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Childhood obesity up in Tenn.

Childhood obesity up in Tenn.

September 20th, 2013 7:16 am by Marci Gore

HMG registered dietitian Jennifer Walker says that in the past 30 years childhood obesity rates have tripled, and parents are largely responsible.

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HARDTACK AND HARD TIMES: History Happenings in Blountville and Elizabethton Sept 21,22 and 25.

September 20th, 2013 12:29 am by Ned Jilton

From the American Revolution in Elizabethton to the Civil War in Blountville, this weekend has a history happening to your taste.

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Trigiani making movie of ‘Big Stone Gap’ novel in namesake town

Trigiani making movie of ‘Big Stone Gap’ novel in namesake town

September 19th, 2013 11:25 pm by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — Adriana Trigiani said, "I am delighted that I will be able to revisit my home in the mountains of Southwest Virginia to shoot the film version of my novel."

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Will Osborne to speak to Historical Society of Southwest Virginia

September 19th, 2013 10:46 am by Ganell Marshall, community contributor

Osborne will speak about his book "Be Strong and of Good Courage," a story of southwestern Virginians in the War Between the States.

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Benefit gospel singing scheduled for Saturday

September 19th, 2013 10:23 am by Joe Williams, community contributor

Benefit gospel singing scheduled for Saturday

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Tri-Cities Diaper Ministry seeking diaper donations

Tri-Cities Diaper Ministry seeking diaper donations

September 19th, 2013 10:00 am by Debra McCown

The Tri-Cities Diaper Ministry is wrapping up this year’s Diaper Need Awareness Week events, but executive director Samuel Jones said there’s still a need for diapers in all sizes.

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Olympian Julie Culley to speak at Bluegrass Half Marathon pasta dinner

Olympian Julie Culley to speak at Bluegrass Half Marathon pasta dinner

September 18th, 2013 4:36 pm by Pat Kenney

Julie Culley ran in the 5,000-meter finals at the London Olympics, finishing 14th. She had run a personal best of 15:05.38 in her qualifying heat for the 5,000.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Sunsets

September 18th, 2013 4:20 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features a collection of photos by Malina McGee. The photos were taken this summer in Gray, Tenn.

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Vince Staten: Horse Krickers, Christmas parties: I suffered from Eastman envy premium content

September 17th, 2013 8:46 pm by VINCE STATEN

In 1968, I landed a summer job at Holston Ordnance. That meant two things: I would no longer have to work for my father at the hardware store; I could join T.E.R.C., the Tennessee Recreation Club. The second was the more important one.

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American Red Cross urges residents and businesses to 'make a plan'

American Red Cross urges residents and businesses to 'make a plan'

September 17th, 2013 1:32 pm by Debra McCown

September is National Preparedness Month. Even a little bit of emergency planning can be a big help in the event of a disaster, said Glenda Bobalik, CEO of the American Red Cross of Northeast Tennessee.

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