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Kenseth rockets to Food City 500 pole

April 17th, 2015 6:45 pm by Dave Ongie

Matt Kenseth won his first Sprint Cup pole of the season by posting a lap of 14.917 seconds (128.632 mph) at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday.

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Xfinity driver Wallace right at home at Bristol bullring

Xfinity driver Wallace right at home at Bristol bullring

April 18th, 2015 7:25 am by Dave Ongie

The 21-year-old they call "Bubba" started his racing career in Bandolero and Legends cars at the age of 9, and it wasn't long before he was ready to move on up to a full-fledged stock car.

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Kid racers almost elude capture, steal some extra track time after checkers fall - VIDEO

April 17th, 2015 7:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

Thursday's "Kids Race" at Kingsport Speedway was scheduled to be a quick sprint from the end of turn four to the finish line, but the top three finishers continued on to settle their own personal contest with track officials in hot pursuit.

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D-B's Barrett named most outstanding performer at Big 7/IMAC track meet

D-B's Barrett named most outstanding performer at Big 7/IMAC track meet

April 18th, 2015 12:31 am by Pat Kenney

Friday saw the return of former Indians standout Andre Releford, who was the Tennessee 100-yard dash champion in 1971, '72 and '73. He helped lead the D-B to boys state track championships in 1971 and '72.

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Rogersville Christian group planning for a major 'praise and worship' event at Cherokee High School

Rogersville Christian group planning for a major 'praise and worship' event at Cherokee High School

April 17th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two weeks after putting the call out for volunteers to join Hawkins County's biggest Christian Choir ever, a Rogersville-based organization is now explaining why.

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Photo Gallery: Big 7/ IMAC track meet

April 17th, 2015 9:42 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from the Big7/IMAC track meet at Dobyns-Bennett High School Friday. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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NASCAR racer promotes diabetic alert sticker developed by Wellmont

NASCAR racer promotes diabetic alert sticker developed by Wellmont - VIDEO

April 17th, 2015 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

When he was diagnosed with diabetes NASCAR racer Ryan Reed was told he wouldn't be able to race, so he knows how important it is not to let the disease stop sufferers from living their lives and chasing their dreams.

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Van Dyke leads the pack at Kingsport Speedway Thursday night

Van Dyke leads the pack at Kingsport Speedway Thursday night

April 17th, 2015 8:13 pm by staff reports

Motorsports in the Model City got a jump start on nearby Bristol Motor Speedway with Thursday night's NASCAR Whelen All-American Series program at Kingsport Speedway.

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Sullivan County commissioners grill sheriff's official on leasing or buying forty-five new vehicles for the department

Sullivan County commissioners grill sheriff's official on leasing or buying forty-five new vehicles for the department

April 17th, 2015 6:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Commissioner Robert White said he is concerned the expenditure commits too much of the sheriff's and jail's capital funding for too long a period. But White said he understands the sheriff department's needs.

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Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

April 17th, 2015 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Nashville police stopped Rep. Bill Beck on Friday morning and arrested him after he declined to complete a roadside sobriety or a breath alcohol test. Beck is a first-term Democrat who represents portions of downtown and eastern Nashville.

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Historic Places: Rocky Mount treats guests like it's 1791

Historic Places: Rocky Mount treats guests like it's 1791

April 17th, 2015 1:30 pm by Amanda Marsh

From the first governor of the Southwest Territory to everyday 21st century folks, the Cobb-Massengill home has remained a fixture of frontier life for more than 200 years.

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