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Photo Gallery: Parks and Rec campers at pre-Father's Day event

June 18th, 2015 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Kingsport Parks and Recreation day campers were treated to a host of activities Thursday during a pre-Father's Day event put together in Riverview by the Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority.

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Water line extension will serve households in far western Hawkins

Water line extension will serve households in far western Hawkins

June 18th, 2015 5:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

The project dates back to 2008 when some wells tainted by a leaking septic tank in the area to be served were determined to be the cause of a sudden breakout of hepatitis A along Slate Hill Road in the Mooresburg community.

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Gate City set to host Clinch Mountain Music Fest

Gate City set to host Clinch Mountain Music Fest

June 18th, 2015 5:30 pm by Marci Gore

For the past decade, the goal of the Clinch Mountain Music Fest has been to preserve the heritage of the Appalachian region through its music. And this year's festival is shaping up to be no exception.

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Rogersville 'Fourth of July Celebration' events actually begin on July 1

Rogersville 'Fourth of July Celebration' events actually begin on July 1

June 18th, 2015 4:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Because fundraising fell about $10,000 short for the 2015 event, the sale of the official 2015 Rogersville 4th of July Celebration T-shirt designed by renowned local artist Jim Caswell will be crucial.

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Separate Hawkins traffic stops yield two arrests for 'Ice' possession

Separate Hawkins traffic stops yield two arrests for 'Ice' possession

June 18th, 2015 2:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

The potent imported form of meth known as "Ice" was seized during two recent unrelated Hawkins County traffic stops, including from one woman who is now charged with felony possession with intent to deliver.

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Regional Realtors say May was best home sales month in 7 years

Regional Realtors say May was best home sales month in 7 years

June 18th, 2015 2:30 pm by Hank Hayes

May was the best single month for home sales in the Tri-Cities since the economic downturn that began in 2008, according to report released Thursday by the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors.

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'Bikini' clad man nets visit from police

'Bikini' clad man nets visit from police

June 18th, 2015 1:23 pm by Rain Smith

A woman told police that as she walked between residential buildings on Lewis Lane, she spotted a man outside who was "sunbathing nude."

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Smokies festival honors work of southern Appalachian women

Smokies festival honors work of southern Appalachian women

June 18th, 2015 10:02 am by Associated Press

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting the annual Women's Work Festival that honors the contributions of the women of southern Appalachia.

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Prosecutor: Worker discussed having convicts kill husband

Prosecutor: Worker discussed having convicts kill husband

June 18th, 2015 10:01 am by MARY ESCH, Associated Press

Authorities said a woman who provided hacksaw blades, chisels and other tools to two convicted murderers who escaped from a maximum-security prison discussed having them kill her husband.

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Midwest braces for remnants of Bill; Texas spared the worst

Midwest braces for remnants of Bill; Texas spared the worst

June 18th, 2015 10:01 am by CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press; JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press

An already-soaked Midwest on Thursday faced the prospect of more rain and flooding as a slow-moving tropical depression trekked northeast from Texas after drenching that state.

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