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Thousand of dollars in drugs seized at Kingsport apartment

Thousand of dollars in drugs seized at Kingsport apartment

March 25th, 2015 5:01 pm by Nick Shepherd

Police seized thousands of dollars worth of narcotics from a Kingsport couple and opened a new investigation after an individual handed an undercover officer - who was holding some of the drugs at the time -$20 and asked to buy the drugs from him

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Mom allegedly stashes drugs within reach of toddler

Mom allegedly stashes drugs within reach of toddler

March 25th, 2015 3:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill mom was recently arrested after police allegedly found eight different types of narcotics in her home including "Ecstasy" - all of which was located within reach of her 20 month old child.

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Racks by the Tracks announces new events

Racks by the Tracks announces new events

March 25th, 2015 1:38 pm by Nick Shepherd

This will be a year of many firsts for Racks by the Tracks - first wine tasting event, first 10k race and the first co-headlining concert. But the old staple, beer and barbecue, will be back and better than ever.

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Hopes of preserving Cherokee language rest with children

Hopes of preserving Cherokee language rest with children

March 25th, 2015 8:50 am by MARTHA WAGGONER, Associated Press

With fewer than 300 native Cherokee speakers remaining in North Carolina, the clock is ticking to preserve not just the language, but a culture too.

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Appeals court sets April hearing on Obama immigration action

Appeals court sets April hearing on Obama immigration action

March 25th, 2015 8:19 am by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

Obama's executive actions, which could spare from deportation as many as 5 million people who are in the U.S. illegally, were put on hold by a preliminary injunction issued last month.

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Mount Carmel mayor unmoved by pleas for reversal of senior center takeover

Mount Carmel mayor unmoved by pleas for reversal of senior center takeover - VIDEO

March 24th, 2015 10:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mount Carmel Mayor Larry Frost didn't give senior citizens much hope Tuesday that he will heed their wishes and reverse a city takeover of the Senior Center which was approved last month.

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Tri-Cities retail sales surge

Tri-Cities retail sales surge

March 24th, 2015 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Compared to 2013's fourth quarter, an ETSU report said Bristol sales increased 7.5 percent to $279 million, while Kingsport sales rose 7.4 percent to $438 million and Johnson City sales were up 4.8 percent to $556 million.

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Hawkins DUI suspect wrecks in front of cops, then again during pursuit

Hawkins DUI suspect wrecks in front of cops, then again during pursuit

March 24th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL - At the moment that a Hawkins County man was passing four oncoming sheriff's deputy patrol cars early Saturday morning, he allegedly drove off the road.

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TDOT official says green spaces result in green dollars

TDOT official says green spaces result in green dollars

March 24th, 2015 3:23 pm by Hank Hayes

The city of Kingsport last September got a $752,000 slice of TDOT funds to help extend an eastern section of the Greenbelt about one mile.

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Woman 'accidentally' shoots into Kingsport apartment

Woman 'accidentally' shoots into Kingsport apartment

March 24th, 2015 2:24 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested after allegedly handling a .357 Magnum while distraught and intoxicated, firing one round through her apartment wall and nearly shooting a neighbor.

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