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Updated with photos: Delays on I-26 after tractor trailer rolls over

Updated with photos: Delays on I-26 after tractor trailer rolls over

July 24th, 2014 8:34 am by Staff Report

The truck was westbound, lost control, ran off the right side of the roadway, and overturned. The driver sustained minor injuries, and the load was spilled onto the roadside.

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Ohio man in custody after allegedly threatening to shoot Lee officers

Ohio man in custody after allegedly threatening to shoot Lee officers

July 24th, 2014 8:00 am by Wes Bunch

An Ohio man is facing federal charges in Virginia for allegedly calling the Lee County Sheriff's Office earlier this year and threatening to kill law enforcement officers.

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Carter County woman agrees to plead guilty to sex charges involving her, her three children

Carter County woman agrees to plead guilty to sex charges involving her, her three children

July 24th, 2014 7:00 am by Matthew Lane

A Carter County woman who took sexually explicit photographs of her three young daughters at their home in Hampton has agreed to plead guilty next week to federal sex charges.

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Mount Carmel increases paving budget by $142,735 to cover entire wish list

Mount Carmel increases paving budget by $142,735 to cover entire wish list

July 23rd, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Eleven Mount Carmel streets will be paved this year, but the cost will be $142,735 more than was allotted in the 2014-15 budget.

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Phillips recommends pharmaceutical sales rep, electrical engineer for BOE vacancies

Phillips recommends pharmaceutical sales rep, electrical engineer for BOE vacancies

July 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

"I think there are two great members we've proposed," Mayor Dennis Phillips said Wednesday. "I think they (school board members) are very comfortable with the ones we have proposed."

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27 convictions handed down so far in Lee County drug roundup

27 convictions handed down so far in Lee County drug roundup

July 23rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Wes Bunch

The Lee County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office said this week that it has secured convictions for nearly 80 percent of the people who were indicted earlier this year as part of a large-scale drug roundup.

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Judge grants diversion in school bus crash, no jail time for driver

Judge grants diversion in school bus crash, no jail time for driver

July 23rd, 2014 6:00 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Washington County Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp granted judicial diversion to Brenda Gray in an hours-long hearing Wednesday after considering compelling testimony

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D-B, stadium switching to Pepsi

D-B, stadium switching to Pepsi

July 23rd, 2014 5:06 pm by Rick Wagner

After a decade of being a Coca-Cola operation, J. Fred Johnson Stadium and Dobyns-Bennett High School are switching to Pepsi-Cola for at least three years.

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Classic car seized along with nearly an ounce of 'Ice' in Hawkins traffic stop

Classic car seized along with nearly an ounce of 'Ice' in Hawkins traffic stop

July 23rd, 2014 4:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two accused meth dealers lost their drugs and their cash during a traffic stop Tuesday in Rogersville, but what probably hurt the most was seeing that 1964 Chevy Impala going up on the hook.

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Photos: Police seek alleged counterfeit scammer

Photos: Police seek alleged counterfeit scammer

July 23rd, 2014 1:01 pm by Rain Smith

Following a rash of counterfeit money reports to Kingsport police, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has released images of a man who allegedly scammed a clerk with a phony $100 bill.

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