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Gas station shooting in SW Va.

Gas station shooting in SW Va.

August 19th, 2015 11:18 am by Staff Report

An early Wednesday morning altercation in the parking lot of a Washington County, Va., convenience store has resulted in the shooting of one individual.

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Food hauler mishap will 'take a little while' to clear up

Food hauler mishap will 'take a little while' to clear up

August 19th, 2015 10:32 am by Southwest Virginia Bureau

A tractor trailer that overturned on State Route 58-A just east of Coeburn early Wednesday will "take a little while" to clear up, the investigating Virginia State Police trooper told the Times-News this morning.

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Couple who stabbed neighbor over loud sex complaint take plea deal

Couple who stabbed neighbor over loud sex complaint take plea deal

August 19th, 2015 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple who beat and stabbed a neighbor after he complained to police about their loud sex were sentenced Monday to a combined 500 days in jail.

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TVA poised to change boathouse standards, enforcement

TVA poised to change boathouse standards, enforcement

August 19th, 2015 7:52 am by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

While floating homes were the intended topic of Tuesday's Tennessee Valley Authority hearing in Johnson City, it didn't take long for Boone Lake's no-longer-floating houses to rise to the surface.

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Moody's: Kingsport's financial outlook no longer 'negative'

Moody's: Kingsport's financial outlook no longer 'negative'

August 18th, 2015 11:21 pm by Matthew Lane

Soon after receiving word of the status change, City Manager Jeff Fleming took to social media, saying getting the negative outlook removed was important to gaining the confidence of Kingsport residents.

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Sullivan commissioners asked to consider TIF incentives for Kingsport apartments

Sullivan commissioners asked to consider TIF incentives for Kingsport apartments

August 18th, 2015 10:45 pm by J. H. Osborne

Developers have told the Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority the projects are not viable without the incentives.

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Almost 55 years later: A look back at the Aniline dye plant explosion at Eastman

Almost 55 years later: A look back at the Aniline dye plant explosion at Eastman

August 18th, 2015 9:38 pm by Rick Wagner

Peter Lodal is to make the presentation, which he had done in the past, on what happened in the explosion, which resulted in the deaths of 16 people and injured about 200, according to the Archives of the City of Kingsport.

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Serving of warrant leads police to pot grow

Serving of warrant leads police to pot grow

August 18th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A Hawkins County man was charged with marijuana manufacturing Monday after deputies serving an arrest warrant on other charges allegedly found six pot plants growing at is residence.

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Takoma ownership is being transferred to Wellmont

Takoma ownership is being transferred to Wellmont

August 18th, 2015 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Ownership of Greeneville-based Takoma Regional Hospital is transferring to Wellmont Health System, Wellmont announced on Tuesday.

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Funding restored for Piney Flats VFD; Boone Lake Association not so lucky

Funding restored for Piney Flats VFD; Boone Lake Association not so lucky

August 18th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The moves were made as the Bluff City Board of Mayor and Aldermen met for about an hour in a contentious budget workshop.

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