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30th Roan Groan to challenge region's cyclists

30th Roan Groan to challenge region's cyclists

March 17th, 2014 7:16 pm by Reneau Dubberley, community contributor

On June 7, the 30th Roan Groan will see 400 or more cyclists measure themselves against each other and Roan Mountain as part of the June 7-8 Johnson City Omnium.

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Gary and Margaret Perdue met, married at the Barter

Gary and Margaret Perdue met, married at the Barter

March 17th, 2014 5:21 pm by Marci Gore

Gary Perdue was eating lunch in the cafeteria of the Barter Inn in 1962 when he first saw the woman who would become his wife two years later.

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Share Your Story: Bristol resident celebrates 105th birthday

Share Your Story: Bristol resident celebrates 105th birthday

March 17th, 2014 9:27 am by Tim Buchanan, Community Contributor

Zella Moretz Roberts was honored at Broadmore Senior Living in Bristol as she celebrated her 105th birthday surrounded by family and friends.

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Cuttin' 4 The Cause Cut-A-Thon set for March 29  in Wise

Cuttin' 4 The Cause Cut-A-Thon set for March 29 in Wise

March 16th, 2014 7:24 pm by Staff Report

WISE — Lopping locks for a good cause is back for its fourth year on March 29 at Geneses and Todd's Hair Studio in Wise.

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Back in the swing: Tri-Cities Senior Softball League says come out and play

Back in the swing: Tri-Cities Senior Softball League says come out and play

March 16th, 2014 2:00 pm by Pat Kenney

"It's never too late to live your dream." That's the motto of the Tri-Cities Senior Softball League, and the league is looking for more players who want to "live their dream."

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Booming senior population swells ranks of hungry

Booming senior population swells ranks of hungry

March 15th, 2014 7:48 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Senior hunger and living needs were highlighted at a Friday legislative breakfast hosted by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee.

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Trip to Greeneville museum puts youth in touch with area's role in history

Trip to Greeneville museum puts youth in touch with area's role in history

March 15th, 2014 7:43 pm by Calvin Sneed

Every two years, Johnnie Mae Swagerty brings a busload of the New Vision Youth to the Nathanael Greene Museum in Greeneville to educate them on African-American history they might not know about.

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Open hearts, open home make Kingsport couple Tenn. Foster Parents of the Year

Open hearts, open home make Kingsport couple Tenn. Foster Parents of the Year

March 15th, 2014 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Out of thousands of foster families around Tennessee, a Kingsport couple took home the award for 2013 Foster Parents of the Year.

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Diabetes Alert sticker program informs police  officers of motorists' potential medical problems

Diabetes Alert sticker program informs police officers of motorists' potential medical problems

March 15th, 2014 12:46 am by Staff report

Representatives of Bristol Motor Speedway, Wellmont Health System, Lilly Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association joined NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Ryan Reed Friday to tout the value of the Diabetes Alert sticker.

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VALUES program needs backpacks, blankets for foster children

VALUES program needs backpacks, blankets for foster children

March 15th, 2014 12:38 am by Staff report

The VALUES Backpack Program was created so foster children could be a part of helping others. The children are familiar with what it's like to be taken out of a home, with many carrying their belongings in trash bags.

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