Kingsport Times News Friday, July 3, 2015
News Local News
Fun Fest details; higher gas tax proposed; major road work in Kingsport and more stories you may have missed

Fun Fest details; higher gas tax proposed; major road work in Kingsport and more stories you may have missed

June 22nd, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

Comments
News Local News Education
Kingsport schools plan Educators Hall of Fame

Kingsport schools plan Educators Hall of Fame

June 22nd, 2014 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

If you had a teacher or other Kingsport City Schools employee who taught you well and made a difference in your life and those of others, you soon may have a chance to help give that person recognition.

Comments
News Faith
Presbyterians to sell stock  as protest against Israel

Presbyterians to sell stock as protest against Israel

June 22nd, 2014 12:21 am by JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Friday became the most prominent religious group in the United States to endorse divestment as a protest against Israeli policies toward Palestinians.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
SW Va.  man denied sentence reduction for child porn convictions

SW Va. man denied sentence reduction for child porn convictions

June 21st, 2014 11:00 pm by Wes Bunch

Kyle Andrew Perkins, 26, of Rose Hill, was also charged with child pornography-related counts after entering plea agreements.

Comments
News Local News
County, cities get price break on new radio system

County, cities get price break on new radio system

June 21st, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Sullivan County and its cities are teaming up with the state of Tennessee on its statewide 800 MHz emergency radio system. The new digital, IP system will replace the decade-old analog system.

Comments
News Local News
Contractor cites cost changes in stadium renovation project

Contractor cites cost changes in stadium renovation project

June 21st, 2014 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The J. Fred Johnson Stadium renovation and expansion project calls for the addition of approximately 1,000 seats to the grandstand, a new two-story press box, new restrooms and other improvements.

Comments
News Photos Local News Outdoors

Photo Gallery: Warriors Path Park Summer Program

June 21st, 2014 2:15 pm by David Grace

Some of next week's activities include: night hikes, canoe rides, chalk sidewalk drawing, how to keep children safe in the woods.

Comments
News
US, Iran, longtime enemies, now potential partners

US, Iran, longtime enemies, now potential partners

June 21st, 2014 1:19 pm by DEB RIECHMANN and BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

How is it that adversaries that haven't trusted each other for 35 years could cooperate on Iraq today?

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
VA: 65 percent of senior executives got bonuses

VA: 65 percent of senior executives got bonuses

June 21st, 2014 10:52 am by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

More than 300 VA executives were paid a total of $2.7 million in bonuses last year, said Gina Farrisee, assistant VA secretary for human resources and administration.

Comments
News Business & Technology
Without fanfare, Obama advances transgender rights

Without fanfare, Obama advances transgender rights

June 21st, 2014 10:50 am by LISA LEFF, Associated Press

The Office of Personnel Management announced that government-contracted health insurers could start covering the cost of gender reassignment surgeries for federal employees, retirees and their survivors, ending a 40-year prohibition.

Comments