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Party Poopers: Lack of help and money mean no Mount Carmel Block Party this year

Party Poopers: Lack of help and money mean no Mount Carmel Block Party this year

June 25th, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

"Maybe now folks will realize that these events don't just happen by themselves. There are people behind the scenes busting their tails year after year, but eventually there's got to be some new blood step up and take over the reins." -- Terry Yankee

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Call grows louder to remove bust of Confederate general

Call grows louder to remove bust of Confederate general

June 25th, 2015 7:45 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The call to remove a bust of a Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader from the halls of the Tennessee Capitol got louder on Wednesday. However, Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says the effort "strikes me as a knee-jerk reaction."

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Photo Gallery: Kingsport Mets second outing of the season against the Johnson City Cardinals

June 25th, 2015 12:27 am by George Thwaites

Photos from the second game of the Kingsport Mets' Appalachian League series with the Johnson City Cardinals on Wednesday night at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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Kingsport continues to lead growth in Sullivan sales tax revenue

Kingsport continues to lead growth in Sullivan sales tax revenue

June 24th, 2015 11:53 pm by J. H. Osborne

As a whole, countywide sales tax revenue this month continued a growth spurt that started last month, according to a report prepared by Sullivan County's accounts and budgets staff.

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Big Stone Gap author keeps youth spellbound at UVa-Wise

Big Stone Gap author keeps youth spellbound at UVa-Wise

June 24th, 2015 11:27 pm by Stephen Igo

Novelist and filmmaker Adriana Trigiani welcomed 46 area high-schoolers into her New York laundry room on Wednesday and there was plenty of room for more.

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Bridge Home gets a new home

Bridge Home gets a new home

June 24th, 2015 10:20 pm by Holly Nelms

The no kill animal shelter's new location near Tri-Cities Regional Airport and Northeast State Community College will hold ribbon cutting on Saturday, with its grand opening currently set for August.

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Open block parties add more to Fun Fest

Open block parties add more to Fun Fest

June 24th, 2015 10:18 pm by Holly Nelms

Block parties will kick off with First Bank & Trust's block party on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bank is located at 1108 E. Stone Drive. Five block parties will be held on Saturday.

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Faith In Action: Old Kingsport Presbyterian Celebrates 195th Anniversary

Faith In Action: Old Kingsport Presbyterian Celebrates 195th Anniversary

June 24th, 2015 8:30 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

Old Kingsport Presbyterian Church has undergone some restoration and relocation over the last 150 years, but the original white Greek Revival-style structure remains much the same - as do the spiritual beliefs of the people who congregate within it.

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Former sheriff's apartment set ablaze during burglary

Former sheriff's apartment set ablaze during burglary

June 24th, 2015 7:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville police believe an early morning fire last week in the apartment of former Hawkins County Sheriff Warren Rimer was intentionally set to destroy evidence of a burglary.

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Crazy 8s festivities set for Saturday, July 11

Crazy 8s festivities set for Saturday, July 11

June 24th, 2015 7:22 pm by Pat Kenney

This will mark the 25th anniversary of the race over the world famous figure-8 course, with candle-lit streets and an rousing finish inside J. Fred Johnson Stadium.

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