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Armed man triggers alarm, arrest at Blountville office

Armed man triggers alarm, arrest at Blountville office

February 20th, 2015 11:24 am by Rain Smith

A disorderly and irate man at the Sullivan County tag office prompted an employee to punch the panic alarm on Thursday, with police saying the suspect reached for a loaded gun in his waistband when approached by a responding officer.

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TVA sets record demand for February

TVA sets record demand for February

February 20th, 2015 8:38 am by Associated Press

The electric provider says meeting the high demand required a combined effort from its generating facilities and 155 local power companies and large industrial customers. TVA had also asked businesses and households to conserve energy.

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Winter keeping its icy grip around the Eastern US

Winter keeping its icy grip around the Eastern US

February 20th, 2015 8:34 am by The Associated Press

The bitter cold that has gripped the Eastern U.S. is showing no sign of letting up before the weekend as records for low temperatures were broken Friday.

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Crowded field vying for Kingsport mayor, alderman posts

Crowded field vying for Kingsport mayor, alderman posts

February 19th, 2015 11:27 pm by Matthew Lane

Fifteen people have filed petitions to run for the Board of Mayor and Aldermen in the upcoming city election, the largest field of candidates in more than a decade.

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Dealer whose evidence was stolen gets six years on new charges

Dealer whose evidence was stolen gets six years on new charges

February 19th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of Hawkins County's most notorious drug dealers wasn't able to escape justice earlier this month the way he did in 2011 when the evidence against him was stolen.

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7 weather-related deaths confirmed in Tennessee

7 weather-related deaths confirmed in Tennessee

February 19th, 2015 8:00 pm by Associated Press

Three victims suffered from hypothermia and the rest died in traffic accidents, including a 10-year-old boy. Tennessee remains in a state of emergency with more ice and snow predicted for Friday.

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First responders dealing with the freeze

First responders dealing with the freeze

February 19th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE - Two Humvees acquired from the feds last year by the Wise County Sheriff's Department have proven to be well worth having during this week's bout of wintry weather, Sheriff Ronnie Oakes reported on Thursday.

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KPD seeks opportunistic thief

KPD seeks opportunistic thief

February 19th, 2015 1:49 pm by Rain Smith

Two auto burglaries within 10 minutes have Kingsport police reiterating the importance of locking vehicles, along with seeking a suspect who took advantage of the easy pickings.

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(UPDATE: Event Cancelled) Author, historian John T. Wayne to speak in Rogersville

(UPDATE: Event Cancelled) Author, historian John T. Wayne to speak in Rogersville

February 19th, 2015 12:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - As the grandson of the legendary actor of the same name, John T. Wayne has carved a niche himself as an author and Civil War historian.

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Four displaced in Kingsport home fire

Four displaced in Kingsport home fire

February 19th, 2015 12:16 pm by Staff Report

An early Thursday morning blaze left a Kingsport family without a home and much of their possessions, but officials are crediting a smoke alarm with potentially saving their lives.

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