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Design phase begins for new 'castle' at Kingsport school

Design phase begins for new 'castle' at Kingsport school

March 23rd, 2015 10:49 am by Rick Wagner

The almost 25-year-old Johnson Elementary School "castle" playground is slated to be replaced with a new structure remaining true to the iconic original. The cost is estimated at $250,000 compared to $100,000 for renovating the existing one.

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CBD oil bill advances in Tenn. House

CBD oil bill advances in Tenn. House

March 23rd, 2015 9:51 am by Nick Shepherd

"The committee members were positive about the bill so I am hopeful it will pass just as easy with the other committees," said Ellen McCall, a Greeneville mother advocating for the passage of the bill to help her seizure-stricken daughter, Penelope.

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Keep reporting those potholes

Keep reporting those potholes

March 23rd, 2015 8:23 am by Matthew Lane

The snow may be gone and done for the year, but the potholes still remain. And though city officials have been hearing about potholes from residents and motorists for weeks, they still want to hear about them.

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Springtime means clean-up time for Keep Kingsport Beautiful

Springtime means clean-up time for Keep Kingsport Beautiful

March 22nd, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

Now that spring is officially here, the volunteers and sponsors with the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce's Keep Kingsport Beautiful (KKB) program will be hard at work keeping the city looking its best, says KKB director, Robin Cleary.

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Controversy abounds over proposed rock quarry in Lee County

Controversy abounds over proposed rock quarry in Lee County

March 22nd, 2015 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Thunderous applause followed every objection. And one by one, residents stepped up in front of the Commission and urged them to deny the rezoning request. A lot of residents hit on the same themes during their allotted time of three minutes per person.

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Fun Fest announces 2015 concert lineup

Fun Fest announces 2015 concert lineup

March 22nd, 2015 1:00 pm by Staff reports

Fun Fest 2015 will end the week with opener, Echosmith and headliner, The Band Perry. Echosmith released their first single, "Cool Kids" in 2013. The Band Perry is a country music group that originated in Greeneville consisting of Kimberly, Reid and Neil

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Piney Flats' Droke master restorer of vintage baseball gloves

Piney Flats' Droke master restorer of vintage baseball gloves

March 22nd, 2015 12:55 pm by George Thwaites

When Don Droke was an assistant baseball coach at Sullivan East, he became the go-to guy when a kid on the team needed a glove repair. "The Drokester" no longer coaches baseball, but he still repairs baseball gloves.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

March 22nd, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

Stories this week include Hawkins commissioners blasting EMS, a parade of carousel animals through Kingsport, a snack company bringing jobs, a clean bill of health for a puppy and a local family advocating for cannabis oil, among others

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This has been a nightmare.':  Botched room addition results in criminal investigation

This has been a nightmare.': Botched room addition results in criminal investigation - VIDEO

March 22nd, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Two area building contractors are now the subject of a criminal investigation after allegedly building a $30,000 room addition so poorly in Mount Carmel late last year that it literally had to be torn down before it fell down and hurt someone.

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Bridge club promotes the game by holding recent tournament

Bridge club promotes the game by holding recent tournament

March 22nd, 2015 6:00 am by VIVIAN McINTIRE, Community contributor

For the third year, the Eastman Bridge Club has promoted the game of Bridge by teaching it in the Kingsport School System. The tournament was held in the area outside the Italian Village at the Kingsport Town Square Mall.

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