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Dobyns-Bennett to pilot Freshman Academy in fall

July 4th, 2007 12:00 am by Christan M. Thomas

KINGSPORT - Transitioning into high school can be a difficult period for many incoming freshmen. But a pilot program to begin at Dobyns-Bennett High School this fall is designed to help make the transition to high school a little bit easier.

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Rogersville holding the line on taxes by using reserve funds

July 4th, 2007 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Rogersville city spending will increase by about $762,000 in 2007-08, but it won't cost property owners an extra penny on their property tax bill.

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Kingsport BMA picks Mallicote as vice mayor

July 4th, 2007 12:00 am by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT - Moments after being sworn in for a second term, Model City Mayor Dennis Phillips cast the deciding vote Tuesday night to select Alderman Ben Mallicote as Kingsport's vice mayor for the next two years.

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Fire destroys Kingsport family's home

July 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Kacie Dingus Breeding

KINGSPORT - A lifetime of memories went up in flames after Jessica Stump's white two-story childhood home, located at 1712 Echo Ave., caught fire just before noon Tuesday.

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Is a lack of civics education putting democracy at risk?

July 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

On this day, Americans pause to remember the actions - on the battlefield and in the Continental Congress - that shaped the nation.

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Tourism official lauds Scott County character

July 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Clifford Jeffery

GATE CITY - A representative from the Virginia Tourism Corp. told the Scott County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that the rural county in Southwest Virginia has a character all its own.

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Motorcyclist sues Hawkins County over weeds

July 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Hawkins County was named as the defendant in a $125,000 lawsuit that was filed last week by a man who alleges that overgrown vegetation on the side of a county intersection contributed to his motorcycle accident last year.

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Kingsport BMA supports health facility

July 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - City leaders appear ready to take Bill Locke up on his offer to move all of Northeast State Technical Community College's medical programs to downtown Kingsport.

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BEP 2.0 funding picture slowly coming into focus

July 3rd, 2007 12:00 am by Christan M. Thomas

KINGSPORT - Funding once again took center stage Monday at the Kingsport Board of Education's regular monthly meeting.

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Sunglasses help prevent health problems

July 2nd, 2007 12:00 am by Kevin Castle

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