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Kiwanis reading program serves Kingsport children

Kiwanis reading program serves Kingsport children

June 21st, 2015 3:00 pm by Holly Nelms

For 15 years, Kingsport Kiwanis Club members have volunteered their time in a reading program for elementary school children, and their acts of kindness have made a big impact.

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Kingsport Mets 2015 squad arrives young and hungry

Kingsport Mets 2015 squad arrives young and hungry

June 21st, 2015 12:30 pm by George Thwaites

Several heavy cloudbursts delayed the team photo and tweaked the workout itinerary. But not even sporadic deluges could dampen the enthusiasm of the players who'll initiate the Mets' 35th year in Kingsport and 20th season at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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Dryden alumni organize fundraising events for elementary students

Dryden alumni organize fundraising events for elementary students

June 21st, 2015 12:05 pm by Marci Gore

It's been less than a year since a group of Dryden High School alumni decided to give back to their community's elementary students. But in that short time, thousands of dollars have already been raised.

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K-Mets Celebrating 35th Season in Kingsport

K-Mets Celebrating 35th Season in Kingsport

June 21st, 2015 10:00 am by Collin Brooks

Going to a minor league ball park is an experience like none other, as fans have the ability to rub elbows with players that some day might play on baseball's biggest stage.

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Wahoos eliminate Gators, 5-4

Wahoos eliminate Gators, 5-4

June 21st, 2015 12:28 am by Associated Press

Kenny Towns drove in three runs, including the winner in the seventh, and Josh Sborz pitched four innings of shutout relief as Virginia beat Florida to set up a College World Series finals rematch against Vanderbilt.

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Photo Gallery: Kingsport Mets arrive at Hunter Wright Stadium for 2015 season

June 20th, 2015 11:54 pm by George Thwaites

Photos from the Kingsport Mets first day at Hunter Wright Stadium as the Appalachia League team prepares for Tuesday's season opener.

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Charleston church to reopen; FBI examines Roof's alleged manifesto

Charleston church to reopen; FBI examines Roof's alleged manifesto

June 20th, 2015 11:42 pm by Associated Press

The hate-filled 2,500-word essay talks about white supremacy, and the author says "the event that truly awakened me was the Trayvon Martin case."

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Scherzer loses perfect game in 9th, settles for no-no

Scherzer loses perfect game in 9th, settles for no-no

June 20th, 2015 7:05 pm by IAN QUILLEN Associated Press

Max Scherzer pitched a no-hitter Saturday, losing his perfect game with two outs in the ninth inning when he hit a batter in the Washington Nationals' 6-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Mission group leaves elderly Hawkins woman with a 'new' 100-year-old home

Mission group leaves elderly Hawkins woman with a 'new' 100-year-old home

June 20th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As of Thursday evening, when the a church group from Columbia, Miss., pulled away from Emily Manis's 100-year-old Surgoinsville home, there wasn't much about the house that looked the same way it had when they arrived on Monday.

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Contact Concern's new executive director is no stranger to the area

Contact Concern's new executive director is no stranger to the area

June 20th, 2015 5:00 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Last month, the Board of Directors of Contact Concern/2-1-1 of Northeast Tennessee announced the hiring of Margaret Counts Kirk as its new Executive Director.

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