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Kingsport Corps of The Salvation Army Goes Green

Kingsport Corps of The Salvation Army Goes Green

June 16th, 2015 6:00 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The plastic "money" conserved through the simple steps of saving grocery bags and dropping them off at designated locations in the region is a way for people to help those in need without having to spend the hard-earned wages out of their own pocket.

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Despite funding shortfall, no cuts to Rogersville 'Fourth' celebration

Despite funding shortfall, no cuts to Rogersville 'Fourth' celebration

June 16th, 2015 4:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two local health service providers have stepped up with additional sponsorship dollars to make sure none of the fun has to be cut from this year's Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration.

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KPD: Armed man attacks ER patient

KPD: Armed man attacks ER patient

June 16th, 2015 2:16 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have arrested a man after he reportedly strangled a female patient - who has "serious medical issues" - inside the emergency room of Holston Valley Medical Center.

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Share your photos for 'This Week in Sports'

Share your photos for 'This Week in Sports'

June 16th, 2015 2:00 pm by Carmen Musick

Each week, we'll feature reader-submitted photos from various sporting events throughout the region in an online photo gallery highlighting "This Week in Sports." Some of the photos may also appear in print.

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Oak Island beachgoers warned against swimming after shark attacks

Oak Island beachgoers warned against swimming after shark attacks

June 16th, 2015 1:32 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO and EMILY MASTERS, Associated Press

A North Carolina beach town is advising against ocean swimming after two youths were mauled by at least one shark over the weekend - but the beaches remain open.

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TVA proposes to extend boat ramps, build temporary beach at Boone Lake

TVA proposes to extend boat ramps, build temporary beach at Boone Lake

June 16th, 2015 12:54 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A permit submitted this month asks for approval to extend boat ramps at Devault Bridge, Pickens Bridge and TVA-owned property off Minga Road in Sullivan County, and to build a temporary public beach at the latter site.

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Ramsey delivers $2.2M grant for new ag center in Sullivan

Ramsey delivers $2.2M grant for new ag center in Sullivan

June 16th, 2015 11:13 am by J. H. Osborne

The center is projected to open within a year off Spurgeon Lane along Highway 75, north of Tri-Cities Regional Airport. Supporters say will provide much-needed meeting space and also contribute to tourism and economic development efforts in the county.

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Devices make airport go silent

Devices make airport go silent

June 16th, 2015 10:05 am by Letters to the Editor

However, there is one new word that came out of nowhere I hope never to see or hear again. The word is "hashtag." I did like hash but never liked tag. I am still not sure what this word means.

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First adoption at new animal shelter heading for Kingsport home

First adoption at new animal shelter heading for Kingsport home

June 16th, 2015 8:37 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Kingsport's Matt Peace snatched up Zara, a 6-month old Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog from the brand new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter just in the nick of time Monday during the facility's soft opening.

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Judge's ruling could affect 80 pending cases in Sullivan County

Judge's ruling could affect 80 pending cases in Sullivan County

June 16th, 2015 8:23 am by Nick Shepherd

A rule - which was not followed by law enforcement in Sullivan County for at least two decades - regarding after-hours arrests could potentially lead to the dismissal of 75 or 80 pending cases and could affect past cases.

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