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Central graduate wins national design competition

Central graduate wins national design competition

July 16th, 2013 11:23 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Recent Sullivan Central High School graduate Mary Williams initially wasn’t supposed to go to a national computer-aided design competition because she came in third in the Tennessee competition.

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Young artists chalk it up to Fun

Young artists chalk it up to Fun

July 16th, 2013 11:21 pm by REBEKAH WILSON

KINGSPORT — Prizes were awarded to three creative artists at Tuesday night’s first ever Fun Fest Chalk Walk at Beef ‘O’Brady’s. Best Overall and a $75 Walmart gift card went to Jess Brundige for her depiction of a grinning alien and planets.

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Letter to the editor: Martin used sidewalk as weapon

Letter to the editor: Martin used sidewalk as weapon

July 16th, 2013 11:15 pm by Matt Barr, Kingsport

Peel away the layers of race, politics and prosecutorial corruption, and the State of Florida v. George Zimmerman is a self-defense case. I think it is important to note that self-defense encounters do not always take the shape of a gunfight.

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Vince Staten: We didn’t hit it rich, but we did get to see ‘Antiques Roadshow’ premium content

July 16th, 2013 8:00 pm by VINCE STATEN

While you were watching the Cardboard Boat Race and the Crazy 8s 8K Run at Fun Fest on Saturday, I was standing in line with 5,000 other people in Knoxville’s Convention Center.

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Scrapbook Showcase: The Great Smoky Mountains

July 16th, 2013 6:22 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features photos submitted by Tamra Wellman Franklin of Church Hill. A collection of the photos appeared in the print edition of Sunday Stories on July 14.

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Eddie Branch wins Fun Fest Bike Rally

Eddie Branch wins Fun Fest Bike Rally

July 16th, 2013 5:44 pm by George Thwaites

The 53 year-old Branch completed the 14 mile course in 1:11.40.

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Church Hill Falcons runners up in USSSA World Series

Church Hill Falcons runners up in USSSA World Series

July 16th, 2013 4:16 pm by George Thwaites

The Falcons, who were comprised of nine regular Church Hill players and two additional players from the Kingsport Indians, posted a 4-2 record during the tournament

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Governor’s School at Mountain Empire CC expands student learning

Governor’s School at Mountain Empire CC expands student learning

July 16th, 2013 2:49 pm by Staff Report

More than 70 regional high school students are challenging the notion that learning stops during the summer break.

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Mountain Empire accepting applications for 9th annual Mountain Music School

Mountain Empire accepting applications for 9th annual Mountain Music School

July 16th, 2013 8:16 am by Stephen Igo

MECC’s 9th annual Mountain Music School is accepting applications for the on campus event set for July 22-26.

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Dogs steal the show at Allandale Mansion

Dogs steal the show at Allandale Mansion

July 15th, 2013 9:37 pm by Rebekah Wilson

Over 75 dogs competed, and more than 50 went home with first- through fourth-place winners’ ribbons at the Pet Dog Show on the Allandale Mansion lawn Monday night.

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