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Jonesborough ceremony honors Confederate general

Jonesborough ceremony honors Confederate general

May 30th, 2015 11:34 pm by DYLAN CHESSER

"I think he deserves the Southern Cross," said John Lyle, Gen. Alfred Eugene Jackson's great-great grandson. "It's a military award. It's not for civic achievement, and he certainly was a military veteran to say the least."

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Hawkins leasing former TV tower for emergency use

Hawkins leasing former TV tower for emergency use

May 30th, 2015 11:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

A former TV tower that has broadcast shows including "Sesame Street," "Antiques Roadshow" and "Downton Abbey" in the past will soon be broadcasting lifesaving emergency radio dispatches throughout Hawkins County.

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Scott County art teacher puts final strokes on career

Scott County art teacher puts final strokes on career - VIDEO

May 30th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

After almost 30 years of teaching art to hundreds of children in Scott County, Jeanne Callaway has decided it's time to call it quits.

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Auburn tops UT 4-2 for first-ever WCWS win

Auburn tops UT 4-2 for first-ever WCWS win

May 30th, 2015 5:42 pm by CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer

Carlee Wallace and Haley Fagan each had two hits to help Auburn beat Tennessee 4-2 for the program's first win in the Women's College World Series. The loss eliminated the Lady Vols.

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Registration deadline for official Fun Fest Block Parties is June 19

Registration deadline for official Fun Fest Block Parties is June 19

May 30th, 2015 5:15 pm by Staff report

Fun Fest Block Parties, sponsored by Culligan of Tri Cities, will be held throughout the Kingsport area June 26, 27 and 28 and organizers are looking for the "Best Block Party of the Year."

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Lights out? City planning board takes another month to mull border lights change

Lights out? City planning board takes another month to mull border lights change

May 30th, 2015 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The "visual clutter" amendment is not quite ready for prime time as the Kingsport Regional Planning Commission takes another month to think further about whether or not to ban lights placed around the doors and windows of local businesses.

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Kingsport SBK Animal Shelter adoptable animals this week. - VIDEO

May 30th, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

Watch the Furry Friends video this week to meet your new best friend. This week we meet: Fonzie, Lady, Cody, and Suzie. Also, the click on the photos below to see a gallery of new animals.

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AmEx president dies suddenly after falling ill on flight

AmEx president dies suddenly after falling ill on flight

May 30th, 2015 5:30 am by ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer

American Express said company President Ed Gilligan died suddenly Friday after falling ill while flying on a corporate plane to New York.

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Jury convicts TV actor Diamond of misdemeanors in stabbing

Jury convicts TV actor Diamond of misdemeanors in stabbing

May 30th, 2015 5:15 am by DANA FERGUSON, Associated Press

TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared the former "Saved by the Bell" actor of the most serious felony charge.

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Cuba off U.S. list of terrorism sponsors

Cuba off U.S. list of terrorism sponsors

May 30th, 2015 5:00 am by ANDREA RODRIGUEZ and MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press

The Obama administration formally removed Cuba from the U.S. terrorism blacklist Friday, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.

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