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Updated: Kingsport alderman  resigns from BMA following second DUI arrest

Updated: Kingsport alderman resigns from BMA following second DUI arrest

July 7th, 2014 5:36 pm by Matthew Lane

"While I enjoy serving the citizens of Kingsport, it is very important that I take some time to deal with personal matters for me and my family," Jantry Shupe wrote in his letter of resignation.

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'Street preacher' claims God would strike arresting officer dead

'Street preacher' claims God would strike arresting officer dead

July 7th, 2014 2:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was found preaching in the middle of Main Street in Surgoinsville early Saturday morning claimed "God was in him," but his arresting officer alleges that a large quantity of alcohol was in him as well.

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PHOTO GALLERY : Cloud Apartment Block Party

July 7th, 2014 2:02 pm by David Grace

Photos from the Cloud Apartment block party.

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RCS cafeteria prices increased slightly to help pay for 'healthy choices'

RCS cafeteria prices increased slightly to help pay for 'healthy choices'

July 7th, 2014 1:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Cafeteria prices at Rogersville City School are going up slightly in 2014-15 to offset the cost of fresh fruit and other "healthy choices" that are now mandated under the federal Health and Hunger Free Kids act.

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Jacquelyn Crawford takes title of Miss Kingsport

Jacquelyn Crawford takes title of Miss Kingsport

July 7th, 2014 12:57 pm by LURAH LOWERY, llowery@timesnews.net

Crawford's graceful classical ballet dance to "Via Dolorosa" by Sandi Patty was the high point of her participation in the competition, which led to an audience response of loud whistles, screams and claps both during and after the performance.

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Behind the scenes: KCS program to offer glimpse of what it takes to run a school system

Behind the scenes: KCS program to offer glimpse of what it takes to run a school system

July 7th, 2014 12:56 pm by Rick Wagner

If you'd like to learn firsthand about these intricacies and other ins and outs of the city school system operation, you may get a chance this coming school year.

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Dispute over firecracker leads to aggravated assault arrest for Kingsport man

Dispute over firecracker leads to aggravated assault arrest for Kingsport man

July 7th, 2014 12:40 pm by Nick Shepherd

Hutson agreed to speak to the officers and reportedly said that an unknown, "mixed race" male was shooting fireworks into the alley and Hutson asked him to stop repeatedly.

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Manufacturer announces Johnson City headquarters move

Manufacturer announces Johnson City headquarters move

July 7th, 2014 12:37 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A local manufacturer with an aggressive expansion plan will retain its corporate headquarters in Johnson City, with intentions of moving hundreds of high-paying jobs to the former SunTrust Bank building on the city's north side.

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Church Hill petitions approved for referendum for wine in grocery stores

Church Hill petitions approved for referendum for wine in grocery stores

July 7th, 2014 11:54 am by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill will have the question of wine sales in retail stores on its Nov. 4 municipal election ballot, and an effort to do the same in Rogersville is currently under way.

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Rogersville man accused of beating dad with tire iron: Suspect had just been released from jail

Rogersville man accused of beating dad with tire iron: Suspect had just been released from jail

July 7th, 2014 9:39 am by Jeff Bobo

Davis had already been released from jail by then, and according to witnesses, had allegedly returned home and attacked his father.

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