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Check and mate, Scott County parks & rec offering chess clinics

Check and mate, Scott County parks & rec offering chess clinics

June 15th, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

For the second year in a row, the department, often known best for its summer clinics in tennis and golf, is also currently offering a chess clinic for children and teenagers between the ages of 10 and 18.

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Jubal Yennie: From Rocky Top to Mayberry, from facilities study to Innovation Academy

Jubal Yennie: From Rocky Top to Mayberry, from facilities study to Innovation Academy

June 15th, 2015 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Outgoing Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said he was told two things he needed to do when he first came to Sullivan County five years ago.

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Stolen angels recovered from suspect's car

Stolen angels recovered from suspect's car

June 15th, 2015 7:30 pm by Rain Smith

An elderly Church Hill woman reported that a Toyota Camry had stopped outside her residence, with a female driver then exiting and grabbing two concrete, angel lawn ornaments.

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Man high on meth seen trying to dig holes in the road with his hands

Man high on meth seen trying to dig holes in the road with his hands

June 15th, 2015 7:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville residents on Watterson Street told police they feared for their safety last week when a Kingsport man who was admittedly high on the potent "Ice" type of meth was observed attempting to dig a hole in the road with his hands.

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DUI suspect who gave police the finger faces felony evading charge

DUI suspect who gave police the finger faces felony evading charge

June 15th, 2015 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Mount Carmel man is facing a slew of charges including felony evading arrest and DUI after leading police on a speed limit pursuit to his driveway Sunday that allegedly included lane swerving and "obscene finger gestures."

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KTG announces 2015-16 lineup, including new downtown series

KTG announces 2015-16 lineup, including new downtown series

June 15th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Ten new shows - including "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Steel Magnolias" - will be coming to Kingsport, half at the Renaissance Center and half in downtown Kingsport in a new "KTG: Downtown" series.

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Hawkins BOLO leads to pills, ounce of pot and 'blunts'

Hawkins BOLO leads to pills, ounce of pot and 'blunts'

June 15th, 2015 4:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Around 4:20 p.m. Saturday Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Nathan Simpson received a be on the lookout for a green Chevy truck on Burem Road near Rogersville that had crossed the center line and nearly struck another vehicle.

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Good news for motorists, gas prices expected to decline through end of 2015

Good news for motorists, gas prices expected to decline through end of 2015

June 15th, 2015 3:07 pm by Holly Nelms

AAA says summer gas prices are the lowest they've been in five years, with motorists currently saving nearly $15 for a full tank of gas. Currently, the average price for gas in Tennessee is $2.58.

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Kingsport church hopes new road leads to residential development

Kingsport church hopes new road leads to residential development

June 15th, 2015 12:51 pm by Matthew Lane

Christ Fellowship Church will soon have a new entrance road off Rock Springs Road to allow for better access and to help alleviate congestion along Westfield Drive. But that's not all the new road is expected to do.

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Mayor: Not enough time to close N.C. beach between shark attacks

Mayor: Not enough time to close N.C. beach between shark attacks

June 15th, 2015 9:54 am by Associated Press

A 12-year-old girl was attacked just after 4 p.m. Sunday in Oak Island, and a 16-year-old boy was attacked less than two hours later about two miles away.

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