Kingsport Times News Wednesday, September 2, 2015
SNEAK PEEK: Take a first look at our new site and tell us what you think. »
News Regional & National
Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast 2nd-guessing

Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast 2nd-guessing

January 28th, 2015 7:32 am by BOB SALSBERG and WILLIAM J. KOLE, Associated Press

In the New York area a glancing blow left forecasters apologizing and politicians defending their near-total shutdown on travel.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Local union president pleads guilty to federal theft charge

Local union president pleads guilty to federal theft charge

January 27th, 2015 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say in September and October of 2010, Durham took $2,638 from the union for travel expenses after she had already been reimbursed by either the union or the VA.

Comments
News Photos Local News Business & Technology
The end of an era: Rogersville's Otis Home Center going out of business

The end of an era: Rogersville's Otis Home Center going out of business

January 27th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

After 63 years in business, third generation operator Phillip Henard and his wife Karen are closing Rogersville's only family-owned furniture and appliance store.

Comments
News Community Local News
Buffalo Mountain Camp hires director to lead relocation to Bays Mountain

Buffalo Mountain Camp hires director to lead relocation to Bays Mountain

January 27th, 2015 8:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Most recently, Rev. Jeff Wadley was the pastor of Sycamore Tree United Methodist Church in Maryville. He established the church in 2001 and said his previous experience in growing that church will help him develop the new youth camp.

Comments
News Regional & National
Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

January 27th, 2015 7:01 pm by Associated Press

The church is promising to support some housing and job protections for gays and lesbians in exchange for legal protections for believers who object to the behavior of others.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
'Taxing times' Local agency offering free tax preparation

'Taxing times' Local agency offering free tax preparation

January 27th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

"This is for basic taxes. We don't do farm income, business income with losses, depreciations or things like that. But anything else that's considered basic taxes, we can take care of here for free," said Karen Davidson.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

January 27th, 2015 6:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The company said it will bring gigabit-speed service to Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta; and Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte in North Carolina. Google officials said five Western cities remain in the running for fiber down the line.

Comments
News Local News Police Blotter
Neglect suspect claims DCS approved boozing and babysitting

Neglect suspect claims DCS approved boozing and babysitting

January 27th, 2015 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

Anonymous complaints from Westside Inn alleged that a woman, "dropped her young child on the ground while outside her room."

Comments
News Local News
Sheriff helps to convince Hawkins Commission to OK UTV purchase

Sheriff helps to convince Hawkins Commission to OK UTV purchase

January 27th, 2015 12:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

EMA Director Gary Murrell opted to use an $8,400 grant from Walmart to purchase the UTV — also known as a Utility Task Vehicle or a Utility Terrain Vehicle — with the remainder of the $15,901 cost being paid from within the EMA budget.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

January 27th, 2015 12:29 pm by TERRY TANG, Associated Press

Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix by kickoff Sunday.

Comments