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Editorial: Property tax increase is best option for Kingsport

Editorial: Property tax increase is best option for Kingsport

May 22nd, 2014 6:00 am by Staff Report

The debate on whether a governmental entity needs to raise taxes is unending and depends entirely upon a set of assumptions about the role of government and the appropriate services it should provide.

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Sports Community Local News Education
Panel finalizing plans for season ticket sales at J. Fred Johnson

Panel finalizing plans for season ticket sales at J. Fred Johnson

May 21st, 2014 11:53 pm by Rick Wagner

D-B Principal Chris Hampton said the draft proposal, still being reviewed by the activities committee, proposes to raise the season ticket price in the lower grandstand area of the existing stadium from $35 for five home games to $40.

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Community Local News
Keep Kingsport Beautiful to host tree planting

Keep Kingsport Beautiful to host tree planting

May 21st, 2014 2:40 pm by David Grace

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes sponsors this community event. Their participation allows more trees to be planted each year as a living tribute to those recognized.

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Community Scrapbook: End-of-Year Festivities

May 21st, 2014 2:15 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

The school year is winding down and that means calendars are filling up with end-of-year festivities, ranging from field trips and special guests to reward parties, awards days and elementary and middle school graduations.

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Community Blogs
Tips for Flea Market Shopping

Tips for Flea Market Shopping

May 21st, 2014 1:59 pm by Melissa Baskette

Consider these seven tips from an experienced flea market shopper to get the most from your visits to the vendor booths.

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Graduation 2014: Sullivan South High School

May 21st, 2014 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Sullivan South High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 on Friday, May 16, in the school gym. To share your graduation photos from Sullivan South, email them to: sullivansouthgrad@timesnews.net.

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Sports Community Regional & National Outdoors
TWRA, other agencies to host public meeting on trout hatchery funding

TWRA, other agencies to host public meeting on trout hatchery funding

May 21st, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff Report

The TWRA, TVA, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Georgia Department of Natural Resources will host a public meeting on May 27 to receive comments on long-term funding recommendations for trout stocking programs in the region.

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Community Business & Technology
Frontier Health opens thrift store in Big Stone Gap

Frontier Health opens thrift store in Big Stone Gap

May 20th, 2014 11:48 pm by Staff Report

Bargains Unlimited will be open from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The inventory is provided through donations of businesses and individuals. Gently used clothing and household items are accepted, and donations are tax deductible.

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Entertainment Community

Let the Freedom Festival ring

May 20th, 2014 2:32 pm by Adam Howington

2nd Annual Richlands Freedom Festival is quickly approaching. Don't miss Ralph Stanley II & Bill Haley Jr. & The Comets!

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Entertainment Community Local Entertainment
Side by Side: Dr. Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II team up on new Rebel recording

Side by Side: Dr. Ralph Stanley, Ralph Stanley II team up on new Rebel recording

May 20th, 2014 2:30 pm by Jessica Fischer

The father/son duo's latest collaboration marks the first time they've released music as artists of equal billing and creative input. They'll showcase selections at the elder Stanley's Annual Bluegrass Festival, to be held this week in Coeburn.

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