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Free adult ed classes open in Lee, Scott, Wise counties

Free adult ed classes open in Lee, Scott, Wise counties

September 13th, 2013 10:12 pm by Staff report

WISE — The classes prepare adults to pass the GED (general educational development) test and compete in the work place. They are free of charge to adults who are at least 18 and not enrolled in public school.

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Update: Fire victims’ family  taking comfort in mother’s gift of life

Update: Fire victims’ family taking comfort in mother’s gift of life

September 13th, 2013 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — The family of a Kingsport woman, who died along with her 3-year-old son following a Tuesday fire, said Friday they are coming to terms with the loss but are taking comfort in the fact she saved other people through organ donation.

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4th Annual Elvis Extravaganza at Renaissance Center in Kingsport, Oct. 12

September 13th, 2013 9:10 am by Missy Miller, community contributor

The 4th Annual Elvis Extravaganza, to be held at the Kingsport Renaissance Center on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m., will feature four of the top Elvis Presley Tribute Artists in the world. Each tribute artist will perform for thirty minutes in a stage show

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ETSU, Gray Fossil Site hosting  day of zombie events

ETSU, Gray Fossil Site hosting day of zombie events

September 13th, 2013 7:11 am by Matthew Lane

Everywhere you turn these days ... zombies. The undead have become a major cultural phenomenon in recent years. Now, the phenomenon has come to the campus of East Tennessee State University.

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Vince Staten: Maybe it’s time for Kingsport to step up to Goats on the Roof premium content

September 12th, 2013 11:04 pm by VINCE STATEN

If I were to ask if you want to go see Goats on the Roof, would you think: a) I had bought a Ma and Pa Kettle movie on DVD? b) Bruce Haney has a new bluegrass band? c) Disney has a new animated version of “Fiddler on the Roof?”

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Historic Blountville Flea Market and Yard Sale set for Saturday

Historic Blountville Flea Market and Yard Sale set for Saturday

September 12th, 2013 10:57 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The event has drawn hundreds of vendors and thousands of shoppers in past years, and will go on come rain or shine, said Shelia Steele Hunt, director of the Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism.

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Tennessee’s first lady helps kick off Kingsport’s United WE READ

Tennessee’s first lady helps kick off Kingsport’s United WE READ

September 12th, 2013 10:16 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — United WE READ is a collaborative partnership seeking to have all Kingsport and Sullivan County school system third-graders reading proficient or advanced on the TCAP test by 2018.

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Living in the moment: Alzheimer’s Caregivers’ Conference in Kingsport will provide information, support

Living in the moment: Alzheimer’s Caregivers’ Conference in Kingsport will provide information, support

September 12th, 2013 9:14 am by Leigh Ann Laube

At age 90, Nina Cottrell has little long-term memory. A resident of Preston Place II, a secured assisted living facility in Kingsport, she recognizes her daughters, but can no longer comprehend the written word or a television program.

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Coty Sensabaugh honored by Scouts

Coty Sensabaugh honored by Scouts

September 11th, 2013 10:31 pm by Nick Shepherd

Coty Sensabaugh didn’t set out to win an award. He just wanted to raise awareness about leukemia and lymphoma.

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Christian group plans prayer to open Hawkins ‘Super Bowl’

Christian group plans prayer to open Hawkins ‘Super Bowl’

September 11th, 2013 10:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County-based Christian organization Expecting God’s Help (EGH) released a statement announcing it will be leading a recital of “The Lord’s Prayer” during a moment of silence that will be observed prior to kickoff Friday night.

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