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KFD: Best to leave the fireworks to the pros

July 2nd, 2015 7:09 am by Matthew Lane

Not only can fireworks be potentially dangerous for people, they happen to be illegal to use and possess within the Kingsport city limits. Any person found guilty of violating this ordinance could be fined up to $110 for each offense.

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7th shark attack hits North Carolina coast

7th shark attack hits North Carolina coast

July 2nd, 2015 8:15 am by By Spencer Parts, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (TNS)

North Carolina experienced its seventh shark attack in a month Wednesday, just as the coast prepared for one of its busiest weekends of the year. At around noon Wednesday the A 68-year-old ma man was in waist-deep water on Ocracoke Island.

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Natural Tunnel's Fincastle Turnpike Hayride

Natural Tunnel's Fincastle Turnpike Hayride

July 2nd, 2015 7:30 am by Contributed

While on a wagon pulled by a diesel tractor, you will see some of Rye Cove's countryside with its rolling hills, grasslands and abundance of wildlife.

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Kingsport woman sentenced in gravel conspiracy

Kingsport woman sentenced in gravel conspiracy

July 1st, 2015 10:48 pm by Matthew Lane

Evelyn Jean Vickers received a 110-month prison sentence in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Tuesday. Vickers and 10 others were indicted in June 2014 in connection with an extensive a-PVP distribution ring centered in and around Sullivan County.

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ETSU's Carter Railroad Museum receives historic Tweetsie document

ETSU's Carter Railroad Museum receives historic Tweetsie document

July 1st, 2015 10:45 pm by Carol Fox, community contributor ETSU

JOHNSON CITY - Dr. Fred Alsop, director of East Tennessee State University's George L. Carter Railroad Museum, has unexpectedly received an unusual piece of local railroad history.

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Tennessee enters new era with Nike

Tennessee enters new era with Nike

July 1st, 2015 7:25 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE - Tennessee is opening its doors to the Nike swoosh while bidding farewell to the Lady Vols nickname and logo in all but one sport.

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Community Scrapbook: VBS at First Freewill Baptist

July 1st, 2015 7:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Community Scrapbook features photos from Vacation Bible School at First Freewill Baptist Church of Morrison City. Share your VBS photos at sundayscrapbook@timesnews.net.

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Tusculum receives grant from Women's Fund of East Tennessee

Tusculum receives grant from Women's Fund of East Tennessee

July 1st, 2015 6:30 pm by Suzanne S. Richey, Tusculum contributor

The Women's Fund of East Tennessee has awarded a $10,000 grant to Tusculum College for a first generation college student mentoring program.

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Six year sentence for shooting suspect found with large amount of pills, pot

Six year sentence for shooting suspect found with large amount of pills, pot - VIDEO

July 1st, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The HCSO Narcotics Unit found 122 pills and nine ounces of pot at the home pf a man arrested for shooting at his neighbors over a property dispute.

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Country Club of Bristol has new owner, new golf course operator

Country Club of Bristol has new owner, new golf course operator

July 1st, 2015 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"The whole idea behind this effort is to preserve this golf course and keep Tennessee's oldest club alive," said Walters, whose Friendship Family of Dealerships is one of the leading automotive companies in the Southeast.

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Iron Butt Rally to make stop in Kingsport Sunday

Iron Butt Rally to make stop in Kingsport Sunday

July 1st, 2015 4:00 pm by Holly Nelms, Special to the Times-News

The rally consists of several checkpoints located throughout the United States. To be considered a finisher for the event, riders must arrive at each checkpoint within a two-hour time frame.

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