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Richter presents $93.65M facilities plan to city schools

Richter presents $93.65M facilities plan to city schools

May 20th, 2015 12:37 am by Rick Wagner

The three-phase plan would add 400 students capacity and a science and technology building to Dobyns-Bennett High School and close Jackson, Jefferson, Kennedy, Lincoln and Roosevelt elementary schools.

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Booher offers reasons for fewer registered voters

Booher offers reasons for fewer registered voters

May 20th, 2015 12:33 am by J. H. Osborne

If you've wondered why there were 2,100 fewer registered voters for Kingsport's city election on Tuesday than there were for the city's most recent prior election in May 2013, you're not alone.

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Big Stone Gap shooting under investigation

Big Stone Gap shooting under investigation

May 19th, 2015 11:07 pm by Staff report

An argument had reportedly taken place between Christopher Winters and his supposed girlfriend, Kimberly Sims, 55, of Shawnee Avenue.

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Reed-Wright joins incumbents on city BOE

Reed-Wright joins incumbents on city BOE

May 19th, 2015 10:38 pm by Rick Wagner

According to unofficial results, 12-year incumbent Susan Lodal was elected to a fourth four-year term with 4,691 votes or 30.45 percent, followed closely by long-time school system employee Reed-Wright with 4,664 votes or 30.2 percent,

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Clark elected Kingsport mayor; McIntire, Mitchell, Olterman new aldermen

Clark elected Kingsport mayor; McIntire, Mitchell, Olterman new aldermen

May 19th, 2015 8:22 pm by Matthew Lane

Alderman John Clark easily defeated his four opponents during Tuesday's city election and will be sworn in as the Model City's next mayor. The race was not even close.

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State premium costs reach nearly $1.9M for 10 lawmakers

State premium costs reach nearly $1.9M for 10 lawmakers

May 19th, 2015 6:00 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey has received more than $100,000 from taxpayers for his health insurance premiums since 1993, according to a new records obtained by The Tennessean.

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Missing aircraft found, no survivors: Crash site east of Saltville in Smyth County.

Missing aircraft found, no survivors: Crash site east of Saltville in Smyth County.

May 19th, 2015 3:13 pm by Stephen Igo

Air and ground search teams commenced looking for the missing plane Monday afternoon and the search continued into Monday night with a specially equipped VSP helicopter and night rescue search squads.

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'Everybody knew Margaret Jack' - Community shocked by murder of retired teacher

'Everybody knew Margaret Jack' - Community shocked by murder of retired teacher

May 19th, 2015 2:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Residents of a small rural community in far western Hawkins County were shocked Tuesday over the brutal murder of a woman described as a kind, elderly retired teacher who was beloved by everyone who knew her.

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Kingsport shoplifters swipe 23 iDevices

Kingsport shoplifters swipe 23 iDevices

May 19th, 2015 1:49 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a pair of men who are suspected of stealing $17,000 in electronics from Kingsport Walmarts.

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Concrete squirrel implicated in felony vandalism

Concrete squirrel implicated in felony vandalism

May 19th, 2015 12:38 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman called police after her daughter, 31, hit her with a purse as they argued over car keys. When the suspect walked outside the complainant "heard a crash" - then looked out to see "a concrete squirrel lawn ornament through her windshield.

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