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Longtime VHS concessions manager, school volunteer Ratliff to be honored

September 13th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Even after being diagnosed with cancer earlier this year Ron Ratliff continued volunteering, and had planned on taking his regular place behind the VHS gym concession stand counter this school year as well.

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TNReady testing arrives in Tennessee schools this year

TNReady testing arrives in Tennessee schools this year

September 14th, 2015 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

Michael Hubbard, KCS director of performance excellence, said TNReady will cover mathematics and English language arts, which was TCAP and EOC, plus geometry.

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TVA seeks volunteers for archaeological site stewardship around Boone Lake

TVA seeks volunteers for archaeological site stewardship around Boone Lake

September 14th, 2015 9:00 am by J. H. Osborne

TVA is looking for volunteers with a sincere interest in the protection and preservation of archaeological sites in the Tennessee Valley for TVA's Thousand Eyes Archaeological Site Stewardship Program.

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Morristown man agrees to plead guilty in murder-for-hire plot

Morristown man agrees to plead guilty in murder-for-hire plot

September 14th, 2015 7:30 am by Matthew Lane

According to the plea agreement, Smith contacted a confidential informant in January 2015 and talked about his frustration with his current familial and financial circumstances and how the death of the female victim would eliminate these concerns.

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Just keep swimming: Kingsport woman wins medals at national games

Just keep swimming: Kingsport woman wins medals at national games

September 14th, 2015 7:23 am by Matthew Lane

This past summer, Sexton competed in six events at the NSG and brought home a bronze medal in the 200-meter individual medley and a silver medal in the 100-meter butterfly

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Six to be inducted into D-B Alumni Hall of Fame Oct. 22

Six to be inducted into D-B Alumni Hall of Fame Oct. 22

September 13th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Six D-B graduates, who donned a cap and gown at Kingsport's high school in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, will be honored.

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Kingsport's Jevonte Lyons headed to California for singing auditions

Kingsport's Jevonte Lyons headed to California for singing auditions

September 13th, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Jevonte Lyons began singing his freshman year in high school. Next week, the 18-year-old will travel to California to meet with and audition for the producers of a long-running singing competition show.

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Scott County Commonwealth's Attorney office offering free drug-testing kits

Scott County Commonwealth's Attorney office offering free drug-testing kits

September 13th, 2015 4:00 pm by Marci Gore

This drug prevention initiative, called "Give Me A Reason," is a voluntary drug testing program designed as a way for youth to avoid peer pressure and give them a reason to say "no" to drug use.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

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

This week's stories include a new smell in downtown Kingsport, Hawkins County cheerleaders not complying with the dress code, Scott County wrestling with a newly discovered gem and moonshine, among others.

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Sullivan sheriff sues again for more funding from county

Sullivan sheriff sues again for more funding from county

September 12th, 2015 9:31 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE -- Sullivan County Sheriff Wayne Anderson has again filed a lawsuit against the county in an effort to force the Sullivan County Commission to give his department a bigger piece of the budget pie.

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Hawkins man pleads guilty in child porn case

Hawkins man pleads guilty in child porn case

September 12th, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A Hawkins County man found with 750 images of child pornography on his laptop computer has agreed to plead guilty to the charge in federal court.

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