Kingsport Times News Saturday, August 2, 2014
Sports Vols Sports
Vols feel they're ready for grueling stretch

Vols feel they're ready for grueling stretch

September 8th, 2013 1:36 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

After two big wins, Tennessee begins a daunting stretch that includes games against No. 2 Oregon, No. 18 Florida, No. 9 Georgia, No. 13 South Carolina and No. 1 Alabama. "The real tests are starting to come," RB Rajion Neal said.

Comments
Regional & National Outdoors
How to bring a gator hunter to tears: propose

How to bring a gator hunter to tears: propose

September 8th, 2013 1:27 pm by Associated Press

How do you bring an alligator hunter to tears? Drop down on one knee and ask her, "Will you marry me?" A man did just that during preparations for his girlfriend's family's annual alligator hunt in Mississippi.

Comments
Regional & National Education TriCityMom
Opting out: More parents keeping their kids away from standardized tests

Opting out: More parents keeping their kids away from standardized tests

September 8th, 2013 1:20 pm by KATIE ZEZIMA, Associated Press

A small but growing number of parents nationwide are not allowing their children to participate in standardized testing. "I'm opposed to these tests because they narrow what education is supposed to be about and they lower kids' horizons."

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Update: NASCAR investigating Bowyer spin, possible other shenanigans at Richmond

Update: NASCAR investigating Bowyer spin, possible other shenanigans at Richmond

September 8th, 2013 12:55 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR is reviewing evidence to determine if Michael Waltrip Racing attempted to manipulate the outcome of race that set the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field.

Comments
News
Child dies in ATV mishap, new Kingsport ballfield complex and other stories you may have missed last week

Child dies in ATV mishap, new Kingsport ballfield complex and other stories you may have missed last week

September 8th, 2013 10:05 am by Staff Report

Child dies in ATV mishap, Kingsport finds site for new ballfield complex and other stories you may have missed last week.

Comments
News Community Local News
Eight siblings of Kelly clan in Lee County to renew marriage vows

Eight siblings of Kelly clan in Lee County to renew marriage vows

September 8th, 2013 8:52 am by Stephen Igo

A ceremony to renew marriage vows isn’t all that unusual, but soars deep into the wow zone when multiplied by a factor of eight.

Comments
News Local News Education TriCityMom
Work under way to redistrict Sullivan school board seats

Work under way to redistrict Sullivan school board seats premium content

September 7th, 2013 11:44 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Work has started to redistrict seats on the Sullivan County Board of Education. A group of Sullivan County commissioners met last week for a preliminary discussion and plans to meet again as soon as some key data is gathered.

Comments
News Sports Community Sports Live Local News TriCityMom
HMG Sports Injury Clinic opens  for next-day treatment of athletes

HMG Sports Injury Clinic opens for next-day treatment of athletes

September 7th, 2013 11:35 pm by Marci Gore

If your student-athlete sustains an injury during his Friday night football game, you now have the option of having him evaluated the very next day by a team of specially trained sports medicine providers.

Comments
Local News Education
Sullivan, Kingsport school leaders: 20-day numbers look good

Sullivan, Kingsport school leaders: 20-day numbers look good

September 7th, 2013 11:23 pm by Rick Wagner

When it comes to enrollment for the 2013-14 school year, school leaders in Sullivan County and Kingsport said the 20-day numbers look pretty good.

Comments
Community Local News Education
Scott, Lee schools receive grants from state for security upgrades

Scott, Lee schools receive grants from state for security upgrades

September 7th, 2013 11:16 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Two Southwest Virginia school systems were among 86 across the state that were awarded grant funds last week to make security improvements at various campuses.

Comments