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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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Tennessee residents' driver's licenses to be renewed every eight years

Tennessee residents' driver's licenses to be renewed every eight years

April 19th, 2015 6:17 pm by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News Sentinel

NASHVILLE - Tennesseans will soon be renewing their driver's licenses every eight years instead of every five years under one bill given final approval by the Legislature last week.

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Officials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookout

Officials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookout

April 19th, 2015 2:20 pm by RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press

Three people were shot and injured Saturday night at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities were searching for the shooter Sunday.

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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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Video shows IS militants kill Ethiopian Christians in Libya

Video shows IS militants kill Ethiopian Christians in Libya

April 19th, 2015 1:55 pm by Associated Press

Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sunday.

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