Kingsport Times News Thursday, July 30, 2015
Repairs to Boone Dam to take years

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Repairs to Boone Dam to take years

July 30th, 2015 2:44 pm by Staff report

TVA officials say the dam needs a long-term fix and is seeping water from multiple places.

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Blue Jays land Price, deal Johnson City's Norris to Tigers

Blue Jays land Price, deal Johnson City's Norris to Tigers

July 30th, 2015 3:19 pm by NOAH TRISTER, AP Baseball Writer

The deal sends Johnson City native Daniel Norris and two other left-handers to the Tigers. Norris, 22, was ranked by Baseball America as the game's 18th-best prospect earlier this month.

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Rollover closes 11-W eastbound lanes near Rogersville

Rollover closes 11-W eastbound lanes near Rogersville

July 30th, 2015 1:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

The eastbound section of Highway 11-W in Rogersville was closed for nearly two hours Wednesday afternoon when a pickup pulling a double-axle trailer lost control and flipped.

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One killed in Russell County crash

One killed in Russell County crash

July 30th, 2015 1:12 pm by Stephen Igo

For the second time this week, the Virginia State Police is investigating an overnight crash that claimed one life in Russell County.

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Mount Carmel expands paving schedule thanks to low bids

Mount Carmel expands paving schedule thanks to low bids

July 30th, 2015 12:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

Sometimes you've got to spend money to save money, which is what Mount Carmel leaders hope to do by expanding the town's paving scheduled for 2015-16 to include two additional subdivisions.

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Happy Valley teacher charged with arson, insurance fraud

Happy Valley teacher charged with arson, insurance fraud

July 30th, 2015 10:51 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

According to the indictment, the fire occurred on Feb. 25. The indictment said Beam "did knowingly damage a structure by means of a fire or explosion with intent to destroy or damage the structure to collect insurance for the damage."

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Stop picking on property owners

Stop picking on property owners

July 30th, 2015 9:30 am by Letters to the Editor

I don't want a wheel tax, but why is it that every time the city or the county needs more money, they put it all on the property owners? How many thousands of people own nothing but a car and a cell phone? When are they going to start paying their way?

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Photo gallery: "Super" summer reading program at KPL

July 30th, 2015 9:30 am by Community Contributor

The theme for this year's event was "super-heroes" with library staff dressing up as their favorite heroes and villains for the kids.

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This weekend in Downtown Kingsport

This weekend in Downtown Kingsport

July 30th, 2015 8:57 am by By Community Contributor

Music, music and more music.

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Local friends of NRA to hold banquet

Local friends of NRA to hold banquet

July 30th, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

Friends of NRA is a key grassroots event that supports thousands of community service related to firearm education, hunter safety, wildlife conservation, range improvements, youth marksmanship, and law enforcement among others.

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Back to school:  KHRA holds grand reopening for Lee Family Learning Center

Back to school: KHRA holds grand reopening for Lee Family Learning Center

July 30th, 2015 7:45 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Located at Lee Apartments, the learning center began in 1992 and provides literacy programs, individual tutoring and after-school programs for school-age children.

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