Kingsport Times News Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Jonesborough's Dusty Saylor named Outstanding Farmer of the Year

Jonesborough's Dusty Saylor named Outstanding Farmer of the Year

February 17th, 2014 2:09 pm by Amanda Marsh

Saylor's commitment to feeding families locally-grown foods is just one of the many reasons he was selected as the Outstanding Farmer of the Year at the 2014 Farm Expo in January.

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Tenn. wedding services bill sparks opposition

Tenn. wedding services bill sparks opposition

February 17th, 2014 12:13 pm by Staff Report

Two Tennessee lawmakers have proposed a bill that would protect wedding-related businesses from lawsuits if they refuse to provide services based on religious beliefs.

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Editorial: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

Editorial: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

February 17th, 2014 9:57 am by Staff Report

The fiasco surrounding a successor to former Highway Commissioner Terry Shaffer brings - yet again - embarrassment to the county, and - yet again - demonstrates County Mayor Steve Godsey's incompetence.

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Runners, walkers invited to 'Paint the Town'

Runners, walkers invited to 'Paint the Town'

February 17th, 2014 9:57 am by Jessica Fischer

With the economy still struggling to recover and non-profits left fighting for limited financial resources, it pays to be creative.

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Bulls thunder into Freedom Hall

Bulls thunder into Freedom Hall

February 17th, 2014 9:36 am by Entertainment Staff

The rules are simple. Place a wiry 150-pound cowboy on the back of a snorting 2,000-pound bull and see if he can ride the beast for an eternal eight seconds with one hand strapped to the bull's massive backside.

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The PEAK connection: New group bringing young professionals together

The PEAK connection: New group bringing young professionals together

February 17th, 2014 8:42 am by Marci Gore

Seth Jervis, a 29-year-old real estate agent, says he, along with some colleagues, realized Kingsport lacked an organization that would help the young professionals in the area connect to one another.

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What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA

What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA

February 17th, 2014 8:36 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Politically speaking, the tea-party supporter in rural North Carolina and the Massachusetts liberal live a world apart. Who or what could get them thinking the same? Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency.

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After UAW defeat, can GOP fulfill promise of Tenn. jobs?

After UAW defeat, can GOP fulfill promise of Tenn. jobs?

February 17th, 2014 8:26 am by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

Now that workers have rejected the UAW in a close vote, attention turns to whether the GOP can fulfill its promises that keeping the union out means more jobs will come rolling in.

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SHHS Sparkle Squad stirs up school spirit from home, visiting fans alike

SHHS Sparkle Squad stirs up school spirit from home, visiting fans alike

February 16th, 2014 11:58 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

It often takes a special situation for an opposing team's fans to cheer for their opponents, but a situation exactly like that occurred in Science Hill's gym on the night of Jan. 14.

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Kingsport native believes he has truck, crew chief, desire to win again at Daytona

Kingsport native believes he has truck, crew chief, desire to win again at Daytona

February 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

John King believes he has the components needed to repeat his 2012 winning performance at Daytona International Speedway, including experience, a top-notch crew chief, a fast truck and a burning desire to win.

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