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Man allegedly leaves toddler to die in hot SUV, charged with murder

Man allegedly leaves toddler to die in hot SUV, charged with murder

June 20th, 2014 8:02 am by By Craig Schneider, Alexis Stevens and Rosalind Bentley, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

ATLANTA — The suspect's friends believe his account to police that he made the terrible mistake of forgetting to drop off the 22-month-old at day care before going in to work Wednesday

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CDC employees may have been exposed to anthrax

CDC employees may have been exposed to anthrax

June 20th, 2014 8:00 am by By Misty Williams, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

The exposure happened after workers in a lab at the CDC's Clifton campus failed to fully inactivate the bacteria while preparing samples for research.

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NETWORKS reports surge in new business prospects in June

NETWORKS reports surge in new business prospects in June

June 20th, 2014 7:46 am by Rick Wagner

The NETWORKS — Sullivan Partnership continues moving ahead with its new branding campaign and renewed focus on new and existing business and industry, according to new Chief Executive Officer Clay Walker.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Trove of blacksmith shop artifacts found under historic Amis House tree trunk

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Trove of blacksmith shop artifacts found under historic Amis House tree trunk - VIDEO

June 20th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

They found old tools, hammers, scissors, buckles, horseshoes, tongs, hinges, and other items, as well as a lot of slag, which is a stony waste matter separated from metals during the smelting or refining of ore.

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Gate City man pleads guilty to insurance fraud

Gate City man pleads guilty to insurance fraud

June 20th, 2014 12:08 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Southwest Virginia man who claimed a lightning strike killed more than a dozen head of cattle pleaded guilty to insurance fraud during an appearance this week in Scott County court.

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Kingsport BOE approves $67.1 million budget for 2014-15

Kingsport BOE approves $67.1 million budget for 2014-15

June 19th, 2014 11:48 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — City school leaders approved a 2014-15 general purpose budget of more than $67.1 million in a called meeting Thursday night.

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Russia moving troops to Ukraine border, pressuring Kiev on EU pact

Russia moving troops to Ukraine border, pressuring Kiev on EU pact

June 19th, 2014 10:00 pm by By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Russia has sent thousands of additional troops to its border with Ukraine following the Kiev leadership's announcement that it will sign an economic association pact with the European Union next week.

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8 miles of Kingsport roads getting fresh asphalt

8 miles of Kingsport roads getting fresh asphalt

June 19th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A major resurfacing project taking place in downtown Kingsport has drawn people's attention on social media sites, with many questioning the work taking place and why Center Street has been reduced to three lanes.

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Falling tree kills NY man in Abingdon

Falling tree kills NY man in Abingdon

June 19th, 2014 8:30 pm by Wes Bunch

ABINGDON — A New York man died Thursday afternoon after being struck by a tree that fell during a thunderstorm that swept through downtown Abingdon.

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92-year-old Hawkins woman reports $7,000 worth of jewelry stolen

92-year-old Hawkins woman reports $7,000 worth of jewelry stolen

June 19th, 2014 8:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

Responding HCSO Deputy Mark Herrell said there was no signs of forced entry at the residence.

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