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KPD: DUI motorcyclist flees crash, wrecks again

KPD: DUI motorcyclist flees crash, wrecks again

July 28th, 2015 3:08 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces a litany of charges after allegedly crashing a Harley Davidson into a pickup truck, eluding police, then wrecking a second time after illegally passing motorists on the double yellow line.

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Kingsport's Ailshie could receive raise, contract extension

Kingsport's Ailshie could receive raise, contract extension

July 28th, 2015 2:18 pm by Rick Wagner

City Superintendent of Schools Lyle Ailshie may be up for a raise and contract extension at the Aug. 6 Board of Education meeting. His current compensation package is approximately $184,000 a year, and his current contract runs to 2018.

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UPDATE: Kingsport man killed in Russell County crash

UPDATE: Kingsport man killed in Russell County crash

July 28th, 2015 12:01 pm by Stephen Igo

He reportedly died at the scene, with fatigue appearing to have been a factor in the incident.

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Three sought in connection with phony $100 bill, dated 1934

Three sought in connection with phony $100 bill, dated 1934

July 28th, 2015 10:55 am by Jeff Bobo

Area businesses may want to keep an eye out for three young males, possibly juveniles, who were reported Sunday evening allegedly attempting to pass a bogus $100 bill dated from 1934.

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Injured miner reportedly doing well

Injured miner reportedly doing well

July 28th, 2015 9:26 am by Stephen Igo

The Big Stone Gap man was operating a roof bolt machine in Dickenson County when his left arm got twisted around the drill steel at around 10:30 Monday morning.

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Johnson City Marine protected 2 during Chattanooga shooting

Johnson City Marine protected 2 during Chattanooga shooting

July 28th, 2015 8:35 am by Dylan Chesser, NET News Service

Staying cool under unimaginable circumstances made all the difference for Marine Staff Sgt. Chase Estep as a killer opened fire at the U.S. Naval Reserve Center in Chattanooga nearly two weeks ago.

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Signals to stay on Watauga

Signals to stay on Watauga

July 28th, 2015 7:59 am by Matthew Lane

Earlier this year, Kingsport's traffic division conducted a study of whether or not to remove the traffic signals along Watauga Street at the intersections with Crescent Drive and Lamont Street.

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Eastman reports 'record results' in second quarter

Eastman reports 'record results' in second quarter

July 28th, 2015 1:11 am by Hank Hayes

As for the outlook for full year 2015, Eastman Chairman and CEO Mark Costa said: "Our earnings outlook for the year has improved due to our record second-quarter earnings and our strong first half of the year."

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Alleged U.S. flag burning caught on video in Bulls Gap

Alleged U.S. flag burning caught on video in Bulls Gap - VIDEO

July 27th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"As soon as it (the flag) started to smoke he (the suspect) jumped down in the middle of the road and was kind of dancing around. Then it quit smoking and he walked on back down to his house." -- Lewis Smith

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Man charged after shooting himself

Man charged after shooting himself

July 27th, 2015 3:41 pm by Rain Smith

Some witnesses said he was waving a handgun in his right hand when it fired, while another said it was in his pocket when he was pushed down, causing the weapon to discharge.

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