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Sunday Stories

SCAPPI is collaborative effort designed to provide resources, education

August 20th, 2012 8:46 am by Cindy Harmon

In 2010, nearly 10 percent of the girls between the ages of 10 and 17 in Sullivan County got pregnant. That number is one of the major reasons the Sullivan County Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Initiative, or SCAPPI, exists.

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Sunday Stories

Shoozies: Where comfort and fashion meet

August 20th, 2012 8:41 am by Susan Kendrick Lauhoff

A mid-90s mother-daughter trip to Atlanta proved rewarding when Peggy Lavinder Wilson asked her creative 10-year-old daughter, Annie, to help name her new store. After a little thought and doodling by the young artist, the clever logo and Shoozies were bo

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Sunday Stories

Park Places: J.W. Sally Park

August 15th, 2012 11:43 am by Staff Report

Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have plenty to offer in the way of recreational opportunities, including numerous city and county parks that give residents an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Whether you're looking for a place to play or a qu

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Sunday Stories

Teachers welcome students back to the classroom

August 13th, 2012 11:31 am by Sam Bass

"Clang-clang! Clang-clang! Clang-clang!" Years ago, the sound of a pealing bell echoing across the fields and hollows of rural eastern Tennessee would announce the start of school.

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Sunday Stories

Excursion benefits Mountain Region Speech and Hearing Center

August 13th, 2012 11:28 am by Marsha Salley

Early September is a great time to enjoy a leisurely excursion up the Blue Ridge Parkway. Richard Carter and Allen Booth are planning such an excursion, Sept. 7-16, but leisure will be the last thing on their minds.

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Sunday Stories

Gold Rush started with a single tent

August 13th, 2012 11:24 am by Cindy Harmon

Entrepreneur Eric Kennedy has the Midas touch... literally.

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Folks You Should Know: Mark Davis

August 9th, 2012 8:45 am by Cindy Harmon

He arrives at Hunter Wright Stadium dressed in blue and orange, driving a Kia with tags that read KMETS. Armed with rosters, records and the latest stats, he greets everyone he sees. Ready to keep track of each and every pitch, hit, error and run-batted-i

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Sunday Stories

Eastern Eight Community Development helps make home ownership possible

August 9th, 2012 8:29 am by Marsha Salley

The slogan for the Eastern Eight Community Development Corporation reads "We have apps for life" - and goes on to say that its mission is "to fulfill housing needs for the low-to-moderate income families."

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Sunday Stories

Park Places: Weber City Rec Complex

August 6th, 2012 11:21 am by Staff Report

Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have plenty to offer in the way of recreational opportunities, including numerous city and county parks that give residents an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. Whether you're looking for a place to play or a qu

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Sunday Stories

Dr. Pastrick: Choose your surgeon carefully

August 6th, 2012 10:59 am by Gregory H. Pastrick

An article I read some time ago prompted this month's blog because it underscores the importance of choosing your surgeon carefully.

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