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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Confederate Decoration Day at Green Hill Cemetery

June 2nd, 2013 3:53 am by Ned Jilton

Hundreds of flags decorated Green Hill Cemetery in Elizabethton Saturday as the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Confederate Order of the Rose, Civil War reenactors and area residents gathered for Confederate Decoration Day.

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Beauty for a day: Daylilies will take center stage at regional meeting

Beauty for a day: Daylilies will take center stage at regional meeting

June 1st, 2013 11:59 pm by Marci Gore

The Tri-Cities Daylily Society will play host to the American Hemerocallis Society Region 10 summer meeting and garden tour June 21-22 with home base for the event in Kingsport.

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Scott County to seek indictments following high-speed pursuit

Scott County to seek indictments following high-speed pursuit

June 1st, 2013 9:02 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY – Prosecutors said Friday they will seek direct indictments against a Kingsport man who allegedly led a Scott County sheriff’s deputy on a high-speed pursuit last week with a stolen vehicle.

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7-year-old rouses sleeping family in time to escape burning home

7-year-old rouses sleeping family in time to escape burning home

June 1st, 2013 8:46 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — When 7-year-old Journey Williams woke up in the early morning hours of May 9, she was having a hard time seeing. The numbers on her cable box weren’t as bright, and that made her think something was wrong.

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Frightened Oklahoma residents opt to flee tornadoes

Frightened Oklahoma residents opt to flee tornadoes

June 1st, 2013 8:13 pm by SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY — It’s a warning as familiar as a daily prayer for Tornado Alley residents: When a twister approaches, take shelter in a basement or low-level interior room or closet, away from windows and exterior walls.

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Georgia Tech knocks ETSU out of regionals

Georgia Tech knocks ETSU out of regionals

June 1st, 2013 8:13 pm by Associated Press

Buck Farmer and Jonathan Roberts combined on a three-hitter, leading Georgia Tech to a 5-1 win over East Tennessee State in an NCAA regional elimination game Saturday.

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Former UVa-Wise student pleads guilty to felony charges that he lied about gunman on campus

June 1st, 2013 7:50 pm by Jeff Sturgeon, Roanoke Times

A former student at the University of Virginia College at Wise admitted Friday to giving a 911 operator a fake report of a gunman outside a campus dormitory on Jan. 23.

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Jean Stapleton, TV’s Edith Bunker, dies at 90

Jean Stapleton, TV’s Edith Bunker, dies at 90

June 1st, 2013 7:23 pm by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

NEW YORK — Jean Stapleton, the stage-trained character actress who played Archie Bunker’s far better half, the sweetly naive Edith, in TV’s groundbreaking 1970s comedy “All in the Family,” has died. She was 90.

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Eastman considering recreation area for new office building

Eastman considering recreation area for new office building

June 1st, 2013 7:13 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — You simply can’t ignore prime real estate. That appears to be the feeling at Eastman Chemical Co., which is considering using its Wilcox Drive recreation area as the location for a new office building.

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Summer in the Park heats up at Warriors Path

Summer in the Park heats up at Warriors Path

June 1st, 2013 6:44 pm by Rebekah Wilson

From dawn to dusk, beaches to overlooks, salamanders to deer and tomahawks to treasure hunts, Warriors Path State Park’s Summer in the Park program offers educational and entertaining activities for the whole family.

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