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Lasting legacy - Kingsport planning its Centennial Park

Lasting legacy - Kingsport planning its Centennial Park

August 23rd, 2015 12:00 pm by Matthew Lane

According to preliminary drawings, centennial park will include a circular history walk on the interior with Kingsport's history on display by the decades. Surrounded by trees, landscaping and benches will be the centerpiece of the park

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Scott County's new animal shelter to be be open and operational in the coming weeks

Scott County's new animal shelter to be be open and operational in the coming weeks

August 23rd, 2015 10:00 am by Marci Gore

"This has cost right at $140,000," Dingus said. "A building this size would normally cost $1 a square foot. So, that's a $350,000 building for $140,000."

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Photo Gallery: Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway

Photo Gallery: Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway

August 23rd, 2015 1:12 am by Jonathan McCoy

Pictures from Saturday's action in and around Bristol Motor Speedway during NASCAR's annual August stop for the Irwin Tools Night Race.

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Highway Department to install pedestrian crosswalks in front of church in Cooks Valley

Highway Department to install pedestrian crosswalks in front of church in Cooks Valley

August 22nd, 2015 10:43 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sunnyside Baptist Church is located at 406 Cooks Valley Road and has property and facilities on both sides of that stretch of Cooks Valley Road

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Local reaction not positive to FDA decision allowing Oxycontin to children

Local reaction not positive to FDA decision allowing Oxycontin to children

August 22nd, 2015 8:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

"My reaction was there are those occasions where that is necessary," said Barry Staubus, Sullivan County District Attorney General. "If it goes the way Oxycontin was first prescribed, we're going to create a generation of young addicts."

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Scott County Public Library's branch manager set to retire this month

Scott County Public Library's branch manager set to retire this month

August 22nd, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

Rita Walters began volunteering at the Scott County Public Library when her children were young. Later, she was hired on as an employee, starting out at 16 hours a week. After 27 years she calls it the best job she's ever had

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Johnson County Commission says "no" to prison privatization

Johnson County Commission says "no" to prison privatization

August 22nd, 2015 12:17 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

The Johnson County Commission and Mayor Larry Potter sent that message to Nashville Thursday night, unanimously approving a resolution to "strongly oppose any privatization of Northeast Correctional Complex."

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Suspect in Kingsport robbery captured in Big Stone Gap

Suspect in Kingsport robbery captured in Big Stone Gap

August 21st, 2015 8:44 pm by Staff report

Kairi Thompson was taken into custody Friday evening thanks to a tip from the public.

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Bristol's youngest winner ever returns as Cup rookie with small team

Bristol's youngest winner ever returns as Cup rookie with small team

August 21st, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

At the age of 16 Matt DiBenedetto became the youngest driver ever to win a race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Seven years later, DiBenedetto still holds the record as Bristol's youngest winner ever.

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Online sting nets six arrests for prostitution

Online sting nets six arrests for prostitution

August 21st, 2015 2:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

When the alleged prostitutes met with the undercover officers, each woman agreed to perform various sex acts for money. Officers then identified themselves and arrested the women.

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