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1950s nostalgia festival set to return to Hawkins for first time since 2010

1950s nostalgia festival set to return to Hawkins for first time since 2010

January 22nd, 2014 10:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — After a three-year hiatus, Memory Lane owners Otis and Kathy Eldridge are ready to start making some new memories by reviving their annual Memorial Day weekend car show and 1950s festival.

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AARP official advises Kingsport Tomorrow on retaining volunteers

AARP official advises Kingsport Tomorrow on retaining volunteers

January 22nd, 2014 9:43 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Nonprofit organizations need to be mindful of the reasons people volunteer and should work to create a culture that better stimulates their motivations. Megan Hookey brought this message to Kingsport Tomorrow during its annual meeting.

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Check out Ned Jilton's photos from the Big 7 girls game between Volunteer and Dobyns-Bennett

January 22nd, 2014 9:40 pm by Ned Jilton

The Lady Falcons won 51-50 in overtime

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Craft distillery clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

Craft distillery clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

January 22nd, 2014 9:29 pm by SUE GUINN LEGG, NET News Service

JONESBOROUGH — The Jonesborough Planning Commission voted Tuesday to recommend a zoning overlay that will allow commercial distilling at the historic Salt House on Foxx Street.

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Wise County School Board considering change to sick leave policy

Wise County School Board considering change to sick leave policy

January 22nd, 2014 8:46 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — The changes are driven by the needs of the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) in the process of seeking long-term financial stability. The VRS rates school divisions and employees pay are also likely to increase in 2014-15 by around 15 percent.

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Israel says it foiled al-Qaida plot on U.S. Embassy

Israel says it foiled al-Qaida plot on U.S. Embassy

January 22nd, 2014 6:25 pm by Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) — Analysts said was the first time the global terror network’s leadership has been directly involved in plotting an attack inside Israel.

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Local News
Man exposes himself at Boones Creek Pal's drive-thru window

Man exposes himself at Boones Creek Pal's drive-thru window

January 22nd, 2014 6:04 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — A drive-thru worker at a Boones Creek fast food restaurant told police Tuesday that a man keeps coming by her window and showing his private parts.

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ETSU men's soccer coach Scott Calabrese leaving to coach at Florida International

ETSU men's soccer coach Scott Calabrese leaving to coach at Florida International

January 22nd, 2014 5:00 pm by Joe Avento, NET News Service

Calabrese was 57-44-16 with ETSU and took two teams to the NCAA tournament.

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D-B’s Sparkle Squad brings students and community together

D-B’s Sparkle Squad brings students and community together

January 22nd, 2014 4:00 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Building friendships while breaking down barriers. This is the idea behind one of the newest and most innovative programs to hit local schools.

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News Regional & National
States weighing labels on genetically altered food

States weighing labels on genetically altered food

January 22nd, 2014 3:43 pm by DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press

States from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering requiring labels on food items containing genetically modified ingredients, which account for two-thirds of the processed foods on American grocery shelves.

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