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Legendary Clintwood football coach Ralph Cummins dies at 88

Legendary Clintwood football coach Ralph Cummins dies at 88

June 24th, 2014 7:45 am by George Thwaites

Ralph Cummins, one of the last surviving coaches from Southwest Virginia's Golden Age of state championship football, died Monday. He was 88. Cummins won 271 games at Clintwood, leading the Greenwave to state titles in 1974, 1975 and 1978.

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Hawkins commission unanimously approves continuing budget

Hawkins commission unanimously approves continuing budget

June 24th, 2014 7:34 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Commission approved a continuing budget resolution Monday night which will keep spending at 2013-14 levels while work continues on a 2014-15 budget proposal.

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Kingsport businessman Michael K. Locke killed in hit-and-run incident

Kingsport businessman Michael K. Locke killed in hit-and-run incident

June 24th, 2014 2:59 am by Wes Bunch

Former TN state representative struck while placing campaign signs as chairman of the Bud Hulsey campaign for the TN 2nd House District

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Bluefield gives K-Mets the blues

Bluefield gives K-Mets the blues

June 23rd, 2014 11:39 pm by George Thwaites

Brandon Brosher home run streak not enough to carry the K-Mets past the Blue Jays, who prevailed 7-2 in Monday night's Appalachian League game at Hunter Wright Stadium.

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Three indicted  in Scott County murder

Three indicted in Scott County murder

June 23rd, 2014 10:29 pm by Wes Bunch

Three people were indicted in Scott County Monday on multiple felony charges, including first-degree murder and defiling a dead body, for their alleged roles in the 2010 slaying of a Tennessee woman.

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Virginia Racing Commission willing to scrub 2014 season

Virginia Racing Commission willing to scrub 2014 season

June 23rd, 2014 10:00 pm by BROCK VERGAKIS, Associated Press

The Virginia Racing Commission on Monday signaled its willingness to scrub the 2014 racing season at Colonial Downs if it can quickly get a contract in place ensure the 2015 season still happens.

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Manning praises Vols' Jones during Knoxville visit

Manning praises Vols' Jones during Knoxville visit

June 23rd, 2014 10:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning says he's "a big Butch Jones fan" and believes the Tennessee football coach has his alma mater heading in the right direction.

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Wise County collecting cast off shoes

Wise County collecting cast off shoes

June 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Donated shoes will be refurbished and distributed in other countries overseas. Wise County Litter Prevention and Recycling Coordinator Greg Cross said over 600 million pairs of shoes wind up in landfills across the nation annually

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Virginia participates in Operation Dry Water

Virginia participates in Operation Dry Water

June 23rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries announces the commonwealth's participation in Operation Dry Water, a nationally coordinated effort to raise awareness about the dangers of boating under the influence

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D-B hosting community celebration and season ticket pre-sale event

D-B hosting community celebration and season ticket pre-sale event

June 23rd, 2014 7:00 pm by Staff report

Fans in attendance at the celebration event will get a first look at the renovated stadium, which will include a wide range of improvements such as improved restroom and concession areas, a new press box and increased seating capacity.

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