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  1. Sobriety checkpoint results in 2 arrests, 15 citationsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WCYB

    The Kingsport Police Department held the checkpoint on Fort Henry Drive, near Hammond Bridge from 11:00pm Friday until 1:00am Saturday morning. Police tell us one man was arrested for driving on a suspended license.

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  2. Man charged in connection to deaths of two Greeneville babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... in Northeast Tennessee. Two men were arrested and more than a dozen others cited during a sobriety checkpoint in Kingsport this weekend.Kingsport Police set up the sobriety checkpoint on Fort Henry Drive near Hammond Bridge on Friday night starting ...

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  3. Bond set at $700,000 for man charged in deaths of two Greeneville babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | FOX Carolina

    ... in Northeast Tennessee. Two men were arrested and more than a dozen others cited during a sobriety checkpoint in Kingsport this weekend.Kingsport Police set up the sobriety checkpoint on Fort Henry Drive near Hammond Bridge on Friday night starting ...

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  4. School systems look to improve building useRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WCYB

    Some changes could be on the way for Kingsport and Sullivan County Schools. Two studies are underway to evaluate how to better use school facilities, using data on enrollment and demographics to propose new options.

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  5. Kingsport triplets win $30,000 cafeteria makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WCYB

    More than a month ago, we told you about triplets from Kingsport who entered the Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest. It's a nationwide contest sponsored by Uncle Ben's and encourages kids to make healthier meal choices.

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  6. Contractor Guilty in Army Plant FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PaintSquare

    ... invoiced more than $600,000 for his shell company from a project he supervised at Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, TN. The facility (pictured) makes explosives for weapons. Phillips was found guilty on all charges - eight counts of wire ...

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  7. Local foster parent loses home in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WCYB

    On Dec. 9, News 5 told you about a fire that destroyed a home in Kingsport. Soon after, a viewer told us that there's more to the owner - that she's been giving children in a need a home for 22 years.

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  8. Eastman to Expand Eastman Texanola Ester Alcohol CapacityRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | PressReleasePoint

    KINGSPORT, Tenn., Dec. 17, 2014 - Eastman Chemical Company today announced a planned increase in its Eastman Texanola ester alcohol manufacturing capacity in Longview, Texas. The plant expansion is expected to be complete in the second half of 2016 and will increase capacity by more than 20 percent.

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  9. Alabama man who claimed to be on Senator's payroll and part of covert military team...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Alabama Live

    ... was serving as a construction manager for a D&Z project to build a plant at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Kingsport, Tennessee when he attempted to steal more than $600,000. This time, Phillips convinced a subcontractor to use a company ...

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  10. Local law enforcement agencies ahead of proposed racial profiling billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WCYB

    ... agencies in the Tri-Cities already have policies in place. We reached out to the law enforcement agencies in Kingsport and Sullivan County, and both have had policies in place for at least ten years. Those policies are reviewed annually. News 5 also ...

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  11. Mt. Juliet finishes third at ClarksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Lebanon Democrat

    Lebanon's Jackson Gray finished second at 220, Justin Brown third at 195, Joshua Ezeta third at 145 and Austin Reynolds fourth at 138. KINGSPORT - Wilson Central worked around the absence of four starters to finish third in a two-day, 33-team tournament at Dobyns Bennett.

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  12. DUI sobriety checkpoint planned for KingsportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WCYB

    The Kingsport Police Department will be conducting a D.U.I. Sobriety Checkpoint on Friday, December 19, 2014 from 11:00 PM until 1:00 AM. K.P.D. stresses that Tennessee D.U.I. laws apply not just to alcohol, but to any substance that impairs, including illegal drugs, over-the-counter medications, as well as prescription drugs, even if they are prescribed by a physician.

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  13. Interactive Intelligence, Google and AvayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | TMCnet

    ... obtaining and retaining agents is causing companies like IntelliHARTx to pay a nice wage as it expands its Kingsport, TN contact center operation , and that note about a Tennessee Call Center Offering Big Wages to Employees Our community home page ...

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  14. Couple get 35 years for grape soda death of 5-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WALR-FM Atlanta

    The Kingsport Times News said 41-year-old Randall Lee Vaughn and 58-year-old Mary Lavonne Vaughn of Surgoinsville were sentenced Monday in Hawkins County Criminal Court. Officials said that on Jan. 1, 2012, the Vaughns forced Alexa, who formerly lived in Rock Falls, Illinois, to drink about 2.4 liters of soda and water over one to two hours as punishment.

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  15. Bellevue skincare consultants host holiday party, collect food for needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Examiner.com

    ... up one side of the room with its display of skin care products. Guests came from as far away as Clarksville and Kingsport, TN to enjoy the event which included free appetizers compliments of their hosts and Jonathan's Happy Hour pricing, and ...

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  16. Renowned artist creates Kingsport Carousel printRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WCYB

    ... look closely at just a sampling of artist P. Buckley Moss's work on the walls of Up Against the Wall Gallery in Kingsport you might notice some familiar scenes. Prints of Kingsport's Exchange Place, Church Circle at Christmas, the Allandale Mansion ...

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  17. Police: Shoplifting asked to borrow plain clothes officer's phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WCYB

    On December 12, 2014 at approximately 11:45 AM, a plain-clothed Kingsport Police Detective was walking through the parking lot of Food City, located at 300 Clinchfield Street in Kingsport. He observed a white female, later identified as Kimberly B. Copas, walking briskly from the store.

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  18. Fraley Shoe Fund continues driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Coalfield.com

    ... recognized the following people for making donations this past week: Anne Sutherland, Bill and Jamie Buckles from Kingsport, Tenn. Mary Lou Townsend, also from Kingsport; Jimmie and Nancy Kilgore, Blake and Nita Wilson; Ben Mullins/Sturgill Funeral ...

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  19. a Eastman Completes Acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & CoatingRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | PressReleasePoint

    KINGSPORT, Tenn., December 11, 2014 - Eastman Chemical Company today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Commonwealth Laminating & Coating, Inc. The acquired business is part of Eastman's Advanced Materials business segment, and is expected to be accretive to 2015 earnings excluding acquisition-related costs and charges. "This acquisition will help us better serve the broad and diverse customer base for window and protective films while supporting expansion of our product offerings and the use of window films," said Brad Lich, executive vice president.

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  20. Blood Assurance Announces Holiday Hours And Blood DrivesRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... will be open on Wednesday, Dec. 24 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Cleveland, Cookeville, Downtown Chattanooga, East Brainerd, Kingsport and Johnson City in Tennessee; Bristol in Virginia; and Cartersville and Dalton in Georgia. All other blood centers will be ...

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