Kingsport Times News Friday, August 28, 2015
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Scott County Public Library's branch manager set to retire this month

Scott County Public Library's branch manager set to retire this month

August 22nd, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

Rita Walters began volunteering at the Scott County Public Library when her children were young. Later, she was hired on as an employee, starting out at 16 hours a week. After 27 years she calls it the best job she's ever had

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Community Education
Hawkins Schools hosting 4th Annual Kindergarten Readiness Conference

Hawkins Schools hosting 4th Annual Kindergarten Readiness Conference

August 22nd, 2015 5:30 pm by Staff Report

The purpose of the conference is to provide childcare providers, daycare centers, and private preschools in the Hawkins County area information and tools to enrich their programs and prepare future Hawkins County students for kindergarten.

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Clinch River Food Festival set for Sept. 4 at Natural Tunnel State Park

Clinch River Food Festival set for Sept. 4 at Natural Tunnel State Park

August 22nd, 2015 3:30 pm by Staff Report

The Scott County Extension Office, the Scott County Extension Leadership Council, Scott County Master Gardeners and Natural Tunnel State Park will host the Clinch River Food Festival from 2 to 8 p.m., Sept. 4 at Natural Tunnel State Park.

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Bluff City Elementary holds Parent/Student Orientation Night

Bluff City Elementary holds Parent/Student Orientation Night

August 22nd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The teachers met with parents to explain procedures and expectations for the new school year. The faculty and staff at Bluff City Elementary served the parents and students dinner,

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King University to offer free college courses for adults ages 60-plus

August 22nd, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

The offerings are part of the new Lifelong Learning Studies program at King in which the adult learners would audit the non-credit classes at King's main campus in Bristol, Tenn., free of charge.

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Community Photos TriCityMom Furry Friends Pets

Kingsport SBK Animal Shelter adoptable animals this week.

August 22nd, 2015 10:30 am by Staff Report

Click on the gallery to see new animals at the SBK Kingsport Animal Shelter. You can reach the Kingsport Animal Shelter at 423-247-1671 or go visit all of the animals at: 2141 Idle Hour Rd,

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Farm and Garden photo gallery

August 22nd, 2015 9:30 am by Staff Report

The response we got to our call out for garden photos was phenomenal! We will feature more of the photos on the Farm and Garden page over the next few weeks as well as posting the photos in web galleries at timesnews.net.

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Michael K. Locke Memorial Bridge dedication

August 22nd, 2015 8:30 am by Hank Hayes

Images taken on Fort Henry Drive during Thursday's bridge dedication for the late Kingsport business leader and political campaign chairman.

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New map illustrates higher education attainment in Tennessee

New map illustrates higher education attainment in Tennessee

August 22nd, 2015 8:30 am by By State Contributor

The color-coded map indicates which Tennessee counties have the highest and lowest percentage of adult residents who have attained at least an Associate's Degree.

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SportsLive Friday Night: Fan Photo Gallery (Week 1)

August 22nd, 2015 12:30 am by Staff Report

Sharing your favorite action and crowd shots from area football games could pay off this fall as the Times-News and Jersey Mike's team up for a SportsLive Friday Night fan photo contest.

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