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Crowds press in to witness spectacle as Bass Pro opens

August 20th, 2014 11:53 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

The Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World grand opening event Wednesday evening at The Pinnacle, Bristol's newest major retail complex, had all the trappings of a three-ring circus.

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Charity official charged with embezzlement of Bristol library funds

Charity official charged with embezzlement of Bristol library funds

August 21st, 2014 1:01 pm by Rain Smith

An official with a local, multi-million dollar charity has been charged with felony embezzlement, stemming from the alleged theft of $20,000 while previously employed by the Bristol Public Library.

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Retention message: Keep politics out of courtroom

Retention message: Keep politics out of courtroom

August 20th, 2014 11:16 pm by Hank Hayes

Gov. Bill Haslam said Wednesday most Tennesseans feel like their appellate court system is working well, and that may be why they decided to retain three state Supreme Court justices earlier this month after a contentious political campaign.

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Man allegedly steals $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

Man allegedly steals $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

August 20th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Jonesborough man faces felony charges after allegedly stealing more than $10,000 worth of merchandise from his Kingsport employer and posting them for sale online — along with his cell phone number as a means of contact.

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Hawkins County pastor builds 'Utopia' on FOX TV

Hawkins County pastor builds 'Utopia' on FOX TV

August 20th, 2014 2:56 pm by Marci Gore

A local pastor will be one of 15 people tasked with creating a utopian society on a new FOX TV reality show. "Utopia," will premiere with a special two-hour event at 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 7.

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Volunteer, Sullivan Central in action as prep football season gets underway

Volunteer, Sullivan Central in action as prep football season gets underway

August 21st, 2014 2:00 pm by George Thwaites

The Falcons travel to Happy Valley for their season opener and the Cougars host South Greene.

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Rogersville Middle uses phony bomb threat to practice fire drill

Rogersville Middle uses phony bomb threat to practice fire drill

August 21st, 2014 1:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police and school officials wouldn't comment on the latest incident except to say all safety procedures are being followed, and an investigation continues to catch the culprits, who face felony charges is arrested.

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Keselowski gets first truck series win

Keselowski gets first truck series win

August 21st, 2014 1:37 pm by Associated Press

Brad Keselowski earned his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win on Thursday in the rain-delayed event at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Steele Creek Park offers something for visitors of all ages

Steele Creek Park offers something for visitors of all ages

August 21st, 2014 11:30 am by Collin Brooks

Even though the summer is nearing an end, there is still plenty of weekend fun to be had Steele Creek Park in Bristol.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.21.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 8.21.14 - VIDEO

August 21st, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies who need a good home at the Kingsport Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Chelsea, Ivan, Jace, Missy and Tommy.

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Congratulations, BMS Race Ticket Winners!

Congratulations, BMS Race Ticket Winners!

August 21st, 2014 10:30 am by Staff Report

Subscribers were invited to register for this Subscriber Rewards Exclusive at our Times-News rewards page at www.ktnrewards.com. Winners were selected this week.

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