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Prom 2015: Sullivan East High School

April 13th, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

Sullivan East held the first prom of the season on Saturday, April 11. Share photos from the event via email at sullivaneastprom@timesnews.net.

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Man punches cop to teach son 'lesson' in police intimidation

Man punches cop to teach son 'lesson' in police intimidation

April 13th, 2015 3:34 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to a disturbance in Kingsport, where a man claimed his father "had been drinking and was trying to argue." An officer reported that as he spoke with the complainant on the porch, the suspect "busted out the front door and attacked me."

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Guns-in-parks bill likely headed to conference committee

Guns-in-parks bill likely headed to conference committee

April 13th, 2015 2:33 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee lawmakers anticipate a special committee will be needed to work out differences in a proposal that would allow people with handgun carry permits to be armed in all of the state's parks.

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Parham, Clark outspend field in mayoral race

Parham, Clark outspend field in mayoral race

April 13th, 2015 2:19 pm by J. H. Osborne

As of March 31, the five candidates for mayor in Kingsport's upcoming city election had raised more than $73,000 in campaign contributions - and spent more than $47,000, according to public records on file with the Sullivan County Election Commission.

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Wrap It Up! Jackson food program expands to all city schools

Wrap It Up! Jackson food program expands to all city schools

April 13th, 2015 12:39 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Since starting at Jackson in September of 2014, the program has donated about 3,000 pounds of milk, juice, fresh fruit, vegetables, crackers and cheese to local nonprofit groups serving children.

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ETSU physics students explore the galaxy

ETSU physics students explore the galaxy

April 13th, 2015 11:00 am by Jennifer Hill, Community Contributor

Fourteen East Tennessee State University students recently attended a workshop on radio astronomy at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) in Brevard, N.C.

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Concert to benefit Mendota, Hiltons community cemeteries

Concert to benefit Mendota, Hiltons community cemeteries

April 13th, 2015 10:15 am by Marci Gore

The annual concert has become an event that not just the tiny town of Mendota looks forward to, but it's also something that draws folks in from the surrounding areas of Scott County as well as the Tri-Cities.

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Entries sought for Kingsport Spring Spectacular Photography Contest

Entries sought for Kingsport Spring Spectacular Photography Contest

April 13th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Photographic entries will be received from April 20 through May 2. The judging will be Saturday, May 9, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Kingsport Renaissance Center and will be open to the public. The exhibit opens May 31.

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Opinion
Kingsport's investment in MeadowView has paid off handsomely

Kingsport's investment in MeadowView has paid off handsomely

April 13th, 2015 9:38 am by Editorial Board

The fact is, building the convention center was the greatest investment Kingsport made since its founding. And the fact is, those who claim other wise - who don't see it as the catalyst for all development since '96 - would do well to educate themselves.

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Vote nears on purchase or lease of sheriff's vehicles

Vote nears on purchase or lease of sheriff's vehicles

April 13th, 2015 9:11 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission is expected to vote next week on a proposal to provide the Sullivan County Sheriff's Department with 45 new vehicles. A request for bids for outright purchase pricing drew four responses.

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