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Cherokee band boosters set $50,000 fundraising goal

Cherokee band boosters set $50,000 fundraising goal

September 2nd, 2013 11:41 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Cherokee High School Band Boosters have kicked off a major fundraising project which will continue throughout the football season home games, according to fundraising chairman Kim Cassidy.

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Kingsport Police Department Citizens Academy taking applications

Kingsport Police Department Citizens Academy taking applications

September 2nd, 2013 10:29 am by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Ever wondered what it would feel like to be a police officer? If you answered yes, then the Kingsport Police Department Citizens Academy may be for you.

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Local radio newsman Charlie Stuchell dies at 64

Local radio newsman Charlie Stuchell dies at 64

September 1st, 2013 9:40 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Tri-Cities radio listeners lost a familiar voice Sunday with the death of longtime radio newsman Charlie Stuchell, who died at 64 after a long battle with cancer.

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Local school systems sticking with federal healthier lunch program

Local school systems sticking with federal healthier lunch program

September 1st, 2013 5:52 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Although some school districts across the United States are leaving or considering withdrawing from the federal healthier lunch program, officials in three local systems said they have no plans to do that.

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Festival brings home the bacon

Festival brings home the bacon

September 1st, 2013 5:00 pm by Jessica Fischer

Before the final piece of “meat candy” was gobbled up at last year’s inaugural Tri-Cities Baconfest at Bristol Motor Speedway, organizers already were discussing ways to make this year’s event an even more savory experience.

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Battle of Blountville: Skirmishes, sutlers and a ladies tea on tap as part of Civil War re-enactment

Battle of Blountville: Skirmishes, sutlers and a ladies tea on tap as part of Civil War re-enactment

September 1st, 2013 4:56 pm by Staff Report

The Battle of Blountville Civil War Re-Enactment and Sesquicentennial Celebrations are set for Sept. 6-8 on the Old Hawley Farm in Blountville.

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‘Reading with Ralph:’ Tutoring sessions turn into ministry, lead to book

‘Reading with Ralph:’ Tutoring sessions turn into ministry, lead to book

September 1st, 2013 8:14 am by Marci Gore

Leigh Anne W. Hoover says when an adult student named Ralph first came to the Literacy Council of Kingsport for tutoring, he was only reading at a first-grade level.

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Swimmers choose a cause, distance, and then just ... Swim For Them

Swimmers choose a cause, distance, and then just ... Swim For Them

September 1st, 2013 7:12 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Melanie Sheppard has finally found a way to thank Scott and Nikki Niswonger and the Niswonger Foundation for selecting her son Matthew as a Niswonger Scholar.

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Labor Day to affect schedules of some city, county offices

Labor Day to affect schedules of some city, county offices

August 31st, 2013 9:05 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport city offices will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday. Garbage pickup will be on a regular schedule Monday. The demolition landfill will be closed.

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KFD honors four firefighters who made ultimate sacrifice

KFD honors four firefighters who made ultimate sacrifice

August 31st, 2013 9:03 pm by Rick Wagner

“We want to honor them and look at their stories and try to do everything safe so it doesn’t happen again,” Fire Chief Craig Dye said.

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