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Behind the Fun: City workers ensure cleanliness, safety during Fun Fest

Behind the Fun: City workers ensure cleanliness, safety during Fun Fest

July 16th, 2015 7:00 pm by Holly Nelms

While Fun Festers participate in the many events offered during the festival week, the Kingsport Public Works Department and the Kingsport Police Department have been hard at work.

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Appalachian Strings at Country Cabin II July 18

Appalachian Strings at Country Cabin II July 18

July 16th, 2015 6:30 pm by Community contributer

Appalachian Strings will perform at the Country Cabin II in Norton on July 18. Admission at Country Cabin II is $5 for ages 12 and up, and $1 for children ages 2 through 11.

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Drug test spurs dust up with boss

Drug test spurs dust up with boss

July 16th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A man told police that his boss lured him into a vehicle so they could, "take care of something in Gray." Once in transport, the employer fessed up to taking the complainant for a drug test - then refused to stop the car or accept his resignation.

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Scott schools name new principal, approve calendar and coaches

Scott schools name new principal, approve calendar and coaches

July 16th, 2015 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

Earlier this week, during the Scott County School Board's monthly meeting, board members named a new principal at Rye Cove Intermediate School and approved the coaches list for the 2015-16 school year.

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Shook pleads not guilty in federal court, competency hearing ordered

Shook pleads not guilty in federal court, competency hearing ordered

July 16th, 2015 4:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

A competency hearing was ordered Thursday for the convicted child molester who was arrested July 7 in Southwest Virginia after 16 days on the run with a 14-year-old Surgoinsville girl.

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A Taste of the Tropics: Crumley House gearing up for 7th Annual Polynesian Beach Party

A Taste of the Tropics: Crumley House gearing up for 7th Annual Polynesian Beach Party

July 16th, 2015 4:30 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The idea to host a Polynesian-themed beach party was originally devised as a casual alternative to their former annual fundraiser, the Masquerade Ball.

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Felon arrested after reporting his guns stolen

Felon arrested after reporting his guns stolen

July 16th, 2015 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who reported his guns stolen last week so he could collect the insurance was arrested after it was discovered he is a convicted felon.

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New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters concert at the Carter Fold

New Ballard's Branch Bogtrotters concert at the Carter Fold

July 16th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

The Carter Family Fold will present a bluegrass concert by old-time band, New Ballard's Branch, on Saturday, July 18. Show time is 7:30 p.m.

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Frontier Health offering training for mental health professionals

Frontier Health offering training for mental health professionals

July 16th, 2015 2:30 pm by Community contributer

The program addresses the substantial changes in the classification and diagnosis of mental disorders in the DSM-5 manual released in May 2013. This seminar is specifically designed for mental health practitioners

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Kingsport BOE to hold meeting to award contracts on Sevier roof, D-B HVAC projects

Kingsport BOE to hold meeting to award contracts on Sevier roof, D-B HVAC projects

July 16th, 2015 2:06 pm by Staff Report

The purpose of the called meeting is to consider the awarding of a contract for the John Sevier Middle School roof replacement and to consider the awarding of a contract for the Dobyns-Bennett Career and Technical Education building HVAC replacement. Imme

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