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Ministry shopping for used trailer for Rogersville family that was almost homeless

Ministry shopping for used trailer for Rogersville family that was almost homeless

January 5th, 2014 9:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Rogersville family of seven that was on the verge of being homeless last month is now staying in temporary housing, with a permanent solution on the horizon.

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Community Local News
With record low temperatures in the forecast, Hawkins County EMA prepares for worst

With record low temperatures in the forecast, Hawkins County EMA prepares for worst

January 5th, 2014 9:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — With record low temperatures and high winds in the forecast for Monday and Tuesday, the director of the Hawkins County Emergency Management Agency is hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.

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Community Sunday Stories
King students brighten holidays with Help-Portrait event

King students brighten holidays with Help-Portrait event

January 5th, 2014 3:15 pm by Staff Report

The Help-Portrait events were originally founded in 2009 by celebrity photography Jeremy Cowart as a way for a community of photographers to come together across the world to use their photography skills to give back to their local communities.

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Community Local News
7-year-old doing well following heart, double lung transplant

7-year-old doing well following heart, double lung transplant

January 4th, 2014 10:36 pm by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

Two weeks out from his triple organ transplant, 7-year-old Weston Keeton of Blountville spent Christmas Day intubated and miserable.

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Community Local News Business & Technology
Four area organizations among Virginia  groups receiving tourism grants

Four area organizations among Virginia groups receiving tourism grants

January 4th, 2014 7:43 pm by Wes Bunch

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office announced more than $750,000 in funding as part of the Virginia Tourism Corporation’s (VTC) Marketing Leverage Grant program.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Dec. 29

January 4th, 2014 3:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers.

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Community Health
Lose Big 2014 contest set to weigh in

Lose Big 2014 contest set to weigh in

January 3rd, 2014 10:57 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

A year ago, Stella Robinette was borderline diabetic and knew that losing weight was a necessity. Though the 2013 Greater Kingsport Lose Big contest, she lost 47 pounds and learned how to make lasting positive lifestyle changes.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Showcase: Breakfast with Santa

January 3rd, 2014 10:44 am by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase was submitted by Debra McCown. It features photos from 'Breakfast with Santa' at Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway.

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Community Sunday Stories
Folks You Should Know: 'Mama Marsha' retires from the Kingsport Senior Center

Folks You Should Know: 'Mama Marsha' retires from the Kingsport Senior Center

January 3rd, 2014 10:29 am by Katherine Scoggins

A Kingsport native and Lynn View graduate, Marsha Mullins has held a variety of jobs over a 16-year period: from driver to receptionist to records clerk to 'mind reader.'

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Community Sunday Stories TriCityMom
H.O.P.E. encourages youth to give back to the community

H.O.P.E. encourages youth to give back to the community

January 2nd, 2014 1:14 pm by Collin Brooks

H.O.P.E, Help Our Potential Evolve, is a non-profit community organization whose purpose is to educate the youth and cause an evolution of enrichment.

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