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WJHL founder Lancaster dies at 89

WJHL founder Lancaster dies at 89

January 27th, 2014 9:27 pm by Tony Casey

You could call Hanes Lancaster Jr.’s appearance during local television station WJHL’s celebration of its 60th anniversary Oct. 28 a victory lap.

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Convenience stores seeking level wine field

Convenience stores seeking level wine field

January 27th, 2014 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

A local convenience store leader criticized state lawmakers and lobbyists Monday for shutting out his and hundreds of other business owners’ interests from the negotiations centered on an anticipated wine bill that he said could significantly cut into sal

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Elizabethton man wins Grammy with Snarky Puppy

Elizabethton man wins Grammy with Snarky Puppy

January 27th, 2014 9:19 pm by Tony Casey

Just minutes after it was announced that Snarky Puppy won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance on Sunday night, Elizabethton’s Justin Stanton, a horn player in the band, noticed his phone battery died from an overload of congratulatory calls and text

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Hampton man charged with sexually exploiting minors in Sullivan Co.

Hampton man charged with sexually exploiting minors in Sullivan Co.

January 27th, 2014 5:04 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

He has been indicted on more than six dozen counts of sex crimes against minors, stemming from the alleged discovery of child porn while he was previously living in Kingsport.

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Manhunt ends for alleged gunman disarmed by customer at adult-oriented shop in Gray

Manhunt ends for alleged gunman disarmed by customer at adult-oriented shop in Gray

January 27th, 2014 4:46 pm by Staff Report

Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said the incident took place Thursday at Intimate Treasurers on Kingsport Highway in Gray.

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Ex-Pilot Flying J sales manager to plead guilty

Ex-Pilot Flying J sales manager to plead guilty

January 27th, 2014 2:26 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Brian Mosher would be the eighth former Pilot employee to plead guilty to criminal charges.

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Opposing sides on school vouchers in Tennessee speak out

Opposing sides on school vouchers in Tennessee speak out

January 27th, 2014 2:23 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The debate over a school voucher program in Tennessee is heating up with groups for and against speaking out this week at the state Capitol complex.

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Ex-Kingsport police chief dies at age 80

Ex-Kingsport police chief dies at age 80

January 27th, 2014 1:19 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Jim Keesling had a reputation for being tough as nails, commanding respect from within the department and throughout the community.

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Mountain View Bakery owner killed in crash with tractor-trailer on Highway 107

Mountain View Bakery owner killed in crash with tractor-trailer on Highway 107

January 27th, 2014 11:53 am by Becky Campbell

He was on his way to work when he hit an icy stretch of the highway near Jackson Bridge Road.

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Founder of Kingsport outreach program for needy and homeless killed in wreck

Founder of Kingsport outreach program for needy and homeless killed in wreck

January 27th, 2014 11:43 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

According to a preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the incident occurred Friday at approximately 5:20 p.m.

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