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Sunday Stories

Folks You Should Know: Boatright-Wells helps bring Mountain Music School, Home Craft Days to life

January 14th, 2013 10:08 am by Amanda Marsh

Sue Ella Boatright-Wells doesn't call herself crafty, nor does she claim to know much more than a chord or two of an old bluegrass tune.But somehow, she's been able to bring folks together from the music and craft community for more than 30 years through

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Sunday Stories

Closing the gap on hunger is year-round challenge for Second Harvest Food Bank

January 14th, 2013 10:02 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Imagine for a moment a hopeless sense of emptiness; a rumbling stomach, a gnawing ache in the pit of it, left continuously unsatisfied without the sustenance which fuels all life on Earth: food. With leftovers from holiday feasts still lining many local r

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Sunday Stories

Blue Ridge Properties offers more than just a key to get you in the door

January 14th, 2013 9:55 am by Tanja Moody

Blue Ridge Properties is about family, according to Colette George, president of the company and managing broker of the Center Street office. And she doesn't simply mean her brother and sister, vice-presidents and co-owners of Blue Properties, but all the

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Sunday Stories

Versatility is the name of the game at East Tennessee Sports Complex

January 10th, 2013 4:36 pm by Amanda Marsh

Versatility is the name of the game at East Tennessee Sports Complex.

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Sunday Stories

Kingsport Alliance for Continued Learning celebrating 20 years

January 10th, 2013 4:27 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

In life, there are always lessons to be learned, whether they be behavioral or conceptual. The beauty of knowledge is that it is infinite, defying the barriers of space, time and magnitude. Even the most educated minds have room to expand, to learn someth

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Sunday Stories

Greater Kingsport Family YMCA: It's What's Inside That Counts

January 10th, 2013 4:22 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Winston Churchill once said "We shape our buildings, and afterward they shape us." Bricks and mortar are a large part of the overall appearance of a building - and often the most expensive component as well - but what goes on within those walls is what re

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Sunday Stories

Meals On Wheels of Kingsport seeks volunteers

January 3rd, 2013 4:33 pm by Katherine Scoggins

Meals on Wheels of Kingsport, Inc., has been delivering hot, nutritious meals to qualified residents in our community since the early 1970s when Waverly Road Presbyterian Church donated the use of their kitchen to three women who started the volunteer eff

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Sunday Stories

Jennifer Schmidt lands new role at JRT

January 3rd, 2013 4:30 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

As a young girl, Jennifer Schmidt directed her siblings in plays that were a product of her own imagination.

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Sunday Stories

Unsung Heroes: Local volunteers support mission work in Belize

January 3rd, 2013 4:27 pm by Debra McCown

The office of Dr. Joe Smiddy is stacked high with cardboard boxes. They're full of medicine for Belize, says Smiddy, the medical director for Body and Soul Ministries, a Kingsport-based charity that sends about 300 people a year to the tiny Central Americ

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Sunday Stories

Going Places: Grayson Highlands becomes a scenic wonderland in winter

December 31st, 2012 3:37 pm by Debra McCown

It's January, and the temperature at Grayson Highlands State Park hovers around 5 degrees Fahrenheit.

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