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Kingsport PD: 2-year-old found unattended, investigation underway

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – An investigation is underway after Kingsport police say they found an unidentified child alone Saturday morning. According to an Instagram post from the Kingsport Police Department (KPD), a boy with red hair estimated to be around 2 years old was found in the 3800 block of Eastline Drive around 8:45 a.m. […]
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Editorial: Model City finally resolving water billing issues

Kingsport is unique for many positive things. For instance, at 3,550 acres, Bays Mountain Park is the largest city-owned park in the state. The city also operates a water rate system that a consulting firm said is unmatched. But in this case that’s not a positive. “This is one...
KINGSPORT, TN
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Thompson takes Volunteer win after crazy final lap

BULLS GAP — Philip Thompson weaved his way through a last-lap melee to win Saturday’s Crate Late Model feature at Volunteer Speedway. Running fourth heading into the final lap, Thompson saw race leader Zach Sise spin out after getting tangled up with a lapped car. Right behind him, Sise’s brother Trevor, running in second place, spun out after contact from Rusty Ballenger.
KNOXVILLE, TN
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Norton Police Chief awarded injured officer grant

NORTON, Va. (WCYB) — A local police chief is being recognized for his service through a huge gift from a teenager states away. But the chief wants all the focus on that teen's mission. I'm honored. I'm humbled, blessed beyond words. Norton Police Chief James Lane, honored with a...
NORTON, VA

Kingsport holds largest Independence Day fireworks display in city’s history

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) – Kingsport held its first “Red, White and Boom” celebration Saturday night. “The City said let’s take it to a new level,” Director of Special Events for Kingsport Emily Thompson said. Thompson said this year’s celebration marks the largest Independence Day fireworks display to-date. First, the night kicked off with some music […]
KINGSPORT, TN
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McClung scores nine for Lakers in Summer League

SAN FRANCISCO – Mac McClung was efficient in his offensive production on Sunday, making four of his five shots from the field in scoring nine points for the Los Angeles Lakers in their 100-77 NBA Summer League win over the Golden State Warriors. The Gate City High School graduate...
GATE CITY, VA
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Kingsport lines streets for annual Independence Day Parade

KINGSPORT — Thousands of people gathered on East Center Street and Fort Henry Drive Saturday morning for the annual Independence Day Parade. People cheered as floats, bands and flags marched on the streets of Kingsport. The Mack Riddle Independence Day Parade was organized by the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce...
KINGSPORT, TN
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Norton Police Chief set to receive injured first responders grant

NORTON, Va. — It was nearly one year ago that 13-year-old Zechariah Cartledge came to Southwest Virginia. The Florida teen ran a mile in honor of a fallen first responder, and also presented a $10,000 grant to Coeburn Police Officer Robert Potter, who was injured in the line of duty.
NORTON, VA
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This week at Kingsport Public Library (July 3-9)

Here’s a look at what’s happening this week at the Kingsport Public Library (400 Broad St). • The library will be closed on Monday, July 4. • Summer Reading continues for readers of all ages through July 29. Sign up at https://kingsportlibrary.beanstack.com. • The Let’s Get Moving morning...
KINGSPORT, TN
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Nonprofit gives injured Norton chief $10K, honors slain officers

NORTON — As Norton Police Chief James Lane continues his recuperation, organizations and the public keep remembering what happened to him just over a year ago. Lane received his latest recognition Saturday from the nonprofit organization Running 4 Heroes. Its founder, 13-year-old Zechariah Cartledge, presented Lane with a $10,000 check to help with expenses as the chief continues his recovery from his May 2021 line-of-duty shooting.
NORTON, VA
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Axmen drop second straight against River Riders

KINGSPORT — The slump continues for Kingsport. A five-run sixth inning sealed Elizabethton's 12-6 Appalachian League baseball win over the West Division-leading Axmen on Sunday at Hunter Wright Stadium. The loss was Kingsport’s fourth in its past five games. The Axmen (20-9) remained atop of the Appy League...
KINGSPORT, TN
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Betty Jane Taylor Wallen

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7. Betty Jane Wallen, 91 went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Saturday July 2, 2022. Although Dementia took her memory, she remained a loving and gentle soul. She never forgot who Jesus was and continued to call on him in her times of need. She attended Victory Baptist Church up until her health declined.
WEBER CITY, VA
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Patsy Tucker Arnold

BIG STONE GAP, VA. - Patsy Tucker Arnold passed away on July 2, 2022. Patsy cherished her family, loved her friends and community, and lifted the spirits of those who knew her with her unmatched wit. If you’ll forgive her for not providing her age, she’ll forgive you for asking.
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George Henry Carroll

BIG STONE GAP, VA - George Henry Carroll, 73, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022, at his home. He was a lifelong resident of Big Stone Gap. George was a retired self-employed truck driver. He was a member of Robinette Chapel Baptist Church. He loved watching old western shows and movies.
BIG STONE GAP, VA
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Frederick “Dale” Busler

KINGSPORT - Frederick “Dale” Busler, 74, of Kingsport, TN, gained his wings on Friday, July 1, 2022. A lifelong resident of Lynn Garden, he worked as a mechanic for many years. Dale loved life and everyone he came into contact with. He was preceded in death by his...
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