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Update: Florida suspect nabbed in Norton was wanted for killing his wife and her friend

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Update: Florida suspect nabbed in Norton was wanted for killing his wife and her friend

August 28th, 2015 12:51 pm by Stephen Igo

A man sought by Florida authorities following a double homicide in that state on Thursday was apprehended Thursday night by Norton police officers investigating a 911 call from a female driver she was being harassed.

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Mooresburg Community Association volunteers honored for years of service

August 28th, 2015 5:30 pm by Community Contributor

Several awards and recognitions were given out Thursday during the Mooresburg Community Association annual luncheon held at Hale Spring's Inn in Rogersville.

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Keep up with all the action in the SportsLive RedZone!

Keep up with all the action in the SportsLive RedZone!

August 28th, 2015 5:00 pm by Staff Report

Tonight and throughout the season, you can get live up-to-the-minute updates from key high school football matchups throughout the region.

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Community Scrapbook: Outdoor Volleyball League

August 28th, 2015 4:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Community Scrapbook features the champions and runners-up from the Kingsport Parks & Recreation Outdoor Volleyball League.

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Aspiring Innkeeper Workshop for Southwest Virginia

Aspiring Innkeeper Workshop for Southwest Virginia

August 28th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

The Bed and Breakfast Association of Virginia will host a two-day Aspiring Innkeeper Workshop at The Martha Washington Inn in Abingdon, Va. on Sept. 21-22.

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Mid-Appalachian Bonsai Kai Invitational Bonsai Exhibit and Workshop free to public Saturday

Mid-Appalachian Bonsai Kai Invitational Bonsai Exhibit and Workshop free to public Saturday

August 28th, 2015 1:30 pm by Community Contributor

The 11th annual exhibition will be shown Saturday, Aug. 29, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 30, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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Sports Sports Live Outdoors
Fishing Report: The bass bite has slowed down, but the hybrids and stripers are still active

Fishing Report: The bass bite has slowed down, but the hybrids and stripers are still active

August 28th, 2015 12:30 pm by George Thwaites

Sluggish bass fishing, solid striper action and better than average fly fishing for trout highlight this week's look at what's occupying anglers in the Tri-Cities area.

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Opinion
Tragedy highlights need for stronger gun laws

Tragedy highlights need for stronger gun laws

August 28th, 2015 12:00 pm by Editorial Board

Once again, senseless murders by someone mentally ill. Once again, politicians using tragedy to push gun legislation. Good. Because we need stronger laws on who has access to guns.

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Jesse Jackson cancels speaking engagement in Bristol

Jesse Jackson cancels speaking engagement in Bristol

August 28th, 2015 11:58 am by Nick Shepherd

Jackson, a civil rights activist and founder and president of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, was scheduled to be one of the featured speakers at the Great Golden Gathering this weekend.

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Sullivan County SBK Animal Shelter adoptable animals this week.

August 28th, 2015 10:30 am by Staff Report

Click on the gallery to see new animals at the SBK Sullivan County Animal Shelter. Contact: 423-279-2741, or visit all of the animals at: 380 Massengill Rd, Blountville, TN.

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Community Upcoming Events
Free swim day for seniors at Kingsport Aquatic Center

Free swim day for seniors at Kingsport Aquatic Center

August 28th, 2015 9:30 am by Community Contributor

Seniors ages 55 and over will be admitted free to the aquatic center that day, while other guests will received half-priced admission.

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