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First responders dealing with the freeze

First responders dealing with the freeze

February 19th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE - Two Humvees acquired from the feds last year by the Wise County Sheriff's Department have proven to be well worth having during this week's bout of wintry weather, Sheriff Ronnie Oakes reported on Thursday.

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KFD responds to Montrose structure fire, rescues dog

KFD responds to Montrose structure fire, rescues dog - VIDEO

February 19th, 2015 5:17 pm by David Grace

Firefighters arrived on the scene to find flames coming through the roof of the single-story brick home. Despite strong winds and temperatures in the single digits, firefighters were quickly able to bring the fire under control.

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Cherokee student receives rural healthcare scholarship

Cherokee student receives rural healthcare scholarship

February 19th, 2015 4:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - For the third consecutive year a Cherokee High School student will receive one of only three Tennessee Rural Partnership Star Awards given out statewide annually.

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KPD seeks opportunistic thief

KPD seeks opportunistic thief

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

Two auto burglaries within 10 minutes have Kingsport police reiterating the importance of locking vehicles, along with seeking a suspect who took advantage of the easy pickings.

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(UPDATE: Event Cancelled) Author, historian John T. Wayne to speak in Rogersville

(UPDATE: Event Cancelled) Author, historian John T. Wayne to speak in Rogersville

February 19th, 2015 12:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - As the grandson of the legendary actor of the same name, John T. Wayne has carved a niche himself as an author and Civil War historian.

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Four displaced in Kingsport home fire

Four displaced in Kingsport home fire

February 19th, 2015 12:16 pm by Staff Report

An early Thursday morning blaze left a Kingsport family without a home and much of their possessions, but officials are crediting a smoke alarm with potentially saving their lives.

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Fatal shooting outside Johnson City store

Fatal shooting outside Johnson City store

February 19th, 2015 8:10 am by NET News Service

Johnson City police were investigating the death in the parking lot outside the Roadrunner Market at 1908 E. Unaka Ave. across from the Johnson City Country Club. According to a 911 dispatcher, the shooting was reported at 10:16 p.m.

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Kingsport closes schools for today; Sullivan, Hawkins closed rest of week

Kingsport closes schools for today; Sullivan, Hawkins closed rest of week

February 19th, 2015 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

Faced with bitter cold and snow, school officials in Sullivan and Hawkins counties have cried uncle, and Kingsport officials are not far behind them.

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Highway workers aim to clear  2,000  roads in Sullivan  on a priority basis

Highway workers aim to clear 2,000 roads in Sullivan on a priority basis

February 18th, 2015 11:37 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Highway Department worked nonstop from early Monday through Tuesday afternoon, working to clear snow and ice from the roughly 2,000 roads maintained by the county.

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City crews on duty continuously since Monday

City crews on duty continuously since Monday

February 18th, 2015 10:15 pm by Matthew Lane

Crews began pre-treating the roads in Kingsport Saturday morning with liquid salt brine and again Sunday morning. Once the snow started to fall on Monday, the plows came out and have been out ever since, spreading salt and salt brine.

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