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Group gives 'Four Star Award' to Allandale amphitheater, designer

Group gives 'Four Star Award' to Allandale amphitheater, designer

March 8th, 2014 10:16 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Allandale Mansion's newest feature - the outdoor amphitheater - has been recognized by the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association with a "Four Star Award" for a new facility.

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Blight of American chestnut backdrop for Barter play

Blight of American chestnut backdrop for Barter play

March 8th, 2014 10:13 pm by Nick Shepherd

American chestnut trees were on the verge of extinction after a blight started killing them in the early 20th century.

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Barry Staubus column: Requiring prescription for pseudoephedrine best anti-meth plan

Barry Staubus column: Requiring prescription for pseudoephedrine best anti-meth plan

March 8th, 2014 1:00 pm by BARRY P. STAUBUS

Methamphetamine manufacturing continues to swell as meth "cooks" have an endless number of buyers, known as "smurfers" who obtain pseudoephedrine, a cold-allergy medicine essential to the making of meth, from local pharmacies.

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Friends in Need finds itself in need of some friends

Friends in Need finds itself in need of some friends

March 7th, 2014 11:14 pm by Matthew Lane

Bruce Sites, the executive director of FIN, came before the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen this week, giving a brief history of the organization's recent challenges and requesting financial assistance from the city for the coming year.

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Where have all the bees gone? Beekeepers school set for March 13-15 at Appalachian Fairgrounds

Where have all the bees gone? Beekeepers school set for March 13-15 at Appalachian Fairgrounds

March 7th, 2014 9:32 am by Marci Gore

With a stark decline in the honeybee population in recent years, Leslie Hammond says folks have become more aware of the need for beekeeping to help provide habitats for these important little pollinators.

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Lonesome Pine library  system honored for fourth time with grant

Lonesome Pine library system honored for fourth time with grant

March 6th, 2014 11:25 pm by Staff report

If the Lonesome Pine Regional Library system starts showing some John Wayne-esque swagger next month, it's earned.

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Community Photos Local News Education

Photo Gallery: Jefferson Elementary School Students Duct Tape Teacher, Principal to Gym Wall.

March 6th, 2014 5:46 pm by Ned Jilton

Jefferson Elementary School students raised $11,000 to build a well in Africa.

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Indoor kayak class great for learners

Indoor kayak class great for learners

March 6th, 2014 4:55 pm by Amanda Marsh

The class is perfect for anyone wanting to learn the ins and outs of kayaking before embarking on an outdoor adventure. And it's available at both the Aquatic Center in Kingsport and Freedom Hall Pool in Johnson City.

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Girl Scouts asked to end partnership with Barbie

Girl Scouts asked to end partnership with Barbie

March 6th, 2014 2:01 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

A few weeks after her foray into the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition, Barbie is entangled in controversy again, this time over ties with the Girl Scouts. The partnership includes a Barbie participation patch - the first patch with a corporate sponsor.

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'Blade Runner' murder trial from his Kingsport competitor: 'It is sad to see him in this situation'

'Blade Runner' murder trial from his Kingsport competitor: 'It is sad to see him in this situation'

March 6th, 2014 12:45 pm by Calvin Sneed, Community Contributor

For the longest time, only one man stood in the way of para-athlete Blake Leeper of Kingsport. Now that man, Oscar Pistorius, is on trial in South Africa in the shooting death of his girlfriend.

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