Kingsport Times News Monday, November 24, 2014
News Crime Local News
Thieves steal 200 pounds of copper from Food City refrigeration units

Thieves steal 200 pounds of copper from Food City refrigeration units

January 8th, 2014 2:11 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating the theft of copper out of Food City refrigeration units, left stored inside trailers behind a local store.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Survey: US companies add 238K jobs, most in year

Survey: US companies add 238K jobs, most in year

January 8th, 2014 1:37 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

A private survey shows U.S. businesses added the most jobs in a year in December, powered by a big gain in construction. The figures are the latest evidence that the economy gained momentum at the end of 2013.

Comments
News Regional & National
At least 11 flu deaths reported in Tenn.

At least 11 flu deaths reported in Tenn.

January 8th, 2014 1:15 pm by Associated Press

Health officials in Tennessee are urging more people to get vaccinations for the flu after at least 11 people have died from complications of the virus so far this season.

Comments
News Local News Regional & National Education
Wise County officials cut ribbon on new Union High School

Wise County officials cut ribbon on new Union High School

January 8th, 2014 8:34 am by Stephen Igo

Packed with the latest high tech everything, from the state of the art performing stage to labs to climate control and all else, Union High School is everything the county’s old high schools weren’t and could never be.

Comments
News Regional & National
More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

January 8th, 2014 8:09 am by By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun (MCT)

Even the most mundane traffic stop can devolve into a dispute, and supporters say a recording can guard all sides from unfounded allegations. But the new technology has also proved difficult to reconcile with concerns about privacy and consent.

Comments
News Regional & National
Arctic air eases its grip on much of the US

Arctic air eases its grip on much of the US

January 8th, 2014 8:02 am by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

An arctic blast eased its grip on much of the U.S. on Wednesday, with winds calming and the weather warming slightly a day after temperature records — some more than a century-old — shattered up and down the Eastern Seaboard.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Man claiming to have gun robs Blountville pharmacy

Man claiming to have gun robs Blountville pharmacy

January 7th, 2014 5:42 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE — Police are searching for a man who allegedly claimed he was armed with a gun and threatened to kill employees of a Blountville drug store if the pharmacist would not give him drugs.

Comments
News Business & Technology
Hubble reveals galaxies from 13.2 billion years ago

Hubble reveals galaxies from 13.2 billion years ago

January 7th, 2014 5:41 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “I like to call it cosmic dawn,” Hubble astronomer Jennifer Lotz said at the American Astronomical Society convention in Washington. “It’s when the lights are coming on.”

Comments
News Regional & National
Newspaper behind bars boasts compelling storytelling

Newspaper behind bars boasts compelling storytelling

January 7th, 2014 1:45 pm by By Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The scene was almost indistinguishable from that in any other newsroom. Editors sat around chatting about the next issue and tinkering with stories. Front pages were tacked up on the walls, and family photos were taped to computer terminals.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
TVA says peak power was second highest for winter

TVA says peak power was second highest for winter

January 7th, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority preliminary figures show demand for power at 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday reached the second highest winter peak in TVA history.

Comments