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Adoptive, foster parents to celebrate at Natural Tunnel

Adoptive, foster parents to celebrate at Natural Tunnel

September 28th, 2014 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Adoptive and foster parents and their children in Southwest Virginia are invited to a special romp at Natural Tunnel State Park on Oct. 4.

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Fire causes minimal damage  at new welcome center

Fire causes minimal damage at new welcome center

September 28th, 2014 5:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The fire took place on the morning of Sept. 8 when a subcontractor was soldering gutters. A state fire marshal was on the scene getting ready to do an inspection and saw smoke and fire coming from the roof.

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Sullivan South's first QB battling for life, Scott County native competes on Jeopardy! and more stories you may have missed

Sullivan South's first QB battling for life, Scott County native competes on Jeopardy! and more stories you may have missed

September 28th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Area schools to share in Virginia security grants

Area schools to share in Virginia security grants

September 28th, 2014 10:00 am by Stephen Igo

Several Southwest Virginia schools will share in $6 million in school security equipment grants, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced on Thursday.

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Batter dispute fuels 911 call

Batter dispute fuels 911 call

September 27th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly after noon a deputy responded to a "disturbance" on Peoples Road, revolving around a man, his uncle and "pancake batter."

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Traffic citation fees to increase by $5

Traffic citation fees to increase by $5

September 27th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Speeding, running a red light or blowing through a stop sign, are going to cost you five bucks more in a few weeks, thanks to a measure approved by the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this year.

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HealthSouth helps rehab people from all walks of life

HealthSouth helps rehab people from all walks of life

September 27th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

She stumbled into the kitchen and got a cup of coffee and sat down. Her husband asked what was wrong and Abernethy said she didn't know. He told her to look at him and said she'd had a stroke.

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Laotian family returns to region years after a local church sponsored their trip to America

Laotian family returns to region years after a local church sponsored their trip to America

September 27th, 2014 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

It has been 35 years. 35 years since two parents with three children fled a civil war that ravaged their homeland. 35 years since they left a refugee camp in Thailand and made their way 8,802 miles to a small city named Kingsport.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

September 27th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include two men nabbed with a meth lab, a hit-and-run suspect returning after dropping off his date and a Hawkins jail inmate getting severely beaten

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Retail revenue higher in Tri-Cities

Retail revenue higher in Tri-Cities

September 27th, 2014 10:00 am by Hank Hayes

On a year-to-year basis, Kingsport sales increased 3.7 percent to $389 million, Bristol sales were up 1.3 percent to $252 million, and Johnson City sales rose 1.1 percent to $478 million.

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