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Kingsport Kiwanis hosts 10 alderman hopefuls in forum

Kingsport Kiwanis hosts 10 alderman hopefuls in forum

April 20th, 2015 11:17 am by Matthew Lane

The candidates running for the three open seats on the Board of Mayor and Aldermen weighed in on the role city government should play in the local economy and their opinion on the most pressing issues facing the Model City.

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Man arrested after making up story about sick daughter to get money

Man arrested after making up story about sick daughter to get money

April 20th, 2015 10:16 am by Nick Shepherd

To fuel his drug habit, one Kingsport man made up a story about having a sick daughter and went door to door asking for donations until police arrested him on Friday, according to a press release.

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Kingsport Idol seeks next singing sensation

Kingsport Idol seeks next singing sensation

April 20th, 2015 9:00 am by Marci Gore

Auditions will be held May 5 for contestants ages 18 to 24; May 7 for ages 8 to 13; May 12 for ages 25 and older; and May 14 for ages 14 to 17. All auditions begin at 6 p.m. in the Kingsport Renaissance Center.

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Authorities: Terrorism probe yields 6 arrests in 2 states

Authorities: Terrorism probe yields 6 arrests in 2 states

April 20th, 2015 8:25 am by AMY FORLITI, Associated Press

Six people have been arrested in two states in connection with a terrorism investigation in Minnesota, where authorities have been tracking youths who have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to fight with militants.

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Armstrong Construction celebrates 100th year in business

Armstrong Construction celebrates 100th year in business

April 20th, 2015 8:11 am by Hank Hayes

In its early years, Armstrong Construction built some of the finest homes in Kingsport, including many in the Fairacres neighborhood and on Watauga Street.

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'Two strong men': UMC bishops return to Amis House 225 years after Asbury's visit

'Two strong men': UMC bishops return to Amis House 225 years after Asbury's visit - VIDEO

April 20th, 2015 8:05 am by Jeff Bobo

What makes Bishop Francis Asbury's visits to the Amis House in April and May of 1790 historically significant is the mission of westward outreach Asbury launched from there, and the effect it had on the future growth of the church.

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Pavers for Kingsport veteran's memorial go on sale

Pavers for Kingsport veteran's memorial go on sale

April 20th, 2015 8:00 am by Matthew Lane

People wishing to purchase pavers for the expansion at the Kingsport Veterans Memorial have about two and a half months to do so, officials with the project said this week.

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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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Sperm bank sued after donor details emerge seven years later

Sperm bank sued after donor details emerge seven years later

April 19th, 2015 6:48 pm by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

ATLANTA - He was good on paper: Eloquent, mature, healthy and smart to boot. That's why Angela Collins and Margaret Elizabeth Hanson say they chose Donor 9623 to be the biological father of their child.

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