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Arrest made in Bloomingdale crime spree

Arrest made in Bloomingdale crime spree

January 22nd, 2015 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect has been arrested in a string of thefts that recently occurred in Bloomingdale, where multiple lawnmowers and a dirt bike were ridden or pushed away from the victims' properties.

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Local teacher faces DUI after hitting school bus

Local teacher faces DUI after hitting school bus

January 22nd, 2015 3:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Gate City High School teacher has been charged with driving under the influence — while her young daughter was in the vehicle — after allegedly hitting a school bus as it transported cheerleaders.

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Video: Police seek info on felony shoplifter

Video: Police seek info on felony shoplifter

January 22nd, 2015 2:18 pm by Staff Report

A white male allegedly disabled a security device to enable him to steal a $700 Dyson vacuum cleaner from Kohl's in Kingsport.

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KPD: Homeless man stole sick boy's money

KPD: Homeless man stole sick boy's money

January 22nd, 2015 1:17 pm by Rain Smith

Police say they have arrested a man who swiped cash from the donation jar at a Kingsport store — effectively stealing $200 from the family of a local boy who is battling cancer.

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Blood Assurance holding grand opening

Blood Assurance holding grand opening

January 22nd, 2015 12:12 pm by Hank Hayes

A nonprofit regional blood center is holding a grand opening of its Kingsport donor center today from 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the downtown Food City shopping center off Clinchfield Street.

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TVA still investigating cause of water seepage at Boone Dam

TVA still investigating cause of water seepage at Boone Dam

January 22nd, 2015 8:29 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

The warmer days of spring are just over the horizon, but what that will mean for boaters, skiers and fishermen who want to take to Boone Lake's waters is, well, up in the air.

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Local schools, emergency responders told to plan together

Local schools, emergency responders told to plan together

January 22nd, 2015 12:10 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Emergency Management Agency director Gary Murrell said Wednesday's training reinforces the partnerships that schools and emergency responders already have in place.

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Johnson's 'castle' playground  nearing end of its useful life

Johnson's 'castle' playground nearing end of its useful life

January 22nd, 2015 12:01 am by Rick Wagner

The structure will need to be renovated or replaced in a few years at an estimated cost of $110,000 or $250,000, respectively, according to Johnson Elementary School Principal Stacy Edwards and Parent Teacher Organization President Courtney Hobbs.

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Dead livestock added to illegal dump in Hawkins

Dead livestock added to illegal dump in Hawkins

January 21st, 2015 11:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said Wednesday his department has been notified of the dump, and although no one has filed an official complaint, there will be an investigation.

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City schools' International Baccalaureate plan likely to draw fire

City schools' International Baccalaureate plan likely to draw fire

January 21st, 2015 10:40 pm by Rick Wagner

For one thing, Board of Education member Todd Golden said he has concerns the IB's international, i.e. non-U.S.-centric, curriculum might be targeted by conservatives and prove unpopular among students.

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