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Hawkins election administrator begins 2016 preparations

Hawkins election administrator begins 2016 preparations

May 27th, 2015 6:50 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Election Commission has begun preparations for the primary elections of 2016, and possibly one county primary, and one four-county circuit judge primary.

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Rising D-B senior scores 36 on ACT

Rising D-B senior scores 36 on ACT

May 27th, 2015 12:07 am by Rick Wagner

A local student still has a year of high school left, but his resume already includes making the best possible score on the ACT exam and performing with his school's orchestra in Ireland in an iconic cathedral.

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City working to extend Greenbelt at both ends of Riverfront Park

City working to extend Greenbelt at both ends of Riverfront Park

May 26th, 2015 11:43 pm by Matthew Lane

The 9-mile walking trail is getting two additions this year, both in the 1,100 to 1,200 foot range, with one extension requiring a significant amount of heavy equipment use to bring to fruition.

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Backyard Terrors a roaring place for prehistoric fun

Backyard Terrors a roaring place for prehistoric fun

May 26th, 2015 11:00 pm by JESSICA FULLER, NET News Service

Chris Kastner's back yard in Bluff City is full of his art, free for the public to enjoy. It just so happens that art consists of life-size dinosaur replicas.

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More than swings and slides

More than swings and slides

May 26th, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - A ribbon-cutting ceremony was recently held to unveil the completely upgraded playground for Head Start students at Shoemaker Elementary.

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Sullivan BOE plans to ask for $4.8 million in additional funding

Sullivan BOE plans to ask for $4.8 million in additional funding

May 26th, 2015 8:30 pm by Rick Wagner

If Sullivan County's school board asks the County Commission for more funding this year, board members acknowledge they may not get all or any of their request. But if the Board of Education doesn't ask, it won't get any.

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Area parks to mark National Trails Day

Area parks to mark National Trails Day

May 26th, 2015 5:00 pm by Holly Nelms

National Trails Day is June 6, and local parks have planned events for hikers of many skill levels to celebrate the occasion.

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KPD Tasers suspect in pharmacy holdup, carjacking

KPD Tasers suspect in pharmacy holdup, carjacking

May 26th, 2015 4:19 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a city pharmacy at gunpoint, then carjacking a woman at a nearby gas station to make his getaway.

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Code Camps set at ETSU, Tusculum and Walters State this summer

Code Camps set at ETSU, Tusculum and Walters State this summer

May 26th, 2015 2:55 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Almost 40 female Tri-Cities students ages 10 through 18 attended a one-day 100 Girls of Code event at Sevier Middle School over the weekend, making it the largest such event to date in Tennessee.

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WW II vet survived 65 bombing missions

WW II vet survived 65 bombing missions

May 26th, 2015 1:29 pm by George Thwaites

Edward Jones, who inhabits a modest quadruplex apartment in Kingsport, is 93 years old. The white-haired veteran of 65 World War II bombing missions has had it good, and he knows it.

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