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Wet weather taking toll on everything from crops to weekend plans

Wet weather taking toll on everything from crops to weekend plans

August 17th, 2013 6:16 pm by Nick Shepherd

Rain. It seems like rain has been the topic of conversation in thousands of living rooms across the region, and it should be.

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Anderson  cites two  SROs who made a difference

Anderson cites two SROs who made a difference

August 17th, 2013 6:02 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — When Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson thinks of school resource officers, he thinks about the late Dutch Coward, an officer of the Kingsport Police Department, and Sullivan County SRO Carolyn Gudger.

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Sullivan County schools  look to sheriff’s  office for SROs

Sullivan County schools look to sheriff’s office for SROs

August 17th, 2013 5:45 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County school leaders are calling on Sheriff Wayne Anderson to hire additional school resource officers or other officers to be in county schools.

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Dream Wedding 2013: Planning ends with music choices selected, bridal portraits taken

Dream Wedding 2013: Planning ends with music choices selected, bridal portraits taken

August 17th, 2013 5:15 pm by Marci Gore

With only four weeks left until they say “I do,” the planning phase of Laura Begley and Matthew Bledsoe’s big day is quickly drawing to a close.

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Egyptian security forces storm protester-held mosque

Egyptian security forces storm protester-held mosque

August 17th, 2013 5:12 pm by MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press

CAIRO — Egyptian security forces stormed a Cairo mosque Saturday after a heavy exchange of gunfire with armed men shooting down from a minaret, rounding up hundreds of supporters of the country’s ousted president.

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Veterans get a helping hand: Outreach event provides advice on jobs and entrepreneurship

Veterans get a helping hand: Outreach event provides advice on jobs and entrepreneurship

August 17th, 2013 4:49 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — There appeared to be enough state and federal resource people inside the Kingsport Center for Higher Education Thursday to address any kind of major crisis situation.

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Beamer still humble at 'The House That Frank Built'

Beamer still humble at 'The House That Frank Built'

August 17th, 2013 3:45 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Frank Beamer, entering his 27th season as Virginia Tech's football coach, is in full grind mode. The Hokies open against two-time defending national champion Alabama on Aug. 31, and time is precious.

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Grammy-nominated artist headlines JC Christian Storytelling Festival

Grammy-nominated artist headlines JC Christian Storytelling Festival

August 17th, 2013 1:45 pm by Jessica Fischer

A two-time Grammy nominee, Matthew West has released five previous studio albums, populating radio with such hits as “Strong Enough,” “The Motions,” “My Own Little World,” “More” and “You Are Everything.”

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Tide on top — again: Alabama No. 1 in AP preseason poll

Tide on top — again: Alabama No. 1 in AP preseason poll

August 17th, 2013 12:13 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Alabama will begin this season the way it ended the last two — No. 1. Nick Saban's two-time defending national champions are top-ranked in The Associated Press preseason college football poll,

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Connecticut-based company buys Portola, employer of 100 in Kingsport

Connecticut-based company buys Portola, employer of 100 in Kingsport

August 17th, 2013 12:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Portola, with sales of approximately $200 million in 2012, operates eight facilities in North America and Europe, including one in Kingsport.

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