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Eight children get new bikes thanks to Weber City Police Department

Eight children get new bikes thanks to Weber City Police Department

December 23rd, 2013 9:26 pm by Wes Bunch

WEBER CITY — The Weber City Police Department got into the holiday spirit Monday by giving away bicycles to less fortunate children.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Hawkins ministry’s “Christmas for the Children” has $112,200 impact on county

PHOTO GALLERY: Hawkins ministry’s “Christmas for the Children” has $112,200 impact on county

December 23rd, 2013 3:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

This year the program provided Christmas presents and parties for 922 Hawkins County Children, as well as another 21 children from Hancock County.

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Kingsport Cyclo-Cross Cup returns to Domtar Park

December 23rd, 2013 12:43 pm by Dwayne Letterman, community contributor

A fun and exciting weekend is in store for racers and spectators Jan. 4-5 at Domtar Park.

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Cleaning up the carousel: Two volunteers spend hours ridding frame of grime

Cleaning up the carousel: Two volunteers spend hours ridding frame of grime

December 23rd, 2013 11:24 am by Leigh Ann Laube

When Eric Long decided to volunteer his time to the Kingsport Carousel Project, he figured help might be needed carving some of the 32 wooden riding animals and two chariots. But one of the leaders of the all-volunteer project had other plans for him.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Winter Wonderland

December 23rd, 2013 10:09 am by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features 'Winter Wonderland' photos from Rebecca Edwards of Lee County, Va.

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Scott County Sheriff’s Office gives bikes to 20 children

Scott County Sheriff’s Office gives bikes to 20 children

December 22nd, 2013 9:47 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The Scott County Sheriff’s Office made the holiday season a little happier for nearly two dozen children Friday afternoon by providing them with free bicycles and helmets for Christmas.

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Vietnam vets 'teach' Scott students what no textbook has to offer

Vietnam vets 'teach' Scott students what no textbook has to offer

December 22nd, 2013 2:00 pm by Wes Bunch

Several local Vietnam veterans were invited to speak to students at the Scott County Career and Technical Center in Gate City about their experiences in the military.

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With Christmas approaching, Rescue Fund  at 75% of goal

With Christmas approaching, Rescue Fund at 75% of goal

December 22nd, 2013 12:21 am by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — Over the past several weeks, the Times-News has shared the stories of some of the more than 2,000 families receiving food vouchers from the Rescue Fund this year. Many of them trace hardship to medical problems and/or recent unemployment.

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Jefferson students collecting  money to help build well in Africa

Jefferson students collecting money to help build well in Africa

December 21st, 2013 11:50 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Students at Jefferson Elementary School in Kingsport want to change the world. Every 19 seconds, a child dies from lack of clean drinking water or from developing diseases associated with drinking dirty water.

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