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Yuma man struggles with the loss of his spouse

Yuma man struggles with the loss of his spouse

September 17th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Losing a spouse is a hard thing to go through. Losing a spouse at a young age and not being able to pay for the funeral makes everything that much harder.

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Gate City officials excited about growth, events

Gate City officials excited about growth, events

September 17th, 2014 7:30 pm by Marci Gore

"We've been very busy," said Greg Jones, the town's manager for 18 months now. "We've got a very active economic development group and we've had a lot of support in the community."

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Sincerely, Susan Column: Kingsport community has lost a dear friend

Sincerely, Susan Column: Kingsport community has lost a dear friend

September 17th, 2014 1:00 pm by Susan K. Lauhoff

Our community lost a sweet lady and my next door neighbor since I last wrote to you. Mrs. Betty Elam was the matriarch of our historic White City neighborhood and a vibrant citizen in this community.

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Mentors sought to help students through 'Tennessee Promise' process

Mentors sought to help students through 'Tennessee Promise' process

September 17th, 2014 10:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The state is asking every county to recruit enough volunteers to serves as mentors for their graduating high school seniors, to help them navigate the process of applying and receiving the benefits of the Tennessee Promise program.

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SAR ceremony to honor Hawkins Revolutionary War veteran

SAR ceremony to honor Hawkins Revolutionary War veteran

September 17th, 2014 7:55 am by Jeff Bobo

Capt. William Armstrong III participated in four Revolutionary War battles and endured that famous winter at Valley Forge. But, since his death in 1835 there's been nothing at his Hawkins County grave to indicate his service to his country.

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Free health screenings offered in Sullivan County

Free health screenings offered in Sullivan County

September 17th, 2014 7:08 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Regional Health Department's 11th annual Free Health Check-up Days event continues today and tomorrow at the agency's Blountville offices at 154 Blountville Bypass. No appointments are required.

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Church Hill Community Chest asking younger generation to support the program

Church Hill Community Chest asking younger generation to support the program

September 16th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As the Church Hill Community Chest turns 20 this year its board members are trying to raise awareness about the program and inspire younger generations to support the organization.

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Race for the Cure chairperson draws inspiration from volunteers

Race for the Cure chairperson draws inspiration from volunteers

September 16th, 2014 8:00 pm by Contributed by Tri-Cities Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Are you one of the faces of breast cancer? Do you know one of the faces? You can help Komen in their fight to keep those faces alive and have a world without breast cancer. Come RACE with us!

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Douglass Alumni Scholarships support continuing education

September 16th, 2014 2:00 pm by Calvin Sneed, Community Contributor

Although the alumni association for upper East Tennessee's largest black high school changed its name two years ago, its focus to provide scholarships to the school's descendants has not changed.

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Mount Carmel veterans memorial to be dedicated Sept. 26

Mount Carmel veterans memorial to be dedicated Sept. 26

September 16th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

After six years of planning and construction, Mount Carmel public works director Johnny Castle is putting the finishing touches on the new veteran's memorial at the city park this week.

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