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Entries sought for Kingsport Spring Spectacular Photography Contest

Entries sought for Kingsport Spring Spectacular Photography Contest

April 13th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Photographic entries will be received from April 20 through May 2. The judging will be Saturday, May 9, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Kingsport Renaissance Center and will be open to the public. The exhibit opens May 31.

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Opinion
Kingsport's investment in MeadowView has paid off handsomely

Kingsport's investment in MeadowView has paid off handsomely

April 13th, 2015 9:38 am by Editorial Board

The fact is, building the convention center was the greatest investment Kingsport made since its founding. And the fact is, those who claim other wise - who don't see it as the catalyst for all development since '96 - would do well to educate themselves.

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Vote nears on purchase or lease of sheriff's vehicles

Vote nears on purchase or lease of sheriff's vehicles

April 13th, 2015 9:11 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission is expected to vote next week on a proposal to provide the Sullivan County Sheriff's Department with 45 new vehicles. A request for bids for outright purchase pricing drew four responses.

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Clinton already uniting prospective GOP presidential field

Clinton already uniting prospective GOP presidential field

April 13th, 2015 8:40 am by LISA LERER, Associated Press

Rand Paul put Clinton at the center of his first television ad, titled "Liberty, not Hillary." Jeb Bush derided the "Obama-Clinton foreign policy" in a video message.

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Swap: Kingsport to build road in return for 24 acres of land at Riverbend

Swap: Kingsport to build road in return for 24 acres of land at Riverbend

April 13th, 2015 8:30 am by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport has accepted a donation of 24 acres of land in the Riverbend development and in return the city agreed to build a new road to the property and possibly a new traffic signal on Fort Henry Drive.

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Volunteers needed at Roan Mountain to remove invasive species

Volunteers needed at Roan Mountain to remove invasive species

April 12th, 2015 10:00 pm by Contributed

SAHC is recruiting volunteers from both Tennessee and North Carolina to help with this ambitious project. The early shoots are not difficult to pull, but do require widespread effort.

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Sports Sports Live Results
Unicoi County captures seventh Eastman title

Unicoi County captures seventh Eastman title

April 12th, 2015 9:55 pm by Dave Ongie

Dominant pitching, timely hitting and sure-handed defense did the job once again for Unicoi County's softball team, which wrapped up its seventh Eastman Invitational championship with a 3-1 victory over Greeneville on Sunday.

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Tempur-Pedic finds success in Scott County

Tempur-Pedic finds success in Scott County

April 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

The Tempur Production USA facility came online in Duffield in May 2001 after Tempur-Pedic's initial production facility in Denmark could not keep up with the demand for the NASA-inspired mattress.

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Sports
UPDATE: Spieth wins Masters at 21 with record-tying score

UPDATE: Spieth wins Masters at 21 with record-tying score

April 12th, 2015 7:17 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Jordan Spieth romped to his first major championship with a record-tying performance at the Masters on Sunday.

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Girl Scouts helping the community to achieve organization's highest honors

Girl Scouts helping the community to achieve organization's highest honors

April 12th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The bronze award is a leadership adventure for the scouts. In order to earn this medal, the girls had to a number of things, one of which was choose a community service project.

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