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Home invasion robberies earn Hawkins man 9-year sentence

Home invasion robberies earn Hawkins man 9-year sentence

February 20th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Aaron Lee Aistrop, 21, was accused of a robbery and kidnapping that occurred shortly after midnight on Aug. 9, along with a similar incident that occurred one month earlier.

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Mom gets probation for not reporting improper touching

Mom gets probation for not reporting improper touching

February 20th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Destiny Amber Seay, 31, of Rogersville, was sentenced to a year of probation for failure to report child abuse, a Class A misdemeanor, while the suspect had his court appearance rescheduled.

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Street fighters: 'Tussle' in roadway blocks traffic

Street fighters: 'Tussle' in roadway blocks traffic

February 20th, 2015 2:34 pm by Rain Smith

A patrol officer found a Saturn "stopped in the middle" of Lynn Road: "Literally straddling the center yellow lines." Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer observed that the driver had his passenger "in a headlock."

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Stolen med claim leads to Sullivan  meth bust

Stolen med claim leads to Sullivan meth bust

February 20th, 2015 1:06 pm by Rain Smith

A report of stolen medication has led police to a Kingsport home and the unexpected discovery of an alleged methamphetamine operation.

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Armed man triggers alarm, arrest at Blountville office

Armed man triggers alarm, arrest at Blountville office

February 20th, 2015 11:24 am by Rain Smith

A disorderly and irate man at the Sullivan County tag office prompted an employee to punch the panic alarm on Thursday, with police saying the suspect reached for a loaded gun in his waistband when approached by a responding officer.

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Micro-drone flying competition at  UVa-Wise Saturday

Micro-drone flying competition at UVa-Wise Saturday

February 19th, 2015 11:39 pm by Stephen Igo

A flying circus with a purpose is on tap at the David J. Prior Convocation Center on Saturday at The University of Virginia's College at Wise.

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Six file to run for three Bluff City alderman seats

Six file to run for three Bluff City alderman seats

February 19th, 2015 11:36 pm by Nick Shepherd

For Bluff City residents, the deadline to register for voting in the 2015 elections is April 20, 2015.

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Uncorked opens wine & bourbon bar on Broad Street

Uncorked opens wine & bourbon bar on Broad Street

February 19th, 2015 11:32 pm by Hank Hayes

"There is no other place like this in the Tri-Cities," Uncorked owner Tony Hughes said in an email. "The concept comes from places that I have visited all over the world as I travel for my computer engineer job."

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Crowded field vying for Kingsport mayor, alderman posts

Crowded field vying for Kingsport mayor, alderman posts

February 19th, 2015 11:27 pm by Matthew Lane

Fifteen people have filed petitions to run for the Board of Mayor and Aldermen in the upcoming city election, the largest field of candidates in more than a decade.

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Dealer whose evidence was stolen gets six years on new charges

Dealer whose evidence was stolen gets six years on new charges

February 19th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of Hawkins County's most notorious drug dealers wasn't able to escape justice earlier this month the way he did in 2011 when the evidence against him was stolen.

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