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PIT stop program offered at V.O. Dobbins

PIT stop program offered at V.O. Dobbins

September 4th, 2013 8:58 am by David Grace

The program provides toddlers with a an island of mats to play on while adults can walk around the basketball court and socialize with other parents.

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Gov. Haslam stands behind teacher licensure change, but acknowledges teacher angst and possible reversal by lawmakers

Gov. Haslam stands behind teacher licensure change, but acknowledges teacher angst and possible reversal by lawmakers

September 4th, 2013 12:31 am by Rick Wagner

Because of licensure concerns, the governor said it is good the state Board of Education’s recent 6-3 vote included a provision to delay implementation of the change.

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Mishap involving ATV claims life of 4-year-old in Kingsport

Mishap involving ATV claims life of 4-year-old in Kingsport

September 3rd, 2013 9:06 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A 4-year-old has died as the result of an accident involving an all-terrain vehicle. Police say that at approximately 4:05 p.m. Tuesday, a child was playing with and around an ATV in the yard of 513 Rogan Street.

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Dobyns-Bennett Spirit Shakers to host tailgate dinner this Friday

Dobyns-Bennett Spirit Shakers to host tailgate dinner this Friday

September 3rd, 2013 4:58 pm by Staff Report

Grilled hamburgers, hot dogs, potato chips, baked beans, drinks and desserts will be served.

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Tailgating 101: The social side of football makes its annual return

Tailgating 101: The social side of football makes its annual return

September 3rd, 2013 11:12 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Sports enthusiasts assemble: It's time to whip out last year's favorite food and beverage recipes and fire up the grill.

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Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Board Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees

Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Board Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees

September 3rd, 2013 10:02 am by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

The Dobyns-Bennett High School Alumni Association Board is proud to announce the Dobyns-Bennett Alumni Hall of Fame Class of 2013: Eddie Durham, Barbara Goodlett, Beryl Shipley, Vince Staten, Dickie Warren and Bruce Wilder.

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MECC offers hands-on institute to help counselors help students

MECC offers hands-on institute to help counselors help students

September 3rd, 2013 9:22 am by Staff Report

Guidance counselors are tasked with the difficult responsibility of helping youth discover and develop their interests into potential career paths.

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Ned Jilton

"Hardtack and Hard Times": Battle of Blountville, the Writers Cut.

September 3rd, 2013 5:00 am by Ned Jilton

In movies you have the directors cut in which scenes cut from the original version are put back in. That's why I am calling this the writers cut of the Battle of Blountville story.

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People Loving People auction, dinner raises funds for free Thanksgiving feast

People Loving People auction, dinner raises funds for free Thanksgiving feast

September 2nd, 2013 8:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Organizers say an auction and charity dinner held last week to benefit Rogersville’s annual free Thanksgiving dinner was a huge success.

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Natural Tunnel invites volunteers to join National Day of Service projects

Natural Tunnel invites volunteers to join National Day of Service projects

September 2nd, 2013 12:59 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — Natural Tunnel State Park is inviting area residents to observe the upcoming National Day of Service and Remembrance by spending a few hours this Saturday working as a volunteer.

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