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Gate City set to host Clinch Mountain Music Fest

Gate City set to host Clinch Mountain Music Fest

June 18th, 2015 5:30 pm by Marci Gore

For the past decade, the goal of the Clinch Mountain Music Fest has been to preserve the heritage of the Appalachian region through its music. And this year's festival is shaping up to be no exception.

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'A season like no other'

'A season like no other'

June 18th, 2015 5:00 pm by George Thwaites

The Gate City girls tennis program has won nine state team championships, four under current Lady Blue Devils coach Delonda Spivey. Spivey has a hunch the most recent state title will be the one that really sticks in her memory.

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Rogersville 'Fourth of July Celebration' events actually begin on July 1

Rogersville 'Fourth of July Celebration' events actually begin on July 1

June 18th, 2015 4:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Because fundraising fell about $10,000 short for the 2015 event, the sale of the official 2015 Rogersville 4th of July Celebration T-shirt designed by renowned local artist Jim Caswell will be crucial.

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Historic Places: Sycamore Shoals offers a glimpse into pioneer life

Historic Places: Sycamore Shoals offers a glimpse into pioneer life

June 18th, 2015 3:30 pm by Chelsey Bishop

Sycamore Shoals is also well known for the Muster of the Overmountain Men in 1780, during the American Revolution. Today, it is a state historic park with a visitors center, interactive museum, bookstore and gift shop.

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Separate Hawkins traffic stops yield two arrests for 'Ice' possession

Separate Hawkins traffic stops yield two arrests for 'Ice' possession

June 18th, 2015 2:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

The potent imported form of meth known as "Ice" was seized during two recent unrelated Hawkins County traffic stops, including from one woman who is now charged with felony possession with intent to deliver.

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Regional Realtors say May was best home sales month in 7 years

Regional Realtors say May was best home sales month in 7 years

June 18th, 2015 2:30 pm by Hank Hayes

May was the best single month for home sales in the Tri-Cities since the economic downturn that began in 2008, according to report released Thursday by the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors.

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'Bikini' clad man nets visit from police

'Bikini' clad man nets visit from police

June 18th, 2015 1:23 pm by Rain Smith

A woman told police that as she walked between residential buildings on Lewis Lane, she spotted a man outside who was "sunbathing nude."

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Louisiana mission team in Rogersville conducting Vacation Bible School

June 18th, 2015 12:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Of One Accord ministry in Rogersville is hosting a mission team this week from Krotz Springs, La. which is conducting a Vacation Bible School all week at Terrace Apartments on Rt. 66.

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Export-Import Bank is corporate welfare

Export-Import Bank is corporate welfare

June 18th, 2015 9:52 am by Letters to the Editor

Like so many other well conceived ideas, it has become an outdated relic, "the government's Enron." It is high-level corporate welfare and cronyism. Do you notice who is in favor of it? Rich and powerful politicians like John Boehner.

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New report tracks Tennessee's economic impact in 'advanced energy' sector

New report tracks Tennessee's economic impact in 'advanced energy' sector

June 18th, 2015 8:18 am by Hank Hayes

The report, distributed by a group called the Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council, says the advanced energy employment represents 32.5 percent of total employment in the Kingsport-Bristol MSA.

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