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Kingsport Chamber reflects on its accomplishments at annual dinner

Kingsport Chamber reflects on its accomplishments at annual dinner

February 8th, 2014 5:54 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce’s 67th annual dinner is billed as the “Social Event of the Year,” but remains a time for the business community to look back on accomplishments in the previous year.

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McRae, Vols put away Gamecocks 72-53

McRae, Vols put away Gamecocks 72-53

February 8th, 2014 5:28 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Jordan McRae scored 24 points, hitting 6 of 8 shots from 3-point range, and the Tennessee men's basketball team trounced South Carolina 72-53 on Saturday to beat the Gamecocks for the 13th consecutive time.

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What's for dinner? Farm bill has big impact

What's for dinner? Farm bill has big impact

February 8th, 2014 3:10 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Look no further than your dinner plate to understand how the new farm bill affects you. Here are five ways the farm law affects what is on your plate.

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Saturday's highlights from the Sochi Olympics

February 8th, 2014 2:28 pm by Associated Press

A photo gallery and Saturday's highlights from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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Appalachian Power warns customers of scam

Appalachian Power warns customers of scam

February 8th, 2014 2:00 pm by Associated Press

Small business owners are the target of a scam, Appalachian Power says. Reports of the scam are coming from its West Virginia customers, but the company says customers in Virginia and Tennessee are also likely to be targeted.

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Several area events planned to mark Black History Month

Several area events planned to mark Black History Month

February 8th, 2014 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

Negro History Week was launched in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, an early scholar of African-American history. Now, nearly 90 years later, it has become a monthlong event, celebrated each February to recognize the accomplishments and culture of African-Ameri

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Cease-fire in Syrian city breaks down, halts aid

Cease-fire in Syrian city breaks down, halts aid

February 8th, 2014 1:34 pm by BASSEM MROUE and DIAA HADID, Associated Press

Two trucks carrying food and medical supplies into rebel-held neighborhoods in the central Syrian city of Homs turned back under heavy fire Saturday, leaving four paramedics wounded as a cease-fire broke down, Syrian officials said.

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JC police charge N.C. woman in Dempsey's jewelry heist

JC police charge N.C. woman in Dempsey's jewelry heist

February 8th, 2014 1:24 pm by NET news service

Police have charged a North Carolina woman with stealing more than $90,000 worth of rings from a Johnson City jewelry store, and more arrests are expected.

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Meth proceeds lead to stabbing, felon flees courtroom and more this week in crime

Meth proceeds lead to stabbing, felon flees courtroom and more this week in crime

February 8th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 31 through Feb. 2.

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Manhunt ends with capture of suspect in Blountville break-in

Manhunt ends with capture of suspect in Blountville break-in

February 8th, 2014 12:35 am by Wes Bunch

BLOUNTVILLE — Larry Allen Stumbo, 24, was taken into custody around 10 p.m. in a wooded area behind the Crown Plaza Shopping Center, located on Highway 394. His arrest came after he allegedly broke into a Blountville home earlier Friday night.

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