Kingsport Times News Thursday, July 2, 2015
News Regional & National
No safety concerns raised in Ebola vaccine trial, researchers say

No safety concerns raised in Ebola vaccine trial, researchers say

November 29th, 2014 9:26 am by By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Initial human testing of a top Ebola vaccine candidate demonstrated that the drug was safe and provoked a strong immune response, according to researchers.

Comments
News Regional & National
15 arrested at demonstration in Ferguson

15 arrested at demonstration in Ferguson

November 29th, 2014 9:24 am by PHILLIP LUCAS, Associated Press; TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press

Several stores lowered their security doors or locked entrances as at least 200 protesters sprawled onto the floor while chanting, "Stop shopping and join the movement," at the Galleria mall a few miles south of Ferguson, Missouri

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
Tennessee inmate sentenced to death in 1985 dies in prison

Tennessee inmate sentenced to death in 1985 dies in prison

November 28th, 2014 11:43 pm by Associated Press

Department of Correction spokeswoman Neysa Taylor says 52-year-old Gregory Thompson was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon.

Comments
News Photos Local News Business & Technology

Shoppers around Kingsport celebrate Black Friday

November 28th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Black Friday 2014 may be remembered as the year the iconic U.S. shopping day morphed into something that could be called Black November.

Comments
News Local News
Sullivan to get dose of grants to fight prescription problem

Sullivan to get dose of grants to fight prescription problem

November 28th, 2014 8:59 pm by Nick Shepherd

"There are lots of national indicators saying Tennessee has high rates of opioid use," said Angie McKinney Jones, director of Prevention Services for the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

Comments
News Regional & National
Magicians stage effort to restore Houdini's grave

Magicians stage effort to restore Houdini's grave

November 28th, 2014 6:52 pm by Associated Press

Nestled next to the late Lewins, Blums and Levys in a spooky old cemetery in New York City lies the final resting place of America's most legendary magician, interred under a granite monument that bears his stage name in bold letters.

Comments
News Local News
City's oldest continuinally operated business honors shared by five businesses

City's oldest continuinally operated business honors shared by five businesses

November 28th, 2014 5:15 pm by Vince Staten

Gail Cole's question: "What is Kingsport's longest continuously operating business at this time? The last brochure states it's Citizens Supply Company. However, that, as an entity, has closed."

Comments
News Local News Education
Honor roll: Kingsport schools one of eight Tennessee districts to make listing

Honor roll: Kingsport schools one of eight Tennessee districts to make listing

November 28th, 2014 4:15 pm by Rick Wagner

"I applaud these students for the perseverance and dedication they have shown through attempting and succeeding in such rigorous course offerings," D-B Principal Chris Hampton said.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
Sticky fingers? Police: Woman lifted $100,000 worth of hair gel

Sticky fingers? Police: Woman lifted $100,000 worth of hair gel

November 28th, 2014 2:59 pm by Associated Press

A Millington woman has been charged with taking $100,000 worth of hair gel from an Ampro factory in Tennessee. Officers say 44-year-old Lisa Dowell took 24 pallets of the product during a three-month period last year.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
Update:  Man who fired  more than 100 rounds in downtown Austin dies in confrontation

Update: Man who fired more than 100 rounds in downtown Austin dies in confrontation

November 28th, 2014 1:16 pm by JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press

"With all the people on the streets, we're very fortunate. I give thanks that no one but the suspect is injured or deceased," said Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo.

Comments