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Kingsport Ballet turns flood clean-up into restoration job

Kingsport Ballet turns flood clean-up into restoration job

August 14th, 2013 8:04 am by Staff Report

Following the July flood that inundated downtown Kingsport in two and three feet of water, Kingsport Ballet staff, volunteers, and hired hands went to work to extract, clean up, dry up and restore affected areas.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Rogersville BMA flooded with drainage complaints from irate Park Place residents

PHOTO GALLERY: Rogersville BMA flooded with drainage complaints from irate Park Place residents

August 13th, 2013 11:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Residents of a recently constructed “planned unit development” in Rogersville aren’t happy with their swimming pools — mainly because the pools are in the crawl space under their homes.

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Vince Staten: Not counting drive-ins, Frank Theatres city’s 10th movie house premium content

August 13th, 2013 9:28 pm by VINCE STATEN

Our first movie theater was the original Strand, which was located on the corner of Main and Shelby (and later became the Gem Theater). It actually opened before this newspaper began publication so we don’t know what the first feature to play here was.

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Kingsport City Schools Board of Education announces 2013-2014 meeting dates

August 13th, 2013 3:16 pm by Marybeth McLain

Kingsport City Schools Board of Education has scheduled a series of meetings and work sessions for the 2013-2014 school year.

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Despite tough times, founder of Kingsport soup kitchen says: ‘The Lord will provide’

Despite tough times, founder of Kingsport soup kitchen says: ‘The Lord will provide’

August 12th, 2013 10:51 pm by Marci Gore

Although Geraldine Swagerty is facing a problem she is all too familiar with, her faith remains strong. Swagerty, who is the pastor at Full Gospel Mission Church, says 12 years ago she felt led by the Lord to “feed the people.”

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How in the world did we ever wind up with so much stuff? premium content

August 12th, 2013 10:43 pm by Roger Davis

Here at the ranch, it’s time for a garage sale — or 12. The realization began to dawn on me when I was going to repair something, but there was nowhere to put it on my workbench.

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Kiwanis Club of Kingsport and Preston Place II plan Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference

Kiwanis Club of Kingsport and Preston Place II plan Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference

August 12th, 2013 10:10 am by Katherine Scoggins

During the conference, caregivers will learn more about Alzheimer’s - its effects and symptoms - as well as the community resources and “backup” available. Early registration for the Sept. 24 conference is already under way.

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Hiroshima anniversary stirs Kingsport woman's memories of Oak Ridge

Hiroshima anniversary stirs Kingsport woman's memories of Oak Ridge

August 12th, 2013 8:21 am by Nick Shepherd

On Aug. 6, 1945, the United States dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, effectively ending World War II. Eva Chambers Johnson was working at Oak Ridge at the time and played a part in building the atomic bomb.

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SOTM, Barter team up on larger-than-life ‘Les Mis’

SOTM, Barter team up on larger-than-life ‘Les Mis’

August 11th, 2013 10:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Audiences at “Les Misérables” on Aug. 16 and 17 at the Toy Reid Eastman Employee Center will see the epic show grow to larger-than-life proportions with the addition of the Symphony of the Mountains to the production.

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'Outcasts': New documentary explores the high cost of recidivism

'Outcasts': New documentary explores the high cost of recidivism

August 10th, 2013 11:59 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

“Outcasts: Surviving the Culture of Rejection” explores the history of recidivism, as well as the culture of rejection and why it may unwittingly contribute to the high rate of recidivism in Tennessee.

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