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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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East Tennessee History Museum to host lecture on Scots-Irish

East Tennessee History Museum to host lecture on Scots-Irish

November 6th, 2013 11:08 pm by Staff report

KNOXVILLE — Ron Jones will discuss the history of the Scots-Irish during a free brown bag lecture in Knoxville on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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Friends in Need plans fundraiser at MeadowView

Friends in Need plans fundraiser at MeadowView

November 6th, 2013 10:20 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — The organization was founded as a way to provide medical and dental care to the working uninsured. Patients pay for the service on a sliding scale based on income. The minimum that will be charged is $0, the maximum $80.

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Colton Dixon an uplifting ‘Messenger’

Colton Dixon an uplifting ‘Messenger’

November 6th, 2013 9:08 am by Leigh Ann Laube

The Murfreesboro native came to national attention with his seventh-place finish during season 11 of “American Idol” and is getting ready to join TobyMac’s Hits Deep tour, coming to Freedom Hall this week.

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Anabel McConnell, now 100, was first female doctor in Scott County

Anabel McConnell, now 100, was first female doctor in Scott County

November 6th, 2013 8:56 am by Marci Gore

Anabel Shawkey McConnell grew up the daughter of a doctor and was raised by parents who instilled in her the belief that a woman could do — and should do — anything she wanted to do.

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Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Oct. 27

November 5th, 2013 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Our weekly Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Many of the photos also appeared in Sunday Stories section of the newspaper on Oct. 27.

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View of the sunrise from Brookman's Fresh Catch Seafood at the Kingsport Farmers Market

November 5th, 2013 11:24 am by Richard Brookman

View of the sunrise from Brookman's Fresh Catch Seafood at the Kingsport Farmers Market

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Today, McMansions; tomorrow, prime rib biscuits; the day after, Hooters

Today, McMansions; tomorrow, prime rib biscuits; the day after, Hooters

November 5th, 2013 9:19 am by Roger Davis

One alderman wants to take Kingsport to the “next level.” Whatever that actually means, you can be sure it will be expensive. I’m thinking a spaceport or a skyscraper since we’ve already subsidized everything else.

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Arts and crafts shows offer chance to snag unique Christmas gifts

Arts and crafts shows offer chance to snag unique Christmas gifts

November 5th, 2013 9:13 am by Jessica Fischer

Folks looking to get a jump start on their holiday shopping will have plenty of opportunities to pick up unique gifts for everyone on their Christmas lists as the region readies for a spate of seasonal arts and crafts shows.

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Kids Count report: Low-income children falling behind by age 8

Kids Count report: Low-income children falling behind by age 8

November 5th, 2013 7:21 am by Nick Shepherd

Child development is most vital during the early years, usually until the age of 8, but the federal government isn’t doing enough to ensure the developmental well-being of low-income children, according to a report.

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