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Facilities study about to get underway

Facilities study about to get underway

August 16th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The timeline is for the final report and recommendations, shaped by separate steering committees and community input sessions for each system, are to be done and presented to the Kingsport and Sullivan County Boards of Education in early March.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

August 16th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This weeks stories include a robbery victim recognizing the robber as her grandson's friend, a Kingsport man being charged with child abuse, a DUI driver triggering a head-on collision and a woman thwarting an abduction attempt, among others

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Hawkins lawyer suspended for not responding to new complaint of misconduct

Hawkins lawyer suspended for not responding to new complaint of misconduct

August 16th, 2014 11:08 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County attorney John Anderson is facing complaints of misconduct which included allegations of lying to a judge, lying to his clients, ignoring clients, and filing paperwork for clients which was "replete with errors."

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Coming back from the dark: Scott County teacher shares her story of suicide attempt, battle with depression

Coming back from the dark: Scott County teacher shares her story of suicide attempt, battle with depression

August 16th, 2014 10:00 am by Marci Gore

Christi Copeland Stapleton was just 16 when, after an argument with a boyfriend, she decided she wanted to end her life. "I went and got a bottle of sleeping pills and swallowed 15 of them," she said.

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1 killed in tanker truck fire on I-65 in Tennessee

1 killed in tanker truck fire on I-65 in Tennessee

August 15th, 2014 11:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A tanker truck explosion and fire in Middle Tennessee killed one person early Friday, and authorities said the southbound lanes of Interstate 65 could be closed until Monday afternoon.

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SCSO holding 5k race on Saturday

SCSO holding 5k race on Saturday

August 15th, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Traffic will be delayed around Blountville Saturday morning as the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office hosts their third annual Hot pursuit 5k and two mile walk.

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Johnson City man pleads guilty to child porn charges in federal court

Johnson City man pleads guilty to child porn charges in federal court

August 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A 67-year-old Johnson City man has agreed to plead guilty to distributing child pornography after federal agents caught him sending unsolicited emails with a link to child porn and erotica photos.

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Texas' Perry charged with coercion for veto threat

Texas' Perry charged with coercion for veto threat

August 15th, 2014 8:01 pm by Associated Press

The Texas governor stands accused of abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption.

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Tennessee man sought after missed court appearance

Tennessee man sought after missed court appearance

August 15th, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

A central Tennessee man facing multiple sex-related charged involving a minor is being sought after police say he cut off an ankle monitor and skipped town ahead of a court date.

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Police identify officer in shooting of unarmed teenager

Police identify officer in shooting of unarmed teenager

August 15th, 2014 7:00 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press; ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

Police on Friday identified the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager and released documents alleging the young man had been suspected of stealing a $48.99 box of cigars from a convenience store

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