Kingsport Times News Monday, August 3, 2015
News Regional & National
Tenn. lawmakers can't agree on guns bill drafted as NRA gift

Tenn. lawmakers can't agree on guns bill drafted as NRA gift

April 10th, 2015 8:13 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A bill to allow people with handgun carry permits to be armed in all of the state's parks - and intended as a welcoming gift for gun enthusiasts attending the NRA convention in Nashville - has gotten tied up amid bickering between Republicans.

Comments
News
Obama is waging an all-out campaign for Iran deal

Obama is waging an all-out campaign for Iran deal

April 10th, 2015 8:08 am by By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS)

WASHINGTON - Even as Iran's supreme leader suggested another hurdle to a nuclear deal Thursday, President Barack Obama and his administration waged an aggressive coordinated campaign to stop Congress from interfering.

Comments
News Entertainment Photos Local News
Photos: Appalachian Heritage Quilters annual show offers something for everyone

Photos: Appalachian Heritage Quilters annual show offers something for everyone - VIDEO

April 10th, 2015 8:00 am by Marci Gore

"(Quilting) kind of died out during the 50s and 60s and then in the 70s had a big rebirth and is going strong right now," she said. "I think women have always quilted. We have histories of quilting going back as far as the middle ages."

Comments
News Crime Local News
Kingsport BMA mum on Denton charges

Kingsport BMA mum on Denton charges

April 9th, 2015 11:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The former alderman was arrested by Kingsport police on March 19 and accused of committing sexual battery on a disabled woman at one of his self-storage facilities.

Comments
News Local News Education TriCityMom
Sullivan BOE urged to make school nurses full-time posts

Sullivan BOE urged to make school nurses full-time posts

April 9th, 2015 10:30 pm by Rick Wagner

School officials said it would probably take $380,000 to $400,000 to take the nurses full time, but an advocate fears the money won't be spent until a student is seriously injured or dies after a nurse is gone for the day.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Tipster leads Hawkins deputies to alleged indoor pot grow

Tipster leads Hawkins deputies to alleged indoor pot grow

April 9th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A tipster led Hawkins County deputies to an alleged indoor marijuana growing operation late Tuesday night where more than 20 seedlings, two mature plants and 10 long guns.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Kingsport man sentenced in 2012 stabbing death

Kingsport man sentenced in 2012 stabbing death

April 9th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Mark W. Breeding, 49, formerly of 1037 Bloomingdale Pike #23, was sentenced to 25 years for the stabbing death of Beverly "Birdie" Hartsock. Breeding will serve 100 percent of his sentence with no chance for parole.

Comments
News Crime Local News
'Brief pursuit' -  Burglary suspect nabbed wearing only underwear

'Brief pursuit' - Burglary suspect nabbed wearing only underwear

April 9th, 2015 2:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man being sought during a burglary investigation was arrested after police found him walking down the street wearing only underwear. Brandon David Lafollette, 30, then fled on foot when confronted by police.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Jilted boyfriend charged with attempted murder in attack on family

Jilted boyfriend charged with attempted murder in attack on family

April 9th, 2015 1:31 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces a litany of felonies after allegedly pointing a loaded gun at members of his ex-girlfriend's family - including children - then placing the barrel to an individual's head and pulling the trigger.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Church secretary gets 8 years in $400K theft from church

Church secretary gets 8 years in $400K theft from church

April 9th, 2015 9:45 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

After hearing testimony, a Washington County judge said the crime, coupled with Jessica Tramel's background, was just too serious to do anything but make her serve the sentence. "I would do it again if I'm not on medication," Tramel said.

Comments