Kingsport Times News Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Sam and Delois Anderson are driving force behind The Spirit Campaign

Sam and Delois Anderson are driving force behind The Spirit Campaign

April 2nd, 2014 11:44 pm by Matthew Lane

The results of the campaign are plainly evident: the Scott Adams Memorial Skate Park, Eastman Park at Horse Creek (a six-field soccer complex), Domtar Park (expanded and renovated) and the final piece of the puzzle, the new Wellmont YMCA facility.

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Local News
Pastor: Bizarre stabbing shouldn't tarnish Hawkins church

Pastor: Bizarre stabbing shouldn't tarnish Hawkins church

April 2nd, 2014 10:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rev. Sheldon Livesay, director of the Of One Accord ministry in Rogersville, said Providence Church is a "great church with loving, caring members, no different than most in the county."

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News Regional & National
Bill's approval a game-changer for annexation in Tennessee

Bill's approval a game-changer for annexation in Tennessee

April 2nd, 2014 10:22 pm by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

In essence, HB 2371, sponsored by Rep. Mike Carter, R-Ooltewah, succeeded by an overwhelming margin, repealing annexation by ordinance and creating annexation by referendum.

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THP identifies body found in Watauga Lake

THP identifies body found in Watauga Lake

April 2nd, 2014 8:38 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Trooper Robert Wills reported the driver was in a 2008 Chrsyler headed south on Tenn. Highway 167 when she failed to stop at a stop sign at the Lakeview Drive intersection.

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Business & Technology
Amazon unveils Fire TV streaming device

Amazon unveils Fire TV streaming device

April 2nd, 2014 6:02 pm by Associated Press

The company says the $99 device has better speed, performance and search functions than other streaming boxes. But it remains to be seen whether Amazon is offering enough new and better services to lure customers away from their current streaming methods.

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Sports Sports Live
Volunteer names Greg Barnett boys varsity basketball coach

Volunteer names Greg Barnett boys varsity basketball coach

April 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by Pat Kenney

Barnett, who replaces Chris Brown who left Volunteer to become the boys coach at Daniel Boone, has been the junior varsity coach and assistant varsity coach for the Falcons since 2007.

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Hawkins commissioner Short remembered as a man of quiet conviction

Hawkins commissioner Short remembered as a man of quiet conviction

April 2nd, 2014 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Lynn Short didn't say much, but when he did his colleagues on the Hawkins County Commission paid attention.

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Sports Entertainment
New book recalls Dungannon native Hillman's time as member of 'The Bilko Athletic Club'

New book recalls Dungannon native Hillman's time as member of 'The Bilko Athletic Club'

April 2nd, 2014 4:00 pm by George Thwaites

Dave Hillman picked up 21 wins for the pre-expansion Angels in 1956, contributing to that team's epic PCL pennant run. That season is the subject of "The Bilko Athletic Club," a recently published book by Kingsport author Gaylon White.

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Lewd call to KPD prompts new charge for neglect suspect

Lewd call to KPD prompts new charge for neglect suspect

April 2nd, 2014 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport child neglect suspect picked up another charge after calling a detective assigned to the case and allegedly leaving an expletive-laced message boasting about the sexual conquest of the female officer's "wife."

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News Regional & National
More Americans see middle class status slipping

More Americans see middle class status slipping

April 2nd, 2014 2:21 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

The difference between the income earned by the wealthiest 5 percent of Americans and by a median-income household has risen 24 percent in 30 years, according to the Census Bureau.

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