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SAR ceremony to honor Hawkins Revolutionary War veteran

SAR ceremony to honor Hawkins Revolutionary War veteran

September 17th, 2014 7:55 am by Jeff Bobo

Capt. William Armstrong III participated in four Revolutionary War battles and endured that famous winter at Valley Forge. But, since his death in 1835 there's been nothing at his Hawkins County grave to indicate his service to his country.

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Free health screenings offered in Sullivan County

Free health screenings offered in Sullivan County

September 17th, 2014 7:08 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Regional Health Department's 11th annual Free Health Check-up Days event continues today and tomorrow at the agency's Blountville offices at 154 Blountville Bypass. No appointments are required.

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City BOE views draft of  calendar  for 2015-16

City BOE views draft of calendar for 2015-16

September 16th, 2014 11:33 pm by Rick Wagner

A draft Kingsport City Schools calendar for 2015-16, set for a school board vote Oct. 2, closely mirrors the current school year calendar. Chief Information Officer Andy True presented the tentative calendar to the Board of Education Tuesday night.

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ETSU investigating report of campus rape

ETSU investigating report of campus rape

September 16th, 2014 10:24 pm by NET News Service

According to the student, she encountered two individuals in a common area in her residence hall, Governors Hall, and they followed her to her room where she was subsequently assaulted.

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Church Hill Community Chest asking younger generation to support the program

Church Hill Community Chest asking younger generation to support the program

September 16th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As the Church Hill Community Chest turns 20 this year its board members are trying to raise awareness about the program and inspire younger generations to support the organization.

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Grieving Johnson City mother feels 'completely let down by people ... that are supposed to protect us'

Grieving Johnson City mother feels 'completely let down by people ... that are supposed to protect us'

September 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"I remember he was really cold and he was completely clean," she said. "I wanted to hold him and I asked for a heated blanket. The staff wondered why I wanted a heated blanket but in my mind I just wanted my son to be warm."

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Race for the Cure chairperson draws inspiration from volunteers

Race for the Cure chairperson draws inspiration from volunteers

September 16th, 2014 8:00 pm by Contributed by Tri-Cities Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Are you one of the faces of breast cancer? Do you know one of the faces? You can help Komen in their fight to keep those faces alive and have a world without breast cancer. Come RACE with us!

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'Let Freedom Ring' flies high in Wise: Classic aircraft makes history come alive at Lonesome Pine Airport

'Let Freedom Ring' flies high in Wise: Classic aircraft makes history come alive at Lonesome Pine Airport

September 16th, 2014 5:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Freedom isn't free, but the airport's 'Let Freedom Ring' event certainly is. There is no admission charge, it's all free, so pack up the kids and grandmas and grandpaws and let 'em loose on the Lonesome Pine tarmac.

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Police: Jonesborough woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

Police: Jonesborough woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

September 16th, 2014 3:34 pm by NET News service

In the arrest report, police said that, after waking the driver — who was later identified as Emery — she told officers she was just tired. When officers returned to her car after checking her driver's license, police said, Emery had fallen asleep again.

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Jealous woman allegedly runs over pedestrian

Jealous woman allegedly runs over pedestrian

September 16th, 2014 1:19 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 3 a.m., police responded to West Valley Drive, locating a man and woman "hiding in a thicket." They stated that while at a nearby residence, a woman accused the female of "trying to steal" the man.

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