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Setting a course for life: For Bob York, golf is all about the kids

Setting a course for life: For Bob York, golf is all about the kids

November 9th, 2014 12:00 pm by Pat Kenney

Eleven years ago, York noticed middle school golf scores in the newspaper, but never saw anything from Colonial Heights Middle School.

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'Say Yes to the Dress,' Sullivan South student's first novel, Natural Tunnel's Christmas and more stories you may have missed

'Say Yes to the Dress,' Sullivan South student's first novel, Natural Tunnel's Christmas and more stories you may have missed

November 9th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Highway department workers, teachers gaming the system

Highway department workers, teachers gaming the system

November 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Editorial staff

Why are Sullivan County Highway Department employees being paid tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars annually for doing nothing? Why are Sullivan County teachers simply walking off the job after they have consumed all of their personal and sick time?

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Crying clown must be stopped now, and other letters

Crying clown must be stopped now, and other letters

November 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Ralph Struck, F. Bond Porter Jr. and Eugene Naughton

After holding our breath the past two years, maybe we can clear the air of the pollution that drifts out of Washington and blankets this country.

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The future is now: Robotics, 3-D printing inspire D-B sophomores' career plans

The future is now: Robotics, 3-D printing inspire D-B sophomores' career plans

November 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Rick Wagner

Two self-professed future engineers are among students getting in some time with a 3-D printer at Dobyns-Bennett High School this year. Their creations include a train, chain and square puzzle, as well as small robots.

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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Battle of Kingsport Medal design winners

November 9th, 2014 6:00 am by Ned Jilton

A contest that was so close the judges delayed selecting a winner for a day to consult with artists and other professionals to break the tie.

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Sevier Middle School newspaper captures two national awards

Sevier Middle School newspaper captures two national awards

November 8th, 2014 10:31 pm by Rick Wagner

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Tri-Cities newspaper won two national awards Saturday. But it wasn't the Kingsport Times-News or Johnson City Press. Instead, it was a paper staffed by students, the Sequoyah Scribe.

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Third EMS company stakes a claim for Hawkins ambulance business

Third EMS company stakes a claim for Hawkins ambulance business

November 8th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

For 20 years an unofficial turf war has existed between Hawkins County's two main EMS providers. Most of the time there's cooperation, but every few years a turf dispute boils to a head.

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No doughnuts for this cop - KPD detective completes 100-mile endurance run

No doughnuts for this cop - KPD detective completes 100-mile endurance run

November 8th, 2014 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

There is a long-standing negative stereotype that police officers have an affinity for sitting in their cruisers, eating doughnuts and drinking coffee. Kingsport police officer Gerald Ray completely debunked that stereotype earlier this month.

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Another Arizona immigration law struck down

Another Arizona immigration law struck down

November 8th, 2014 7:22 pm by JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press

PHOENIX — Arizona's frustrations over federal enforcement of the state's border with Mexico spawned a movement nearly a decade ago to have local police confront illegal immigration.

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