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National Carousel Day celebrated in Kingsport by free rides Saturday

National Carousel Day celebrated in Kingsport by free rides Saturday

July 25th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

As the hand-carved animals went up and down and round and round, carousel organ and drum renditions of tunes included the Beatles Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (Life Goes On) and Onward Christian Solider.

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Goodwill stores well-prepared for back-to-school

Goodwill stores well-prepared for back-to-school

July 25th, 2015 5:00 pm by Marci Gore

KINGSPORT - As area students head back to the classroom - some as early as next week - back-to-school shopping is already well underway.

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Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference coming to Kingsport

Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference coming to Kingsport

July 25th, 2015 1:00 pm by Community contributor

The Conference focuses on offering information to caregivers that will enable them to provide positive outcomes for their loved ones living with Alzheimer's disease while minimizing their own stress levels.

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Greater Kingsport Alliance for Development awarded THDA grant

Greater Kingsport Alliance for Development awarded THDA grant

July 25th, 2015 8:30 am by By State Contributor

The $35,000 grant will be used for rapid rehousing and technology services that will assist both homeless individuals and families in Sullivan, Hawkins, Unicoi, Johnson, Greene and Washington counties.

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Holston Valley Physician Co-authors Article in New England Journal Of Medicine

Holston Valley Physician Co-authors Article in New England Journal Of Medicine

July 25th, 2015 8:30 am by By Community Contributor

The article discusses a clinical trial that examined use of drug-coated angioplasty balloons in the treatment of peripheral artery disease.

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Developers seeking incentives for Kingsport apartment complexes

Developers seeking incentives for Kingsport apartment complexes

July 25th, 2015 12:37 am by Matthew Lane

The projects in question are the Indian Trail development (from K.D. Moore) and the River Bend development (from Mitch Cox).

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Kaine, Warner back LGBT non-discrimination bill

Kaine, Warner back LGBT non-discrimination bill

July 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

They joined 38 of their Senate colleagues and 158 members of the House of Representatives this week to introduce legislation to ban discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens.

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Police probe mystery of hospitalized man

Police probe mystery of hospitalized man

July 24th, 2015 6:30 pm by Rain Smith

Nearly two months after he was found unresponsive in a Kingsport street, a man remains hospitalized with head trauma and unable to communicate, leaving police searching for insights on how his injuries occurred.

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Phipps Bend industries want second access road to  park

Phipps Bend industries want second access road to park

July 24th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Currently there is only one two-lane road leading in and out of Phipps Bend for a dozen industries employing more than 1,100 people.

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Elderly man attacked outside of store

Elderly man attacked outside of store

July 24th, 2015 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

An employee of a Kingsport grocery store, along with a pair of customers, reported an elderly man had been pushed to the ground in the parking lot, then Tasered by his assailant.

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