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Know someone who belongs in the city school hall of fame? The deadline to nominate is fast approaching

Know someone who belongs in the city school hall of fame? The deadline to nominate is fast approaching

April 19th, 2015 10:00 pm by Staff report

Established to honor and recognize employees that have made significant contributions to KCS and its students, the Hall of Fame will serve as the keystone award celebrating the district's history of excellence.

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After a 9-year-old player is hit in the chest with a baseball, Gate City Little League responds

After a 9-year-old player is hit in the chest with a baseball, Gate City Little League responds

April 19th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

"Gabe was up to bat and it was an inside pitch. He opened up instead of closing up. The ball hit him in the chest," said Jason Johnson, Gabe's father and coach. What happened next is what Jason says is every parent's worst nightmare.

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School facilities study could become plan costing $100 million

School facilities study could become plan costing $100 million

April 19th, 2015 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Instead of building two new 1,700 or 1,800 high schools to replace the four existing county high schools, Yennie said the plan may be tweaked to build two 1,200-student schools of two pods with a third pod to be built later.

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Photo gallery: Creation Kingdom Zoo opens for sixth season

Photo gallery: Creation Kingdom Zoo opens for sixth season - VIDEO

April 19th, 2015 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

The private collection of rare animals opened to the public for the first full season in 2010 as Creation Kingdom Zoo. With ongoing construction, the breeding facility moved more residents into the public area.

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Family treasure found, crash kills trucker, Tempur-Pedic finds success in Scott County and more stories you may have missed

Family treasure found, crash kills trucker, Tempur-Pedic finds success in Scott County and more stories you may have missed

April 19th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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VCCS award for MECC student intro program

VCCS award for MECC student intro program

April 18th, 2015 10:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Last month the VCCS named MECC the second place finisher in the Improving Student Success -- Instructional category for the college's entry, "Rethinking SDV 100 -- A Jump Start to Student Success."

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Discussion about safety ongoing at Kingsport YMCA

Discussion about safety ongoing at Kingsport YMCA

April 18th, 2015 7:19 pm by Matthew Lane

In addition to the recent stabbing, other questionable and criminal activity has taken place in and around the aquatic center, the YMCA and its shared parking lot since the two facilities opened in 2013.

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Logano uncatchable from first lap to finish in Bristol Xfinity race

Logano uncatchable from first lap to finish in Bristol Xfinity race

April 18th, 2015 4:48 pm by Dave Ongie

Joey Logano became the first driver to lead every lap of a NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday when he thoroughly dominated the field to win the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300.

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Father, son stunt team go two-wheeling at Kingsport Speedway - VIDEO

April 18th, 2015 2:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

Fourteen-year-old Randy Warren Jr. thrilled fans during a special Thursday Kingsport Speedway show by turning an entire lap using only the driver's side tires of his pickup.

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Area students learn about construction during career fair

Area students learn about construction during career fair

April 18th, 2015 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

About 120 career technical education high school students from three area school systems converged on the Kingsport Farmers Market for a Construction Career Fair on a rainy Wednesday morning.

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