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Folklife Festival marks 35th year at Warriors Path State Park

Folklife Festival marks 35th year at Warriors Path State Park

July 26th, 2015 8:30 am by Rick Wagner

The Warriors Path Muzzle Loaders from Kentucky set up a primitive encampment including cooking, tomahawk throwing and fire building. Old timey games included a greased watermelon race.

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Highland woman becomes first to receive award from Keep Kingsport Beautiful

Highland woman becomes first to receive award from Keep Kingsport Beautiful

July 26th, 2015 3:00 am by Matthew Lane

When people see deteriorating conditions in their neighborhood, some choose to ignore it, others shrug their shoulders and ask what can one person do to make a change.

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Sullivan would need $56-plus wheel tax  to match revenue from 27-cent property tax hike

Sullivan would need $56-plus wheel tax to match revenue from 27-cent property tax hike

July 26th, 2015 12:40 am by J. H. Osborne

Due to time constraints, it is unlikely a wheel tax could become a serious option for the county for this budget year, which began July 1. The 27 cents added on the tax rate is projected to bring in about $9.4 million.

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SBK animal shelter strives to improve fundraising efforts

SBK animal shelter strives to improve fundraising efforts

July 25th, 2015 11:18 pm by Matthew Lane

Officials overseeing the operation of the animal shelter sat down with the Times-News last week to bring attention to the good things going on at the shelter, but also to raise awareness of the fact that donations are down.

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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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