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Reserve Service: Kingsport man volunteers 3,300 hours with KPD

Reserve Service: Kingsport man volunteers 3,300 hours with KPD

December 13th, 2014 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

"Of all the community service work I've done, this is definitely the most unique," Len Fulkerson said. "There's not a lot of opportunity to serve the community this way, to see a side of the world most people don't see."

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This week in crime

This week in crime

December 13th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include Bigfoot being blamed, a wife accused of poisoning her husband, a few xanax leading to two car crashes and a businessman getting the maximum sentence, among others

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Kingsport BOE: Keep academic standards high

Kingsport BOE: Keep academic standards high

December 13th, 2014 10:00 am by Hank Hayes

Kingsport Board of Education (BOE) members asked two state lawmakers Friday to keep state academic standards high during a luncheon outlining their 2015 legislative priorities.

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Attorney for Church Hill EMS  threatens lawsuit over proposed 911 billing

Attorney for Church Hill EMS threatens lawsuit over proposed 911 billing

December 13th, 2014 12:04 am by Jeff Bobo

E-911 boards across Tennessee have begun billing EMS and police agencies for dispatching to help offset increasing operating costs.

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Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

December 12th, 2014 4:41 pm by Rain Smith

A Friday afternoon blaze at Kingsport's Brandy Mill apartments has damaged multiple units and displaced several residents.

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Denied!: Shoplifter arrested after asking detective to use phone

Denied!: Shoplifter arrested after asking detective to use phone

December 12th, 2014 3:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

The incident began on Friday when a plain-clothed officer with the Kingsport Police Department was walking through the parking lot of a local grocery store. He observed a woman walking briskly from the store with a store employee following her.

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Update: Wise crash totals Head Start bus

Update: Wise crash totals Head Start bus

December 12th, 2014 1:56 pm by Stephen Igo

The Wise County Sheriff's Office reported no injuries to occupants of the bus, but the driver of the other car was taken to a hospital.

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Gunfire at Kingsport shopping center prompts arrest

Gunfire at Kingsport shopping center prompts arrest

December 12th, 2014 11:58 am by Rain Smith

A woman and two men arguing over "personal matters" in a Kingsport parking lot has led to a felony arrest, as a gun was pulled during the heated exchange with one round fired.

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Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

December 12th, 2014 10:51 am by Rain Smith

A 79-year-old man called police to the Kingsport Town Center after he purchased gift cards, followed by assistance to his car from another shopper.

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Vigil camp, ceremony scheduled at Netherland Inn to mark battle's anniversary

Vigil camp, ceremony scheduled at Netherland Inn to mark battle's anniversary

December 12th, 2014 9:38 am by Staff Report

The Netherland Inn and Boatyard Complex is holding a special event as part of its annual 1818 Christmas at the Inn, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Kingsport — regarded as a turning point of the Civil War.

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