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Birthplace of Country Music Museum opens with weekend of festivities

Birthplace of Country Music Museum opens with weekend of festivities

August 2nd, 2014 12:36 am by J. H. Osborne

A trip through the museum might take a few hours, but it will lead visitors on a journey from the summer of 1927 — when Bristol was the scene of "the Big Bang of country music."

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Two more Kingsport residents plead guilty to counterfeiting in federal court

Two more Kingsport residents plead guilty to counterfeiting in federal court

August 1st, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Two more Kingsport residents involved in a five-person counterfeiting scheme have agreed to plead guilty to the crime in federal court. However, one of the members has filed a motion to withdraw his guilty plea

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Annual Railroad Days festival underway in Appalachia, more to come

Annual Railroad Days festival underway in Appalachia, more to come

August 1st, 2014 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Gunslinger flavored Wild West street shootouts, a sham bank robbery, a parade, a model train layout to die for, inflatables for kids, a talent show, all that and more will be on display in downtown Appalachia on Saturday.

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Suspects attempting felony Walmart theft escape without the merchandise

Suspects attempting felony Walmart theft escape without the merchandise

August 1st, 2014 6:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

The stolen merchandise mostly consisted of men's clothing, but also included Coleman fuel and drain cleaner, substances known for their use in the manufacture of meth.

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Hawkins deputies seize 28 pot plants, still looking for owner

Hawkins deputies seize 28 pot plants, still looking for owner

August 1st, 2014 6:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

The estimated street value of this marijuana, once completely matured and harvested, would have been approximately $28,000.

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Rare summer relief for gasoline prices

Rare summer relief for gasoline prices

August 1st, 2014 5:40 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

August began with the lowest average gasoline price for this time of year since 2010. Just a few weeks ago, drivers were paying the highest gasoline July Fourth gasoline price in six years.

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Ky. man charged with killing 2 in Tenn.

Ky. man charged with killing 2 in Tenn.

August 1st, 2014 5:32 pm by Associated Press

Police say he killed 58-year-old Dan Dowdy and 22-year-old Cody Dowdy late Wednesday at the Sugar Shack, which is located in Pickett County along the Tennessee-Kentucky state line.

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Utility to pay Tennessee coal ash victims $27.8M

Utility to pay Tennessee coal ash victims $27.8M

August 1st, 2014 4:19 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The 2008 spill happened when a containment dike burst at the Tennessee Valley Authority's Kingston Fossil Plant, releasing more than 5 million cubic yards of ash from a storage pond.

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Burglary suspect apprehended after brief chase

Burglary suspect apprehended after brief chase

August 1st, 2014 12:01 pm by Nick Shepherd

A burglary suspect, identified by his tattoos, was apprehended by Kingsport police on Thursday after a brief high speed chase through Kingsport, according to a press release.

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Circle's still unbroken: 40th Carter Family Festival begins Friday

Circle's still unbroken: 40th Carter Family Festival begins Friday

August 1st, 2014 11:00 am by Wes Bunch

The Carter Family Fold will celebrate four decades of preserving old-time country music this weekend with a two-day festival honoring the influence of the First Family of Country Music.

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