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Bicyclist killed in collision with pickup in Blountville

Bicyclist killed in collision with pickup in Blountville

April 21st, 2015 10:48 pm by Staff report

The 18-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene in the 4000 block of Island Road.

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Woman recounts alleged sexual assault by former alderman

Woman recounts alleged sexual assault by former alderman

April 21st, 2015 8:29 pm by Nick Shepherd

More serious charges could be in store for a former Kingsport alderman, including attempt to commit aggravated rape and kidnapping, after he appeared in a Bristol courtroom Tuesday afternoon.

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Increase reported in Tri-Cities home closings

Increase reported in Tri-Cities home closings

April 21st, 2015 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

So far this year, single-family and condominium sales across the region totaled $151.1 million - $4.4 million more than during the first three months of last year.

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Tennessee school voucher proposal fails again

Tennessee school voucher proposal fails again

April 21st, 2015 3:55 pm by Associated Press

The legislation, or "opportunity scholarship," would let parents move a child from a failing public school to a private school with funding from the state.

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Sullivan County mail thief snatches account info

Sullivan County mail thief snatches account info

April 21st, 2015 3:07 pm by Rain Smith

Police are suggesting that some residents of Sullivan County review their bank statements if they mail checks to pay bills, as recent thefts from mailboxes have compromised accounts and led to fraudulent charges.

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Man fends off alien invasion with hammer

Man fends off alien invasion with hammer

April 21st, 2015 1:41 pm by Rain Smith

A deputy responded to a complaint of an intoxicated man at a Bristol mobile home park, with the suspect allegedly "waving a hammer in the air and yelling aliens were coming to get him."

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KPD: DNA links woman to pharmacy burglary

KPD: DNA links woman to pharmacy burglary

April 21st, 2015 12:13 pm by Rain Smith

Blood found in a Kingsport pharmacy has led to the arrest of a burglary suspect, more than 14 months after she allegedly made away from the store with bottles of oxycodone and Xanax.

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Exchange Place welcomes lambs

Exchange Place welcomes lambs - VIDEO

April 21st, 2015 9:00 am by Marci Gore

KINGSPORT - The spring lambs have arrived at Exchange Place, and visitors to the living history farm's Spring Garden Fair this weekend will have an opportunity to see the new babies for themselves.

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'Neighborhood Protection Act' headed to governor

'Neighborhood Protection Act' headed to governor

April 21st, 2015 8:25 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A proposal that would help homeowner associations or neighborhood watch groups keep repeat offenders out of their communities is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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Sullivan OKs    leasing  45 new vehicles for sheriff's department

Sullivan OKs leasing 45 new vehicles for sheriff's department

April 20th, 2015 9:37 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - The Sullivan County Commission said yes Monday to 45 new vehicles for the Sullivan County Sheriff's Department. Most of the new rides will go into service for patrol deputies.

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