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VALUES program provides supplies for kids going into foster home situations

VALUES program provides supplies for kids going into foster home situations

December 14th, 2013 9:21 pm by Staff report

DUFFIELD — More than 30 backpacks last week were filled with comfort items by Southwest Virginia foster children, teens and volunteers from the area’s VALUES foster child program serving Wise, Lee and Scott counties.

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Rescue Fund: Lee County mom stands strong at the family helm

Rescue Fund: Lee County mom stands strong at the family helm

December 14th, 2013 8:09 pm by Stephen Igo

JONESVILLE — Now in her mid-30s, Sunny is a single mother of three, ages 8, 6 and 9 months. That’s a handful in the best of circumstances, but especially challenging with $200 in monthly child support.

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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Battle of Kingsport Ceremony 2013.

December 14th, 2013 12:44 pm by Ned Jilton

Civil War re-enactors gathered in the rain Saturday for the annual commemoration of the Battle of Kingsport.

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Norton Community Hospital’s Lovern elected auxiliary president

Norton Community Hospital’s Lovern elected auxiliary president

December 13th, 2013 9:01 pm by Staff report

NORTON — “It was quite an honor to be elected,” she said. “Each year, the new president has a theme, and my theme was ‘Volunteering is Love in Motion.’ I still like the idea of helping one person, and then maybe they will pass it on. Love never stops.”

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LENOWISCO Health District offering free flu shots

LENOWISCO Health District offering free flu shots

December 13th, 2013 8:20 pm by Wes Bunch

WISE — The vaccinations will be available at the Wise County-Norton Health Department, 134 Roberts Ave. SW, Wise; the Scott County Health Department, 190 Beech St., Gate City; and the Lee County Health Department at 134 Hill St., Jonesville.

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Local woman battling lupus for nearly 40 years in need of kidney transplant

Local woman battling lupus for nearly 40 years in need of kidney transplant

December 13th, 2013 12:04 am by JENNIFER SPROUSE, NET News Service

Doctors told Jill Sauceman she would be either be on dialysis, have a kidney transplant or have kidney failure within 10 to 15 years. That was 40 years ago.

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Ministry raises $13,000 to help Rogersville family facing eviction

Ministry raises $13,000 to help Rogersville family facing eviction

December 12th, 2013 10:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Ministry director Sheldon Livesay said contributed funds will be used to place Chad and Amanda Horton, and their five children, ages 7-15, on property the family owns on Route 70 north of Rogersville.

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Second Harvest cuts ribbon on new, larger home to meet growing need

Second Harvest cuts ribbon on new, larger home to meet growing need

December 12th, 2013 7:28 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — “It’s really a dream come true for our staff, our board, our community, our agencies and our volunteers to be able to have the facility that we need to be able to meet the additional food needs in our area,” Rhonda Chafin said.

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Photo Gallery: Second Harvest of Northeast Tennessee Opens in New Location

December 12th, 2013 5:01 pm by Ned Jilton

People from around the region turned out Thursday morning for a ribbon cutting at the new location of the Second Harvest Food Bank.

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