Kingsport Times News Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Police searching for suspect in Johnson City bank robbery

Police searching for suspect in Johnson City bank robbery

January 20th, 2015 6:22 pm by Staff report

The suspect was wearing dark pants, a blue T-shirt, white shoes and a black and white ball cap. He also has some facial hair and appeared to be wearing glasses.

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Fund established for Kingsport shooting victim

Fund established for Kingsport shooting victim

January 20th, 2015 6:15 pm by Rain Smith

Nearly two weeks after being shot at a Kingsport apartment and left in critical condition, a Georgia woman is set to be transported for specialized brain care closer to home — generating a hefty, uninsured medical bill to get her there.

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Kingsport drug deal ends in gunfire

Kingsport drug deal ends in gunfire

January 20th, 2015 3:16 pm by Rain Smith

Two Johnson City residents have been arrested after a "drug deal went bad" in Kingsport, leading to late-night gunfire near an assisted living facility.

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Local departments warn of Green Dot scam

Local departments warn of Green Dot scam

January 20th, 2015 12:54 pm by Marci Gore

In Scott County, victims are told they have won a large sum of money and a new car, but must pay $1,000 for taxes and fees. Kingsport residents are being solicited by someone claiming to be "David Quillin," which is the name of city's police chief.

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KPD rescues neglected infant from drug suspects

KPD rescues neglected infant from drug suspects

January 20th, 2015 12:00 pm by Rain Smith

Two people have been arrested after they were found passed out in a vehicle at a Kingsport gas station, according to police, while the female suspect's three-week-old baby sat in the back seat covered in feces and urine.

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Kilgore set to host annual 'town hall' phone session tonight

Kilgore set to host annual 'town hall' phone session tonight

January 20th, 2015 1:10 am by Stephen Igo

Kilgore will address issues the Virginia General Assembly expects to face during this year's session and highlight legislation he is carrying and bills the House of Delegates and Senate will consider during the session.

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Born with a rare heart disorder, Church Hill infant receives  transplant

Born with a rare heart disorder, Church Hill infant receives transplant

January 19th, 2015 11:28 pm by Nick Shepherd

Addisson Lucille Leigh Staton, called Addy, was born on Dec. 18, weighing in at 6 pounds, 10 ounces. The pregnancy had gone normally and Addy's parents, April and Corey Staton, had no clue there was anything wrong.

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SW Va. Cultural Heritage Commission works to promote region's natural assets

SW Va. Cultural Heritage Commission works to promote region's natural assets

January 19th, 2015 10:45 pm by Marci Gore

Key initiatives include branding and marketing Southwest Virginia to the world as a distinct culture and destination and developing and sustaining Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway.

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GPS leads searchers to lost dog, missing teen hunter

GPS leads searchers to lost dog, missing teen hunter

January 19th, 2015 10:40 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

In his spare time, Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley enjoys hunting, so he knows the importance of being able to track down a hunting dog in the event one becomes lost.

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Unexcused: 'Doctored' school note nets forgery charge against student's dad

Unexcused: 'Doctored' school note nets forgery charge against student's dad

January 19th, 2015 10:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

David Earl Huckaby, 24, 405 Church Street, Surgoinsville, was also charged with three separate counts of forgery by the Surgoinsville Police Department for allegedly using three checks from a closed account that he found in a vehicle in December.

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