Kingsport Times News Friday, August 1, 2014
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SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

August 1st, 2014 9:50 am by Wes Bunch

A Sullivan County man is facing felony drug charges after a methamphetamine lab, which he allegedly was operating out of his grandmother's home, was found.

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Hawkins early voting total on verge of surpassing 2010 mark

Hawkins early voting total on verge of surpassing 2010 mark

August 1st, 2014 9:30 am by Jeff Bobo

With two days of early voting left before the Aug. 7 Hawkins County general election, voter turnout has already exceeded the 2012 election and is on pace to exceed the more comparable 2010 election.

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Wise sheriff shows off new modern quarters

Wise sheriff shows off new modern quarters

August 1st, 2014 8:00 am by Stephen Igo

The spacious, modern and techno-wired Wise County Sheriff's Office and associated departments were on full display on Thursday when Sheriff Ronnie Oakes welcomed the public for a grand tour of his agency's share of the county's new Justice Center.

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Gate City woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

Gate City woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

July 31st, 2014 10:12 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia woman is facing felony charges in Scott County for allegedly leaving a 4-month-old baby in a car for over a half-hour last month when outside temperatures topped 90 degrees.

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U.S. warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

U.S. warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

July 31st, 2014 10:09 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

U.S. health officials issued a travel advisory Thursday that applies to nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where the deadly disease has killed more than 700 people this year.

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Local law enforcement warns of 'fly-by-night' scammers in wake of storm

Local law enforcement warns of 'fly-by-night' scammers in wake of storm

July 31st, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

One local resident said a man came to his house and offered a free roof inspection and handed him a business card. After a quick Google search, the address connected to a private house that was for sale.

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Alexander: Election 'is about the people of Tennessee and the future'

Alexander: Election 'is about the people of Tennessee and the future'

July 31st, 2014 9:20 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander pitched his re-election effort Thursday by selling the idea that a Republican-controlled Senate can put the clamps on President Barack Obama's executive power.

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Photo Gallery: Lamar Alexander Visits Warriors Path State Park.

July 31st, 2014 8:25 pm by Ned Jilton

Senator Lamar Alexander's "Standing Up For Tennessee" bus tour Get-Out-the-Vote BBQ in Kingsport. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Suit seeking to overturn local synthetic drug bans dismissed

Suit seeking to overturn local synthetic drug bans dismissed

July 31st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport, Bristol and Sullivan County sought a dismissal, arguing the claims were moot since Tennessee approved laws in April 2012 banning the sale and use of synthetic drugs.

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Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

July 31st, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Surgoinsville man accused of damaging approximately 60 historic graves with a wire brush told police he didn't realize he was causing any harm.

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