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Civil War battle re-enactment an economic engine

Civil War battle re-enactment an economic engine

August 22nd, 2013 10:26 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — What do an 1863 Civil War battle reenactment and flea market have it common? Both are economic development activities. And both were topics of discussions at Thursday’s NETWORKS — Sullivan Partnership meeting.

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Photo gallery: Fans swarm Food City Race Night

Photo gallery: Fans swarm Food City Race Night

August 22nd, 2013 9:35 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

Excitement for the races this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway made it all the way to State Street Thursday, as race merchandise, food vendors and even a few drivers set up shop to entertain fans during Food City Race Night.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Dobyns Bennett comes from behind to down Knox Farragut in football season opener

August 22nd, 2013 9:30 pm by Ned Jilton

A last minute touchdown and extra point lifted the Indians to a 21-20 season opening victory over Knox Farragut. Here are some photo highlights. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Business & Technology
Airport development officials optimistic about new prospect for south side tracts

Airport development officials optimistic about new prospect for south side tracts

August 22nd, 2013 9:24 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — A deal to bring economic development to Tri-Cities Regional Airport’s south side airfield could happen soon. “We feel like we’ve got this individual about locked down,” Sullivan County Mayor Steve Godsey said.

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City manager names panel to assess Kingsport police chief candidates

City manager names panel to assess Kingsport police chief candidates

August 22nd, 2013 8:52 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The five members include: Bristol, Tenn., Police Chief Blaine Wade, Kingsport Fire Chief Craig Dye, Johnson City Assistant City Manager Charlie Stahl, former Kingsport Human Resources Director Barbara Duncan and Alderman Tom Segelhorst.

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NASCAR/Racing
Lucky fan wins sweepstakes to watch race from suite

Lucky fan wins sweepstakes to watch race from suite

August 22nd, 2013 8:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

BRISTOL, Tenn. — After renewing his season tickets, Chris Wolford was entered into a sweepstakes to watch this year’s race from a suite. He didn’t expect to win because he didn’t even know he was entered in the sweepstakes.

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Enrollment up  in Kingsport, Sullivan County schools

Enrollment up in Kingsport, Sullivan County schools

August 22nd, 2013 7:50 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Dobyns-Bennett High School has topped 2,000 students and Kingsport City Schools as a whole has surpassed 7,000. Meanwhile, enrollment of about 10,500 in Sullivan County is above the enrollment at the end of last school year.

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Happy Snaps - 2013 Food City Family Race Night in Bristol TN/VA.

August 22nd, 2013 6:04 pm by Staff Report

Whether you’re a fan camping out for the Bristol Motor Speedway race this weekend, or a local just looking for something to do on Thursday, Food City Race Night has a little bit of something for everyone.

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Colorado town mulls drone hunts to decry spying

Colorado town mulls drone hunts to decry spying

August 22nd, 2013 5:28 pm by Associated Press

DEER TRAIL, Colo. (AP) — Yes, those drones. Shoot ‘em down for $25. With a $100 bounty reward for shooters who bring in debris from an unmanned aircraft “known to be owned or operated by the United States federal government.”

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KPD: Crying child leads to intoxicated father's arrest

KPD: Crying child leads to intoxicated father's arrest

August 22nd, 2013 5:09 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A three-year-old’s cries outside a Kingsport apartment complex at 4 a.m., upset because she couldn’t wake her father, have led to charges of child abuse and neglect.

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