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Hawkins alumni football must present BOE with a game proposal by Thursday

Hawkins alumni football must present BOE with a game proposal by Thursday

July 8th, 2014 9:33 am by Jeff Bobo

Last year's game was played at Volunteer, and the home school received $4,260 from ticket sales and $2,174 from concession sales. Cherokee only earned $815 because the school received its presale tickets only a few days before the game.

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Thanks to Wells Fargo gift, MEOC's Emergency Fuel Fund nearing goal

Thanks to Wells Fargo gift, MEOC's Emergency Fuel Fund nearing goal

July 8th, 2014 12:20 am by Staff report

A $5,000 donation from Wells Fargo has pushed fundraising efforts for Mountain Empire Older Citizens' Emergency Fuel Fund for the Elderly closer to its annual target, MEOC reports.

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Folks You Should Know: Body & Soul Ministries serves the needs of children in Belize

Folks You Should Know: Body & Soul Ministries serves the needs of children in Belize

July 7th, 2014 1:45 pm by Collin Brooks

Church Hill's Teresa Hayden got involved with the ministry after taking mission trips to the ministries' compound in Roaring Creek, Belize, in 2002.

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Goodwill store to hold customer appreciation event

Goodwill store to hold customer appreciation event

July 7th, 2014 10:42 am by Staff Report

The store will hold a tent sale featuring items 75 percent off and a 50 percent off purple tag sale.

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Hammond Post 3 Hornets place second in ETSU tourney

Hammond Post 3 Hornets place second in ETSU tourney

July 7th, 2014 9:45 am by Larry Absher, community contributor

The 18-under American Legion baseball team fielded by Kingsport Hammond Post 3 finished second this past weekend in the tournament at East Tennessee State.

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Kitty & Jared and Tori Bartfai coming to Youth Music Series at Heartwood

Kitty & Jared and Tori Bartfai coming to Youth Music Series at Heartwood

July 7th, 2014 9:30 am by Jonathan Romeo, Community Contributor

The show will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 10, and is part of The Crooked Road's Youth Music Series.

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Volunteer Falcons 8-U team wins USSSA state championship

Volunteer Falcons 8-U team wins USSSA state championship

July 7th, 2014 12:16 am by staff reports

The Falcons beat Simcox Diamond Blue for the USSSA state title on June 22.

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Successful 'Connection': SeniorConnectKpt.org has had 5,000 visitors since its launch in March 2013

Successful 'Connection': SeniorConnectKpt.org has had 5,000 visitors since its launch in March 2013

July 6th, 2014 12:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Citing anecdotal evidence, staff and volunteers involved with SeniorConnectKpt.org believe they've had a successful first year, with nearly 5,000 visitors to the site since it launched in March 2013.

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Home cooking a tasty treat for Big Stone's outdoor drama

Home cooking a tasty treat for Big Stone's outdoor drama

July 6th, 2014 8:00 am by Stephen Igo

Crackling with lightning and thunder, heavy with torrential rains, a summertime thunderstorm gathered over Big Stone Gap on Friday. Mark Salyer wondered if opening night for the Trail of the Lonesome Pine Outdoor Drama would be a washout.

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Express Scripts cuts payments for customized drugs

Express Scripts cuts payments for customized drugs

July 5th, 2014 2:00 pm by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is dramatically scaling back its coverage of compounded medications, saying most of the custom-mixed medicines are ineffective or overpriced.

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