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Sullivan County students to begin classes on how to make mobile apps

Sullivan County students to begin classes on how to make mobile apps

December 29th, 2013 1:30 pm by Rick Wagner

Thanks to a federal grant and two “nerd”-certified teachers, students at two Sullivan County high schools will be learning how to make mobile apps starting in January.

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Robinson FCA spreads cheer around the world

Robinson FCA spreads cheer around the world

December 29th, 2013 11:34 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Embracing the giving spirit of the Christmas season, students involved with Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) at Robinson Middle School in Kingsport recently participated in the school's annual shoebox packing event for Operation Christmas Child.

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Best of the blotter: Parental advisories

Best of the blotter: Parental advisories

December 29th, 2013 10:00 am by Rain Smith

Both children and their adult mentors prompted abundant police attention in 2013, including parents fighting referees, grandparents threatening teachers and a student biting his principal.

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Fast start carries Cyclones to NPB Classic title

Fast start carries Cyclones to NPB Classic title

December 28th, 2013 9:43 pm by Pat Kenney

For the second time in three years, Elizabethton claimed the New Peoples Bank Holiday Classic title. The Cyclones, on the strength of a 20-2 run to open the game, downed Morristown West 58-48 in Saturday’s championship game at Sullivan North.

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Sprinkler malfunction damages Sullivan North band equipment

Sprinkler malfunction damages Sullivan North band equipment

December 28th, 2013 9:42 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — When it rains, it pours, and when a sprinkler malfunctions and spews out thousands of gallons of water that has been in metal pipes for years, it leaves some stains.

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Markham brings management experience, as well as black belt, to county mayor race

Markham brings management experience, as well as black belt, to county mayor race

December 28th, 2013 9:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Most people recognize Kelly Markham as an eighth-degree black belt and owner of “Kelly’s Heroes” martial arts school in downtown Rogersville.

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Many offices to close for New Year’s Day

Many offices to close for New Year’s Day

December 28th, 2013 9:33 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport city offices will be closed Wednesday for the New Year’s Day holiday. Garbage pickup will be on a regular schedule, but the demolition landfill will be closed.

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Former D-B standout Garber dies at 50

Former D-B standout Garber dies at 50

December 28th, 2013 9:02 pm by Staff Report

Former Dobyns-Bennett basketball standout Lee Garber Jr., who played on the 1980-81 Tribe team that went 36-1, died on Dec. 21. He was 50.

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Sullivan County Commission hopefuls lining up

Sullivan County Commission hopefuls lining up

December 28th, 2013 8:24 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at local government, 2014 could be your year. Among local offices on the ballot in August are all 24 seats on the Sullivan County Commission. Pay: $7,400 per year.

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UPDATE: TCRA lighting system functioning again; flights were  affected

UPDATE: TCRA lighting system functioning again; flights were affected

December 28th, 2013 8:01 pm by Staff Report

Runway lights at Tri-Cities Regional Airport are now operating following a malfunction. One Delta flight was diverted to Knoxville, and passengers were transported by ground to TCRA. One USAirways flight was canceled.

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