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Man high on meth seen trying to dig holes in the road with his hands

Man high on meth seen trying to dig holes in the road with his hands

June 15th, 2015 7:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville residents on Watterson Street told police they feared for their safety last week when a Kingsport man who was admittedly high on the potent "Ice" type of meth was observed attempting to dig a hole in the road with his hands.

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DUI suspect who gave police the finger faces felony evading charge

DUI suspect who gave police the finger faces felony evading charge

June 15th, 2015 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Mount Carmel man is facing a slew of charges including felony evading arrest and DUI after leading police on a speed limit pursuit to his driveway Sunday that allegedly included lane swerving and "obscene finger gestures."

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KTG announces 2015-16 lineup, including new downtown series

KTG announces 2015-16 lineup, including new downtown series

June 15th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Ten new shows - including "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Steel Magnolias" - will be coming to Kingsport, half at the Renaissance Center and half in downtown Kingsport in a new "KTG: Downtown" series.

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Hawkins BOLO leads to pills, ounce of pot and 'blunts'

Hawkins BOLO leads to pills, ounce of pot and 'blunts'

June 15th, 2015 4:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Around 4:20 p.m. Saturday Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Nathan Simpson received a be on the lookout for a green Chevy truck on Burem Road near Rogersville that had crossed the center line and nearly struck another vehicle.

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Good news for motorists, gas prices expected to decline through end of 2015

Good news for motorists, gas prices expected to decline through end of 2015

June 15th, 2015 3:07 pm by Holly Nelms

AAA says summer gas prices are the lowest they've been in five years, with motorists currently saving nearly $15 for a full tank of gas. Currently, the average price for gas in Tennessee is $2.58.

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Kingsport church hopes new road leads to residential development

Kingsport church hopes new road leads to residential development

June 15th, 2015 12:51 pm by Matthew Lane

Christ Fellowship Church will soon have a new entrance road off Rock Springs Road to allow for better access and to help alleviate congestion along Westfield Drive. But that's not all the new road is expected to do.

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Mayor: Not enough time to close N.C. beach between shark attacks

Mayor: Not enough time to close N.C. beach between shark attacks

June 15th, 2015 9:54 am by Associated Press

A 12-year-old girl was attacked just after 4 p.m. Sunday in Oak Island, and a 16-year-old boy was attacked less than two hours later about two miles away.

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After 6 months of consideration, Jeb Bush ready for '16 race

After 6 months of consideration, Jeb Bush ready for '16 race

June 15th, 2015 9:53 am by STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Jeb Bush is ready to launch a Republican presidential bid months in the making on Monday by asserting his commitment to the "most vulnerable in our society," an approach targeting the broader American electorate

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Spokane NAACP head under pressure over racial-identity flap

Spokane NAACP head under pressure over racial-identity flap

June 15th, 2015 9:52 am by Staff Report

The leader of the NAACP in Spokane is facing calls to step aside after her parents said the 37-year-old activist falsely portrayed herself as black for years.

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Relatives: Man tied to Dallas shooting was mentally unstable

Relatives: Man tied to Dallas shooting was mentally unstable

June 15th, 2015 9:51 am by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

James Boulware told family members that he had foreseen a deadly Japanese tsunami and the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting in his dreams. And he seethed at police, blaming them for the lost custody of his son.

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