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New principal named at Mount Carmel Elementary

New principal named at Mount Carmel Elementary

July 12th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Kelli Campbell, who most recently served as an academic intervention consultant for the Tennessee Department of Education, and spent extensive time in Hawkins County, has been named the new principal at Mount Carmel Elementary School.

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Firefighters want funding from Bluff City

Firefighters want funding from Bluff City

July 12th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Firefighters with the Bluff City Volunteer Fire Department are not happy about being left out in the cold in Bluff City's latest budget, which allocated no money for the department.

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Virginia cautions bikers after rash of fatalities

Virginia cautions bikers after rash of fatalities

July 12th, 2014 1:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Seven motorcyclists were killed on Virginia roads over the past two weekends, four over the July 4 weekend and three the weekend of June 28.

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On the rebound: 7-year-old Kingsport boy recovering after illness suddenly left him unable to walk

On the rebound: 7-year-old Kingsport boy recovering after illness suddenly left him unable to walk

July 12th, 2014 12:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Every day, Dace Potts would go to a huge water fountain in Duke hospital and throw in pennies. Every time, he wished to walk again.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: 'Anchors Aweigh' wins Crazy Cardboard Boat Race in photo finish - VIDEO

July 12th, 2014 11:25 am by Jeff Bobo

The big winner of the event was "Anchors Aweigh" which edged out "Kelly's Cutter" in a photo finish during the championship race.

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'Street preacher' predicts arresting officer's demise, siblings nabbed in dad's stolen car and more this week in crime

'Street preacher' predicts arresting officer's demise, siblings nabbed in dad's stolen car and more this week in crime

July 12th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of July 4-11.

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Fun Fest kicks off with annual Mardi Gras

Fun Fest kicks off with annual Mardi Gras

July 12th, 2014 8:00 am by Lurah Lowery, llowery@timesnews.net

Activities at the event on Broad Street in downtown Kingsport included all new inflatables, a Slip-N-Slide, a zip line, face painting and Bead Station Bingo. Golf-Zilla also returned this year.

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Photo Gallery: Fun Fest Parade 2014

July 11th, 2014 10:24 pm by Ned Jilton

The Fun Fest Parade for 2014 enjoyed warm weather and stepped off lively this year. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Jet ski collision on Boone Lake kills 14-year-old girl

Jet ski collision on Boone Lake kills 14-year-old girl

July 11th, 2014 8:43 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

On Friday afternoon around 2:41, emergency personnel responded to the area near the boat launch point at Goodman Cemetery Road in Piney Flats after receiving a call about an accident involving two watercraft.

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Sullivan County teen claims spiked drink preceded theft, crash

Sullivan County teen claims spiked drink preceded theft, crash

July 11th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport teen reportedly had a felonious albeit brief ride on Friday morning, stealing a pickup and then rolling it outside his own home, located less than one mile from the victim's.

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