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Bluff City becomes more beautiful by planting 32 trees

Bluff City becomes more beautiful by planting 32 trees

August 29th, 2015 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

"I've been trying to get trees for about three years," Alderman Richard Bowling said. "But we didn't have the money for them until we sold the old city hall building. Then all five us voted to do this project."

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Big Stone Gap plans major celebration in October for release of film that bears town's name

Big Stone Gap plans major celebration in October for release of film that bears town's name

August 29th, 2015 12:02 am by Stephen Igo

The "role of the town in the movie," said the author of "Big Stone Gap," Adriana Trigiani's hometown novel now made into a movie, is as huge and vital to the film as any of the human actors.

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Update: Florida suspect nabbed in Norton was wanted for killing his wife and her friend

Update: Florida suspect nabbed in Norton was wanted for killing his wife and her friend

August 28th, 2015 12:51 pm by Stephen Igo

A man sought by Florida authorities following a double homicide in that state on Thursday was apprehended Thursday night by Norton police officers investigating a 911 call from a female driver she was being harassed.

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Jesse Jackson cancels speaking engagement in Bristol

Jesse Jackson cancels speaking engagement in Bristol

August 28th, 2015 11:58 am by Nick Shepherd

Jackson, a civil rights activist and founder and president of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, was scheduled to be one of the featured speakers at the Great Golden Gathering this weekend.

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AAC, KCVB agree to keep basketball tourneys in Kingsport

AAC, KCVB agree to keep basketball tourneys in Kingsport

August 28th, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

The AAC basketball tournaments have been held at the MeadowView for the past three years, dating back to the 2012-13 season.

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KPD accepting applications for citizens academy

KPD accepting applications for citizens academy

August 27th, 2015 7:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Ever wondered what it's like to walk in the shoes of a police officer? Well now is the time to find out.

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Three more charged in $100K double barn arson including two firemen

Three more charged in $100K double barn arson including two firemen

August 27th, 2015 6:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Both Johnson brothers were among the first firefighters to respond to the barn fires. Moseley and Christian also came to the scene to watch the fire. Other firefighters at the scene reported their suspicions about the four that night at the fire scene.

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Airport construction project pushes public parking back

Airport construction project pushes public parking back

August 27th, 2015 6:30 pm by Hank Hayes

The short-term parking lot is being demolished now with a plan of bringing it down to ground level and packaging it with green spaces leading to the airport's front door.

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Gravelly Baptist Church holding open house for former Gravely elementary school students and teachers

Gravelly Baptist Church holding open house for former Gravely elementary school students and teachers

August 27th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"A lot of people have gone to school (here) over the last 40 or 50 years," said David Salley, Senior Pastor for Gravelly Baptist. "We just want them to come in and see all the changes and just being able to see that the school they loved is still being us

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Naked trail excursion nets arrest

Naked trail excursion nets arrest

August 27th, 2015 3:24 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before noon, a woman called police to report an incident of indecent exposure. While traversing a trail near the Weir Dam recreation area with her dog, she encountered a completely nude man "standing in front of her" and touching himself.

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