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Hawkins kicks off full slate of Christmas parades, programs

November 27th, 2014 8:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's Christmas parade season kicks gets underway Saturday in Surgoinsville, but it really kicks into full gear the first weekend in December.

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A new beginning: Buffalo Mountain Camp relocating to Bays Mountain

A new beginning: Buffalo Mountain Camp relocating to Bays Mountain

November 27th, 2014 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

On Sunday, following two years of investigation and study, leaders of the Holston Conference's Kingsport and Johnson City Districts met and voted to relocate Buffalo Mountain Camp to a location in Kingsport.

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Sullivan school employees, county on track to cut costs with insurance option

Sullivan school employees, county on track to cut costs with insurance option

November 27th, 2014 9:01 pm by Rick Wagner

About 10 percent of the Sullivan County school system employees enrolled in the Limited PPO health insurance offering from Tennessee for the coming year.

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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

November 27th, 2014 8:52 pm by Associated Press

Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians. When their 12-year-old son Ryan said he was gay, they told him they loved him, but he had to change.

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Richardson, Moore help Tennessee beat Santa Clara, 64-57

Richardson, Moore help Tennessee beat Santa Clara, 64-57

November 27th, 2014 5:14 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee got 18 points apiece from Josh Richardson and Armani Moore, and took control with impressive defensive play to start the second half en route to a win over Santa Clara Thursday in the opening round of the Orlando Classic.

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Nation celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

Nation celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

November 27th, 2014 5:05 pm by Associated Press

Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are overcoming some nasty weather and power outages.

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Rogersville barn fire destroys large amount of equipment and hay

Rogersville barn fire destroys large amount of equipment and hay

November 27th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An old vehicle which had been jump started a short time earlier and allowed to run for a while is being blamed for sparking a massive barn fire last Saturday afternoon which destroyed several vehicles and a large amount of hay and equipment.

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Tri-Cities labor market still waiting for boost from national economy

Tri-Cities labor market still waiting for boost from national economy

November 27th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tri-Cities employment moved slightly lower in this year's third quarter as "discouraged job seekers" continued to leave the labor force, according to a report released Wednesday by the ETSU Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 11.27.14 - VIDEO

November 27th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Princeton, Gypsy, Bond, and Evo. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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Hunger First preparing Thanksgiving for those in need

Hunger First preparing Thanksgiving for those in need

November 27th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

To honor Cindy Risk, her children are preparing a Thanksgiving meal for the people. "My brother and sister, since Mom wasn't going to be here, we agreed to do dinner for the people," said Michael Gillis, Director of Hunger First.

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It's time for a Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest

It's time for a Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest

November 27th, 2014 9:00 am by Staff Report

Do you have a favorite Christmas cookie recipe that you use every year? Is there a favorite traditional cookie that your family eats every holiday season? We would love for you to share your cookie recipe with our readers - and you could win prizes!

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