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Opinion
America no longer land of the free

America no longer land of the free

January 5th, 2015 8:00 pm by Letters to the Editor

In this brave new world, calling Tennessee the Volunteer State has become a quaint anachronism. Truth and morality, justice and injustice are now defined by the state.

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Sports Sports Live
Norris, Holt, Wieger and Strickler earn TSWA all-state football honors

Norris, Holt, Wieger and Strickler earn TSWA all-state football honors

January 5th, 2015 7:03 pm by staff

Two football players from Dobyns-Bennett, two from Sullivan South and two from Science Hill were recently accorded all-state honors by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association.

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News Crime Local News
Former Lee County prison guard sentenced for accepting bribes from inmate

Former Lee County prison guard sentenced for accepting bribes from inmate

January 5th, 2015 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man has been sentenced to a year in federal prison after receiving more than $10,000 to smuggle tobacco products and cell phones to an inmate while he was working as a prison guard at a penitentiary in Lee County.

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News Entertainment Local News
"Social Event of the Year" set for Feb. 6

"Social Event of the Year" set for Feb. 6

January 5th, 2015 6:00 pm by Staff reports

"The Kingsport Chamber Annual Dinner continues to set itself apart each year as the can't miss event," said Andy Wampler, "I know we will have another record crowd as we celebrate a great year of continued growth and progress in our community."

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Community Local News Business & Technology
NETWORKS' Walker finds new hometown in Kingsport, Tri-Cities

NETWORKS' Walker finds new hometown in Kingsport, Tri-Cities

January 5th, 2015 5:12 pm by Rick Wagner

Clay Walker lives in downtown Kingsport loft apartment.

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News Community Local News
RAM clinic coming to Bristol in May, first time in Tri-Cities since 2013

RAM clinic coming to Bristol in May, first time in Tri-Cities since 2013

January 5th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"Last time we were here, we did about 1,200 patients and several hundreds of thousands of dollars of free care," said Stan Brock, Found of RAM. "This year, we're hoping for an even bigger turnout."

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Opinion
Times-News readers came through for needy families

Times-News readers came through for needy families

January 5th, 2015 4:46 pm by Editorial Board

You and other readers dug deep and gave what you could, surpassing the Times-News Rescue Fund's goal of $60,000 in donations by more than $1,000. The total in donations through Jan. 2 was $61,053.

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Education
TCAP scores: Education officials in Hawkins see reason to celebrate, room to improve

TCAP scores: Education officials in Hawkins see reason to celebrate, room to improve

January 5th, 2015 3:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Schools had much to celebrate with the release of the 2013-14 TCAP scores in November, although Director of Schools Steve Starnes acknowledged that there is still much room for improvement.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Police arbitrate pizza feud

Police arbitrate pizza feud

January 5th, 2015 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

When a pizza was delivered to the Blountville man's home, he claimed it was late in arriving and refused to pay, then threatened to beat up the driver.

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Community Education INK
Ice Castlewood: RIGOR skates into 2015

Ice Castlewood: RIGOR skates into 2015

January 5th, 2015 2:00 pm by Carmen Musick

The program is free and all activities are paid for through a grant. RIGOR is in its first year of a three-year run. A calendar of events is provided to the students monthly.

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