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Local friends of NRA to hold banquet

Local friends of NRA to hold banquet

July 30th, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

Friends of NRA is a key grassroots event that supports thousands of community service related to firearm education, hunter safety, wildlife conservation, range improvements, youth marksmanship, and law enforcement among others.

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Back to school:  KHRA holds grand reopening for Lee Family Learning Center

Back to school: KHRA holds grand reopening for Lee Family Learning Center

July 30th, 2015 7:45 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - Located at Lee Apartments, the learning center began in 1992 and provides literacy programs, individual tutoring and after-school programs for school-age children.

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Mount Carmel's Senior Center allocation nearly double last year's

Mount Carmel's Senior Center allocation nearly double last year's

July 29th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A budget amendment approved by the Mount Carmel Board of Mayor and Aldermen Tuesday increases the allocation this fiscal year for operation of the new municipal Mount Carmel Senior Center to $71,105.

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Public meeting on Boone Dam, lake levels set for Thursday

Public meeting on Boone Dam, lake levels set for Thursday

July 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Tennessee Valley Authority officials have promised to reveal at the meeting some sort of long-range repair plan for seepage through the earthen portion of Boone Dam.

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Hawkins commission approves new fee for public defender

Hawkins commission approves new fee for public defender

July 29th, 2015 7:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - The Hawkins County Commission voted 16-3 Monday in favor of allowing a new $12.50 fee to be attached to all criminal cases for the purpose of generating revenue to keep the county's public defender office open.

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Bad weather at BMS spring race hurt SMI's bottom line

Bad weather at BMS spring race hurt SMI's bottom line

July 29th, 2015 6:15 pm by Hank Hayes

Economic conditions and bad weather - including a washed out Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway - negatively impacted Speedway Motorsports' (SMI) bottom line in this year's first half.

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Kaine urges gun dealers to stop default sales

Kaine urges gun dealers to stop default sales

July 29th, 2015 5:15 pm by Stephen Igo

Currently, if the background check for a buyer lasts longer than 72 hours, gun dealers can complete the sale even though there is a heightened risk the purchaser is in fact barred from buying a firearm.

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Suspect charged in burglary at Hunter Wright Stadium

Suspect charged in burglary at Hunter Wright Stadium

July 29th, 2015 2:40 pm by Staff Report

Police say they have arrested the man who cut through a fence at the home of the Kingsport Mets nearly two months ago, then made away with nearly $3,000 in lawn equipment.

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Black Lives Matter rally set for Johnson City

Black Lives Matter rally set for Johnson City

July 29th, 2015 1:48 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Organizers hope a Tri-Cities march in less than two weeks will have an impact both locally and as an effective part of a national movement, aiming to show opposition to alleged "police terror" against people of color.

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Hawkins man indicted on federal child porn charges

Hawkins man indicted on federal child porn charges

July 29th, 2015 12:54 pm by Matthew Lane

The suspect was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville after local authorities found approximately 750 images of child pornography on his laptop computer.

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