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Sullivan BOE plans to ask for $4.8 million in additional funding

Sullivan BOE plans to ask for $4.8 million in additional funding

May 26th, 2015 8:30 pm by Rick Wagner

If Sullivan County's school board asks the County Commission for more funding this year, board members acknowledge they may not get all or any of their request. But if the Board of Education doesn't ask, it won't get any.

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Hawkins County Honors Its Fallen

May 26th, 2015 7:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Community Scrapbook features photos from the Hawkins County Memorial Day Observance. The photos were submitted by the Rev. Sheldon Livesay.

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Police: Drunk man at concert hit 4 people with SUV; 1 dead

Police: Drunk man at concert hit 4 people with SUV; 1 dead

May 26th, 2015 6:30 pm by Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A food vendor at a country music concert is accused of starting a fight and hitting several people with his SUV, killing one.

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Area parks to mark National Trails Day

Area parks to mark National Trails Day

May 26th, 2015 5:00 pm by Holly Nelms

National Trails Day is June 6, and local parks have planned events for hikers of many skill levels to celebrate the occasion.

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KPD Tasers suspect in pharmacy holdup, carjacking

KPD Tasers suspect in pharmacy holdup, carjacking

May 26th, 2015 4:19 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a city pharmacy at gunpoint, then carjacking a woman at a nearby gas station to make his getaway.

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Code Camps set at ETSU, Tusculum and Walters State this summer

Code Camps set at ETSU, Tusculum and Walters State this summer

May 26th, 2015 2:55 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Almost 40 female Tri-Cities students ages 10 through 18 attended a one-day 100 Girls of Code event at Sevier Middle School over the weekend, making it the largest such event to date in Tennessee.

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WW II vet survived 65 bombing missions

WW II vet survived 65 bombing missions

May 26th, 2015 1:29 pm by George Thwaites

Edward Jones, who inhabits a modest quadruplex apartment in Kingsport, is 93 years old. The white-haired veteran of 65 World War II bombing missions has had it good, and he knows it.

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City to raze Tennessee Highway Patrol building

City to raze Tennessee Highway Patrol building

May 26th, 2015 12:32 pm by Matthew Lane

An iconic Kingsport building is slated for the wrecking ball. City Manager Jeff Fleming said last week the plan is for the city to tear down the old Tennessee Highway Patrol building on Fort Henry Drive.

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Benefit ride to support Fort Blackmore Camp

Benefit ride to support Fort Blackmore Camp

May 26th, 2015 11:27 am by Marci Gore

The second annual benefit ride for Fort Blackmore Methodist Camp in Scott County will be held Saturday, May 30. Last year's ride raised more than $2,000 for the camp, with 65 to 70 riders coming out to participate.

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Number of KCS homeless students registers slight dip

Number of KCS homeless students registers slight dip

May 26th, 2015 9:31 am by Rick Wagner

Compare to 2014-15 numbers of 309 homeless student, 61 siblings and 189 families, in 2012-13, the program served 320 Kingsport students and 65 siblings from 197 families identified as homeless in the system. For 2013-14, the count was 325 students with 54

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