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Telling tales is nothing new in Jonesborough

Telling tales is nothing new in Jonesborough

January 22nd, 2015 8:00 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The Jonesborough Storytellers Guild (JSG) is one of the oldest guilds of its kind in the United States. Originally performing their weekly concerts at local cafes, JSG now performs each Tuesday at the International Storytelling Center (ISC).

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Arrest made in Bloomingdale crime spree

Arrest made in Bloomingdale crime spree

January 22nd, 2015 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect has been arrested in a string of thefts that recently occurred in Bloomingdale, where multiple lawnmowers and a dirt bike were ridden or pushed away from the victims' properties.

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Local teacher faces DUI after hitting school bus

Local teacher faces DUI after hitting school bus

January 22nd, 2015 3:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Gate City High School teacher has been charged with driving under the influence — while her young daughter was in the vehicle — after allegedly hitting a school bus as it transported cheerleaders.

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Crime Videos Local News
Video: Police seek info on felony shoplifter

Video: Police seek info on felony shoplifter

January 22nd, 2015 2:18 pm by Staff Report

A white male allegedly disabled a security device to enable him to steal a $700 Dyson vacuum cleaner from Kohl's in Kingsport.

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KPD: Homeless man stole sick boy's money

KPD: Homeless man stole sick boy's money

January 22nd, 2015 1:17 pm by Rain Smith

Police say they have arrested a man who swiped cash from the donation jar at a Kingsport store — effectively stealing $200 from the family of a local boy who is battling cancer.

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Local News Business & Technology Health
Blood Assurance holding grand opening

Blood Assurance holding grand opening

January 22nd, 2015 12:12 pm by Hank Hayes

A nonprofit regional blood center is holding a grand opening of its Kingsport donor center today from 10 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the downtown Food City shopping center off Clinchfield Street.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 season

Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 season

January 22nd, 2015 11:50 am by By DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Gordon did not officially call his decision a retirement because there is "always the possibility I'll compete in selected events, although I currently have no plans to do that."

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Community Photos Videos TriCityMom Furry Friends

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 1.22.15 - VIDEO

January 22nd, 2015 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Candy, Craig, Frosty, and Oscar. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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Opinion
Opinion: Insure Tennessee good for uninsured, hospitals, jobs

Opinion: Insure Tennessee good for uninsured, hospitals, jobs

January 22nd, 2015 9:19 am by Editorial Board

Insure Tennessee will bring $1.14 billion federal dollars to the state, while creating 15,000 jobs, according to a study by the University of Tennessee's Center for Business and Economic Research.

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TVA still investigating cause of water seepage at Boone Dam

TVA still investigating cause of water seepage at Boone Dam

January 22nd, 2015 8:29 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

The warmer days of spring are just over the horizon, but what that will mean for boaters, skiers and fishermen who want to take to Boone Lake's waters is, well, up in the air.

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