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Historian says  Kenner House  a good candidate for renovation grant

Historian says Kenner House a good candidate for renovation grant premium content

May 6th, 2013 11:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — One of the state’s leading historic preservation advocates said Monday that Rogersville’s 178-year-old Kenner House would be an ideal location for a “Heritage Center” providing tourists with the story of Hawkins County’s historic locations.

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Roger Davis: There’s no vocabulary test like a gas-powered trimmer premium content

May 6th, 2013 11:24 pm by Roger Davis

If you’ve ever been curious about the scope of your vocabulary, forget the monthly quiz in Reader’s Digest. If you want a more accurate inventory of the words you know, try to crank a weedeater.

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Small Miracles holding 17th annual online benefit auction

Small Miracles holding 17th annual online benefit auction

May 6th, 2013 8:37 am by Staff Report

Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center Inc. is holding its 17th Annual Online Benefit Auction now through noon, Saturday, May 11.

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1920s Kingsport focus on genealogists’ meeting

May 6th, 2013 8:20 am by Staff Report

Kenny Stallard, local historian, will present “Roaring Into the 1920s, Kingsport Style” during the next meeting of the Watauga Association of Genealogists.

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All veterans welcome to 4th annual homecoming

All veterans welcome to 4th annual homecoming

May 6th, 2013 8:18 am by Staff Report

The Fourth Annual Veterans Homecoming, sponsored by the Tri-Cities Military Affairs Council will be held, Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11 at the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray.

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Blake Leeper inducted into Boys & Girls Clubs of America Alumni Hall of Fame (with video)

Blake Leeper inducted into Boys & Girls Clubs of America Alumni Hall of Fame (with video)

May 6th, 2013 8:04 am by Staff Report

Blake Leeper, U.S. paralympian, medalist in the 2012 Paralympics and a native of Kingsport, was one of eight people inducted into the Boys & Girls Club of America Alumni Hall of Fame recently.

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Service for a smile: Teens can volunteer to earn credit towards paying for orthodontics

Service for a smile: Teens can volunteer to earn credit towards paying for orthodontics

May 6th, 2013 7:53 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Scott Cureton enjoyed volunteering as a teen, but remembers that he needed a good reason to do it. He’s hoping to provide local youth an incentive to volunteer through Cureton Orthodontics’ Community Smiles program.

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Rogersville Fourth of July Committee needs funds to avoid program cuts

May 6th, 2013 12:14 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Organizers of Rogersville’s annual Fourth of July Celebration are hoping more sponsorships and/or donations come in soon so that programming cuts won’t have to be made.

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SAHC works to preserve natural treasures for future generations

SAHC works to preserve natural treasures for future generations

May 6th, 2013 12:00 am by Debra McCown

The sun peeks out over blue-tinged mountains and shines through the morning fog, casting warm, golden light over a stunning view from the grassy mountaintop. It's a view former Kingsport Mayor Jeanette Blazier hopes will always be preserved.

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Memory Lane festival ‘definitely on’ in 2014

Memory Lane festival ‘definitely on’ in 2014

May 5th, 2013 11:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Memory Lane antique car show that attracted more than 1,000 classic cars and 10,000 visitors to a 1950s nostalgia time warp in Hawkins County every Memorial Day weekend isn’t going to happen this year — but in 2014 it’s “definitely on."

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