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'Miss Sullivan County' title returns; contestants sought

'Miss Sullivan County' title returns; contestants sought

June 23rd, 2015 8:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

There hasn't been a "Miss Sullivan County" crowned under the statewide preliminary pageant system for the "Miss Tennessee" title since 1970. But that's about to change.

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Redistricting proposal would reduce overcrowding at Surgoinsville Elementary

Redistricting proposal would reduce overcrowding at Surgoinsville Elementary

June 23rd, 2015 7:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Most of the 47 students affected by the proposed redistricting would switch from Surgoinsville Elementary (SES) to Carters Valley Elementary.

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A servant's heart: Shades of Grace United Methodist Church continuing Watts' work

A servant's heart: Shades of Grace United Methodist Church continuing Watts' work

June 23rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Holly Nelms

Buster Watts was well-known in Kingsport for his servant's heart and passion for community involvement. He was an active member at Shades of Grace, which typically serves a 60 percent homeless congregation on Sundays.

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Kingsport man indicted on 49 additional child sex charges

Kingsport man indicted on 49 additional child sex charges

June 23rd, 2015 5:30 pm by Rain Smith

A man who has been jailed for six months - after a Kingsport woman allegedly found video of him molesting an infant - now faces new rape and child porn charges.

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Bluff City traffic stop nets gravel arrest

Bluff City traffic stop nets gravel arrest

June 23rd, 2015 3:24 pm by Nick Shepherd

Having a headlight out led to multiple drug charges for one Blountville woman, including a charge of selling the drug known as "gravel," according to police.

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Police probe $60K theft from Kingsport vet

Police probe $60K theft from Kingsport vet

June 23rd, 2015 2:30 pm by Rain Smith

Detectives are investigating the burglary of a Kingsport veterinarian's office, as the staff arrived at work to find dozens of cartons of flea treatments and other medications were stolen.

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KPD: DUI crash destroys parked car

KPD: DUI crash destroys parked car

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

Tire tracks and gouge marks along several miles of Kingsport roads led police to an allegedly drunk driver on Tuesday, after he fled the scene of demolishing a legally parked car.

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Sullivan school nurses to get health insurance regardless of county budget decision, thanks to Obamacare

Sullivan school nurses to get health insurance regardless of county budget decision, thanks to Obamacare

June 23rd, 2015 11:30 am by Rick Wagner

But Draft budget change would mean no retirement or life insurance benefits for the part-time nurses

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Floyd named new Cherokee H.S. principal

Floyd named new Cherokee H.S. principal

June 23rd, 2015 11:04 am by Jeff Bobo

St. Clair Elementary principal Thomas Floyd has been chosen to replace the retiring Gloria Silvers as principal at Cherokee High School.

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U.S. 23 lane closings in Weber City this week

U.S. 23 lane closings in Weber City this week

June 23rd, 2015 10:35 am by Staff Report

WEBER CITY - Motorists traveling through Weber City should be advised that portions of U.S. 23 will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. today and again at 7 p.m.

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