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Wintry weather forces road closures in Smokies

Wintry weather forces road closures in Smokies

November 1st, 2014 4:01 pm by Associated Press

Rangers in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park have closed roads and evacuated campsites because of heavy snowfall and icy conditions.

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Slave quarters to be rebuilt at Madison's Virginia home

Slave quarters to be rebuilt at Madison's Virginia home

November 1st, 2014 2:55 pm by BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press

The slave quarters at Montpelier were cleared away 165 years ago and planted over with grass. Archaeologists plan to excavate the South Yard in public view to recover remnants of slave life to help illustrate new stories.

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Kingsport athletes helping rebuild ETSU program

Kingsport athletes helping rebuild ETSU program

November 1st, 2014 1:00 pm by Dave Ongie

Eight players from either D-B or Sullivan South have signed the dotted line to help football return to ETSU. And they are starting to get a better idea of just how important their place in the history of the school will be.

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D-B, Science Hill, South to open playoffs at home

D-B, Science Hill, South to open playoffs at home

November 1st, 2014 12:25 pm by Staff Report

Dobyns-Bennett, Science Hill and Sullivan South were all awarded home games when the TSSAA announced its football playoff brackets Saturday morning.

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Community Sunday Stories
Faith in Action: Gracepoint Church in Wise ministers to others through Christ's example

Faith in Action: Gracepoint Church in Wise ministers to others through Christ's example

November 1st, 2014 11:00 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Gracepoint Church, which first opened to the Southwest Virginia community seven years ago this November, concentrates its faith-filled ministry on meeting the physical needs of families regionally, as well as internationally.

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Bygone but not forgotten: Oak Hill staff working to restore property to former glory

Bygone but not forgotten: Oak Hill staff working to restore property to former glory

November 1st, 2014 10:00 am by George Thwaites

Occasionally, the four-lane bypass in Kingsport named after John B. Dennis is a frenetic, nerve-wracking little stretch of modernity. But who could imagine unquiet slumbers in the secluded tomb that forever houses the Model City founder and his wife?

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Maine nurse free to move about after judge eases restrictions

Maine nurse free to move about after judge eases restrictions

November 1st, 2014 8:00 am by ROBERT F. BUKATY, Associated Press

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat.

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Local News
Sullivan County's insurance costs increasing $1.5M

Sullivan County's insurance costs increasing $1.5M

November 1st, 2014 7:10 am by J. H. Osborne

Just where that $1.5 million will come from, and how the burden will be split between employees and taxpayers, has yet to be publicly discussed. The county's health insurance plan for its employees is self-funded.

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Driver sought in crash that killed 3 on Halloween

Driver sought in crash that killed 3 on Halloween

November 1st, 2014 6:05 am by ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press

Los Angeles area authorities say they're looking for a motorist who crashed into three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes, leaving them with fatal injuries and fleeing the scene.

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'Toppers top Tribe for second straight time

'Toppers top Tribe for second straight time

November 1st, 2014 1:10 am by Dave Ongie

Controversial Elijah Mathes reception from Malik McGue seals Science Hill's 49-35 win over Dobyns-Bennett. The victory gave the Hilltoppers back-to-back wins over D-B for the first time since 1980.

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