Kingsport Times News Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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Fugitives in Kingsport attempted murder case arrested in S.C.

Fugitives in Kingsport attempted murder case arrested in S.C.

April 14th, 2015 4:39 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect in a recent attempted murder at a Kingsport hotel has been arrested in South Carolina, along with a female accomplice who allegedly aided in his flight from the region.

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Hawkins County school system honors top teachers

Hawkins County school system honors top teachers

April 14th, 2015 4:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

During a ceremony held last week, Hawkins County schools honored teachers chosen as this year's best of the best at each school as well as the top elementary, middle and high school teacher for the whole system.

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String of stolen spectacles spurs Kingsport arrest

String of stolen spectacles spurs Kingsport arrest

April 14th, 2015 2:52 pm by Rain Smith

A man has been arrested after swiping a combined 30 pairs of eyeglasses from Kingsport opticians, according to police, then leading a foot chase across Fort Henry Drive before he was tackled by an officer.

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Video: Demo at TCRA covers proper firearm packing

Video: Demo at TCRA covers proper firearm packing

April 14th, 2015 1:21 pm by Hank Hayes

With more people flying, more of them are also packing firearms and doing the wrong thing by trying to get them through airport security checkpoints. Four guns were confiscated last year at Tri-Cities Regional Airport, with two already taken this year.

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Families praise passage of cannabis oil bill

Families praise passage of cannabis oil bill

April 14th, 2015 12:01 pm by Nick Shepherd

For the first time, medical marijuana will be available in Tennessee after a bill allowing cannabis oil as an alternative medicine for seizure patients passed the Tennessee House and Senate with unanimous yes votes Monday night.

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Donation for a child's surgery latest scam in Sullivan County

Donation for a child's surgery latest scam in Sullivan County

April 14th, 2015 11:17 am by Rain Smith

Police warn that a scammer is going door-to-door in Kingsport, soliciting donations with what is apparently a bogus story about a child's surgery.

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Photos: Tennessee/Virginia Scholars get college advice, day to relax

Photos: Tennessee/Virginia Scholars get college advice, day to relax

April 14th, 2015 8:55 am by Rick Wagner

The annual Senior Picnic for the scholars was held at the Eastman Recreation Area at the foot of Bays Mountain. College advice they received included don't buy a bicycle with your college student loan money, get to know the faculty and join clubs.

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Kingsport Speedway video: Harrell, Helton each make late race winning passes

Kingsport Speedway video: Harrell, Helton each make late race winning passes - VIDEO

April 14th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

John Harrell and Keith Helton each started at the rear in their respective support division races Friday at Kingsport Speedway on their way to narrow late-race passes for the win.

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Hazardous materials collection event scheduled for Saturday

Hazardous materials collection event scheduled for Saturday

April 13th, 2015 10:31 pm by J. H. Osborne

If you are a Tennessee resident and your garage or cabinets contain cleaning products, pesticides, or certain other hazardous items you no longer need, you have an opportunity this weekend to safely get rid of them.

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Valuable sports memorabilia stolen from burned residence

Valuable sports memorabilia stolen from burned residence

April 13th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Friday a Hawkins County man returned to his home that burned a month ago and discovered that sometime after the fire occurred several items had been stolen, including the best parts of a sports memorabilia collection valued at $75,000.

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