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Getting greener:  $752K TDOT grant to allow city to extend Greenbelt

Getting greener: $752K TDOT grant to allow city to extend Greenbelt

September 4th, 2014 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer on Wednesday handed city officials a $752,000 grant award to help extend an eastern section of the Greenbelt about 1 mile all the way to Cleek Road.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 9.4.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 9.4.14 - VIDEO

September 4th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Need a break from your day? Meet some puppies who need a good home at the Kingsport Animal Shelter. Today we meet: Daisey, Maddy, Rocky, Smokey, and Sugar.

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Castlewood FBLA team takes second at nationals

Castlewood FBLA team takes second at nationals

September 4th, 2014 10:30 am by Sherry Allen, Community Contributor

Castlewood's Community Service Team placed second in the nation while the Public Service Announcement Team placed seventh in the nation.

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'No limits' Balloon release aimed at inspiring Shoemaker Elementary students

'No limits' Balloon release aimed at inspiring Shoemaker Elementary students

September 4th, 2014 9:36 am by Marci Gore

Students from Shoemaker gathered outside the school on Tuesday morning and watched as their teachers released balloons in the air during the school's first-ever Beginning of the School Year Celebration

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Big Stone Gap set for Celtic Day bash

Big Stone Gap set for Celtic Day bash

September 3rd, 2014 6:00 am by Staff report

No longer an infant on the region's festivities scene, Big Stone Celtic Day eyes its seventh rendition on Sept. 26-27.

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Traditional music courses in MECC  fall class lineup

Traditional music courses in MECC fall class lineup

September 2nd, 2014 10:13 pm by Staff report

Mountain Empire Community College is offering a range of music courses during the fall term, including classes at Gate City High School.

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Kingsport City Schools named a 2014 SCORE Prize District finalist for the second consecutive year

Kingsport City Schools named a 2014 SCORE Prize District finalist for the second consecutive year

September 2nd, 2014 2:44 pm by Andy True

The State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) has announced the finalists for the 4th Annual SCORE Prize and, for the second consecutive year, Kingsport City Schools has been named a finalist.

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GLO Puppet Ministry goes to Washington

September 2nd, 2014 2:39 pm by Tammy Rogers

The GLO Puppet team was excited to travel to Washington, DC this summer and perform on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

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Times-News accepting artwork entries for medal commemorating 150th anniversary of Battle of Kingsport

Times-News accepting artwork entries for medal commemorating 150th anniversary of Battle of Kingsport

September 2nd, 2014 9:00 am by Ned Jilton

Area students have less than two weeks left to enter the design contest for the medal, which will be based on the Civil War veteran's medal. The back of the medal reads "150th Anniversary, Battle of Kingsport, Dec. 13, 1864-2014."

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Hawkins County third grader raises funds to ensure classmates always get hot lunch

Hawkins County third grader raises funds to ensure classmates always get hot lunch

August 31st, 2014 10:00 am by Jeff Bobo

When the Church Hill Elementary third-grader opened a lemonade stand this past July in the parking lot of her apartment complex, she had already decided she would put the proceeds to good use for her fellow classmates at lunchtime.

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