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  1. Local housing authority will use $500,000 grant to renovate run-down apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | WCYB

    The Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority will use a $500,000 grant from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency to help renovate a severely dilapidated apartment complex in the Kingsport downtown area. The check was presented this afternoon to the KHRA staff.

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  2. Kingsport Police trying to identify thief whom victim met onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | WCYB

    The victim originally met the suspect online. A romantic relationship evolved and eventually led to the suspect moving in with her.

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  3. Police searching for man who tricked clerk out of moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | WCYB

    Police need your help in finding a man who they say used a sleight of hand trick to pocket cash. According to authorities, on July 23 at about 1:15 p.m., a man conned a cashier out of over $200 at Price Less Foods, located at 4320 West Stone Drive in Kingsport.

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  4. Operation BackpackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | WCYB

    Monica Feathers, Director of Marketing, Ashley Home Store, said, "I wasn't aware of how many children in the area were in need and to see the numbers, it's just something we all kind of need to get behind." Ashley Home Stores of Johnson City and Kingsport will be collecting items through August 15. The Kingsport address is 2003 N. Eastman Road and the Johnson City location is at 155 Market Place Blvd. "To be able to add those school supplies for children, I think that is just so wonderful.

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  5. Kingsport police searching for man who snatched money from registerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | WCYB

    Kingsport police need your help in finding a man who allegedly took a handful of cash from a Dollar General register. According to authorities, the incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

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  6. Dawn of Hope residents cruise around South HolstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | WCYB

    A day out on the lake is an activity many in the Tri-Cities take advantage of during the summer, but Friday, some who don't usually get that chance got out to enjoy the water. About 25 people from Dawn of Hope in Johnson City went out onto pontoon boats at Friendship Marina.

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  7. Gas line break in downtown KingsportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | WCYB

    A section of East Center Street, between the cross-streets of Commerce Street and East Sullivan Street were temporarily closed for safety. Now only the 200 block of Cherokee Street remains closed to traffic.

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  8. Shoney's gives free meal to police officers across our regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | WCYB

    Officers were invited to come in and have a meal on the house at any Shoney's they choose Wednesday. It's all part of an effort to show appreciation for the work they do on a daily basis. 1 comment

  9. Killing of man in Kingsport fight ruled self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | WCYB

    A grand jury found that the killing of a man in a neighborhood fight in Kingsport was a case of self defense. Police said in March 63-year-old Marion Guy fought with two teenagers on Gravely Road.

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  10. Tri Cities Leadership DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | WCYB

    For the first time, about a dozen city leaders, from the Tri Cities came together in one room for a leadership dinner. There was no topic at the dinner, rather a chance for city officials to come together to discuss the improvement of our region.

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  11. Alpha Natural Resources emerges from bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | WCYB

    Alpha's creditors, forming a new company called Contura Energy, are taking ownership of Alpha's former core assets, including the McClure and Toms Creek mines in Virginia. Contura will be led by Kevin Crutchfield as CEO.

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  12. Alpha Natural Resources announces emergence from bankruptcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | WCYB

    Alpha Natural Resources and its affiliates announced Tuesday that the company has successfully come out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The reorganized company is now a smaller, privately held company that operates 18 mines and eight preparation plants in West Virginia and Kentucky.

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  13. Pokemon Go increasing Tri Cities downtown business salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | WCYB

    The Pokemon Go craze in the Tri Cities is still in full effect. Many local downtown businesses have seen a large increase in sales because of Pokemon Go.

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  14. Wanted fugitive arrested after ramming U.S. Marshals' vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | WCYB

    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.

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  15. Kingsport man arrested in connection with June hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | WCYB

    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 , leaving the scene of a motor vehicle collision with injuries, failure to report a motor vehicle collision, and driving left of center.

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  16. Fun Fest showcases veteran's walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | WCYB

    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 this exhibit.

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  17. Kids enjoy summer fun at 'Splash Dance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | WCYB

    Kids had the opportunity to cool off and have some fun in the sun Wednesday. The annual Splash Dance event was held in front of Andrew Johnson Elementary School in Kingsport.

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  18. Kingsport City Schools announces administrative appointments for upcoming school yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | WCYB

    "As we look toward the upcoming school year, I am extremely excited about the administrative team in place to lead our district and our schools," said KCS Superintendent Dr. Lyle Ailshie. "Research is clear that effective leadership is critical to school and student success.

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  19. Kingsport police investigate early morning shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | WCYB

    Kingsport police are investigating a Wednesday morning shooting. We're told patrol officers responded to the scene at 630 Donelson Drive at 2 a.m. Wednesday.

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  20. Fun Fest Putt-Putt Tourney draws a large crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | WCYB

    Are you a fan of golf but just don't feel like switching clubs and walking the whole 18 holes? Then Fun Fest had the perfect event for you Tuesday. The highly anticipated Fun Fest Putt-Putt Tournament was held Tuesday at Fun Center Putt Putt on Stone Drive in Kingsport.

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