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Kingsport leaders, staff hope meetings soothe annexation antagonism

Kingsport leaders, staff hope meetings soothe annexation antagonism

October 13th, 2014 12:20 am by Matthew Lane

Can the city of Kingsport build better relationships with the people living in the outlying communities of Colonial Heights, Rock Springs and Fall Creek? Mayor Dennis Phillips certainly hopes so through some upcoming community meetings later this month.

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Kingsport convenience store robbed at gunpoint

Kingsport convenience store robbed at gunpoint

October 12th, 2014 10:55 pm by Staff reports

At approximately 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Kingsport Central Dispatch was notified of an armed robbery that had just occurred at Golda's Mart, located at 813 North Eastman Road.

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Sullivan BOE reviews policies for out-of-zone attendance

Sullivan BOE reviews policies for out-of-zone attendance

October 12th, 2014 8:36 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County school officials are revamping the system's attendance policy in anticipation of recommendations from a school facilities study, which is to result in a facilities master plan for the next 10 to 20 years.

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Trickle troubles: Two Sullivan school ball fields need drainage improvements

Trickle troubles: Two Sullivan school ball fields need drainage improvements

October 12th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Drainage on two Sullivan County high school athletic fields must be addressed, according to the head of the school system.

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Community INK
D-B Band named Grand Champion at BOA Regional

D-B Band named Grand Champion at BOA Regional

October 12th, 2014 6:46 pm by Staff Report

The Dobyns-Bennett High School band had its first competition of the season on Saturday at the Bands of America (BOA) Regional competition hosted at Wake Forest University.

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Entertainment
Provocative Argentine exhibit of Barbies is pulled

Provocative Argentine exhibit of Barbies is pulled

October 12th, 2014 6:29 pm by Associated Press

An art exhibit featuring Barbie fashion dolls as religious figures such as the Virgin Mary and her boyfriend Ken as a crucified Jesus Christ has been cancelled amid complaints and threats by angry believers, the artists behind the collection said.

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New UMC reaching for 'people other people don't see'

New UMC reaching for 'people other people don't see'

October 12th, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

We're trying to tell our congregation that our ministry is not really focused on the building. It's what we do outside the building that's the real ministry. We hope to appeal to the people who do not go into traditional churches," said Shewey.

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Sports
Titans block Jags' last-second FG, end losing streak

Titans block Jags' last-second FG, end losing streak

October 12th, 2014 4:37 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer

Sammie Hill blocked a field goal attempt in the final seconds, and the Titans held off the winless Jaguars 16-14 Sunday to snap a four-game losing streak.

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Which worm will weather the woolly waces ... er, races?

Which worm will weather the woolly waces ... er, races?

October 12th, 2014 4:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Folklore holds that the prevalence of color among a woolly worm's 13 sections — dark or light — can predict the severity of weather for the 13 weeks of winter: the darker a segment, the colder and snowier the corresponding week of winter.

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Sullivan County inmate dies

Sullivan County inmate dies

October 12th, 2014 3:14 pm by Staff Report

According to a Sullivan County Sheriff's Office press release, at approximately 3:45 Saturday afternoon corrections officers were alerted that the man had stopped breathing.

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