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Tribe of volunteers: Former D-B athletes throw support behind Kitchen of Hope fundraiser

Tribe of volunteers: Former D-B athletes throw support behind Kitchen of Hope fundraiser

December 27th, 2013 8:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Paralympian Blake Leeper, Brenton Leeper, a football player for UT-Chattanooga, Devaun Swafford, a football player at UT, and Teddy Gaines, a football coach for ETSU, got together Thursday to promote a fundraising breakfast for the Kitchen of Hope.

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Community Sunday Stories TriCityMom
Rock Springs students make wishes come true

Rock Springs students make wishes come true

December 26th, 2013 4:29 pm by Katina Rose

No matter your age or size, anyone can a difference when they put their minds to it. This is certainly the case for the compassionate second-graders at Rock Springs Elementary School, and their Christmas mission to help the Kingsport Animal Shelter.

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Community Health
Get together for better workouts

Get together for better workouts

December 26th, 2013 6:00 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Boredom is a common reason for quitting an exercise program, and group exercise offers a variety of class formats and interaction with other participants.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Community Scrapbook: Christmas Smiles

December 25th, 2013 8:49 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

KHRA and KITE, Inc., hosted a Christmas party in public housing for 392 children. It was a day filled with smiles. Here is a gallery of photos submitted by Edna Potts.

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THP teaches road safety to Surgoinsville first-graders

THP teaches road safety to Surgoinsville first-graders

December 25th, 2013 7:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — The 85 first-graders at Surgoinsville Elementary School welcomed members of the Tennessee Highway Patrol last Thursday morning including a THP helicopter pilot and the THP’s mascot — “Tenny C. Bear.”

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Community Scrapbook: Santa's Elf

December 25th, 2013 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Dr. Judith Fischer, a Rotarian at Rotary Club of Kingsport, does a turn as Santa's Elf while reading to local children in this community gallery submitted by Edna Potts.

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Community Scrapbook: Kiwanis Coats for Kids

December 24th, 2013 1:07 pm by Bill Sade, Community Contributor

The Kiwanis Club of Kingsport has been providing new coats and shoes to Kingsport area students for almost 50 years.

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Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

December 24th, 2013 12:50 pm by Staff Report

Times-News sources at the North Pole have shared some of the letters written to Santa from local children.

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Account of fatal Kingsport crash credits other motorists

Account of fatal Kingsport crash credits other motorists

December 24th, 2013 10:13 am by Nick Shepherd

I wish I knew the names of all the people who were there and who tried to help. I want to thank them for their bravery.

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Head Start workers, churches, Angel Tree spread Christmas cheer

Head Start workers, churches, Angel Tree spread Christmas cheer

December 23rd, 2013 10:22 pm by Rick Wagner

Christmas gifts and cheer came a little early this year to some Hawkins County children and families, thanks to the staff of a local Head Start program, two local Methodist churches and charitable groups.

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