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Sunday Stories

Celebrating Black History Month: Riverview community is a modern-day phoenix

February 19th, 2013 12:53 pm by Katherine Scoggins

There once was a piece of land occupied by the Federal Dyestuff and Chemical Company that was used for production - and for receiving its chemical waste. When the company closed, the site became an industrial dumpsite for several industries in Kingsport.

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Sunday Stories

Shepherd Center of Kingsport works to help older adults live independently

February 15th, 2013 2:48 pm by Tanja Moody

The Shepherd Center of Kingsport has one main goal: to enable older adults to live independently and safely at home for as long as appropriate. To achieve that one goal, they provide many services. And those services are all free, according to Katherine S

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Sunday Stories

Going Places: Frigid and beautiful wonderland awaits winter visitors to Mount Rogers

February 11th, 2013 10:45 am by Staff Report

I'd been waiting all winter for a decent snow. To me, it's the best way to experience Mount Rogers in the wintertime: covered in sparkling white.

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Sunday Stories

Dobyns-Bennett's Sparkle Cheer Squad brings the school and community together

February 11th, 2013 10:30 am by Katina Rose

There is a new group of enthusiastic and smiling students cheering on the basketball teams at Dobyns-Bennett High School this year. Along with getting the crowd excited and chanting "Go D-B," the Sparkle Cheer Squad is uniting a school and community.

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Sunday Stories

Good news for campers: Some Tennessee state parks now accept reservations

February 11th, 2013 10:19 am by Debra McCown

Three Tennessee state parks in the Tri-Cities region are among those where camping reservations can now be made in advance, according to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

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Sunday Stories

Bill Lawson State Farm explains basics about life insurance

February 7th, 2013 11:45 am by Staff Report

The death of a family member can be devastating to survivors, both emotionally and financially. Life insurance can provide cash to help with your family's immediate (such as funeral expenses, unpaid medical bills and taxes) and long-term needs (care for a

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Sunday Stories

Unsung Heroes: MECC's Mike Gilley

February 7th, 2013 11:37 am by Amanda Marsh

It wasn't just the pleas of Mike Gilley's grandmother that led him back to Southwest Virginia. Destiny had a hand in helping him discover an extraordinary career at Mountain Empire Community College.

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Sunday Stories

Mended Little Hearts works to raise awareness about congenital heart defects

February 7th, 2013 11:36 am by Tanja Moody

"Normal is just a setting on your dryer." That's a sentiment that Agnes Rhodes understands well. She's a homeschooling parent, currently raising six children with her husband Lonnie. The couple raised their four children years ago before fostering and ado

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Sunday Stories

Central's Jessica McMurray determined to beat cancer and return to the basketball court

February 4th, 2013 1:39 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

It's called "sweet 16" for a reason; it's the prime time of life, that carefree age where getting a driver's license, playing sports, taking chemistry quizzes and hanging out with friends is the only real concern a girl should have. But for Sullivan Centr

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Sunday Stories

Chocolate Festival set for Saturday in Kingsport, benefits Make-A-Wish

February 4th, 2013 1:24 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

Oh the creamy, ooey-gooey, sweet brown goodness of chocolate!

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