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Sullivan County commissioners  set to discuss new highway for Bristol

Sullivan County commissioners set to discuss new highway for Bristol

November 18th, 2013 12:06 am by J. H. Osborne

The road would provide a better, more direct route from Interstate 81 to Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Jingle bell java:  Proceeds from Riggs Oil markets’ coffee sales will go to children’s Christmas fund

Jingle bell java: Proceeds from Riggs Oil markets’ coffee sales will go to children’s Christmas fund

November 17th, 2013 6:52 pm by Wes Bunch

Last year, Riggs Oil’s Santa Fund raised just over $30,000 to provide gifts for children in approximately 450 families in Southwest Virginia.

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Central students create hats with hair to fight 'cancer kid' stigma

Central students create hats with hair to fight 'cancer kid' stigma

November 17th, 2013 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

Sullivan Central High School graphic communications students have been making hats with hair for St. Jude patients, while the school’s cosmetology department provides the cuts and styles.

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Editorial: Readers enable Rescue Fund to help our neighbors in need

Editorial: Readers enable Rescue Fund to help our neighbors in need

November 17th, 2013 8:00 am by Staff Report

For 40 years, readers of this newspaper have made a difference in many thousands of lives through the Times-News Rescue Fund. Their donations allow families to receive food vouchers that might not fill the refrigerator, but do help those who are in need.

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Rescue Fund: Health problems pile up as mother of three tries to provide Christmas

Rescue Fund: Health problems pile up as mother of three tries to provide Christmas

November 17th, 2013 12:38 am by Nick Shepherd

Raising three kids can be tough on anybody. Now imagine raising three kids while you have multiple sclerosis and lupus and have been diagnosed with cancer. Doctors have given her, at most, three years to live.

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D-B band finishes 3rd in Class 3A, falls short of finals at BOA Grand Nationals

D-B band finishes 3rd in Class 3A, falls short of finals at BOA Grand Nationals

November 16th, 2013 6:10 pm by Staff Report

Unfortunately, the stellar performance wasn't enough to propel the Tribe into the elite field of 12 finalists slated to compete for the national title.

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40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

November 16th, 2013 2:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Matt Hilliard grew up the son of a smoker, sneaking cigarettes from his father from the time he was 12 or 13 years old. He smoked for 40 years and didn’t give up the habit until months after his stage IV lung cancer diagnosis.

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D-B band advances to semifinals at BOA Grand Nationals

D-B band advances to semifinals at BOA Grand Nationals

November 15th, 2013 10:04 pm by Staff report

More than 90 bands from 19 states started preliminary competition at the national event. On Saturday, Dobyns-Bennett will continue its quest for the grand national title in the semifinal round of competition.

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Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Nov. 10

November 15th, 2013 3:07 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Our weekly Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Many of the photos in this week's gallery also appeared in Sunday Stories section of the newspaper on Nov. 10.

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Bluff City Middle School students collect items for church food pantry

Bluff City Middle School students collect items for church food pantry

November 15th, 2013 2:07 pm by Rachael Barnett, community contributor

“It's important to give to a food drive so people who don't have enough to eat will have enough. ” -- Eden Wimer, eighth grade

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