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Kingsport man charged with child abuse, aggravated assault

Kingsport man charged with child abuse, aggravated assault

August 12th, 2014 1:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces multiple charges after allegedly grabbing an 11-year-old girl "by the head" and shoving her into bushes, then breaking the jaw of a neighbor, 52, who attempted to intervene and tell him to stop.

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KPD cites DUI in fatal June crash

KPD cites DUI in fatal June crash

August 12th, 2014 12:02 pm by Rain Smith

An Illinois man who died after flipping a vehicle on Interstate 81 two months ago was three times over the legal blood alcohol level, according to Kingsport police.

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HCSO: Inmate wrongly believes breaking sprinkler will get him sent to prison

HCSO: Inmate wrongly believes breaking sprinkler will get him sent to prison

August 12th, 2014 8:20 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County Jail inmate who reportedly wants to be transferred from the jail to a state penitentiary is going about it the wrong way by allegedly destroying jail property.

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Scott County fair returns after long hiatus

Scott County fair returns after long hiatus

August 11th, 2014 11:00 pm by Marci Gore

It's been about 25 years since Scott County hosted its own fair. But thanks to a small group of planners and organizers, the Scott County Fair returns to Dungannon this week, complete with vendors, food, music, livestock and demonstrations

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Rogersville man to plead guilty in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

Rogersville man to plead guilty in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

August 11th, 2014 8:45 pm by Matthew Lane

According to the Kingsport Police Department, Vincent H. Dennis walked to the Walgreens on West Stone Drive on Oct 29, requested a pen and paper from an employee and scribbled a note demanding drugs.

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Head count: Kingsport school attendance up; Sullivan slightly under projection

Head count: Kingsport school attendance up; Sullivan slightly under projection

August 11th, 2014 7:30 pm by Rick Wagner

County and city school board members in recent weeks have asked how much of a shift of students has occurred from the county system in annexed Colonial Heights/Rock Springs areas into Kingsport schools.

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Former special ed teacher arrested on assault charges

Former special ed teacher arrested on assault charges

August 11th, 2014 6:56 pm by NET News Service

A former special education teacher suspended from teaching after accusations of inappropriate comments and behavior during school hours was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault Monday.

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Hawkins D.A. wants to speak to potential victims in alleged cemetery scam

Hawkins D.A. wants to speak to potential victims in alleged cemetery scam

August 11th, 2014 5:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

An ongoing fraud investigation at the Hawkins County Memorial Gardens cemetery may have as many as 200 victims, but the attorney general's office is concerned that many potential victims don't even know there's an investigation.

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D-B grad celebrates new lease on life in Transplant Games

D-B grad celebrates new lease on life in Transplant Games

August 11th, 2014 5:30 pm by Marci Gore

Ginger Carrick Curlee was just shy of her 40th birthday in 2008 when the stay-at-home mom was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. At the time, her two sons were just 7 and 2.

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Crash on off-road trail leads to assault on police

Crash on off-road trail leads to assault on police

August 11th, 2014 2:58 pm by Rain Smith

A hunter found an abandoned pickup approximately a half mile off of Brookside Drive, along an "off-road path." A responding officer observed the vehicle on its top with the lights left on, while a check of its registration revealed the owner lived nearby.

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