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Price of meals increasing in Scott County schools next year

Price of meals increasing in Scott County schools next year

May 26th, 2014 8:27 am by Wes Bunch

Students in Scott County will have to pay a little more for their lunch and breakfast when classes resume in the fall after school board members voted this month to increase prices for both meals.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Rebirth of Memory Lane car show & 1950s festivals attracts huge crowd

May 26th, 2014 7:40 am by Jeff Bobo

Approximately 940 vintage cars from 14 states attended Otis and Kathy Eldridge's Memory Lane car show and 1950s nostalgia festival near Rogersville.

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Five Cherokee HOSA students heading to national competition

Five Cherokee HOSA students heading to national competition

May 26th, 2014 7:32 am by Jeff Bobo

Five Cherokee High School students will be traveling to Orlando, Fla., next month to participate in the national Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competition.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Johnson ends drought at Coca-Cola 600

Johnson ends drought at Coca-Cola 600

May 26th, 2014 12:17 am by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

CONCORD, N.C. — About the only one not worried about Jimmie Johnson's victory drought this season was the Sprint Cup defending champion.

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Crime Local News
67-year-old mother enters Alford pleas in assault on officers

67-year-old mother enters Alford pleas in assault on officers

May 25th, 2014 10:08 pm by Wes Bunch

An elderly Southwest Virginia woman was found guilty last week of five counts of assaulting law enforcement officers after she attacked Scott County deputies in 2013.

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Homeless students at record level in Kingsport

Homeless students at record level in Kingsport

May 25th, 2014 10:06 pm by Rick Wagner

City schools are ending 2013-14 with the largest number of identified homeless students in the system's history, while health screenings are turning up obesity as the most common student health issue.

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Sullivan County building official retiring

Sullivan County building official retiring

May 25th, 2014 10:01 pm by J. H. Osborne

Another change is coming to Sullivan County government this week. Claude Smith, the county's "building administrator," announced last week that he will retire effective this coming Friday.

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Kingsport man sentenced for breaking deputy's nose in Lee County

Kingsport man sentenced for breaking deputy's nose in Lee County

May 25th, 2014 9:56 pm by Wes Bunch

A Kingsport man arrested for shoplifting shoes from a Southwest Virginia Walmart was sentenced to more than three years in prison this week for breaking the nose of a Lee County sheriff's deputy.

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Missing man's body found in Watauga Lake

Missing man's body found in Watauga Lake

May 25th, 2014 9:18 pm by NET News Service

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said a man who was reported missing on Sunday was found dead from apparent drowning in Watauga Lake.

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Kingsport veteran recalls experiences in 'The Forgotten War'

Kingsport veteran recalls experiences in 'The Forgotten War'

May 25th, 2014 7:14 pm by George Thwaites

KINGSPORT — Some historians have called it "The Forgotten War." But 86-year-old veteran Joe Aldeen never forgot what he went through in Korea.

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