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KPD: Man says he starved Labradoodle '45 days'

KPD: Man says he starved Labradoodle '45 days'

May 15th, 2015 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

The discovery of an "emaciated" dog has prompted the arrest of a Kingsport man, according to police, as he estimated that he hadn't fed the animal in a month and a half.

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Kingsporter coming home to celebrate role in film 'Where Hope Grows'

Kingsporter coming home to celebrate role in film 'Where Hope Grows'

May 15th, 2015 7:45 am by Staff Report

Since moving to Los Angeles in 2009, Kingsport native Michael Grant has been steadily building his acting portfolio with appearances on hit network shows such as "Criminal Minds," "Pretty Little Liars" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

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Yennie says he will remember "great people" as he prepares for Wyoming move

Yennie says he will remember "great people" as he prepares for Wyoming move

May 14th, 2015 9:09 pm by Rick Wagner

He will start as Albany County, Wyo, superintendent July 1

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Kingsport murderer dies on death row

Kingsport murderer dies on death row

May 14th, 2015 8:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Sullivan County man sentenced to death in 1978, making him the longest tenured Tennessee inmate on death row, died Wednesday of natural causes.

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Hawkins man voluntarily turns drug box over to cops

Hawkins man voluntarily turns drug box over to cops

May 14th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

When officers located him at his residence, Denim was asked if he had any illegal drugs in the house, the release said. Denim then allegedly produced a small metal box and gave officers permission to search the box.

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Suspects arrested in 2013 Kingsport shooting

Suspects arrested in 2013 Kingsport shooting

May 14th, 2015 3:47 pm by Rain Smith

Precisely two years after police responded to a double shooting at a Kingsport apartment - allegedly fueled by robbery and crack cocaine - the final of four attempted murder suspects was arrested on Thursday.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters holding board game event

Big Brothers Big Sisters holding board game event

May 14th, 2015 2:30 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - In an age where seemingly everyone and everything is either plugged in, logged on or connected via Bluetooth, Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee is planning to go off the grid with a new fundraising event this Saturday.

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Wise County Schools Superintendent lands new post

Wise County Schools Superintendent lands new post

May 14th, 2015 1:43 pm by Stephen Igo

Dr. Jeff Perry is the choice to take up the superintendent's post for Wythe County Public Schools. The Wise County School Board on Thursday issued a notice for a special called meeting next week to begin its own search process for a new superintendent.

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Sullivan County drug investigation nets three arrests

Sullivan County drug investigation nets three arrests

May 14th, 2015 12:54 pm by Rain Smith

Police report that in February vice detectives identified Matthew Dalton Smith, 25, of East Market Street in Johnson City, as a suspect in making meth.

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KPD probes report of needles in grocery fruit

KPD probes report of needles in grocery fruit

May 14th, 2015 11:47 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are investigating a claim that sewing needles were found in fruit bought at a local grocery store, while social media postings on the alleged discovery have spurred speculation of another incident at a second city business.

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