Kingsport Times News Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Mount Carmel seniors won't give up Center without a fight

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Mount Carmel seniors won't give up Center without a fight

March 3rd, 2015 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Senior Center board met Monday evening to discuss the surprise - some would say ambush - 4-3 Board of Mayor and Aldermen vote on Feb. 24 in favor of a senior center municipal takeover.

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East roof work gets green light

East roof work gets green light

March 3rd, 2015 2:48 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - The Sullivan County school budget for 2015-16 isn't even in draft form yet, but roofing needs at a high school could take almost $300,000 from $800,000 in 2015-16 renovation funds.

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Johnson students get to 'Read with Ralph'

Johnson students get to 'Read with Ralph'

March 3rd, 2015 12:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

Ralph Buck, 54, occasionally stumbled over words. Sometimes he would skip words or mispronounce them. The students remained patient because they understood why he got tripped up. He only began reading seven years ago.

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Why aren't cops on Stone Drive?

Why aren't cops on Stone Drive?

March 3rd, 2015 9:46 am by Letters to the Editor

Most cars are going 50 to 60 miles per hour. Where are the police? I have seen two cops on my way to work in the last two years. We would not have a budget problem if the police were out doing their job.

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Community Scrapbook: Kingsport Parks & Rec Basketball

March 3rd, 2015 9:30 am by Jason Wilburn, Community Contributor

The Kingsport Parks & Rec Department salutes its 9-10 rookie boys, 11-12 junior boys and 10-12 junior girls teams on a great season.

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Curator oversees vintage furnishings, art collection at Inn at Wise

Curator oversees vintage furnishings, art collection at Inn at Wise

March 3rd, 2015 7:48 am by Stephen Igo

Restoring the structure to its original charm is huge, but it is what is contained within the century-plus original hotel that provides the restoration effort all the final, special touches.

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US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

March 3rd, 2015 7:42 am by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is proposing the ban of some types of 5.56 mm rounds - or .223-caliber - used in widely available and popular AR-15-style rifles because the bullets can also be used in new types of handguns.

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Tennessee lawmakers: Block FCC ruling on municipal broadband

Tennessee lawmakers: Block FCC ruling on municipal broadband

March 3rd, 2015 7:21 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and the speakers of state House and Senate had written to the FCC to urge the panel not to override a state law blocking Chattanooga's electric utility from expanding its super-fast Internet network beyond its service area.

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Wise Central girls down Richlands in 2A West quarterfinals

Wise Central girls down Richlands in 2A West quarterfinals

March 2nd, 2015 11:03 pm by Pat Kenney

The Lady Warriors won 56-46 on Monday, advancing to take on Chatham in the region semifinals on Wednesday at Tazewell Middle School. The Lady Cavaliers dumped Martinsville 67-52 to advance.

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Photo Gallery: Girls VHSL 2A West quarterfinal Wise Central vs. Richlands

March 2nd, 2015 10:20 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights of the action in Wise, Va., on Monday night as Wise Central looks for a return trip to the finals. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Third-generation Allison to begin his stock car career at Kingsport Speedway

Third-generation Allison to begin his stock car career at Kingsport Speedway - VIDEO

March 2nd, 2015 7:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

Robbie Allison will get his first experience in full-body stock cars in 2015, and he'll be leaning heavily on the advice of his racing coach and grandfather - 2011 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Bobby Allison.

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