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Feeling under the weather? Health officials say flu other viruses aren't making season bright

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Feeling under the weather? Health officials say flu other viruses aren't making season bright

December 18th, 2014 9:03 am by Marci Gore

With only a week left until Christmas, no one has time to be sick. But, chances are, if you're not sick yourself, you know someone else who is.

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Holiday Happenings: A List of Sights & Sounds of the Season (updated)

Holiday Happenings: A List of Sights & Sounds of the Season (updated)

December 18th, 2014 5:00 pm by Staff Report

There's still one weekend left to enjoy the Sights & Sounds of the Christmas season in and around the region. Here's a look at what's on tap this weekend.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 12.18.14 - VIDEO

December 18th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

This will be the last Furry Friends episode of 2014. We will be back in January. This week we meet: Cassie, Cindy Lou Who, Flash, Rasputin, and Wilson. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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Classic pairing of two childhood favorites takes top honors in Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest

Classic pairing of two childhood favorites takes top honors in Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest

December 17th, 2014 12:10 pm by Staff Report

A classic pairing of two childhood favorites — cookies and M&Ms — captured top honors in the inaugural Times-News Cookie Cutter Christmas Contest. Here's an online cookie cookbook (of sorts) featuring all of the recipes we received.

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Hunters for the Hungry: Non-profit sees drop in deer meat donations

Hunters for the Hungry: Non-profit sees drop in deer meat donations

December 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A non-profit organization that provides venison to needy families in Virginia is in desperate need of more meat after donations are down significantly from last year.

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Kingsport Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' offers break from hectic holiday pace

Kingsport Ballet's 'The Nutcracker' offers break from hectic holiday pace

December 16th, 2014 10:45 am by Carmen Musick

Kingsport Ballet will present "The Nutcracker," Dec. 19-21, at Northeast State's Wellmont Performing Arts Center. It marks the first time in more than a decade that the production hasn't taken place during the first weekend in December.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Autumn at Oz

December 16th, 2014 10:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase features photos from the annual Autumn at Oz Festival. It was submitted by Tina Grubb of Church Hill.

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Upcoming Events as of Dec. 15

Upcoming Events as of Dec. 15

December 15th, 2014 10:16 pm by Staff Report

To list an event, send an email to sports@timesnews.net, fax the information to (423) 392-1385, or contact the Sports Department after 5 p.m. at (423) 392-1323 or 1-800-251-0328 ext. 323.

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Success of band begins long before students get to D-B

Success of band begins long before students get to D-B

December 15th, 2014 11:34 am by Rick Wagner

Students and staff cite elementary and middle school music programs, parental and community support and diversity among supporting infrastructure of the award-winning marching band program at Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett High School.

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China Bridge: Kingsport educators tour Chinese schools

China Bridge: Kingsport educators tour Chinese schools

December 15th, 2014 11:24 am by Rick Wagner

Sevier Middle School Assistant Principal Jim Wernke and school board member Eric Hyche get first-hand look at schools in China.

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'It just makes your heart feel warm': Rotary Club of Scott County gives 700 pairs of shoes to students this year

'It just makes your heart feel warm': Rotary Club of Scott County gives 700 pairs of shoes to students this year

December 14th, 2014 6:01 pm by Marci Gore

Earlier this month, Rotarians delivered more than 400 pairs of shoes, which were purchased with donations to its Shoe Drive, to the 14 schools in Scott County — including the county's Head Start classrooms.

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