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Work of regional artists on display at MECC

Work of regional artists on display at MECC

September 7th, 2013 11:29 pm by Staff Report

BIG STONE GAP — A variety of different art media featuring the works of regional artists is now on display through Oct. 11 at Mountain Empire Community College’s Slemp Gallery.

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Scott, Lee schools receive grants from state for security upgrades

Scott, Lee schools receive grants from state for security upgrades

September 7th, 2013 11:16 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Two Southwest Virginia school systems were among 86 across the state that were awarded grant funds last week to make security improvements at various campuses.

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Penny, Wood win Eastman 10K titles

Penny, Wood win Eastman 10K titles

September 7th, 2013 7:00 pm by Greg Peters

The 34th annual Eastman 10K Road Race made its way through the streets of Kingsport on Saturday morning and Johnson City runner J Penny emerged as the first of 653 finishers.

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Town all fired up for Grillin’ at the Gate

Town all fired up for Grillin’ at the Gate

September 7th, 2013 5:54 pm by Marci Gore

Gate City’s Town Manager Greg Jones says he hopes this year’s Grillin’ at the Gate event will showcase the best attributes the town has to offer.

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Cornfields offer a-maze-ing fall fun

Cornfields offer a-maze-ing fall fun

September 7th, 2013 5:54 pm by Staff Report

September in Northeast Tennessee means a crispness to the air, the smell of burning leaves, mums and pumpkins adorning front porches and, at Fender’s Farm, Redneck Zombie Paintball.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Action at the Battle of Blountville.

September 7th, 2013 5:28 pm by Ned Jilton

The event continues Sunday as the camps open to the public at 9 am with an old-time worship service at 10 am by Chaplain Alan Farley followed by a second day of battle at 2 pm. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Frank Brogden, former Kingsport alderman and longtime "Santa" on the Santa Train, has died

Frank Brogden, former Kingsport alderman and longtime "Santa" on the Santa Train, has died

September 7th, 2013 10:32 am by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Frank Brogden, a corporate and community leader who served Kingsport in a variety of roles for more than 50 years, has passed away.

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Country Cabin in Norton set  to host 45th Dock Boggs Fest

Country Cabin in Norton set to host 45th Dock Boggs Fest

September 6th, 2013 10:26 pm by Staff report

NORTON — Headlining and performing two shows will be the Whitetop Mountain Band. Also performing will be the Empty Bottle String Band composed of members who met at East Tennessee State University’s Bluegrass, Old Time and Country Music Studies program.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Civil War Heritage Day at Battle of Blountville.

September 6th, 2013 3:09 pm by Staff Report

The Battle of Blountville Civil War Re-Enactment is this weekend on the Old Hawley Farm in Blountville. "Civil War Heritage Day" was held for local school children Friday. Re-enactments and skirmishes will be held Saturday and Sunday

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Going Places: Beartree Recreation Area offers a peaceful lakeside retreat

Going Places: Beartree Recreation Area offers a peaceful lakeside retreat

September 6th, 2013 9:56 am by Debra McCown

Beartree Recreation Area is a quiet alternative to larger area lakes devoted to RVs and motorboats, watersports and marinas – a place to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature.

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