Kingsport Times News Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Box office brouhaha: Theater tirade gets couple kicked out of mall

Box office brouhaha: Theater tirade gets couple kicked out of mall

January 21st, 2015 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

Police were alerted to man "fighting with the theater staff" inside the Kingsport Town Center, while his female companion was "screaming" at other employees.

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Passenger avoids charges after loaded gun found in TCRA carry-on

Passenger avoids charges after loaded gun found in TCRA carry-on

January 21st, 2015 12:12 pm by Nick Shepherd

The firearm, a loaded .45 caliber pistol, was found at a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint. Police were alerted and took possession of the bag.

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Reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police

Reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police

January 21st, 2015 10:49 am by Rain Smith

Being arrested on multiple felony charges should probably humble a 19-year-old youth. But apparently not Kingsport's Gregory A. Fletcher, who allegedly fled police at approximately 100 mph in Lynn Garden, then bragged "I smoked your ass."

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Sullivan OKs TIF request for 'upscale' apartments in Bristol

Sullivan OKs TIF request for 'upscale' apartments in Bristol

January 21st, 2015 8:25 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission agreed Tuesday to devote about $1 million worth of property tax revenue to help pay redevelopment costs at a former — long gone — commercial center in Bristol.

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McIntire won't run for mayor, will seek another term as alderman

McIntire won't run for mayor, will seek another term as alderman

January 21st, 2015 4:21 am by Matthew Lane

"While many have encouraged me to run for mayor, several factors have converged to cause me to rethink my plans for the 2015 city elections," McIntire wrote in an email to the Times-News. "I have thus decided to seek re-election as an alderman."

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Hawkins County woman claims houseguest stole, wrecked car

Hawkins County woman claims houseguest stole, wrecked car

January 21st, 2015 3:45 am by Jeff Bobo

In a separate complaint Sunday, the victim reported that a Morristown woman had stolen several power tools and hand tools. The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating both allegations.

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Woman: Boyfriend's attack intended to harm unborn child

Woman: Boyfriend's attack intended to harm unborn child

January 21st, 2015 2:30 am by Jeff Bobo

The victim reportedly stated that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend, who was identified as Jonathan Edward Potts, 21,735 Mt. Carmel Road, Mosheim.

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Couple accused of cooking meth at deceased grandmother's house

Couple accused of cooking meth at deceased grandmother's house

January 21st, 2015 12:34 am by Jeff Bobo

Amy Lawson told police she observed her sister's husband, Joshua Edgar "Josh" Lawson, 25, 340 Silver Lake Road, Church Hill, inside the residence wearing a gas mask and blue gloves.

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Police searching for suspect in Johnson City bank robbery

Police searching for suspect in Johnson City bank robbery

January 20th, 2015 6:22 pm by Staff report

The suspect was wearing dark pants, a blue T-shirt, white shoes and a black and white ball cap. He also has some facial hair and appeared to be wearing glasses.

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Fund established for Kingsport shooting victim

Fund established for Kingsport shooting victim

January 20th, 2015 6:15 pm by Rain Smith

Nearly two weeks after being shot at a Kingsport apartment and left in critical condition, a Georgia woman is set to be transported for specialized brain care closer to home — generating a hefty, uninsured medical bill to get her there.

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