Kingsport Times News Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Walters State fair seeks to help adults fit college into their schedules

Walters State fair seeks to help adults fit college into their schedules

July 2nd, 2015 5:00 pm by Debra Williams, Walters State contributor

Event is July 7

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Fiddlin' Carson Peters concert at The Carter Family Fold

Fiddlin' Carson Peters concert at The Carter Family Fold

July 2nd, 2015 4:30 pm by Contributed

The Carter Family Fold will present a concert by the Fiddlin' Carson Peters Band on Saturday, July 4. Carson Peters, or "Fiddlin' Carson Peters," as he is becoming known, started playing fiddle at the age of 3 when his parents bought him a fiddle.

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Carter elected president of Tennessee Federation of Democratic Women's Club

Carter elected president of Tennessee Federation of Democratic Women's Club

July 2nd, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

Jenny Carter, who is currently president of the Hawkins County Democratic Women, was recently elected as president of the Tennessee Federation of Democratic Women's Club.

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Workers extinguish fire at Phipps Bend's Walker Forge plant

Workers extinguish fire at Phipps Bend's Walker Forge plant

July 2nd, 2015 3:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Workers were able to put out an early morning fire Wednesday in a Phipps Bend Industrial Park plant that was sparked when a part got stuck between a table and a forging die.

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Community
Blood Assurance urges Tri-Cities community to save lives this summer

Blood Assurance urges Tri-Cities community to save lives this summer

July 2nd, 2015 3:00 pm by Contributed

Warm weather, open pools and family vacations signify that summer has officially arrived. However, summer is one of the toughest seasons for the blood industry.

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Man shoots neighbor's cat, then self in skull

Man shoots neighbor's cat, then self in skull

July 2nd, 2015 2:40 pm by Rain Smith

In responding to an animal complaint in Church Hill, a woman told police that a neighbor had shot one of her cats with a BB gun. Then, to demonstrate for the irate woman that it wouldn't kill the cat, he placed the barrel to his head.

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Community Sunday Stories
'Tears for My Father' offers understanding in the face of Alzheimer's

'Tears for My Father' offers understanding in the face of Alzheimer's

July 2nd, 2015 2:00 pm by Debra McCown

As caregiver, Tom was helpless to stop the progression as his father - a strong and compassionate man who'd left a mark on the whole community - slowly lost his mind.

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Registration under way for 'Ride Like Hale' event to benefit Chip Hale Center

Registration under way for 'Ride Like Hale' event to benefit Chip Hale Center

July 2nd, 2015 1:30 pm by Chip Hale Center

Registration has begun for the 5th annual Chip Hale Center "Ride Like Hale" benefit ride through historic downtown Rogersville and the scenic back roads of Hawkins County on Aug. 15.

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Government offices closing Friday for Independence Day

Government offices closing Friday for Independence Day

July 2nd, 2015 1:00 pm by Staff report

A roundup of operating hours for area organization during the holiday weekend

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UPDATE: Printed materials in mailbox led to temporary airport shutdown

UPDATE: Printed materials in mailbox led to temporary airport shutdown

July 2nd, 2015 12:11 pm by Hank Hayes

The situation triggered a response from more than a half dozen federal, state and local agencies, according to TCRA Executive Director Patrick Wilson.

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