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Sullivan officials reject proposal to cut own pay

Sullivan officials reject proposal to cut own pay

June 22nd, 2015 9:41 am by J. H. Osborne

It's not the first time the move has been proposed in recent years, but it is the first time it has come up and been rejected since last year's general election prompted a significant turnover in commission membership.

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Downtown Kingsport to host wine festival

Downtown Kingsport to host wine festival

June 22nd, 2015 9:27 am by Nick Shepherd

A burgeoning industry throughout the state is now getting its own festival in the Model City. The Downtown Kingsport Wine Festival is set to take place in August.

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Kingsport wins Top 20 spot on state's 'Best Places To Start A Business' list

Kingsport wins Top 20 spot on state's 'Best Places To Start A Business' list

June 22nd, 2015 7:51 am by Hank Hayes

Kingsport was ranked 18th among 85 localities tracked and ranked by Nerdwallet.com, the online personal finance website, as one of Tennessee's "Best Places To Start A Business."

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Thousands gather on Charleston's Arthur Ravenel Bridge in solidarity

Thousands gather on Charleston's Arthur Ravenel Bridge in solidarity

June 22nd, 2015 12:07 am by Associated Press

"Some folks might need some more time in order to walk in. But for those of us who are here this morning ... because the doors of Mother Emanuel are open on this Sunday, it sends a message to every demon in hell and on earth."

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Drones eyed for economic, medical impact in SW Va.

Drones eyed for economic, medical impact in SW Va.

June 21st, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

In Wise County, the dawning era of drones is beginning to be embraced as a potential economic opportunity that should seized way ahead of the curve.

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Couples, officials, foes readying for gay marriage ruling

Couples, officials, foes readying for gay marriage ruling

June 21st, 2015 5:09 pm by Associated Press

Gay couples, such as Ethan Fletcher and Andrew Hickam of Cincinnati, are gearing up for a quick run to the courthouse in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee .

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Kiwanis reading program serves Kingsport children

Kiwanis reading program serves Kingsport children

June 21st, 2015 3:00 pm by Holly Nelms

For 15 years, Kingsport Kiwanis Club members have volunteered their time in a reading program for elementary school children, and their acts of kindness have made a big impact.

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Dryden alumni organize fundraising events for elementary students

Dryden alumni organize fundraising events for elementary students

June 21st, 2015 12:05 pm by Marci Gore

It's been less than a year since a group of Dryden High School alumni decided to give back to their community's elementary students. But in that short time, thousands of dollars have already been raised.

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Charleston church to reopen; FBI examines Roof's alleged manifesto

Charleston church to reopen; FBI examines Roof's alleged manifesto

June 20th, 2015 11:42 pm by Associated Press

The hate-filled 2,500-word essay talks about white supremacy, and the author says "the event that truly awakened me was the Trayvon Martin case."

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Mission group leaves elderly Hawkins woman with a 'new' 100-year-old home

Mission group leaves elderly Hawkins woman with a 'new' 100-year-old home

June 20th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As of Thursday evening, when the a church group from Columbia, Miss., pulled away from Emily Manis's 100-year-old Surgoinsville home, there wasn't much about the house that looked the same way it had when they arrived on Monday.

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