ranking moves Tennessee up, just slightly

July 22nd, 2014 8:37 am by Nick Shepherd

Tennessee has moved up three spots, from 39 to 36, in the annual KIDS COUNT report, which measures how well states do with children in four categories: economic well-being, education, health and family and community.

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Commissioners OK Cedar Grove rezoning  to accommodate pharmaceutical firm

Commissioners OK Cedar Grove rezoning to accommodate pharmaceutical firm

July 22nd, 2014 12:25 am by J. H. Osborne

All commissioners present voted in favor of the rezoning, despite the Kingsport Regional Planning Commission's recommendation against the change.

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Wise County RAM patient numbers reflect sour economy

Wise County RAM patient numbers reflect sour economy

July 21st, 2014 11:16 pm by Stephen Igo

Preliminary numbers of people seeking free health-care services at this past weekend's health expedition in Wise County reflect an increase in patients over previous years.

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Arch Coal eliminating 213 jobs by shutting down operation in Wise, Letcher

Arch Coal eliminating 213 jobs by shutting down operation in Wise, Letcher

July 21st, 2014 10:47 pm by Stephen Igo

"We deeply regret the need to take this action," said Arch President and CEO John Eaves in a release. "We thank the men and women at Cumberland River for their dedication, hard work and strong commitment to operating in a safe and responsible manner."

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Proposed Sullivan budget projects revenue increase

Proposed Sullivan budget projects revenue increase

July 21st, 2014 10:40 pm by J. H. Osborne

Property across Sullivan County is worth $63 million more this year than it was last year, according to a county budget proposal unveiled to the public Monday. The proposal covers county finances for the fiscal year that began three weeks ago.

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Aquatic Center offers special needs swim lessons

Aquatic Center offers special needs swim lessons

July 21st, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Thirteen-year-old Adam Byczko is learning how to swim this summer. This may not sound like a big deal for most teenagers, but for Adam is it. He has Fragile X Syndrome, a genetic condition causing developmental delays

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Piney Flats man sentenced in counterfeit postage scheme

Piney Flats man sentenced in counterfeit postage scheme

July 21st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A 34-year-old Piney Flats man has been sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for using more than $200,000 in counterfeit postage with his online vinyl decal business.

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Woman allegedly attacks daughter, bites Kingsport officer

Woman allegedly attacks daughter, bites Kingsport officer

July 21st, 2014 5:20 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman is facing numerous charges after allegedly pouring a bottle of liquor on her daughter, ripping off the other woman's shirt and attempting to choke her with it, then biting an officer after she was pepper sprayed.

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