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August 25th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

Stories you may have missed

Wise County drive-in threatened by industry’s conversion to digital projectors

Tucked away in a secluded, scenic valley about halfway between Norton and Appalachia is the setting of a classic blast from the past, one of the last remaining vestiges of another era: the Central Drive-In Theater. Read more:

Major expansion project planned for Dollywood

Dolly Parton has announced a $300 million expansion and improvement plan for Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country — including a 300-room resort, set to open in 2015 on a 100-acre plot just north of the water park. Read more:

Bad ink? Tattoo cover-ups solve impulsive choices, low-quality work


Robert Jarrett, a licensed tattoo artist for 15 years and current owner of 2 Ton Gallery, said he has three or four people come in every day with bad tattoos to see what their options are for getting them covered. Read more:

Cherokee shuts out Volunteer 21-0 in alumni football matchup

The Hawkins County alumni football game was a lot closer than the score indicated, but the Cherokee High School alumni managed to take advantage of some costly mistake to beat the Volunteer alumni team on its home turf 21-0. Read more:

Rock Springs church offers to donate land for Kingsport ballfields

 Christ Fellowship Church made an offer to the city of Kingsport Tuesday night  —  a donation of 30 to 40 acres near Rock Springs Road to be the site for the city’s new softball and baseball complex. Read more:

Seven Northeast Tennessee schools named among the best in Tennessee

Seven Northeast Tennessee schools, including one in Hawkins County, have been named among the best in Tennessee. Read more:

Winery at MeadowView costs Kingsport more than $1.2 million


When all is said and done, the establishment of a demonstration winery on the MeadowView property will end up costing the Model City more than $1.2 million. Read more:

Two bids received for Cedar Grove School — $59,855 and $1


The Sullivan County Commission will be asked Monday to approve the sale of the Cedar Grove School property to Freedom Fellowship Church for $59,855, according to public records. Read more:


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