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Ford gets the aluminum F-150 ready for prime time

Ford gets the aluminum F-150 ready for prime time

November 11th, 2014 5:34 pm by Associated Press

The new truck is the company's response to customers' requests for a more fuel-efficient and nimbler pickup. Ford hopes the advantages outweigh customer doubts about the durability of aluminum or potential repair costs for the pricier metal.

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D-B band to present free performance of World War II show tonight at J. Fred Johnson

D-B band to present free performance of World War II show tonight at J. Fred Johnson

November 11th, 2014 5:32 pm by Staff reports

In addition, viewing parties of the band's performances at the BOA event will be held at Chava's Mexican Grill & Cantina, 121 Jack White Drive, on Friday and again Saturday evening if the band makes the finals.

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Stocks eke out small gain to close at record

Stocks eke out small gain to close at record

November 11th, 2014 5:21 pm by Associated Press

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 1.42 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,039.68. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed 1.16 points, or less than 0.1 percent, to 17,614.90. The Nasdaq composite climbed 8.94, or 0.2 percent, to 4,660.56.

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Myrtle Beach police arrest woman after dog thrown from third-floor balcony

Myrtle Beach police arrest woman after dog thrown from third-floor balcony

November 11th, 2014 5:00 pm by By Tonya Root, The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) (MCT)

Myrtle Beach police charged a 31-year-old homeless woman in connection with a dog being thrown from a third-floor hotel balcony during a dispute with her boyfriend, according to authorities.

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Missouri governor outlines Ferguson preparations

Missouri governor outlines Ferguson preparations

November 11th, 2014 4:00 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A grand jury is expected to decide later this month whether to indict Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson, who is white, in the Aug. 9 death of Brown, who was black and unarmed.

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PHOTO GALLERY: WWII vet receives lost medals during Rogersville Veterans Day program - VIDEO

November 11th, 2014 3:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mooresburg WWII veteran George Dean's war medals including a Bronze Star were stolen 40 years ago. Toward the end of Tuesday's program Dean was presented with replacement medals, after which he received a standing ovation.

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Citizen's arrest: Auto-burglar caught by victim

Citizen's arrest: Auto-burglar caught by victim

November 11th, 2014 2:19 pm by Rain Smith

Police were dispatched to a fight in a parking lot of Holston Valley Medical Center, where a man returned to his vehicle to find someone "making sure the door was shut."

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Possible drive-by SUV flees police in Church Hill

Possible drive-by SUV flees police in Church Hill

November 11th, 2014 12:04 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are continuing to search for suspects in Friday afternoon's drive-by shooting, while the vehicle believed to have been used may have later eluded an officer in Church Hill.

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Wellmont's value — Health system offers plenty for potential partner

Wellmont's value — Health system offers plenty for potential partner

November 11th, 2014 10:50 am by Hank Hayes

In the recent health care acquisition environment, most providers have been taking on one hospital at a time. Wellmont, in contrast, has a half dozen hospitals in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Obama inflames divisive debate on 'net neutrality'

Obama inflames divisive debate on 'net neutrality'

November 11th, 2014 10:34 am by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer

Depending on whom you listen to, the rules could unleash future innovation and create jobs — or stifle innovation and kill jobs. The divisive and often confusing debate has intensified now that Obama has entered the fray.

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