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July 7th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Top stories you may have missed

Massive search for missing frog gigger reveals he was on covert romantic liaison

More than 30 Hawkins County rescuers spent nearly three hours searching for a “missing” frog-gigger late Monday night before learning that he was in a different county, apparently involved in a covert romantic liaison. 

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Long-time lawyer Michael LaGuardia dies

Long-time lawyer and life time Kingsport resident Michael LaGuardia passed away yesterday. He leaves behind his wife and three children.

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Independence Day celebrations 

In spite of the threat of rain, parade goers lined Center Street in Kingsport for the Independence Day tradition in the Model City.

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Spilled drink sends motorist plunging into Holston River

A Ford Expedition that drove into the Holston River late Monday night near Rogersville hadn’t been retrieved from the water as of late Tuesday afternoon, causing concern that it might float away.

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Hawkins school director, BOE weathering storm of controversy 

The rumor around Hawkins County this past week was that county school director Charlotte Britton was going to be asked to resign at Thursday’s Board of Education meeting. 

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Marquee Cinemas looking to build new home in Kingsport

The developers behind the Marquee Cinemas theater project are looking to purchase the old YMCA property within the next six weeks and start construction soon after, officials involved in the deal said last week.

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DKA Fourth of July Celebration

The Downtown Kingsport Association hosted its 9th annual Fourth of July Celebration on Broad Street Thursday. Undeterred by the weather forecast, revelers turned out to enjoy music, food and fireworks. 

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A Resurrection Story: 'Mother' church gets hope for future from its 'child'

Established in 1887, Glenwood Baptist Church is one of the oldest Baptist churches in Kingsport.

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Sullivan North principal is retiring 

 Longtime Sullivan North High School Principal Richard Carroll is retiring.

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Men from MARS: Hawkins road first in state paved with asphalt recycling system

It’s cheaper, it’s faster, and with paving costs continuing to go through the roof, it may be the wave of the future for state, county and local paving.

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