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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Colonial Harvest Celebration at Fort Watauga

November 14th, 2013 2:20 pm by Ned Jilton

If you are looking for something fun and historical to do this weekend, check-out the Colonial Harvest Home Celebration and Militia Muster at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area in Elizabethton.

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Dave Clark: The citizenry must take action to reclaim Kingsport’s future

Dave Clark: The citizenry must take action to reclaim Kingsport’s future

November 14th, 2013 8:25 am by Dave Clark

For over 20 years, Kingsport has followed a pattern of geographic expansion in what to date has been an unsuccessful attempt to increase the population and spur economic growth.

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - Marking Our Territory

Eric Myers' Man of the House - Marking Our Territory

November 12th, 2013 9:43 am by Eric Myers

When little boys and little girls first learn to use the bathroom little girls are taught to sit down while little boys are taught to stand up and aim into the bowl. Well, unfortunately, from that time on it's now a situation involving constant clean-up.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Phoenix Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Phoenix Chase Race

November 11th, 2013 5:48 pm by Dave Ongie

By the time the checkered flag waves in Homestead next Sunday, Matt Kenseth’s best season ever won’t be enough. Jimmie Johnson will almost certainly celebrate his sixth Cup championship.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Civil War Historian Ed Bearss in Kingsport Monday.

November 7th, 2013 4:31 pm by Ned Jilton

You may remember him from the Ken Burn’s Civil War series on PBS. This Monday night you have the chance to hear Ed Bearss in person.

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The Graduation Bucket List: Do something that scares you

The Graduation Bucket List: Do something that scares you

November 7th, 2013 7:16 am by Scottie Garber, INK columnist

At first glance, this may seem like a bad idea. Obviously you try to avoid things you’re afraid of at all costs, but in my opinion there are certain benefits that go along with facing your fears.

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KTN Editorial: Restricting gun rights serves only the criminal

KTN Editorial: Restricting gun rights serves only the criminal

November 6th, 2013 8:41 am by Staff Report

In an increasingly dangerous world where terrorists are now aiming at targets such as shopping malls, schools and hospitals, an imperative of government should be a call for citizens to be trained in the use of firearms and to arm themselves.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Texas Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Texas Chase Race

November 4th, 2013 3:55 pm by Dave Ongie

So I learned two lessons this past week. The first? Don’t write something bad about Richard Childress unless you're girded for wrath. The second? Jimmie Johnson might be the best race car driver in NASCAR history.

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Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty Of Little Arms

Eric Myers' Man of the House - The Beauty Of Little Arms

November 4th, 2013 11:03 am by Eric Myers

I am reminded of just how precious parenting young kids can be. The simple act of throwing your arms around someone so small, the kind where you can get your whole arm around them, and hugging them while they melt into you and do the same is a gift.

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Dave Clark: It is time for Kingsport to abandon the ‘Cult of Growth’

Dave Clark: It is time for Kingsport to abandon the ‘Cult of Growth’

October 31st, 2013 11:10 am by Dave Clark

Growth has become our false god. Through it, we’ll be saved! Our mantra was, “When we reach 50,000 population, all will be well. Retailers will beat a path to our door. Government grant money will freely flow.” It didn’t happen.

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