Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Second District Congressional Race Heats Up
State Representative Tony Shipley recently announced his re-election bid for a third term as Tennessee’s second district representative. Shipley, who kicked off his re-election bid Thursday, will be running against former Kingsport alderman Ben Mallicote (Malla-coat) for the GOP nomination, and already the race is heating up. Mallicote recently issued a statement claiming Shipley has ignored recent invitations to debate him publicly and has only retreated to talking with his small group of supporters. Shipley says these allegations are not true: “The fact of the matter is that it is a Republican Primary… I haven’t ignored them I simply told people that once the primary is over I will be more than happy to engage in a constructive debate with the Democratic nominee for the House seat.” Shipley also says he plans to debate Mallicote next week during a Kingsport Republican Women’s meeting. (hra)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  • Bristol, TN Named One of the Most Conservative Cities in America
  • Tri-Cities Airport Wants to Re-impose Passenger Fee
  • Kingsport Woman Seriously Injured After Being Ejected from SUV
  • Man Pleads Guilty to Child Neglect in Church Hill
  • State Transportation Board Seeking Input in Bristol Wednesday
  • Virginia State Police Budget Cuts Will Reduce Staff, Overtime Pay
  • Sullivan County Detectives Looking for Help to Identify Bluff City, Piney Flats Vandals
  • Committees in Carter County to Stay As-Is After Lengthy Debate
  • State Police Association in Virginia Says Budget Cuts Will Deter Service and Morale
  • Virginia Creeper Trail Inducted into National Rails to Trail Hall of Fame
  • Problem with Accuracy of Eyewitnesses to Crime Identified Across Virginia
  • Police say Woman Lied About Child's Fund Raiser to Collect for Herself
  • Jeff Howard Promoted to ETSU Dean of Students



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