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City working to extend Greenbelt at both ends of Riverfront Park

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City working to extend Greenbelt at both ends of Riverfront Park

May 26th, 2015 11:43 pm by Matthew Lane

The 9-mile walking trail is getting two additions this year, both in the 1,100 to 1,200 foot range, with one extension requiring a significant amount of heavy equipment use to bring to fruition.

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Rising D-B senior scores 36 on ACT

Rising D-B senior scores 36 on ACT

May 27th, 2015 12:07 am by Rick Wagner

A local student still has a year of high school left, but his resume already includes making the best possible score on the ACT exam and performing with his school's orchestra in Ireland in an iconic cathedral.

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KPD Tasers suspect in pharmacy holdup, carjacking

KPD Tasers suspect in pharmacy holdup, carjacking

May 26th, 2015 4:19 pm by Rain Smith

David Scott Henegar is charged with aggravated robbery, carjacking and especially aggravated kidnapping.

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City to raze Tennessee Highway Patrol building

City to raze Tennessee Highway Patrol building

May 26th, 2015 12:32 pm by Matthew Lane

An iconic Kingsport building is slated for the wrecking ball. City Manager Jeff Fleming said last week the plan is for the city to tear down the old Tennessee Highway Patrol building on Fort Henry Drive.

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LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks

LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks

May 27th, 2015 12:30 am by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.

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Bears stun top-seeded Lady Blue Devils in Conference 40 semifinals

Bears stun top-seeded Lady Blue Devils in Conference 40 semifinals

May 26th, 2015 11:27 pm by George Thwaites

Tuesday's 2-0 Conference 40 softball tournament semifinal loss to Union at Gate City did not end the top-seeded Lady Blue Devils' season.Which is not the same thing as saying it was entirely painless.

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Photo Gallery: Conference 40 softball tournament at Gate City

May 26th, 2015 11:17 pm by George Thwaites

Photos from Tuesday's Conference 40 softball tournament at Gate City, including Union and Gate City.

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Backyard Terrors a roaring place for prehistoric fun

Backyard Terrors a roaring place for prehistoric fun

May 26th, 2015 11:00 pm by JESSICA FULLER, NET News Service

Chris Kastner's back yard is full of his art, free for the public to enjoy. It just so happens that art consists of life-size dinosaur replicas.

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More than swings and slides

More than swings and slides

May 26th, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - A ribbon-cutting ceremony was recently held to unveil the completely upgraded playground for Head Start students at Shoemaker Elementary.

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Sullivan BOE plans to ask for $4.8 million in additional funding

Sullivan BOE plans to ask for $4.8 million in additional funding

May 26th, 2015 8:30 pm by Rick Wagner

If Sullivan County's school board asks the County Commission for more funding this year, board members acknowledge they may not get all or any of their request. But if the Board of Education doesn't ask, it won't get any.

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Hawkins County Honors Its Fallen

May 26th, 2015 7:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Community Scrapbook features photos from the Hawkins County Memorial Day Observance. The photos were submitted by the Rev. Sheldon Livesay.

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