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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

July 28th, 2013 11:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the popular and important stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net.

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QB McNabb to retire as an Eagle

QB McNabb to retire as an Eagle

July 28th, 2013 10:59 am by Associated Press

Six-time Pro Bowl quarterback Donovan McNabb will officially retire a member of the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday.

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K-Mets pull within two games of division lead with win over BriSox

K-Mets pull within two games of division lead with win over BriSox

July 28th, 2013 12:17 am by Staff Report

The white-hot Kingsport Mets beat the Bristol White Sox 7-5 on Saturday night at DeVault Memorial Stadium to continue their winning tear in Appalachian League play.

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Eastman building plans include pedestrian bridge over Wilcox Drive

Eastman building plans include pedestrian bridge over Wilcox Drive

July 27th, 2013 11:17 pm by Matthew Lane

The structure will be accessible to the public and include elevators on both sides. It will be located roughly halfway between Lincoln Street and Industry Drive.

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D-B  student scores perfect 36 on ACT

D-B student scores perfect 36 on ACT

July 27th, 2013 11:14 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Although a local high school student says she struggles a bit with math, she did well enough to get a rare perfect ACT score and so far has aced the advanced math curriculum at her school with straight A’s.

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Holiday makes school shopping less taxing

Holiday makes school shopping less taxing

July 27th, 2013 11:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Lawmakers, retailers and families love them. Tax policy experts, however, don’t. Sales tax holidays in both Tennessee and Virginia return the first weekend of August, and are aimed primarily at helping families save money on back-to-school purchases.

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Sullivan sees slight sales tax dip for fiscal year

Sullivan sees slight sales tax dip for fiscal year premium content

July 27th, 2013 9:48 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The countywide total of about $46.94 million since the fiscal year began July 1, 2012 represents a $216,000 drop compared to the same 12-month period last year.

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Old dogs, new tricks: Shell-E Shining Seniors promotes adoption of older shelter animals

Old dogs, new tricks: Shell-E Shining Seniors promotes adoption of older shelter animals

July 27th, 2013 9:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

“Basically what we’re looking to do is to supplement whatever a senior pet may be lacking, whether that be surgery or shots, to make them more adoptable,” said Tracey Barr, president and founder of Team Shell-E.

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Anonymous $50,000 donation to ASD will aid region’s farmers

Anonymous $50,000 donation to ASD will aid region’s farmers

July 27th, 2013 8:37 pm by Wes Bunch

ABINGDON — Regional nonprofit Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) announced earlier this week that it received a $50,000 anonymous donation to assist with farmer education efforts and operations at its food distribution hub in Scott County.

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Weevil is suspected culprit in yellow poplar decline

Weevil is suspected culprit in yellow poplar decline

July 27th, 2013 8:10 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Virginia forestry officials say landowners in Scott, Wise and Lee counties have begun to express concern over the health of yellow poplars in the region after noticing a recent decline in the hardwood trees.

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