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Dryden class of '59 collecting donations to help current elementary school students

Dryden class of '59 collecting donations to help current elementary school students

August 24th, 2014 4:00 pm by Marci Gore

"We first started looking at a Class of '59 scholarship," said Ely. "But we found there was a greater need for unmet financial needs that these students have each and every school day."

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Update: Strong California quake causes injuries, damage

Update: Strong California quake causes injuries, damage

August 24th, 2014 3:15 pm by ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press

The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years sent scores of people to hospitals, ignited fires, damaged multiple historic buildings and knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses on Sunday.

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Wellmont chairman says health care provider has common ground with business leaders

Wellmont chairman says health care provider has common ground with business leaders

August 24th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Health System Chairman Roger Leonard said the health care provider has "a lot in common" with a group of businessmen pushing back on Wellmont's plans to align with another business partner.

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Update: Tropical Storm Cristobal forms near Bahamas

Update: Tropical Storm Cristobal forms near Bahamas

August 24th, 2014 12:59 pm by Associated Press

Tropical Storm Cristobal grew in strength Sunday and lashed parts of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall and white-crested surf.

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Pastor builds 'Utopia,' headstone for slain toddler, Rascals closes and more stories you may have missed

Pastor builds 'Utopia,' headstone for slain toddler, Rascals closes and more stories you may have missed

August 24th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Examination of what military surplus items have been obtained by local police

Examination of what military surplus items have been obtained by local police

August 24th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

In light of the recent events in Ferguson, MO., and the discussion of the militarization of police forces around the country, the Times-News has examined the military surplus given to local police departments through the years.

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Race being held to raise money for Scott County's domestic violence shelter

Race being held to raise money for Scott County's domestic violence shelter

August 23rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

The Hope House of Scott County, Inc. will host its third annual Break Away 5K Race to End Domestic Violence on Saturday, Sept. 13. The race will begin at 8 a.m. in the town parking lot on Water Street in Gate City.

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New day on High Knob: Popular recreation spot officially reopens

New day on High Knob: Popular recreation spot officially reopens

August 23rd, 2014 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

A throng upwards of 200 happy souls were shuttled up, up and all the way to the tippy top up for Friday's grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremonies of the High Knob Observation Tower, greeted by music, smiles and that iconic scenic view.

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Tennessee dad creates app to help prevent hot car deaths

Tennessee dad creates app to help prevent hot car deaths

August 23rd, 2014 5:34 pm by Kevin Walters, The Tennessean

FRANKLIN - It was fear, not a business success, that prompted Franklin parent Cody King to create his first app.

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Faith healer launches U.S. crusade

Faith healer launches U.S. crusade

August 23rd, 2014 5:13 pm by MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press

"This is an hour of salvation," the Rev. Reinhard Bonnke tells the crowd. "Miami shall be saved! Florida shall be saved! America shall be saved!"

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