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The Inter-Mountain
Alpha Natural Resources emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcywas appointed CEO of the reorganized company. Alpha and its affiliates will hav
Alpha Natural Resources emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 5 hours ago
was appointed CEO of the reorganized company. Alpha and its affiliates will have offices in Julian, West Virginia, and Kingsport, Tennessee, supporting operations at 14 mining complexes in central Appalachia. Stetson said in the release that... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Alpha Natural Resources emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcywas appointed CEO of the reorganized company. Alpha and its affiliates will hav
Alpha Natural Resources emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 hours ago
was appointed CEO of the reorganized company. Alpha and its affiliates will have offices in Julian, West Virginia, and Kingsport, Tennessee, supporting operations at 14 mining complexes in central Appalachia. Stetson said in the release that... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Alpha Natural Resources emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcywas appointed CEO of the reorganized company. Alpha and its affiliates will hav
Alpha Natural Resources emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
was appointed CEO of the reorganized company. Alpha and its affiliates will have offices in Julian, West Virginia, and Kingsport, Tennessee, supporting operations at 14 mining complexes in central Appalachia. Stetson said in the release that... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Tri Cities Leadership Dinnerour cities. We all want our individual cities to grow but we need to look at th
Tri Cities Leadership Dinner
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 hours ago
our cities. We all want our individual cities to grow but we need to look at the region as well,” said Darrell Duncan, Kingsport City Alderman. Leaders from the region said the door is open now to better communication Chad Keen, Bristol, TN... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Alpha Natural Resources emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcywas appointed CEO of the reorganized company. Alpha and its affiliates will hav
Alpha Natural Resources emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 hours ago
was appointed CEO of the reorganized company. Alpha and its affiliates will have offices in Julian, West Virginia, and Kingsport, Tennessee, supporting operations at 14 mining complexes in central Appalachia. Stetson said in the release that... Read more
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WPBF Palm Beach
Martin County officials encourage businesses affected by algae crisis to sign up for resourcesapplications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processin
Martin County officials encourage businesses affected by algae crisis to sign up for resources
WPBF Palm Beach / Posted 11 hours ago
applications should be mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. Completed loan applications must be returned to SBA no later than Nov. 16. Martin... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Alpha Natural Resources emerges from bankruptcyits remaining mines in West Virginia and Kentucky. The streamlined Alpha will h
Alpha Natural Resources emerges from bankruptcy
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 12 hours ago
its remaining mines in West Virginia and Kentucky. The streamlined Alpha will have offices in Julian, West Virginia, and Kingsport, and will be led by new CEO David Stetson. Contura is also private and is making its base of operations in... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Phil Roe discusses VA hospital improvement in Kingsportamong the problems with Veteran's Affairs hospitals that the government is work
Phil Roe discusses VA hospital improvement in Kingsport
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 hours ago
among the problems with Veteran's Affairs hospitals that the government is working to solve. Tuesday a group of veterans in Kingsport got first-hand look into a new report. Congressman Phil Roe was at the meeting discussing problems he's working to... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Kingsport celebrating back to school eventStudents in Kingsport will be heading back to school next week, and Kinsport Ci
Kingsport celebrating back to school event
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 14 hours ago
Students in Kingsport will be heading back to school next week, and Kinsport City Schools held its 7th annual Back to School Expo at the Kingsport Town Center on Tuesday. Festivities began at 3 p.m. with performances from the Dobyns-Bennett band,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Retired teachers inducted into hall of fameFour retired teachers were inducted into the Kingsport City Schools Hall of Fam
Retired teachers inducted into hall of fame
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 14 hours ago
Four retired teachers were inducted into the Kingsport City Schools Hall of Fame Tuesday. It was the second group to ever be inducted. Margaret Bays, Bill Hull, Cecil Puckett and Lib Dudney were recognized for their service to the school... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Alpha Natural Resources announces emergence from bankruptcywith a solid financial foundation and a strong team to continue to mine and sel
Alpha Natural Resources announces emergence from bankruptcy
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 14 hours ago
with a solid financial foundation and a strong team to continue to mine and sell coal,” CEO David Stetson said. Alpha and its affiliates will have offices in Julian W. Va. and Kingsport, Tenn. which will support operations at 14 mining com... Read more
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The Houma Courier
4 former Morgan City housing authority employees sentencedU.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley said in news release 78-year-old Charles E. Span
4 former Morgan City housing authority employees sentenced
The Houma Courier / Posted 20 hours ago
U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley said in news release 78-year-old Charles E. Spann, of Kingsport, Tennessee, was sentenced to 36 months in prison. Thirty-eight-year-old Tori Johnson, of Morgan City, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison.... Read more
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The Daily Comet
4 former Morgan City housing authority employees sentencedU.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley said in news release 78-year-old Charles E. Span
4 former Morgan City housing authority employees sentenced
The Daily Comet / Posted 20 hours ago
U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley said in news release 78-year-old Charles E. Spann, of Kingsport, Tennessee, was sentenced to 36 months in prison. Thirty-eight-year-old Tori Johnson, of Morgan City, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison.... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
4 former Morgan City housing authority employees sentencedto theft of half a million dollars. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley said in new
4 former Morgan City housing authority employees sentenced
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 21 hours ago
to theft of half a million dollars. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley said in news release 78-year-old Charles E. Spann, of Kingsport, Tennessee, was sentenced to 36 months in prison. Thirty-eight-year-old Tori Johnson, of Morgan City, was sentenced... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Pokemon Go increasing Tri Cities downtown business salesin. They are down here 1, 2, 3 o'clock in the morning when we leave still," sai
Pokemon Go increasing Tri Cities downtown business sales
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
in. They are down here 1, 2, 3 o'clock in the morning when we leave still," said Joshua Chrisley, manager of Macados in Kingsport. There is a feature in the app called PokeStops, vital for the players to collect items so they can catch them... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Young robotics team shows balloon footage from 125,000 feetThe First Appalachian Robotics Team launched a weather balloon with sensors at
Young robotics team shows balloon footage from 125,000 feet
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted yesterday
The First Appalachian Robotics Team launched a weather balloon with sensors at Kingsport's Fun Fest over the weekend. The team has brought us the incredible footage from the balloon’s payload. It rose more than 125,000 feet after being launched... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
2016 Wharf to Wharf: Mwangi wins sprint to finish over 2011 champ Kiprutobecome part of Mwangi’s reputation. Last weekend, he edged out Mekonen for seco
2016 Wharf to Wharf: Mwangi wins sprint to finish over 2011 champ Kipruto
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
become part of Mwangi’s reputation. Last weekend, he edged out Mekonen for second place at the Crazy 8s 8-kilometer race in Kingsport, Tenn. Race organizers had to go to a photo finish to see who earned the runner-up spot. Kipruto said he plans to... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Sunday night's Appy League scores and standings15 14 .517 - Greeneville (Astros) 16 15 .516 - Bristol (Pirates) 15 15 .500 ½
Sunday night's Appy League scores and standings
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
15 14 .517 - Greeneville (Astros) 16 15 .516 - Bristol (Pirates) 15 15 .500 ½ Elizabethton (Twins) 14 16 .467 1½ Kingsport (Mets) 12 18 .400 3½ Sunday's Games Princeton 5, Danville 2 Pulaski 7, Kingsport 6 Bristol 6, Greeneville... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Cancer support group celebrates stories with art showother people will know, you know, it's not really a death sentence,” said Marti
Cancer support group celebrates stories with art show
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
other people will know, you know, it's not really a death sentence,” said Martin. “You know its living, you are surviving and you are thriving." The art exhibits will be on display at the Renaissance Center in Kingsport until Wednesday, August 2... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Three state justices quietly facing retention votes on Aug. 4Gibson of Jackson and Arnold Golden of Memphis. The other four are Court of Cri
Three state justices quietly facing retention votes on Aug. 4
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Gibson of Jackson and Arnold Golden of Memphis. The other four are Court of Criminal Appeals Judges Robert Montgomery of Kingsport, Timothy Easter of Nashville, Robert Holloway of Columbia and Ross Dyer of Jackson. on the ballot The Supreme... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Lesson about the consequences of drunk driving taught at Fun FestToday is the last day of Kingsport's annual Fun Fest festival, and the day was
Lesson about the consequences of drunk driving taught at Fun Fest
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
Today is the last day of Kingsport's annual Fun Fest festival, and the day was filled with all kinds of events. While the theme of the festival was fun, there was an important lesson about the dangers of drunk driving. Organizers were teaching kids... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Wanted fugitive arrested after ramming U.S. Marshals' vehicleA man wanted for assault on a law enforcement official in Virginia was arrested
Wanted fugitive arrested after ramming U.S. Marshals' vehicle
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
A man wanted for assault on a law enforcement official in Virginia was arrested in Kingsport, Tenn. Friday after police say he rammed a U.S. Marshals' vehicle. According to authorities, the Smoky Mountains Fugitive Task Force of the United States... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Kingsport man arrested in connection with June hit-and-runA Kingsport man was arrested Thursday on multiple charges in connection with a
Kingsport man arrested in connection with June hit-and-run
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
A Kingsport man was arrested Thursday on multiple charges in connection with a hit-and-run that seriously injured two motorcyclists last month. Toby Lee Collins, 38, was charged with driving on a revoked license (second offense), leaving the scene... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
High temperatures causing cooling troublesIn our region, hot temperatures are taking a toll on many people who are in nee
High temperatures causing cooling troubles
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
In our region, hot temperatures are taking a toll on many people who are in need of cooling and heating pump repairs. Kingsport Air and Cooling technicians say they have been very busy lately fixing and replacing pumps. They say beating the heat... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Fun Fest showcases veteran's walkwalk-through. This year the exhibit is called "The Tennessee Version of Americ
Fun Fest showcases veteran's walk
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
walk-through. This year the exhibit is called "The Tennessee Version of American's Fallen" it has moved inside to the Kingsport Renaissance Center. 139 pictures of service men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice since 9/11 are part of... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Quinton Shelton appears in court.A man accused of murder in Kingsport was arraigned today in court. 21-year-old
Quinton Shelton appears in court.
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
A man accused of murder in Kingsport was arraigned today in court. 21-year-old Quinton Shelton's bond was set at $125,000. Shelton was arrested yesterday for shooting and killing an acquaintance. He was arraigned in court today on charges of second... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Aptos’ King named to all-state baseball team by Cal-Hi Sportsa 7-under 137 total. Pro baseball Viall strikes out 8 >> Santa Cruz’s Chris V
Aptos’ King named to all-state baseball team by Cal-Hi Sports
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
a 7-under 137 total. Pro baseball Viall strikes out 8 >> Santa Cruz’s Chris Viall allowed one run on three hits as the Kingsport Mets defeated the Elizabethton Twins 6-5 in Appalachian League action. The Soquel High alum started the game and... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Here comes Fun Fest and here comes the heatThe Kingsport Fun Fest activities continue, with "The Taste" three-day food-fil
Here comes Fun Fest and here comes the heat
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
The Kingsport Fun Fest activities continue, with "The Taste" three-day food-filled event which began today. With most of the activities outside at Fun Fest, there is concern over safety with rising temperatures in the region. Temperatures were... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Kids enjoy summer fun at 'Splash Dance'have some fun in the sun Wednesday. The annual Splash Dance event was held in f
Kids enjoy summer fun at 'Splash Dance'
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
have some fun in the sun Wednesday. The annual Splash Dance event was held in front of Andrew Johnson Elementary School in Kingsport. "I'm going to blow bubbles,” 9-year-old Elizabeth Hensley said. “Then, I'm going to catch some beach balls, if I... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Kingsport City Schools announces administrative appointments for upcoming school yearKingsport City Schools has announced its full slate of school administrative ap
Kingsport City Schools announces administrative appointments for upcoming school year
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
Kingsport City Schools has announced its full slate of school administrative appointments for the 2016-2017 school year. “As we look toward the upcoming school year, I am extremely excited about the administrative team in place to lead our district... Read more
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TribLIVE
Low-interest loans available to help those affected by flash floodingbe returned to the center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Pro
Low-interest loans available to help those affected by flash flooding
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
be returned to the center or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76155. The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Sept.... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Fun Fest Putt-Putt Tourney draws a large crowdTuesday. The highly anticipated Fun Fest Putt-Putt Tournament was held Tuesday
Fun Fest Putt-Putt Tourney draws a large crowd
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 7 days ago
Tuesday. The highly anticipated Fun Fest Putt-Putt Tournament was held Tuesday at Fun Center Putt Putt on Stone Drive in Kingsport. Players were braving the heat trying to get around the course in as few strokes as possible. Putters in nine... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
High temps don't stop outdoor workers in Kingsportoutside in general. For people working outside, a week of highs in the 90s is d
High temps don't stop outdoor workers in Kingsport
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 days ago
outside in general. For people working outside, a week of highs in the 90s is daunting, but it's just part of the job. In Kingsport, city paving crews are busiest between April and October, so summer he isn't anything new but workers are still... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Mulitple motorcycle crashes in the Tri-Cities area reminds drivers to be cautiousincluding a deadly one in Sullivan County. Now, officials are urging the publi
Mulitple motorcycle crashes in the Tri-Cities area reminds drivers to be cautious
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 days ago
including a deadly one in Sullivan County. Now, officials are urging the public to be cautious of motorcyclists. In Kingsport, officials say a motorcycle went up in flames. In Carter County, a man was taken to the hospital after a crash... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Locals react to Baton Rouge shootingsto go through gun courses. Not your basic shooting principles, none of that. Yo
Locals react to Baton Rouge shootings
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 days ago
to go through gun courses. Not your basic shooting principles, none of that. You know, I do tactical stuff," said Brown. Kingsport resident Benjamin Reece always felt that he never needed a gun. Now he's leaning in that direction. "I'm thinking... Read more
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FOX Business
Smith & Wesson to Buy Knife Maker Taylor Brands for $85 MillionInc., said Monday it would buy knife maker Taylor Brands for $85 million in cas
Smith & Wesson to Buy Knife Maker Taylor Brands for $85 Million
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
Inc., said Monday it would buy knife maker Taylor Brands for $85 million in cash, expanding its knife and tool portfolio. Kingsport, Tenn.-based Taylor Brands has been a longtime licensee for Smith & Wesson and M&P branded knives, and is the... Read more
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FOX Business
Smith & Wesson to Buy Knife Maker Taylor Brands for $85 Millionbuy knife maker Taylor Brands for $85 million in cash, expanding its knife and
Smith & Wesson to Buy Knife Maker Taylor Brands for $85 Million
FOX Business / Posted 8 days ago
buy knife maker Taylor Brands for $85 million in cash, expanding its knife and tool portfolio. Continue Reading Below Kingsport, Tenn.-based Taylor Brands has been a longtime licensee for Smith & Wesson and M&P branded knives, and is the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Early voting begins for Tennessee's August electiondifferent locations to choose from. The National Guard Armory in Bristol, the E
Early voting begins for Tennessee's August election
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 9 days ago
different locations to choose from. The National Guard Armory in Bristol, the Election Office in Blountville or the Civic Auditorium in Kingsport. Polls will be open from 9am-4pm on weekdays and 9am-Noon on Saturdays. You have until July 30 to v... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Volunteers helping to Stop Hunger Now during Fun FestThe fun is underway for the next week in Kingsport, as the community gathers to
Volunteers helping to Stop Hunger Now during Fun Fest
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 days ago
The fun is underway for the next week in Kingsport, as the community gathers together for the annual Fun Fest. But today, the festival was more than just a celebration. It was the chance for our community to help feed the hungry. More than 1,000... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Crazy Cardboard Boat Race for Fun FestThe Kingsport community came together for the Crazy Cardboard Boat Race as part
Crazy Cardboard Boat Race for Fun Fest
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 days ago
The Kingsport community came together for the Crazy Cardboard Boat Race as part of Fun Fest. Participants had to build a boat made out of only cardboard and race around the Aquatic Center. There were prizes for things like fastest boat, best... Read more
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ajc.com
Best places in the South: Things to do in the Southeastperformers, musicians, storytellers and visual artists and interactive and educ
Best places in the South: Things to do in the Southeast
ajc.com / Posted 11 days ago
performers, musicians, storytellers and visual artists and interactive and educational events. www.gatlinburg.com/events. Kingsport — Fun Fest, through July 23, features country music concerts, hot air balloons, auto show, competitions, food,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
New leadership in Wellmont Health Systemyear. Aundrea Wilcox, executive director of the Office of Small Business Devel
New leadership in Wellmont Health System
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 11 days ago
year. Aundrea Wilcox, executive director of the Office of Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship with the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce, remains as vice chairwoman. Norris Sneed, who retired from Eastman as senior vice president... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Our Moral Plight Worsenshistory. Chattanooga and Hamilton County have a brilliant history of fighting
Our Moral Plight Worsens
The Chattanoogan / Posted 12 days ago
history. Chattanooga and Hamilton County have a brilliant history of fighting for our own. Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis, Kingsport need to join us in a coalition that would “strongly recommend” every member of the state legislature spend a day,... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
UT student paints 'The Rock' to honor Pat Summitton this rock, it’s Pat Summit. She’s very inspiring. Someone who did what she l
UT student paints 'The Rock' to honor Pat Summitt
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 12 days ago
on this rock, it’s Pat Summit. She’s very inspiring. Someone who did what she loved, and was just great at it.” Miller, a Kingsport native, has painted a number of notable UT faces on the rock, including Peyton Manning, Jalen Hurd, Joshua Dobbs... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Drivers getting hit by objects thrown or falling from interstate overpass in KingsportKingsport police are investigating a potentially deadly situation on Interstate
Drivers getting hit by objects thrown or falling from interstate overpass in Kingsport
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
Kingsport police are investigating a potentially deadly situation on Interstate 26. Tuesday night there was a report about a large rock - either thrown or falling - and striking a driver's windshield. And that wasn't the first report of such... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Aquatic Center heroes honored for saving young boyThe people who saved a boy from drowning in Kingsport were awarded for their he
Aquatic Center heroes honored for saving young boy
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
The people who saved a boy from drowning in Kingsport were awarded for their heroism Wednesday. In June, 6-year-old Jesse Stayton was spotted by his sister floating face-down in the Lazy River at the Kingsport Aquatic Center. Lifeguard Noah... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Largest residential investment in Kingsport's history finalizedKingsport has finalized a plan for the largest residential investment in city h
Largest residential investment in Kingsport's history finalized
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
Kingsport has finalized a plan for the largest residential investment in city history. An old grocery store site on Sullivan Street in Downtown Kingsport will become a new upscale residential development. The $31 million Town Park Lofts is yet... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Objects being thrown off overpassA potentially deadly situation reported to Kingsport, TN police on interstate 2
Objects being thrown off overpass
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
A potentially deadly situation reported to Kingsport, TN police on interstate 26. On July 13 there was a report about a large rock, either thrown or falling and striking a driver's windshield. That wasn't the first report of such activity, in the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Community prayer vigil for local law enforcementsomething together, just to let the local law enforcement know that they have o
Community prayer vigil for local law enforcement
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
something together, just to let the local law enforcement know that they have our community support here," Stanley said. Kingsport Police Spokesman Tom Patton said their department got dozens of calls and emails showing support. He said events... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Grant to fund new library children's areaour area will soon have a new place to read thanks to a $100,000 grant from the
Grant to fund new library children's area
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
our area will soon have a new place to read thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives. The Kingsport Public Library is using the funds to completely remodel its children's area. The new space will be nature themed,... Read more
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