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'Primary preferred' status won't change how EMS dispatched in Rogersville

'Primary preferred' status won't change how EMS dispatched in Rogersville

March 11th, 2015 10:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville leaders may "prefer" Hawkins County EMS, but when it comes to dispatching emergency ambulance service, Hawkins County Central Dispatch still makes the decision who goes where.

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Second Harvest gets large donation to help feed children

Second Harvest gets large donation to help feed children

March 11th, 2015 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Food for Kids program provides a bag full of health snacks and easy to prepare meal items for 4,666 children in the 14 school districts around the eight county region of Northeast Tennessee.

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Wise school board rethinks  changing graduation dates after outcry

Wise school board rethinks changing graduation dates after outcry

March 11th, 2015 9:02 pm by Stephen Igo

During Wednesday's Class of 2015 emergency called session, some board members reiterated their belief that postponing graduation was a good idea. Apparently, many seniors and parents across Wise County felt otherwise.

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Family learns of Hawkins WWII soldier's death 70 years later

Family learns of Hawkins WWII soldier's death 70 years later

March 11th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Gene Price was surprised Tuesday to read an article in the Times-News about an effort by an organization that maintains a Dutch WWII cemetery in Margraten, attempting to locate a photo of his uncle, Pfc. Lewis E. Price.

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70 new dogs strain local rescue group

70 new dogs strain local rescue group

March 11th, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

The director of Bridge Home No Kill Animal Rescue made the decision to rescue the dogs after their owner, a Sullivan County woman, was cited for animal cruelty earlier this month.

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Teens tabbed in Kingsport burglary spree

Teens tabbed in Kingsport burglary spree

March 11th, 2015 4:59 pm by Rain Smith

Back-to-back, early morning burglaries at a Kingsport liquor store and pharmacy have led to a pair of arrests, with police saying the teenage suspects could be tied to a string of additional business break-ins.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR reinstates Busch, grants waiver for Chase

NASCAR reinstates Busch, grants waiver for Chase

March 11th, 2015 4:00 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kurt Busch was cleared Wednesday to get back in his race car and attempt to rebuild a career that was halted two days before the Daytona 500 when NASCAR suspended him for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend.

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Haslam names Kingsport a pilot community in new health initiative

Haslam names Kingsport a pilot community in new health initiative

March 11th, 2015 3:13 pm by Nick Shepherd

"One of the reasons Kingsport was chosen was because of our infrastructure and policies," said Heather Cook, Executive Director of Healthy Kingsport. "Hopefully we can be a model city for other cities across the state."

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Video: Hiker following footsteps of ancestor, Daniel Boone

Video: Hiker following footsteps of ancestor, Daniel Boone

March 11th, 2015 1:23 pm by Marci Gore

On Tuesday, Curtis Penix began his 17-day journey at Long Island on the Holston River in Kingsport - the site from which Daniel Boone and his party left in March 1775.

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Community Sunday Stories
A Life Well Lived: Daisy Wells Lambert had the heart of a servant

A Life Well Lived: Daisy Wells Lambert had the heart of a servant

March 11th, 2015 12:30 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Daisy Wells ("Granny") was born Sept. 15, 1914, the fifth of seven children born to William and Ava Wells. In her lifetime, she was a writer, a missionary and a friend. However, the greatest of all these was that she was a servant.

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