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New ad campaign and Komen race raise awareness of, funds to fight breast cancer

New ad campaign and Komen race raise awareness of, funds to fight breast cancer

October 14th, 2013 9:05 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Do you tutu? It’s a purposely ambiguous question that drew a lot of attention to billboards and bumper stickers throughout the Tri-Cities in September.

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Ned Jilton

HARDTACK AND HARD TIMES: Marching in Step is not as Easy as it Looks.

October 13th, 2013 11:32 pm by Ned Jilton

I marched with the S.C.V color guard in the centennial celebration for the Elizabethton Veterans’ Monument. Two right feet and all.

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ETSU plans ‘Johnson City Sessions’ celebration

ETSU plans ‘Johnson City Sessions’ celebration

October 13th, 2013 2:00 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Sessions, conducted by Columbia Records producer Frank B. Walker in October 1928 and October 1929, are generally viewed as the second-most important field recording sessions ever conducted in Appalachia.

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Kingsport schools finally receive new sidewalks

Kingsport schools finally receive new sidewalks

October 12th, 2013 7:09 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Kennedy and Roosevelt have new sidewalks, but Jackson is going to have to wait just a little bit longer.

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For the birds, keep feeders clean

For the birds, keep feeders clean

October 12th, 2013 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

If you’re not already feeding your backyard birds, Rack Cross, project manager for the Kingsport Birding Trail, says now is a good time to start.

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Community Sunday Stories
'Leaps of Faith' led Scott native to unique jewelry business

'Leaps of Faith' led Scott native to unique jewelry business

October 12th, 2013 2:00 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

Leaps of faith, that's what it took for Mendota, Va., resident Pam Powers to leave her position of many years as a doctor's office receptionist and turn a jewelry-making hobby into a business of 'blessings.'

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Roosevelt’s  field day  puts accent  on  working together, anti-bullying

Roosevelt’s field day puts accent on working together, anti-bullying

October 11th, 2013 10:24 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — The “coopetition” theme for field day, which physical education teacher Rebecca Good coined, kicked off Friday with an anti-bullying flash mob dance by the fifth grade. The students danced to a unity song written last year.

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Va., Tenn. health commissioners announce ‘Keep Flu Out’ campaign

Va., Tenn. health commissioners announce ‘Keep Flu Out’ campaign

October 11th, 2013 7:53 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Virginia Health Commissioner Cynthia Romero said, “The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) has informed us that at any one given time during the flu season, anywhere from 5 to 20 percent of our population can be infected with the flu."

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Music festival muddy but unforgettable experience

Music festival muddy but unforgettable experience

October 11th, 2013 1:30 pm by KATIE EDWARDS, INK columnist

For the first article of my senior school year, I had intended on scanning the local scene for bands around here that you should check out.

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Folks You Should Know: Walter Manis earns his name as Scott County's 'Punkin Man'

Folks You Should Know: Walter Manis earns his name as Scott County's 'Punkin Man'

October 11th, 2013 10:30 am by Katina Rose

During the months of August, September and October, Walter is surrounded by pumpkins and fall activities all day, seven days a week, but he wouldn’t think about spending his days any other way.

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