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Father charged with abuse of mentally disabled girl

Father charged with abuse of mentally disabled girl

October 16th, 2014 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after bruised and swelling wounds were observed on his 4-year-old, mentally disabled daughter — the results of his purported discipline with a belt after she urinated on herself.

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Flashlight feud ignites beard-pulling brawl

Flashlight feud ignites beard-pulling brawl

October 16th, 2014 2:14 pm by Staff Report

During a dispute on Bancroft Chapel Road, a man and his adult sister were arguing over who was going to pay for a flashlight. When she threatened to dial police he chirped, "Go ahead you law-calling (expletive)!"

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Rx cocktail a recipe for grandchild's endangerment

Rx cocktail a recipe for grandchild's endangerment

October 16th, 2014 11:00 am by Rain Smith

A Southwest Virginia woman was arrested after allegedly driving under the influence while transporting her grandchild and admitting she was on "multiple" prescription drugs when she struck another vehicle on East Stone Drive.

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Flu Fighters: Health care officials team up to 'Keep Flu Out!

Flu Fighters: Health care officials team up to 'Keep Flu Out!

October 16th, 2014 9:15 am by J. H. Osborne

Area health officials say yearly vaccination against the flu should begin in September or as soon as the vaccine becomes available — and everyone six months and older should get the flu vaccine.

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Rogersville to keep out 'shoddy' construction in new 'Gateway District'

Rogersville to keep out 'shoddy' construction in new 'Gateway District'

October 16th, 2014 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville leaders are hoping a new "Gateway Overlay District" running the full length of Main Street will help promote and "aesthetically pleasing" image of the city through future development.

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Retiring Holston Electric GM proud of 30 years worth of growth

Retiring Holston Electric GM proud of 30 years worth of growth

October 16th, 2014 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

"I think if there's one thing I'm most proud of, it's the fact that we've increased the value of the utility plant by more than five times, and we've done all that while maintaining the lowest retail rates of the 50 co-ops in the whole Tennessee Valley."

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After one year in new facility, Kingsport YMCA begins expansion

After one year in new facility, Kingsport YMCA begins expansion

October 15th, 2014 9:15 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Greater Kingsport Family YMCA is "building for the future" with a multimillion-dollar expansion of its facility.

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'Haunted Hawkins' has several Halloween events this month

'Haunted Hawkins' has several Halloween events this month

October 15th, 2014 8:27 pm by Jeff Bobo

There's no shortage of spooky Halloween activities this month in Hawkins County, with the grand finale occurring Halloween Day when pint-sized ghouls and goblins take over downtown Rogersville on a relentless pursuit of free candy.

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Pinnacle problem? Bristol development has Kingsport leaders concerned for proposed IMAX

Pinnacle problem? Bristol development has Kingsport leaders concerned for proposed IMAX

October 15th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

What is happening at The Pinnacle development in Bristol, Tenn., and what isn't happening at the Kingsport Town Center is apparently weighing on the minds of some city leaders.

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Juvies charged in B-day crime spree

Juvies charged in B-day crime spree

October 15th, 2014 4:30 pm by Rain Smith

A birthday party in Kingsport has led to criminal charges against nine juveniles, with police saying the revelers raided a nearby home to steal weapons and ammunition, along with inflicting $10,000 worth of damages with rampant vandalism.

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