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New Kingsport city manager announces internal promotions

New Kingsport city manager announces internal promotions

July 3rd, 2014 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

As his first official act as Kingsport's new city manager, Jeff Fleming this week announced three internal promotions aimed at strengthening the visioning, operational oversight and efficiency of city government.

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'Ice' dealing suspect allegedly told DTF agents he 'ditched the dope'

'Ice' dealing suspect allegedly told DTF agents he 'ditched the dope'

July 3rd, 2014 5:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

Agents with the Third Judicial District Drug Task Force (DTF) received a tip that Mitchell Louis Butler would be selling the high-grade "Ice" type of meth Monday evening in the vicinity of the Rogersville Walmart on Route 66.

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Hawkins repeat offender back in court, accused of feces-related assault

Hawkins repeat offender back in court, accused of feces-related assault

July 3rd, 2014 4:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of Hawkins County's most notorious repeat offenders was back in court Wednesday accused of putting his feces into another inmate's cell.

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VIDEO & PHOTOS: Fire shuts down part of Lynn Garden on Thursday - VIDEO

July 3rd, 2014 1:35 pm by David Grace

According to Kingsport Fire Department Public Education Officer Barry Brickey, the KFD received numerous calls about a fire at an abandoned structure on Mullins Street.

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'Touchy' passenger swipes man's wedding band

'Touchy' passenger swipes man's wedding band

July 3rd, 2014 1:14 pm by Rain Smith

A man told police that a woman — whom he "had just met" — climbed on top of his middle console as they cruised the back roads of Hawkins County.

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Update: Fire shuts down part of U.S. Route 23 after two trucks overturn

Update: Fire shuts down part of U.S. Route 23 after two trucks overturn

July 3rd, 2014 12:16 pm by Stephen Igo

Two trucks overturned and one caught fire on U.S. Route 23 on Thursday, closing the southbound lanes of the highway for several hours. The mishap occurred at the on ramp of the J.I. Burton High School exit of Norton at about 10:30 a.m.

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Fireworks allegedly thrown at Kingsport children leads to arrest of man, mother

Fireworks allegedly thrown at Kingsport children leads to arrest of man, mother

July 3rd, 2014 11:23 am by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly threw fireworks at Kingsport children — then engaged in an altercation with a father who took issue — faces multiple charges, including resisting arrest after a scuffle with officers.

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Sheriff: Abingdon man 'acted appropriately' in shooting intruder

Sheriff: Abingdon man 'acted appropriately' in shooting intruder

July 3rd, 2014 10:30 am by Nick Shepherd

A Washington County, Va., man was shot late Wednesday night while trying to break into a home, according to a press release.

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Rogersville City School exceeds state mandated student intervention guidelines

Rogersville City School exceeds state mandated student intervention guidelines

July 3rd, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

In a nutshell, the program calls for students who are struggling in math or reading to spend time with an "interventionist" in a setting where they receive more personal instruction.

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University of Texas student pleads guilty to terrorism charges

University of Texas student pleads guilty to terrorism charges

July 3rd, 2014 6:45 am by By Jazmine Ulloa, Austin American-Statesman (MCT)

Law enforcement officials and retired military officers hailed the investigations that they said brought two men to swift justice, citing concerns over homegrown terrorism and a possible rise in Westerners joining an al-Qaida offshoot.

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