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Prom 2014: Sullivan South High School

May 14th, 2014 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Here's a collection of photos from the Sullivan South High School prom, which was held May 10 at MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport. The theme was 'It Had To Be You.'

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Five cases of measles reported in Tennessee

Five cases of measles reported in Tennessee

May 14th, 2014 11:26 am by Associated Press

The disease has been considered eliminated in the United States since 2000 other than occasional outbreaks due to people traveling overseas, and then spreading it among those who aren't vaccinated.

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Prom 2014: Eastside High School

May 14th, 2014 10:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Here's a collection of photos from the Eastside High School prom, which was held May 10 at Hotel Norton in Norton, Va. The theme was 'Happily Ever After.'

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Folks You Should Know: Volunteer's Noel Reed named a 2014 Horatio Alger National Scholar

Folks You Should Know: Volunteer's Noel Reed named a 2014 Horatio Alger National Scholar

May 14th, 2014 9:55 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Reed, a Church Hill, Tenn., native and one of this year's 106 national scholarship recipients, said she grew up in a household where both her parents struggled with drug addiction.

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The Band Perry honored in Kingsport

The Band Perry honored in Kingsport

May 14th, 2014 8:36 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

At the MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center on Tuesday night, Junior Achievement of Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia inducted the Greeneville-based trio and their parents into its Business Hall of Fame.

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Report highlights child labor on US tobacco farms

Report highlights child labor on US tobacco farms

May 14th, 2014 8:30 am by Associated Press

Children as young as 7 are working long hours in fields harvesting nicotine- and pesticide-laced tobacco leaves under sometimes hazardous and sweltering conditions, according to a report released Wednesday by an international rights group.

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Hundreds contact FBI about pedophile teacher case

Hundreds contact FBI about pedophile teacher case

May 14th, 2014 8:14 am by MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN and TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Calling William Vahey one of the most prolific pedophiles in memory, the FBI had said that the teacher molested at least 90 boys whose photos were found on a memory drive stolen by his maid.

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Contest winners from Sullivan schools get special tour of Boone Dam

Contest winners from Sullivan schools get special tour of Boone Dam

May 13th, 2014 11:44 pm by Rick Wagner

Almost 40 Sullivan County fifth-graders spent some time 100 feet below TVA's Boone Lake Tuesday — along with Director of Schools Jubal Yennie and some of their teachers.

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Correction: Rogersville water customers face first rate increase since 2011

Correction: Rogersville water customers face first rate increase since 2011

May 13th, 2014 10:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

The increase recommended by the commission Tuesday is much less than last year's and would increase the minimum monthly bill of a city resident by $1.73.

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Alexa finally gets a marker

Alexa finally gets a marker

May 13th, 2014 10:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Tuesday, a new gravestone was placed over the final resting place of Alexa Linboom at the Long Bend Baptist Church cemetery near Surgoinsville.

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