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MECC, UVa-Wise ink emergency response pact

MECC, UVa-Wise ink emergency response pact

July 10th, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The University of Virginia's College at Wise and Mountain Empire Community College have inked a pact to watch one another's back during an emergency situation at either campus.

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Sports Live Outdoors
Frog baits all the rage during midsummer small pond bass frenzy

Frog baits all the rage during midsummer small pond bass frenzy

July 10th, 2015 6:36 pm by George Thwaites

"We've got lots of them. Small farm ponds, old strip jobs and stuff. Lately they've been catching some really good fish out of them," said Rod Colyer, who speculated that the healthy rainfall the region has received probably hasn't hurt these small-scale

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News Regional & National
Warner joins calls for OPM director ouster

Warner joins calls for OPM director ouster

July 10th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Virginia Democrat Sen. Mark Warner has joined a growing sentiment in Congress calling for the resignation following two data breaches affecting the personnel records of millions of federal employees.

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Community Photos Education
Volunteer H.S. NJROTC challenged by 'High Adventure Camp/Basic Leadership Training'

Volunteer H.S. NJROTC challenged by 'High Adventure Camp/Basic Leadership Training'

July 10th, 2015 5:30 pm by Steven Bickford

The Volunteer H.S. NJROTC attended the High Adventure Camp/Basic Leadership Training at Camp Buck Toms, BSA in Rockwood, Tenn. from May 31 to June 6 learning about themselves and how to lead others.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Gallery: Week of July 5

July 10th, 2015 4:40 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Some of the photos featured here also appeared in the July 5 edition of Sunday Stories.

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Community Local Entertainment
The Dollar Brothers concert at The Carter Fold

The Dollar Brothers concert at The Carter Fold

July 10th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community Contributor

The Carter Family Fold will present a bluegrass concert by The Dollar Brothers on Saturday, July 11.

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News Regional & National
Confederate flag taken down in South Carolina after 54 years

Confederate flag taken down in South Carolina after 54 years

July 10th, 2015 3:10 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS and MEG KINNARD, Associated Press

A crowd, estimated at up to 10,000 people, chanted "USA, USA" and "hey, hey, hey, goodbye" as an honor guard of South Carolina troopers lowered the flag during a 6-minute ceremony.

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Unique programs at Kingsport Ballet are an asset to our region

Unique programs at Kingsport Ballet are an asset to our region

July 10th, 2015 2:30 pm by Community contributer

"At Kingsport Ballet we believe in preparing our dancers with the best possible instruction, so that those who choose to become professionals are able to seamlessly enter that world having had the right training," said artistic director, Valeria Sinyavska

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Community
Sullivan County Library adds online access to movies, music for cardholders

Sullivan County Library adds online access to movies, music for cardholders

July 10th, 2015 1:40 pm by Community Contributor

The Freegal Movies and Television Service will allow the library to offer their patrons access to thousands of video selections from major content suppliers from the convenience of their personal computer or portable device.

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'Meant to be' - Man pulls unresponsive neighbor from burning vehicle

'Meant to be' - Man pulls unresponsive neighbor from burning vehicle

July 10th, 2015 1:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Robert Kay, 70, was working in a field when he was apparently stung by a bee or wasp. The last thing he remembers is getting into his truck with the motor running to cool down in the air conditioning.

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