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Flea Market Flip: A New Look for a Vintage Mirror

Flea Market Flip: A New Look for a Vintage Mirror

January 28th, 2014 11:17 am by Melissa Baskette

Flea markets are a treasure trove for do-it-yourselfers. If you have a good eye (for spotting a diamond in the rough) and a little cash, you can turn inexpensive finds into high-style décor pieces.

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Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Jan. 26

January 28th, 2014 10:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. This week's gallery includes a rook tournament, nature shots, a school event and a corporate award.

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U.S. Navy Band tour sails into Kingsport

U.S. Navy Band tour sails into Kingsport

January 27th, 2014 6:24 pm by Staff Report

The United States Navy Band, the Navy’s premier musical organization in Washington, D.C., will perform at 7 p.m., Feb. 6 at the Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center in Kingsport.

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Community Local News Faith
Pactolus UMC still providing spiritual, physical support

Pactolus UMC still providing spiritual, physical support

January 27th, 2014 6:15 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

As early as 1848, early settlers in the Pactolus community were worshipping regularly in a school house overlooking the railroad. The school house was known as “the factory” because there was a factory on the banks of a nearby river.

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Jim Keesling, former KPD chief, passes away

Jim Keesling, former KPD chief, passes away

January 27th, 2014 1:08 pm by Matthew Lane

Former Kingsport Police Chief Jim Keesling had a reputation for being tough as nails, commanding respect from within the department and throughout the community.

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Founder of Kingsport outreach killed in wreck

Founder of Kingsport outreach killed in wreck

January 27th, 2014 11:02 am by Rain Smith

For 18 years Cindy Risk has operated Hunger First, which is currently located on the corner of Center and Myrtle streets. She died Friday evening on South Wilcox Drive after swerving to avoid another vehicle and overturning her Jeep.

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Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-school special needs students

Kingsport City Schools to host information session for parents of home-school special needs students

January 27th, 2014 10:25 am by Marybeth McLain, community contributor

Parents and teachers of private and home-schooled special needs students are invited to an information session to learn more about services that Kingsport City Schools can provide.

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‘Sweet Folk’ music gathering at MECC March 15

‘Sweet Folk’ music gathering at MECC March 15

January 26th, 2014 8:13 pm by Staff Report

BIG STONE GAP — Sweet sounds will drift across the campus of Mountain Empire Community College in March, and not just because the earliest birds of spring would be arriving.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories TriCityMom Outdoors
Winter in the Park: Roan Mountain State Park offers solitude, scenery

Winter in the Park: Roan Mountain State Park offers solitude, scenery

January 26th, 2014 3:14 pm by Collin Brooks

If you need a place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, Roan Mountain State Park is the perfect place to go.

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Hurricane Katrina leads swim coach to Kingsport

Hurricane Katrina leads swim coach to Kingsport

January 25th, 2014 2:00 pm by Pat Kenney

The tragedy of Hurricane Katrina turned out to open a great opportunity for swim coach Jorge Blasini.

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