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Volunteers needed at Roan Mountain to remove invasive species

Volunteers needed at Roan Mountain to remove invasive species

April 12th, 2015 10:00 pm by Contributed

SAHC is recruiting volunteers from both Tennessee and North Carolina to help with this ambitious project. The early shoots are not difficult to pull, but do require widespread effort.

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Tempur-Pedic finds success in Scott County

Tempur-Pedic finds success in Scott County

April 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

The Tempur Production USA facility came online in Duffield in May 2001 after Tempur-Pedic's initial production facility in Denmark could not keep up with the demand for the NASA-inspired mattress.

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Girl Scouts helping the community to achieve organization's highest honors

Girl Scouts helping the community to achieve organization's highest honors

April 12th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The bronze award is a leadership adventure for the scouts. In order to earn this medal, the girls had to a number of things, one of which was choose a community service project.

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Great grandson finds Kingsport woman's long lost anniversary ring

Great grandson finds Kingsport woman's long lost anniversary ring

April 12th, 2015 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Ruth Jones married her husband Rufus in 1952 and on their one-year wedding anniversary he gave her the gold ring. She lost the ring about 55 years ago while removing clothes from a clothesline.

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If CBD oil becomes law Monday, it could have far-reaching effects

If CBD oil becomes law Monday, it could have far-reaching effects

April 12th, 2015 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Jason, who lives in Johnson City, made it clear he was using marijuana as a medicine and not to get high. He said a few grams of marijuana would last him more than a week. If the law passes, he would be able to come out of the shadows.

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Train hits trailer, no Field of Dreams, 16 dogs rescued and more stories you may have missed

Train hits trailer, no Field of Dreams, 16 dogs rescued and more stories you may have missed

April 12th, 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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Thomas Flagel, historian, author and lecturer to speak in Kingsport Monday night

Thomas Flagel, historian, author and lecturer to speak in Kingsport Monday night

April 12th, 2015 1:00 am by Ned Jilton

The TCCWRT sponsored program will begin at 7:00pm in the Eastman's Toy F. Reid Employee Center, Room 219. The program is open and free to the public.

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Kingsport school board candidates discuss range of issues

Kingsport school board candidates discuss range of issues

April 11th, 2015 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Five Kingsport school board candidates tackled questions ranging from the timing of the fall start date of schools to school finances before a Kingsport Kiwanis Club Friday luncheon.

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Kingsport officials mull safety issues at Y, Aquatic Center

Kingsport officials mull safety issues at Y, Aquatic Center

April 11th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Mayor Dennis Phillips is pulling together a variety of city officials, from legal, administration and police, to discuss safety and discipline concerns at the facilities. The meeting comes about two weeks after a fatal stabbing in the parking lot.

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'New fiber' at Phipps Bend crucial to industrial recruitment

'New fiber' at Phipps Bend crucial to industrial recruitment

April 11th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

For years the Hawkins County Industrial Development Board has tried to get "fiber" into Phipps Bend, but the providers weren't willing to make the investment.

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