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Parade, storytelling and tours of Old Deery Inn to highlight Independence Day festivities in Blountville

July 2nd, 2015 5:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Blountville Ruritan's annual Independence Day Parade is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Saturday. The parade route follows The Great Stage Road through the district, from Blountville Boulevard to Highway 394

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Man shoots neighbor's cat, then self in skull

Man shoots neighbor's cat, then self in skull

July 2nd, 2015 2:40 pm by Rain Smith

In responding to an animal complaint in Church Hill, a woman told police that a neighbor had shot one of her cats with a BB gun. Then, to demonstrate for the irate woman that it wouldn't kill the cat, he placed the barrel to his head.

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D-B offends Native Americans

D-B offends Native Americans

July 2nd, 2015 11:15 am by Letters to the Editor

In our zeal to atone, honor and eradicate discriminatory objects or names from our schools and events, let's start with clearly the most obvious, the offensive name and symbol in use by the Dobyns-Bennett Indians.

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Dobyns-Bennett High School to hold new student orientation

Dobyns-Bennett High School to hold new student orientation

July 3rd, 2015 12:00 am by Andy True, contributor from KCS

Students split A-K morning of July 31 and L-Z that afternoon

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Small SW Va. town celebrates July 4 in big way

Small SW Va. town celebrates July 4 in big way

July 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

For more than 30 years, the small town of Dungannon in Scott County has celebrated Independence Day in a big way. And this year is no exception.

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Walters State fair seeks to help adults fit collge into their schedules

Walters State fair seeks to help adults fit collge into their schedules

July 2nd, 2015 5:00 pm by Debra Williams, Walters State contributor

Event is July 7

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Fiddlin' Carson Peters concert at The Carter Family Fold

Fiddlin' Carson Peters concert at The Carter Family Fold

July 2nd, 2015 4:30 pm by Contributed

The Carter Family Fold will present a concert by the Fiddlin' Carson Peters Band on Saturday, July 4. Carson Peters, or "Fiddlin' Carson Peters," as he is becoming known, started playing fiddle at the age of 3 when his parents bought him a fiddle.

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Carter elected president of Tennessee Federation of Democratic Women's Club

Carter elected president of Tennessee Federation of Democratic Women's Club

July 2nd, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

Jenny Carter, who is currently president of the Hawkins County Democratic Women, was recently elected as president of the Tennessee Federation of Democratic Women's Club.

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Workers extinguish fire at Phipps Bend's Walker Forge plant

Workers extinguish fire at Phipps Bend's Walker Forge plant

July 2nd, 2015 3:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Workers were able to put out an early morning fire Wednesday in a Phipps Bend Industrial Park plant that was sparked when a part got stuck between a table and a forging die.

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Blood Assurance urges Tri-Cities community to save lives this summer

Blood Assurance urges Tri-Cities community to save lives this summer

July 2nd, 2015 3:00 pm by Contributed

Warm weather, open pools and family vacations signify that summer has officially arrived. However, summer is one of the toughest seasons for the blood industry.

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'Tears for My Father' offers understanding in the face of Alzheimer's

'Tears for My Father' offers understanding in the face of Alzheimer's

July 2nd, 2015 2:00 pm by Debra McCown

As caregiver, Tom was helpless to stop the progression as his father - a strong and compassionate man who'd left a mark on the whole community - slowly lost his mind.

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