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TVA: Safety outweighs recreation, business for Boone Dam

TVA: Safety outweighs recreation, business for Boone Dam

April 20th, 2015 2:01 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Some boaters, whose crafts now rest on the lake bottom without a way to remove them, have asked for the lake to be temporarily refilled.

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Search for silver spurs SW Va. explosives conviction

Search for silver spurs SW Va. explosives conviction

April 20th, 2015 1:05 pm by Stephen Igo

Evidence presented during the trial indicated Jimmy Scott Elkins, 43, planned to blow apart rocks in the High Knob area of the Jefferson National Forest, hoping to gain access to a lost silver mine.

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Registered? Monday is the last day to get name on rolls for city elections

Registered? Monday is the last day to get name on rolls for city elections

April 20th, 2015 11:43 am by J. H. Osborne

Early voting for city elections will begin at the election office in Blountville on April 29 and at the Kingsport Civic Auditorium and National Guard Armory in Bristol on May 7.

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Kingsport Kiwanis hosts 10 alderman hopefuls in forum

Kingsport Kiwanis hosts 10 alderman hopefuls in forum

April 20th, 2015 11:17 am by Matthew Lane

The candidates running for the three open seats on the Board of Mayor and Aldermen weighed in on the role city government should play in the local economy and their opinion on the most pressing issues facing the Model City.

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Man arrested after making up story about sick daughter to get money

Man arrested after making up story about sick daughter to get money

April 20th, 2015 10:16 am by Nick Shepherd

To fuel his drug habit, one Kingsport man made up a story about having a sick daughter and went door to door asking for donations until police arrested him on Friday, according to a press release.

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Stone Drive no place for bike lanes

Stone Drive no place for bike lanes

April 20th, 2015 9:25 am by Letters to the Editor

Why does it require a vehicular tragedy for folks to realize that safety comes before pleasure? Our elected officials are more concerned with how many more bars they can open on Broad Street and tax revenue than the safety of cyclists.

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Kingsport Idol seeks next singing sensation

Kingsport Idol seeks next singing sensation

April 20th, 2015 9:00 am by Marci Gore

Auditions will be held May 5 for contestants ages 18 to 24; May 7 for ages 8 to 13; May 12 for ages 25 and older; and May 14 for ages 14 to 17. All auditions begin at 6 p.m. in the Kingsport Renaissance Center.

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Authorities: Terrorism probe yields 6 arrests in 2 states

Authorities: Terrorism probe yields 6 arrests in 2 states

April 20th, 2015 8:25 am by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press

Six people have been arrested in two states in connection with a terrorism investigation in Minnesota, where authorities have been tracking youths who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to fight with militants.

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Armstrong Construction celebrates 100th year in business

Armstrong Construction celebrates 100th year in business

April 20th, 2015 8:11 am by Hank Hayes

In its early years, Armstrong Construction built some of the finest homes in Kingsport, including many in the Fairacres neighborhood and on Watauga Street.

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'Two strong men': UMC bishops return to Amis House 225 years after Asbury's visit

'Two strong men': UMC bishops return to Amis House 225 years after Asbury's visit - VIDEO

April 20th, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

What makes Bishop Francis Asbury's visits to the Amis House in April and May of 1790 historically significant is the mission of westward outreach Asbury launched from there, and the effect it had on the future growth of the church.

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