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'The hits just keep coming': Gate City town manager says the weather has wreaked havoc on services

'The hits just keep coming': Gate City town manager says the weather has wreaked havoc on services

February 26th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

Jones said with snowfall after snowfall, the town's post-snow efforts have primarily focused on clearing the roads for residents, emergency responders and businesses.

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Tri-Cities crack kingpin sentenced

Tri-Cities crack kingpin sentenced

February 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

According to court records, Michelle Lane managed a large-scale crack cocaine conspiracy from January 2011 to August 2014. In so doing, prosecutors say Lane was responsible for distributing multi-kilogram quantities of crack cocaine in the Tri-Cities area

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Casualty of sneak snowball attack calls cops

Casualty of sneak snowball attack calls cops

February 26th, 2015 3:43 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly after 11 p.m. a man called police to a road in Piney Flats. Upon arrival, the complainant relayed walking down the street when suddenly, "a snowball hit him in the head."

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Teen leads 130 mph Hawkins County chase

Teen leads 130 mph Hawkins County chase

February 26th, 2015 2:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A Hamblen County teen who allegedly struck two vehicles to escape a traffic stop and then led police on a 130 mph chase from Rogersville to Surgoinsville is facing a long list of charges.

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Sullivan County kidnapping leads to dramatic arrest in Johnson City

Sullivan County kidnapping leads to dramatic arrest in Johnson City

February 26th, 2015 12:58 pm by Rain Smith and Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Piney Flats man who allegedly kidnapped and assaulted his sister for several hours - placing a gun to her head and threatening to shoot - was later arrested in Johnson City, where he forced police to bust out windows of a car that contained a child.

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Unusual Beauty: Historic downtown Rogersville covered with snow

February 26th, 2015 12:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rev. Sheldon Livesay took these photos in downtown Rogersville as the streets were deserted early Thursday morning. "Rogersville was immobilized by the snow and the beauty of it at the same time," Livesay said.

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Same old snowy grind in SWVA

Same old snowy grind in SWVA

February 26th, 2015 11:28 am by Stephen Igo

WISE -- A warmup is on the way, but rain may also be in the future. That will bring the next worry: flooding.

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Patches of ice, snow on area's major roadways

Patches of ice, snow on area's major roadways

February 26th, 2015 7:40 am by Staff Report

Between approximately three and five inches of snow fell over most the region early Thursday morning, making morning commutes a tricky proposition for the third time in a little over a week.

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"I've never seen a stretch like that in 36 years": Kingsport road crews busy during this winter season

"I've never seen a stretch like that in 36 years": Kingsport road crews busy during this winter season

February 25th, 2015 10:30 pm by Matthew Lane

During the past 10 days, the streets and sanitation department has used more than 50,000 gallons of salt brine and 3,300 tons of salt on the roads. The department started with 3,500 to 3,800 tons

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Weather  damages Sullivan school buildings

Weather damages Sullivan school buildings

February 25th, 2015 9:57 pm by Rick Wagner

"We try to take every precaution you can but you can't take all precautions," Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said of the triple slam of sub-freezing cold, repeated snow, rain and partial melting and then more snow.

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