Kingsport Times News Wednesday, August 20, 2014
News Local News
RCS students ranked among the best in state for testing 'proficient or advanced'

RCS students ranked among the best in state for testing 'proficient or advanced'

August 17th, 2014 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

When Rogersville City School's TCAP accountability data released last week is compared to the rest of the state, it turns out that Rogersville's independent K-8 school ranks in the top-10 in several subjects.

Comments
News Regional & National
Police deploy tear gas to impose Ferguson curfew

Police deploy tear gas to impose Ferguson curfew

August 17th, 2014 1:40 pm by DAVID A. LIEB and JIM SALTER, Associated Press

The first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Mo., ended with tear gas and seven arrests after police dressed in riot gear used armored vehicles to disperse defiant protesters who refused to leave.

Comments
News Community Local News
Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

August 17th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include a lawsuit being filed by the mother of a victim killed in a car wreck, a community celebration in Church Hill, an SUV crashing into a local business, a false bomb report, among others

Comments
News Local News
Rascals Teen Center closing

Rascals Teen Center closing

August 17th, 2014 10:00 am by Matthew Lane

Located in downtown Kingsport, Rascals opened in February 1987 as a teen recreation center where youth from the region could come to socialize in a drug and alcohol-free environment.

Comments
News Community Local News
Scott County Ruritan club helps teachers, students

Scott County Ruritan club helps teachers, students

August 16th, 2014 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

Following a catered barbeque lunch, members of the Wadlow Gap Ruritan Club presented tote bags filled with at least $100 worth of school supplies to every teacher at the school.

Comments
News Community Local News
Bridge Home groundbreaking to be held Wednesday

Bridge Home groundbreaking to be held Wednesday

August 16th, 2014 6:00 pm by Staff reports

It's been a long time coming and represents a lot of answered prayers, according to a Bridge Home No-Kill Animal Rescue official who said the organization will finally break ground on a permanent home.

Comments
News Local News
Special state senate election is Tuesday

Special state senate election is Tuesday

August 16th, 2014 4:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Vying for the senate seat are state Del. A. Benton 'Ben' Chafin Jr., R-Lebanon, Democrat Mike Hymes, a member of the Tazewell County Board of Supervisors, and independent Rick A. Mullins, director of a Clintwood funeral home.

Comments
News Local News
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.

Comments
News Crime Local News
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

Comments
News Local News
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."

Comments