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Mount Carmel businessman leading charge to save Senior Center

Mount Carmel businessman leading charge to save Senior Center - VIDEO

March 23rd, 2015 10:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

There is evidence that a $50,000 grant transferred from Hawkins County to Mount Carmel to build City Hall nearly 40 years ago included provisions requiring permanent space in the facility be allotted for use by senior citizens.

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Hunger First receives large food donation

Hunger First receives large food donation

March 23rd, 2015 7:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Food Lion of Gate City donated 1,500 food items to the no-questions asked free store, located on Myrtle Street in Kingsport. It was enough items to fill an entire pick-up truck and expected to make 850 meals.

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KPD searches for felony theft suspects

KPD searches for felony theft suspects

March 23rd, 2015 3:09 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are seeking tips on a pair of felony theft suspects: one who allegedly walked out of Walmart with $1,500 in merchandise, another who reportedly scammed a woman with "roofing repairs."

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This has been a nightmare.':  Botched room addition results in criminal investigation

This has been a nightmare.': Botched room addition results in criminal investigation - VIDEO

March 22nd, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Two area building contractors are now the subject of a criminal investigation after allegedly building a $30,000 room addition so poorly in Mount Carmel late last year that it literally had to be torn down before it fell down and hurt someone.

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DA says  repeal of Intractable Pain Act bad news for shady pain clinics

DA says repeal of Intractable Pain Act bad news for shady pain clinics - VIDEO

March 21st, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Video Report: "Suboxone is a drug that can be useful for getting someone off of oxycodone, but it's not supposed to be a substitute. What has happened in a lot of these clinics is it's become a substitute, and ... it has street value now."

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Several Hawkins churches, pharmacies offering parents free drug test kits

Several Hawkins churches, pharmacies offering parents free drug test kits - VIDEO

March 20th, 2015 5:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Video Report: A list of locations where free drug tests are available to parents was released Thursday by Hawkins County Anti-Drug Coalition director Alice Snodgrass during the group's monthly meeting in Rogersville.

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Legally prescribed drugs account for more than half of drug addicted newborns

Legally prescribed drugs account for more than half of drug addicted newborns - VIDEO

March 20th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

This past year 957 neonatal abstinence syndrome cases were reported in Tennessee. Of those 2014 cases, 527 were supervised patients using suboxone, subutex, or another legally prescribed narcotic.

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Kingsport Public Library's annual book sale opens

Kingsport Public Library's annual book sale opens - VIDEO

March 19th, 2015 1:35 pm by David Grace

The Kingsport Public Library's annual book sale starts today at 5 p.m. with more than 30,000 books from all categories on sale.

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Photos and video: Carousel animals parade to Kingsport Farmers Market

Photos and video: Carousel animals parade to Kingsport Farmers Market - VIDEO

March 16th, 2015 7:00 pm by David Grace

On Monday, carousel animals and carvers paraded from The Flying Pig gallery on Broad Street to the new Roundhouse at the Kingsport Farmers Market on Clinchfield Street.

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Hawkins commissioners blast EMS over harassment, slander

Hawkins commissioners blast EMS over harassment, slander - VIDEO

March 16th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

When an ambulance employee giggled during the Hawkins County Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, it was the last straw for chairman Bob Palmer.

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