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Video: KPD welcomes 'Elvira' to SWAT

Video: KPD welcomes 'Elvira' to SWAT

October 7th, 2013 10:50 am by Matthew Lane

“Elvira” is the newest member of the KPD SWAT team — an Avatar I tactical robot from the California-based company Robotex Inc. The SWAT team attended a tactical school in Washington, D.C., back in September and won the $7,500 robot in a drawing.

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VIDEO: Hawkins BOE celebrates accomplishments including perfect ACT scores

VIDEO: Hawkins BOE celebrates accomplishments including perfect ACT scores

October 6th, 2013 3:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three Hawkins County students were presented a certificate by Director of Schools Charlotte Britton at the beginning of Thursday’s BOE meeting, and received a standing ovation from the board and audience.

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Update: Kingsport alderman found not guilty for DUI (expanded version plus video)

Update: Kingsport alderman found not guilty for DUI (expanded version plus video)

October 4th, 2013 12:33 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport alderman has been found not guilty of driving under the influence after officers destroyed evidence and did not give him his Miranda rights.

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Raiders Can Make a Difference: North's annual food drive

October 3rd, 2013 7:21 pm by David Grace

Sullivan North students spend time gathering and loading food for the Second Harvest Food Bank on Thursday.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Revolutionary War vet’s grave getting makeover for Heritage Days ceremony - VIDEO

October 1st, 2013 3:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Oct. 12, during Rogersville’s annual Heritage Days Festival, the local SAR will sponsor a grave marking program at the Alexander Cemetery on North Depot Street a couple of blocks from the festival on Main Street.

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Hawkins commission honors RCS student for swimming achievements

Hawkins commission honors RCS student for swimming achievements

September 25th, 2013 3:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County commissioners don’t always agree on everything, but one thing they can all agree on is that is that excellence and high achievement must be recognized, especially among the county’s youth.

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Hawkins commission debates one member’s conflict of interest

Hawkins commission debates one member’s conflict of interest - VIDEO

September 24th, 2013 8:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

Some would argue that with county elections coming up next May, Commissioner Charlie Freeman was singled out in a conflict of interest debate Monday for political reasons, to challenge County Mayor Melville Bailey’s authority.

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Update: Police ID pedestrian killed on Lynn Garden Drive

Update: Police ID pedestrian killed on Lynn Garden Drive

September 24th, 2013 7:30 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport Police Officer Matt McGuire says an individual attempting to walk across Lynn Garden Drive, from near the parking lot of the Highway Boutique, stepped into the path of a southbound Dodge Ram.

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Two arrested, two still sought  in Kingsport hit and run

Two arrested, two still sought in Kingsport hit and run

September 17th, 2013 11:09 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Police are searching for the occupants of a car that spurred a four-vehicle collision Friday afternoon, while two acquaintances accused of driving them from the scene have been arrested.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Prayer walk outside Hawkins jail focuses on inmates and their children - VIDEO

September 15th, 2013 8:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

“I’m going to pray for everybody inside here because I know how they feel right now, and they need it. I just served 28 days, and that was 28 days without my kids, so it was like a lifetime.” -- recovering drug addict and former jail inmate Patricia Ward

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