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Mom calls cops on pigskin pinchers

Mom calls cops on pigskin pinchers

October 14th, 2014 11:39 am by Rain Smith

A woman requested police at a youth football game at a Sullivan County school, stating her son had been pinched but the "refs won't call it."

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Storm front expected to bring high winds, flooding to region

Storm front expected to bring high winds, flooding to region

October 14th, 2014 8:30 am by Staff Report

According to the National Weather Service forecasting station in Morristown, Tenn., damaging winds will be the primary threat, while isolated tornadoes are also a possibility.

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Sewer squabble: Bickering returns to Surgoinsville BMA on eve of mayoral election

Sewer squabble: Bickering returns to Surgoinsville BMA on eve of mayoral election

October 14th, 2014 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville mayoral candidate Bob Bennett has a lot to say about the town's sewer project, and none of it is good. Current Mayor Johnny Greer accuses Bennett of being the town's number one source of incorrect information and gossip about the project.

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Weigh-ins take on a whole new meaning  as local students try to pack ON the pounds

Weigh-ins take on a whole new meaning as local students try to pack ON the pounds

October 14th, 2014 12:18 am by Carmen Musick

Most people aren't exactly happy to see the numbers on the scales rising. But there's at least one local organization where packing on the pounds is more than a welcome sight. It's a necessity.

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Consultant: City school buildings in good shape, but D-B too full

Consultant: City school buildings in good shape, but D-B too full

October 14th, 2014 12:15 am by Rick Wagner

Tony Street of architects Beeson, Lusk & Street said that six of eight elementary schools are in good condition, especially considering they average about 60 years old. The newest two, Adams and Washington,, were not included in the study.

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Traffic signal at Lamont and Sevier coming down

Traffic signal at Lamont and Sevier coming down

October 14th, 2014 12:10 am by Matthew Lane

Tim Elsea, Kingsport's traffic engineer, said the intersection would be changed to a four-way stop. The reason for the switch comes as a result of a 30-day traffic study conducted at the intersection back in June.

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Click your mouse for Gate City High

Click your mouse for Gate City High

October 13th, 2014 10:08 pm by Marci Gore

To help reduce distracted driving and help new drivers build confidence on the road, Gate City High School is participating in this year's Celebrate My Drive campaign, which promotes making smart choices behind the wheel.

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KPD: Panicked robber outs himself

KPD: Panicked robber outs himself

October 13th, 2014 4:27 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect in Sunday's armed robbery of a Kingsport convenience store is now in custody, with police saying he panicked upon spotting an officer on routine patrol, mistakenly believed his arrest was imminent and jumped a fence to try and hide.

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Wellmont announces another leadership change

Wellmont announces another leadership change

October 13th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Chief Operating Officer Tracey Moffatt has left and is being replaced by Eric Deaton, the health care provider announced on Monday. Last month, Wellmont CEO Denny DeNarvaez left her position.

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Hawkins County early voting begins Wednesday

Hawkins County early voting begins Wednesday

October 13th, 2014 11:52 am by J. H. Osborne

The Nov. 4 ballot includes various state and federal offices, in addition to four proposed amendments to the Tennessee State Constitution.

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