Kingsport Times News Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Tennessee reports all-time high tourism economic impact

Tennessee reports all-time high tourism economic impact

August 25th, 2015 8:30 am by By State and Community Contributors

Tourism-generated jobs for Tennesseans reached 152,900, an increase of 2.8 percent. State and local sales tax revenue for the industry topped $1.5 billion, up 7 percent over 2013, and the ninth consecutive year tourism topped $1 billion.

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Sports Community Sports Live TriCityMom Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events as of Aug. 24

Upcoming Events as of Aug. 24

August 25th, 2015 1:00 am by Staff Report

To list an event, email the Sports Department at sports@timesnews.net, fax it to (423) 392-1385, or contact the Sports Department after 5 p.m. at (423) 392-1323 or 1-800-251-0328 ext. 323.

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Community Local News
Hawkins commission awards $20K to relocated Mount Carmel Senior Center

Hawkins commission awards $20K to relocated Mount Carmel Senior Center

August 24th, 2015 9:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Following a heated discussion Monday the Hawkins County Commission approved a $20,000 contribution for the newly relocated Mount Carmel Senior Center Inc.

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Community
Tailgate dinner before D-B/Oak Ridge game to benefit D-B softball

Tailgate dinner before D-B/Oak Ridge game to benefit D-B softball

August 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Community contributor

The caterer will be Texas Roadhouse and the eatery will be providing a barbeque sandwich platter with 2 sides, drink and dessert for $10 per adult; $5 for kids 12 and younger.

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Community Local News
Hawkins County Health Department sponsors first annual baby shower event

Hawkins County Health Department sponsors first annual baby shower event

August 24th, 2015 7:00 pm by Community Contributor

Information on a variety of subjects such as tobacco cessation, breastfeeding, WIC, immunizations, the TennCare Kids Program, Family Planning, and dental care will be available from local community health partners.

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Community Photos

Bulls Gap students use iPads for library scavenger hunt

August 24th, 2015 5:30 pm by Staff Report

Fourth-graders at Bulls Gap School raced around the library with iPads last week while competing in a scavenger hunt.

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Community TriCityMom Outdoors
Natural Tunnel set to host outdoor skills program and kayak trip

Natural Tunnel set to host outdoor skills program and kayak trip

August 24th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

Natural Tunnel State Park will host an outdoor skills program and a kayak trip on Friday.

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Community Education
UT College of Nursing receives $2 million grant to support nurses in Appalachia

UT College of Nursing receives $2 million grant to support nurses in Appalachia

August 24th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The grant will support the college's academic partnership with Chota Community Health Services and Community Health of East Tennessee.

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Community Sunday Stories TriCityMom Outdoors
Steele Creek Park looks to grow while keeping it green

Steele Creek Park looks to grow while keeping it green

August 24th, 2015 10:30 am by Chelsey Bishop

The park is partnering with the Junior League of Bristol to build a small playground, splash pad, shelter, bathrooms and additional parking.

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Community TriCityMom Food
Share your favorite football party and tailgating recipes

Share your favorite football party and tailgating recipes

August 24th, 2015 10:30 am by Staff Report

We want to feature your best tailgating food recipes! Share your favorite recipes that you use for hosting a football party at your house, or tailgating at the game. Wings, dips, sauces or football themed desserts, we want all your recipes!

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