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Dale Jett & Hello Stranger will headline 12th Annual Papa Joe Smiddy Festival

Dale Jett & Hello Stranger will headline 12th Annual Papa Joe Smiddy Festival

August 29th, 2014 3:40 pm by Collin Brooks

Papa Joe will be among those who take the stage when the Papa Joe Smiddy Mountain Music Festival returns to Natural Tunnel State Park amphitheater in Duffield, Va., on Sunday, Aug. 31.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Stewart: Ward's death will affect me forever

Stewart: Ward's death will affect me forever

August 29th, 2014 2:48 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer

NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track Friday for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint race three weeks ago.

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Former HCSO security officer faces statutory rape charges

Former HCSO security officer faces statutory rape charges

August 29th, 2014 1:36 pm by Staff Report

A court security officer who resigned last month from the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office now faces charges of statutory rape.

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Community Videos TriCityMom Furry Friends
SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.29.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.29.14 - VIDEO

August 29th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies and kitties who need a good home at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Alana, Jo, Kay, Andy, Unique, and Rooster.

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News Crime Local News
Police: Kingsport woman stabs husband multiple times

Police: Kingsport woman stabs husband multiple times

August 29th, 2014 10:42 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested for allegedly slashing the tires on her husband's pickup — as a means to "get back at him" for hurting her feelings — then unleashing the knife on him when he approached and tried to stop her.

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Man gets 27-year sentence in Smokies attack

Man gets 27-year sentence in Smokies attack

August 29th, 2014 10:33 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors have said that in June 2012, William Seevers held at knifepoint a 44-year-old woman who had been hiking on the Gatlinburg Trail.

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News Regional & National
Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

August 29th, 2014 10:31 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.

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D-B football team to cut ribbon on stadium renovations

D-B football team to cut ribbon on stadium renovations

August 29th, 2014 8:03 am by Matthew Lane

J. Fred Johnson Stadium is a go for tonight. The expansion is essentially complete and fans will get their first look at the renovations tonight when Dobyns-Bennett hosts East Hamilton for the first home game of the 2014 football season.

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Former South band assistant arrested for alleged relationship with student

Former South band assistant arrested for alleged relationship with student

August 29th, 2014 6:48 am by Rain Smith

A Johnson City man faces more than a dozen charges of statutory rape by an authority figure, stemming from his alleged relationship with a student during his tenure as an assistant band director at Sullivan South High School in Kingsport.

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Local News
Jungle gym? Days  after snakes found, bear seen on playground at Rock Springs Elementary

Jungle gym? Days after snakes found, bear seen on playground at Rock Springs Elementary

August 29th, 2014 12:25 am by Rick Wagner

A black bear temporarily joined the campus of Rock Springs earlier this week, seen by maintenance workers mowing tall grass in an effort to discourage snakes recently found in and around the school.

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