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Sailors chill out  during 15th Frostbite Race

Sailors chill out during 15th Frostbite Race

January 1st, 2015 10:16 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

Although temperatures didn't fall to freezing levels, there was plenty of chill in the afternoon air as a group of regional sailors met to test their mettle — and their threshold for cold temperatures — on Watauga Lake.

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Mooresburg Community Association ends banner year of service

Mooresburg Community Association ends banner year of service

January 1st, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

In 2014 MCA provided the community with 15,127 meals prepared and delivered; as well as 76,500 pounds of food to seniors, families and children.

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Crime
Suspect in armed robbery of Fort Henry convenience store arrested

Suspect in armed robbery of Fort Henry convenience store arrested

January 1st, 2015 5:33 pm by Staff Report

An investigation by KPD detectives developed Jason T. McBee, 36, as the suspect. Police have not specified what information led to McBee's being identified.

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News Regional & National
GOP legislators thwart bids to expand Medicaid

GOP legislators thwart bids to expand Medicaid

January 1st, 2015 5:05 pm by Associated Press

Governors across the political spectrum are hitting a roadblock in their bids to expand Medicaid with federal funds: Republican legislators who adamantly oppose "Obamacare."

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Community Photos Education Sunday Stories

Community Scrapbook: Season of Giving (Part 2)

January 1st, 2015 5:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Community Scrapbook features the 'Season of Giving' (Part 2) - a collection of more photos from holiday service projects conducted by area youth who believe it truly is 'better to give than to receive.'

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News Local News Police Blotter
Wise Co. blotter oddities:  Vandal leaves parenting advice, employees stalked over anti-aging creme

Wise Co. blotter oddities: Vandal leaves parenting advice, employees stalked over anti-aging creme

January 1st, 2015 3:00 pm by Staff Report

A sampling of 2014's most bizarre, disturbing and audacious police calls in Wise County, Va.

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News Regional & National
Red-light cams fade as speed cams get green light

Red-light cams fade as speed cams get green light

January 1st, 2015 12:00 pm by DAVID PORTER, Associated Press

The number of red-light cameras nationwide is falling because of opposition from lawmakers and average Joes — but the use of cameras to catch speeders is slowly rising, potentially signaling a new battleground.

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Community Sunday Stories
Stitched with Care: Ladies piece together quilts for homeless vets

Stitched with Care: Ladies piece together quilts for homeless vets

January 1st, 2015 10:00 am by Debra McCown

Each month, about a dozen ladies gather and they piece together fabric into 84-inch squares, which they sandwich with blankets and stitch together into big, quilted sleeping bags.

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DUI at McDonald's nets child endangerment charge

DUI at McDonald's nets child endangerment charge

December 31st, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A midnight run to McDonald's after drinking has netted a Kingsport man felony charges, according to court records, after an unrestrained infant was observed inside his vehicle at the restaurant's drive-thru.

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Community Sunday Stories NASCAR/Racing
A Life Well Lived: Jeff Byrd exceeded expectations on and off track

A Life Well Lived: Jeff Byrd exceeded expectations on and off track

December 31st, 2014 5:00 pm by By Katherine Scoggins

Jeff's attention to guests and his mantra -"Exceed Expectations" - made the race track a fan favorite and one of NASCAR's most popular venues.

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