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Schools seek changes to healthier lunch rules

Schools seek changes to healthier lunch rules

May 5th, 2014 8:17 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Their main concerns: finding enough whole grain-rich foods that kids like, lowering sodium levels and keeping fruits and vegetables from ending up in the trash.

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Scott County School Board upholds termination following grievance hearing

Scott County School Board upholds termination following grievance hearing

May 4th, 2014 10:21 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The Scott County School Board voted to uphold an employee's termination during a specially called grievance hearing last week.

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Street shows funding lead in latest county attorney race financial reports

Street shows funding lead in latest county attorney race financial reports

May 4th, 2014 9:27 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Dan Street reported more total receipts for his re-election campaign than either of his challengers during the period April 1 through April 26.

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Sullivan BOE likely to delay action on many agenda items

Sullivan BOE likely to delay action on many agenda items

May 4th, 2014 9:21 pm by Rick Wagner

Although Sullivan County's school board is to approve a nearly $270,000 facilities study contract Monday, much of the rest of the agenda may involve taking no action on a range of proposals.

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Aquatic center earning glowing reviews as competitive venue

Aquatic center earning glowing reviews as competitive venue

May 4th, 2014 9:01 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — "If you build it, they will come" not only applies to ball fields, but apparently swimming pools as well.

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Tribe, 'Toppers take walk-off wins in 1-AAA tourney

Tribe, 'Toppers take walk-off wins in 1-AAA tourney

May 4th, 2014 8:57 pm by Dave Ongie

Dobyns-Bennett and Science Hill both came up with a walk-off hit to win their games Sunday in the District 1-AAA baseball tournament. But that was just about the only common thread that connected the two games.

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'Save the Inn' event hopes to fund repairs to Old Deery Inn

'Save the Inn' event hopes to fund repairs to Old Deery Inn

May 4th, 2014 8:52 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County doesn't have $20,000 to repair the roof and water damage inside the historic Old Deery Inn, according to a press release sent out last week.

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Glory Days:  Young Springsteen fan gets to meet, sing, dance with 'The Boss'

Glory Days: Young Springsteen fan gets to meet, sing, dance with 'The Boss'

May 4th, 2014 7:20 pm by Todd Yates, tyates@timesnews.net

Very few people are lucky enough to meet a rock 'n' roll icon. Fewer still can say they have been on stage with one. And then there are those who were born to run with the stars. Such is the case with Kingsport's Sydney Berry.

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Local law enforcement says military munitions for unforeseen emergencies only

Local law enforcement says military munitions for unforeseen emergencies only

May 4th, 2014 6:14 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Last month, the Johnson City Police Department set up a perimeter outside a home on Snowden Terrace during an alleged domestic altercation that led to a 13-hour standoff.

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Big Stone Gap golf tournament  to benefit cancer support center

Big Stone Gap golf tournament to benefit cancer support center

May 4th, 2014 5:55 pm by Staff Report

BIG STONE GAP — The fourth annual Harold Lester Memorial Golf Tournament to raise funds for an area cancer support facility is set for June 6 at Lonesome Pine Country Club in Big Stone Gap.

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