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Northeast State details plans for aviation program

Northeast State details plans for aviation program

August 18th, 2015 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner

You may be able to get a college degree in operating drones here soon. An aviation initiative at Northeast State Community College envisioned in June 2014 has grown into a certificate program this fall.

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Folks You Should Know: Local 12-year-old gearing up for life in an even faster lane

Folks You Should Know: Local 12-year-old gearing up for life in an even faster lane

August 18th, 2015 4:30 pm by Collin Brooks

Twelve-year-old Dillon Hodge will be making the transition from the Go-Kart racing world into the life of a Street Stock Series car in the next 18 months.

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Man committed for drug use escapes out hospital window

Man committed for drug use escapes out hospital window

August 18th, 2015 3:10 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to Indian Path Medical Center after a man "broke out a double paned window" in the intensive care unit, then jumped out while wearing only his boxers.

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Sullivan County Anti-Drug Coalition hosts A Tough Pill To Swallow conference

Sullivan County Anti-Drug Coalition hosts A Tough Pill To Swallow conference

August 18th, 2015 2:30 pm by Community contributor

This one-day conference will include discussion of prescribing guidelines, the repeal of the Intractable Pain Act and what that means for prescribers, drug seeking behaviors in patients, and various prevention programs.

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'Remembering Josh' - Despite struggles, 8-year-old was always smiling

'Remembering Josh' - Despite struggles, 8-year-old was always smiling

August 18th, 2015 2:18 pm by Marci Gore

In memory of Josh Adcock, who passed away from a rare form of dwarfism at the age of 8, the 3rd Annual Little Ironman 5K, Mini Mudder and 1-Mile Superhero Fun Walk will be held on Sunday in Jonesborough.

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"The Big Idaho Potato" rolls up to Birthplace of Country Music Museum on Friday

"The Big Idaho Potato" rolls up to Birthplace of Country Music Museum on Friday

August 18th, 2015 1:30 pm by Community Contributor

The Big Idaho Potato Truck will park at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for a photo opportunity in order to commemorate Idaho as the museum's 50th state to visit.

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UVa-Wise chancellor vows economic role

UVa-Wise chancellor vows economic role

August 18th, 2015 1:03 pm by Stephen Igo

While welcoming students back to campus on Tuesday during annual convocation activities, University of Virginia's College at Wise Chancellor Donna P. Henry said the college will double down on its regional economic development leadership role.

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KPD says Greenbelt has 'safe track record'

KPD says Greenbelt has 'safe track record'

August 18th, 2015 11:51 am by Rain Smith

Despite two recent attacks on women along the Kingsport Greenbelt - one a violent robbery, the other a rape in broad daylight - police say the public shouldn't "paint the entire park as a dangerous place."

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Evelyn Rafalowski a good choice for Sullivan schools

Evelyn Rafalowski a good choice for Sullivan schools

August 18th, 2015 11:30 am by Editorial Board

She also has worked under seven superintendents or directors, including immediate past Director Jubal Yennie, Glenn Arwood and John O'Dell, all of whom were references when she successfully applied for the interim position.

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Times-News - K-Mets Fan of the Game: Aug 17 vs Princeton

August 18th, 2015 10:30 am by Staff Report

The Times-News and Kingsport Mets are teaming up for the 2015 Fan of the Game contest - and every home game presents another opportunity for you to cash in on some grand slammin' summer fun.

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