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‘Sweet Folk’ music gathering at MECC March 15

‘Sweet Folk’ music gathering at MECC March 15

January 26th, 2014 8:13 pm by Staff Report

BIG STONE GAP — Sweet sounds will drift across the campus of Mountain Empire Community College in March, and not just because the earliest birds of spring would be arriving.

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Winter in the Park: Roan Mountain State Park offers solitude, scenery

Winter in the Park: Roan Mountain State Park offers solitude, scenery

January 26th, 2014 3:14 pm by Collin Brooks

If you need a place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, Roan Mountain State Park is the perfect place to go.

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Hurricane Katrina leads swim coach to Kingsport

Hurricane Katrina leads swim coach to Kingsport

January 25th, 2014 2:00 pm by Pat Kenney

The tragedy of Hurricane Katrina turned out to open a great opportunity for swim coach Jorge Blasini.

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Sunday Scrapbook invites you to show us 'What Love Looks Like'

January 24th, 2014 5:17 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

In February, Sunday Stories will celebrate Valentine's Day all month long with special Sunday Scrapbook sections featuring photos that show "What Love Looks Like."

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Scrapbook Showcase: A Beautiful Morning

January 24th, 2014 4:26 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by Duretta Kilgore. The photos of this beautiful sunrise were taken Nov. 25, 2013, in the Midway section of Scott County.

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Carnegie-bound Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble coming to the Tri-Cities

Carnegie-bound Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble coming to the Tri-Cities

January 24th, 2014 4:02 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The world-renowned Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble (TTTE) is coming to the Tri-Cities later this month. The award-winning musical group is scheduled to perform at several local high schools en route to its 'unprecedented' eighth appearance at Carnegie Hall.

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Niswonger Foundation selects five new scholars

Niswonger Foundation selects five new scholars

January 23rd, 2014 4:00 pm by Staff Report

The Niswonger Foundation, founded by Greeneville, Tenn., businessman and philanthropist Scott M. Niswonger, has selected five high school seniors to join the Niswonger Scholars program.

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Community Education
Dobyns-Bennett students earn college credits

Dobyns-Bennett students earn college credits

January 23rd, 2014 2:50 pm by Andy True, community contributor

Students graduating from Dobyns-Bennett High School in 2013 earned over 3,300 college credits prior to graduation, according to a recently released report on credit attainment.

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1950s nostalgia festival set to return to Hawkins for first time since 2010

1950s nostalgia festival set to return to Hawkins for first time since 2010

January 22nd, 2014 10:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — After a three-year hiatus, Memory Lane owners Otis and Kathy Eldridge are ready to start making some new memories by reviving their annual Memorial Day weekend car show and 1950s festival.

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AARP official advises Kingsport Tomorrow on retaining volunteers

AARP official advises Kingsport Tomorrow on retaining volunteers

January 22nd, 2014 9:43 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Nonprofit organizations need to be mindful of the reasons people volunteer and should work to create a culture that better stimulates their motivations. Megan Hookey brought this message to Kingsport Tomorrow during its annual meeting.

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