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Let the Fun begin: Mardi Gras set to kick things off

Let the Fun begin: Mardi Gras set to kick things off

July 11th, 2013 11:34 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — Fun Fest 2013, Kingsport’s annual festival dedicated to fun and community unity, kicks off today. Mardi Gras will launch the festival at 11:30 a.m. on Broad Street in downtown Kingsport. The Fun Fest Parade begins at 6:30.

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Fresh from the Farm: Niebruegge family strives to be 'good stewards of the land'

Fresh from the Farm: Niebruegge family strives to be 'good stewards of the land'

July 11th, 2013 5:12 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

Craig and Wendi Niebruegge of Kingsport are faith-driven in their dedication to being “good stewards of the land” they feel blessed to farm.

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BBQ dinner, gospel singing to benefit pregnancy center

July 11th, 2013 3:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

Dinner will be served 5-6:45 p.m., and the menu includes BBQ sandwich, potatoes, slaw, baked beans, a drink and dessert. The suggested minimum donation is $7.

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Folks You Should Know: Bill Tillson creates functional artwork from fallen trees

Folks You Should Know: Bill Tillson creates functional artwork from fallen trees

July 11th, 2013 3:31 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

“It seems like almost every piece of wood has a story,” Kingsport wood turner Bill Tillson said. “The worse it looks on the outside... the more beautiful it is on the inside. [People] don't realize what beauty's buried down inside, kind of like us.”

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Grant aims to fight area's ranking as America's 10th most overweight

Grant aims to fight area's ranking as America's 10th most overweight

July 11th, 2013 8:39 am by Rebekah Wilson

According to America’s Health Rankings, the Bristol/Kingsport metropolitan area is ranked the 10th most overweight metropolitan region in the United States.

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Dave Clark: Kingsport BMA should assert itself and rein in city’s bureaucracy premium content

July 10th, 2013 9:15 pm by DAVE CLARK

The new BMA members not only face the tasks of promoting the rational growth and enhancement of the quality of life in Kingsport, but a somewhat daunting task of reining in what has become an overly assertive and expensive bureaucracy.

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State Building Commission likely to approve $18 million for ETSU football stadium

State Building Commission likely to approve $18 million for ETSU football stadium

July 10th, 2013 5:33 pm by Rex Barber, NET News Service

Ron Ramsey heads the commission and said Wednesday that the stadium has been put on “the fast track.”

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Ned Jilton

History Events in Kingsport this Saturday-Monday.

July 10th, 2013 5:25 pm by Ned Jilton

While checking out Fun Fest events stop by Netherland Inn this Saturday, July 13, for free tours of the Inn and Museum of Pioneer Transportation then go by the Renaissance Center Theater on Monday, July 15, for a Civil War Evening.

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Roany Boyz invite new stewards to the Highlands of Roan, July 19 - 21

Roany Boyz invite new stewards to the Highlands of Roan, July 19 - 21

July 10th, 2013 10:34 am by Staff Report

“Volunteer of the Year” group plans weekend retreat to camp, maintain grassy balds near Appalachian Trail

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New principal named for Sullivan North High School

New principal named for Sullivan North High School

July 9th, 2013 5:21 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — An assistant principal at Sullivan South High School will fill the top spot at Sullivan North High School, the county school system has announced.

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