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  1. Driver in critical condition after truck barrels over bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | WCYB

    Lanes on Interstate 81 remained closed Sunday morning, after a tractor trailer crash Friday night. Kingsport police said the crash happened around 11:15 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-81, mile marker 59. They said a tractor trailer, that was hauling about 30,000 pounds of frozen chicken, was crossing the bridge just before the Colonial Heights exit.


  2. Dozens of rescued dogs need homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WCYB

    The Bridge Home No Kill Animal Rescue is asking for the community's help after rescuing 70 dogs from a home in Sullivan County. Bridge Home officials tell News 5 WCYB the animals are in need of homes and foster families.


  3. Become an official naturalist volunteer at Bays Mountain ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | WCYB

    Those of you interested in becoming a state-certified naturalist volunteer will now be able to achieve your goal at Bays Mountain Park in Kingsport, TN. There will be 40 hours of instruction on topics such as geology, wildlife, and conservation.


  4. Kingsport man learning to read inspires elementary school studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WCYB

    A middle-aged man in Kingsport spent most of his life reading at the same level as a kindergartener. After years of hard work, he's now reading the same stories as sixth graders.


  5. Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam asks parents to read more to childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WCYB

    Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam visited a Kingsport elementary school on Monday night to encourage parents to read to their children. "Those children who get behind are the ones who end up dropping out, or finishing high school and not going on to college, or going to college but needing remedial work," said Haslam.


  6. Scarves, hats and gloves left downtown for those in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | WCYB

    A gift from a group of Kingsport volunteers is making the cold weather a little more bearable for people who can't get inside. About 25 people tied hats, scarves and gloves to trees around Church Circle on Saturday.


  7. Salt supplies running low across Tri-CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WCYB

    Snow removal crews are saying this is the worst week of snow in the Tri-Cities in more than 30 years. The Sullivan County Highway Department told us 60 percent of its 2,500 ton salt stock is gone.


  8. Frigid temperatures cause snow removal problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WCYB

    Snow and ice still cover roads across the Tri-Cities and the frigid temperatures Wednesday night make it tough for crews to clean it up. We found out it could be days before problem areas in Johnson City are cleared up.


  9. Fall Branch School dismissing earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WCYB

    The City of Kingsport sent out an advisory this morning saying the line break will impact customers in the Fall Branch community until around 2:00 p.m. Customers north of Walnut Lane along State Route 93 to the Horton Highway, as well as those living along Jearoldstown Road and Tucker Hollow Road will be impacted by the break.


  10. Kingsport to redevelop Parkway Plaza shopping centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | WCYB

    The property at the corner of Tranbarger Lane and Lynn Garden Drive has been underutilized for the past several years, and now a new developer has purchased the property for re-development. According to Lynn Tully, the Development Services director for Kingsport, the facility will include a small gas station to bring a boost to that area.


  11. Eye candy for Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WCYB

    Bellafina Chocolates in Kingsport, TN is helping the Morrison school of Bristol, VA raise money. The Morrison school nurtures students who learn differently and require a different environment than what is offered in a traditional school setting.


  12. Kingsport alderman announces mayoral bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | WCYB

    Friends for John Clark for Mayor announced today that John Clark will formally announce his campaign for Kingsport City Mayor on Thursday, February 5, 2015 starting at 12:15 PM with the location being 111 West Market Street in Kingsport. John currently serves as a member of the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Alderman.


  13. Some students do not get a measles vaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WCYB

    It's unlikely the measles outbreak will come to Northeast Tennessee but it is possible, according to the Northeast Regional Health Department. They told us not everyone gets a vaccine.


  14. Iconic Kingsport playground in need of repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WCYB

    Andrew Johnson Elementary School's playground has been an icon in the community for about 25 years, and now it's beginning to show some age. It's called the Andrew Johnson Civitan Community Play Structure.


  15. McDonald's lets customers Pay With LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | WCYB

    McDonald's announced their new Pay With Love campaign with Super Bowl commercials. It's is a nationwide campaign, and customers don't even know they're selected until after they order when the cashier asks them to show some love like a high-five, hug, or even a dance before they get their meal for free.


  16. Black Lab to help veteran with PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | WCYB

    A family from Kingsport, TN is on a mission to help a Vietnam veteran who lives across the country in Alaska. The Fleming family met veteran Gary Boswell online a few years ago while helping a loved one track down some Navy buddies.


  17. A motorcycle and a car collide in Kingsport sending one man to the hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WCYB

    According to the Kingsport police department, a Ford Escort pulled off of Stratford Road into the path of a motorcycle on Memorial Boulevard. The motorcycle hit the car in the driver's door.


  18. Parents unhappy with Sullivan County Schools' long-term facilities plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WCYB

    Sullivan County school officials continue to look closely at how to deal with dropping enrollment but some parents told us the plans they've seen will do more harm than good. An Ohio-based consultant met with parents Tuesday night to explain the possibilities they've come up with to solve the county's problem.


  19. Public gives input on Kingsport City Schools expansion plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WCYB

    More students are expected to go to Kingsport schools in the next five years so district officials say expansion is inevitable. They've assembled a steering committee to review a set of facility plans to deal with the growth.


  20. Yellow DOT program alerts EMS workers of medical historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WCYB

    A Tennessee program is helping provide more medical information in the event of an emergency to EMS workers, and it starts with a simple decal. It's the Department of Transportation's Yellow DOT program.


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