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September 13th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

Stories you may have missed

What's that smell? - New odor in downtown Kingsport 

If you've lived in Kingsport for any length of time, you've likely grown accustomed to the odors of industry. However, a new smell has been detected in recent months and for the people living and working in the downtown area, the stench is becoming more than a nuisance.

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Hawkins cheerleader uniforms not in compliance with student dress code

A proposed revision to Hawkins County’s high school dress code would allow cheerleaders to wear their uniforms during the school day at pep rallies and sporting events only.

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Speak of the devil...Scott officials trying to deal with new popularity of 'hidden gem'

Officials in Scott County are trying to figure out how best to deal with the influx of visitors to the Devil’s Bathtub.

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Re-hiring of Cherokee football coach's son raises nepotism questions

It’s not against the Hawkins County Schools nepotism policy for Casey Sivert to serve as assistant football coach under his dad at Cherokee High School, although some school board members believe that should change.

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Moonshine distillery opens in downtown Kingsport

Moonshine will now be made a little closer to home after Hook & Ladder Tennessee Moonshine opened up a distillery in downtown Kingsport.

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Wise County school board names Mullins superintendent

Ultimately, the Wise County School Board looked no further than the person filling the chair for its next superintendent of schools.

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Photo gallery: Cherokee at Sullivan Central

The Cherokee Chiefs paid a visit to Blountville to face the Sullivan Central Cougars in a 1-4A matchup. Cherokee defeated Central 28-20.

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Photo gallery: Richlands vs. Union Football at Big Stone Gap

A photo gallery from last week's Richlands vs. Union Football football game. 

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BMS announces one-day, onsite sale and online lottery for Battle at Bristol tickets

It’s one of the top questions being asked around the nation: “How do I get tickets to the Battle at Bristol?”

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Seven finalists in running for city PR job

The seven finalists for Kingsport's new marketing and public relations director have been selected, interviews are being scheduled and according to City Manager Jeff Fleming, the person is expected to be on the job by the upcoming summit in late October.

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