Kingsport Times News Tuesday, July 28, 2015
News Local News
Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

March 8th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff reports

Stories this week include flooding in Southwest Virginia, a Kingsport family losing their second home to fire in 17 years, a second Bojangles and Kingsport police responding to criticism, among others

Comments
News Local News TriCityMom
Local mother advocates for the legalization of cannabis oil to help combat daughter's seizures

Local mother advocates for the legalization of cannabis oil to help combat daughter's seizures

March 7th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Penelope began having clusters of seizures, where she would spasm for a few seconds, then be calm, then spasm again. This has led Ellen to advocate at the Tennessee Legislature for the legalization of cannabis oil as a treatment for her daughter

Comments
News Regional & National
Unlikely duo of Virginia  senators claim connections to Alexander Hamilton

Unlikely duo of Virginia senators claim connections to Alexander Hamilton

March 7th, 2015 8:15 pm by BILL SIZEMORE, Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. - When Virginia Sen. Donald McEachin made an offhand comment during dinner about his distant relation to Alexander Hamilton, it drew a shocked reply from a colleague.

Comments
News Regional & National
President Obama praises 'warriors of justice' in Selma

President Obama praises 'warriors of justice' in Selma

March 7th, 2015 8:05 pm by Staff Report

SELMA, Ala. - America's racial history "still casts its long shadow upon us," President Barack Obama said Saturday as he and thousands of others others commemorated the "Bloody Sunday" march of 1965.

Comments
News Local News
Offices and meeting rooms at Kingsport City Hall have received a needed makeover

Offices and meeting rooms at Kingsport City Hall have received a needed makeover

March 7th, 2015 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Change has come to city hall. Well, at least in the form of new paint, carpet, and furniture for the 60-year-old building, along with some reshuffling of the space in the city manager's office.

Comments
News Regional & National
Senator Menendez, amid probe, says he's honest, law-abiding

Senator Menendez, amid probe, says he's honest, law-abiding

March 7th, 2015 5:00 pm by DAVID PORTER, Associated Press; ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

Amid a federal investigation, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez insists he has always been honest in his more than 20 years in Congress and says he is "not going anywhere" even as a person familiar with the matter says he's expected to face criminal charges soon.

Comments
News Community Local News
ENROLL Virginia! representative to make stop in Scott County

ENROLL Virginia! representative to make stop in Scott County

March 7th, 2015 3:00 pm by Marci Gore

ENROLL Virginia! is a nonpartisan, community-based effort to educate all Virginians about the new health insurance marketplace and provide free, unbiased assistance with the new application and enrollment process.

Comments
News Crime Local News
This week in crime

This week in crime

March 7th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff reports

This week's stories include a woman burning for Jesus, a teen leading a high speed chase, a Hawkins woman assaulting her probation officer and a Sullivan woman pleading guilty to abusing her grandmother, among others

Comments
News Local News
Annex steps: Johnson City approves recommendations for shift in state annexation law

Annex steps: Johnson City approves recommendations for shift in state annexation law

March 7th, 2015 9:30 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

Johnson City commissioners on Thursday approved 11 recommendations they hope state legislators will use to amend Public Chapter 707, annexation legislation passed last year that left both the city and Washington County officials calling for changes.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
Fee fight: Airport Authority enters spat pitting off-site parking operators against Nashville's airport

Fee fight: Airport Authority enters spat pitting off-site parking operators against Nashville's airport

March 7th, 2015 9:29 am by Hank Hayes

The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA), which governs TCRA, believes it should protect parking revenue by opposing state legislation allowing off-site airport parking companies to dictate the terms of contracts with metro airport authorities in the state

Comments