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Courthouse spruce spared by vote of Rogersville Tree Board

Courthouse spruce spared by vote of Rogersville Tree Board

September 30th, 2013 9:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — If the Norway spruce is blocking your frontal view of the Hawkins County Courthouse, some Rogersville Tree Board members suggest that you take a few steps to your left, or to your right.

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Give and receive: Sixth annual Student Food Drive kicks off in the region

Give and receive: Sixth annual Student Food Drive kicks off in the region

September 29th, 2013 1:45 pm by Carmen Musick

The annual Student Food Drive Challenge runs from now through Oct. 29. Winning schools — those that collect the most pounds of food per student — will earn cash prizes.

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Church in Wise County holding coat drive

Church in Wise County holding coat drive

September 28th, 2013 7:14 pm by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — According to the Gospels, Jesus told his followers if they have two coats, give one to someone who hasn’t any. Carolyn Wilson of Kingsport is certainly a believer in those words.

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Teams needed for Kingsport Young Life dodgeball tournament

Teams needed for Kingsport Young Life dodgeball tournament

September 28th, 2013 1:45 pm by Marci Gore

You’ve got just a little more than a month to get your team ready for Kingsport Young Life’s first-ever dodgeball tournament.

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Fresh from the Farm:  Keeping up with the Joneses

Fresh from the Farm: Keeping up with the Joneses

September 27th, 2013 11:15 am by Katherine Scoggins

Earl Jones has always been a farmer - if not in body, at least in spirit. He milked his first cow when he was 4 years old, had to stand on a box to put the harness on a horse, and bought his first cow when he was a freshman in high school.

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Home sweet hummingbird home: ‘Feisty’ Rufous breed now spending winters in Tri-Cities area

Home sweet hummingbird home: ‘Feisty’ Rufous breed now spending winters in Tri-Cities area

September 27th, 2013 7:24 am by Marci Gore

Spending summer in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, and normally wintering in Mexico, the Rufous has the longest migration route of all U.S. hummingbirds. But recently, the Rufous’ route has brought it to Northeast Tennessee.

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Much-loved Kingsport pediatrician set to retire

Much-loved Kingsport pediatrician set to retire

September 27th, 2013 7:20 am by Nick Shepherd

For some families, Dr. Arthur Garrett is the only doctor they’ve known. He treated them when they were kids. Then when they got older, he treated their kids, and even some of his patients’ grandchildren.

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Vince Staten: Swafford TD ended long scoring drought for Kingsport players at UT

Vince Staten: Swafford TD ended long scoring drought for Kingsport players at UT

September 27th, 2013 7:09 am by Vince Staten

Before Devaun Swafford’s TD against the Gators, when was the last time a Kingsport native scored for UT? That’s the question for the day.

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MECC receives grant for new HIM program

MECC receives grant for new HIM program

September 26th, 2013 8:52 pm by Staff Report

BIG STONE GAP — Mountain Empire Community College is the recipient of an $883,000 federal grant for its new Health Information Management (HIM) degree program.

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Lee High to host "Five Star" band competition

Lee High to host "Five Star" band competition

September 26th, 2013 8:45 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — Lee County’s first-ever marching band competition and showcase is scheduled for this weekend, with bands from three regional high schools taking part.

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