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Sunday Stories

Local family shares Friends and Neighbors' success story in hope of helping others

April 29th, 2013 11:58 am by Tanja Moody

"Home Sweet Home" recently became an even sweeter phrase for Kenny and Becky Griggs, a Kingsport couple who, in the span of two years, went from being homeless to living in transitional housing to finally owning their own home. The Griggs are a success st

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Sunday Stories
Abby Rike: There Is Life After Tragedy

Abby Rike: There Is Life After Tragedy

April 29th, 2013 11:58 am by Debra McCown

Abby Rike had a great life - until her beloved husband and their two small children were killed in a car wreck in 2006.

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Sunday Stories

SportClips works to bring back the 'dad and son' barbershop experience

April 29th, 2013 11:50 am by Katherine Scoggins

SportClips began back in 1993 with an idea from founder Gordon Logan, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institution of Technology: He wanted to bring back the "dad and son" experience of a visit to a barbershop, but with some significant improvements. The f

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Community Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Gallery: Week of April 28

April 29th, 2013 12:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Our weekly Scrapbook Gallery features photos submitted by our readers. Selected photos also appeared in the print edition of the Sunday Stories section on April 28.

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Sunday Stories

Jimmy Wayne will perform in Kingsport on Friday in support of CASA for Kids

April 25th, 2013 12:06 pm by Katherine Scoggins

The mission of CASA for Kids, Inc., is to advocate for the best interest of the neglected/abused children referred to the juvenile court system in Sullivan and Hawkins counties. This is accomplished by recruiting and training dedicated community volunteer

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Entertainment Local Entertainment Sunday Stories

Volunteers 'make the magic happen' at Kingsport Theatre Guild

April 25th, 2013 9:25 am by Katherine Scoggins

It is almost impossible to watch a theatrical performance without volunteers helping to create the "magic." You might never see them, but if there is a lighted stage, a briefcase in hand or a clean area on which to sit or stand, there is a volunteer aroun

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Sunday Stories

Unlocking the past: Archives of Appalachia hold a wide range of historical information

April 25th, 2013 8:51 am by Amanda Marsh

Sifting through old Washington County court records, or reviewing old recipes and remedies, can help researchers find key information they need about Appalachian culture.

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Sunday Stories

Folks You Should Know: Sally Rheinbolt and Wilma Larkey say customers are like family

April 22nd, 2013 11:35 am by Katherine Scoggins

Maybe it's a wink or a grin, a joke or a hug, but most people are thankful that someone took the time to smile, say hello or say they've missed you. This is the story of two very special women and their special gift of caring.

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Southern Appalachian Plant Society works to educate others about plants

April 22nd, 2013 11:27 am by Debra McCown

When Tony Avent called 200 people in the crowded lecture hall "a bunch of saps," he meant it in the best way possible.

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Sunday Stories

Youth Advisory Board begins its work well before Appalachian Fair opens

April 22nd, 2013 11:25 am by Tanja Moody

The Appalachian Fair in August may seem a distant future event for those who simply plan to attend. But for 25 students on the Appalachian Fair Youth Advisory Board, preliminary planning is already under way.

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