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Party Poopers: Lack of help and money mean no Mount Carmel Block Party this year

Party Poopers: Lack of help and money mean no Mount Carmel Block Party this year

June 25th, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

"Maybe now folks will realize that these events don't just happen by themselves. There are people behind the scenes busting their tails year after year, but eventually there's got to be some new blood step up and take over the reins." -- Terry Yankee

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Kingsport continues to lead growth in Sullivan sales tax revenue

Kingsport continues to lead growth in Sullivan sales tax revenue

June 24th, 2015 11:53 pm by J. H. Osborne

As a whole, countywide sales tax revenue this month continued a growth spurt that started last month, according to a report prepared by Sullivan County's accounts and budgets staff.

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Big Stone Gap author keeps youth spellbound at UVa-Wise

Big Stone Gap author keeps youth spellbound at UVa-Wise

June 24th, 2015 11:27 pm by Stephen Igo

Novelist and filmmaker Adriana Trigiani welcomed 46 area high-schoolers into her New York laundry room on Wednesday and there was plenty of room for more.

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Bridge Home gets a new home

Bridge Home gets a new home

June 24th, 2015 10:20 pm by Holly Nelms

The no kill animal shelter's new location near Tri-Cities Regional Airport and Northeast State Community College will hold ribbon cutting on Saturday, with its grand opening currently set for August.

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Open block parties add more to Fun Fest

Open block parties add more to Fun Fest

June 24th, 2015 10:18 pm by Holly Nelms

Block parties will kick off with First Bank & Trust's block party on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The bank is located at 1108 E. Stone Drive. Five block parties will be held on Saturday.

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Flower Power: Sunflowers in bloom at Bloomingdale residence

June 24th, 2015 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Bees were having a field day Wednesday in a sunflower patch on the far west end of the Bloomingdale community.

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Former sheriff's apartment set ablaze during burglary

Former sheriff's apartment set ablaze during burglary

June 24th, 2015 7:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville police believe an early morning fire last week in the apartment of former Hawkins County Sheriff Warren Rimer was intentionally set to destroy evidence of a burglary.

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Medication used to treat addiction now the most abused drug in Hawkins

Medication used to treat addiction now the most abused drug in Hawkins

June 24th, 2015 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Tuesday the HCSO Narcotics Unit arrested a Church Hill woman accused of selling her prescribed buprenorphine, also known as Subutex, which is used to treat opiate addiction.

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A special breed: Belgian Malinois not a good match for average pet owner

A special breed: Belgian Malinois not a good match for average pet owner

June 24th, 2015 5:30 pm by Marci Gore

KINGSPORT - Following the release of a movie that features a particular breed of dog, it's not uncommon for that breed to experience a surge in popularity. There is even a name for this phenomenon - 101 Dalmatians Syndrome.

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Bluff City's BMA votes more time for new budget

Bluff City's BMA votes more time for new budget

June 24th, 2015 4:45 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Bluff City Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed an ordinance on second reading, giving themselves more time to get a new budget in place. The extension was needed after three new aldermen were elected in May.

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