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17-year-old Pakistani student and education activist becomes youngest-ever Nobel winner

17-year-old Pakistani student and education activist becomes youngest-ever Nobel winner

October 10th, 2014 9:16 am by MARK LEWIS and KARL RITTER, Associated Press

When she was a student there, Malala was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman two years ago for insisting that girls as well as boys have the right to an education.

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'A Spot on the Hill' to take place in Old Jonesborough Cemetery

'A Spot on the Hill' to take place in Old Jonesborough Cemetery

October 10th, 2014 9:13 am by Contributed

"A Spot on the Hill," an original, research-based play by Anne G'Fellers-Mason, will share the stories of the inhabitants in the Old Jonesborough Cemetery. Visit their makers and hear their tales of triumph and woe. How did these people come to Jonesborou

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An Appalachian Adaption of Strauss Masterpiece to Showcase Appalachian Culture

An Appalachian Adaption of Strauss Masterpiece to Showcase Appalachian Culture

October 10th, 2014 9:09 am by Contributed

A grandiose Appalachian shindig of deceit, infidelity and disguise is coming to the stage of the Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center. Johann Strauss's "Die Fledermaus: An Appalachian Party" will be held Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

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School resource officers in limbo as Unicoi Co. waits to hear from security company

School resource officers in limbo as Unicoi Co. waits to hear from security company

October 10th, 2014 9:09 am by Brad Hicks

The school system's possible utilization of guards to serve as SROs at Unicoi Elementary School and Temple Hill Elementary School was first broached during preparation for the 2014-15 budget.

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Local Entertainment
Theatre Bristol Presents George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion"

Theatre Bristol Presents George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion"

October 10th, 2014 9:05 am by Contributed

The Theatre Bristol Youth Service Board presents "Pygmalion," by George Bernard Shaw, this weekend in Theatre Bristol's ARTspace, 506 State St. TBYSB is made up of youth from the Tri-Cities who love theatre and Theatre Bristol.

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Sports High schools
D-B denies Science Hill in district volleyball

D-B denies Science Hill in district volleyball

October 9th, 2014 10:56 pm by George Thwaites

Science Hill's volleyball team had enough firepower to upend Tennessee High in a five-game marathon in Thursday's elimination match of the District 1-AAA tournament at Viking Hall, but couldn't get past Dobyns-Bennett in the championship match.

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South rolls past North in 1-AA volleyball championship

October 9th, 2014 10:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tournament MVP Hannah Price had 13 kills and 12 digs and older sister, Haley, added nine kills and eight digs to lead the defending state champion Lady Rebels to a 3-0 win over Sullivan North in the district 1-AA volleyball championship.

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Elizabethton sets limits on yard sales

Elizabethton sets limits on yard sales

October 9th, 2014 9:53 pm by John Thompson

Yard sales will continue to be a common occurrence on weekends in Elizabethton, but the City Council approved an ordinance that restricts the number of sales a citizen may have to eight per year.

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Animal shelter director says her, society's goal are same

Animal shelter director says her, society's goal are same

October 9th, 2014 9:13 pm by Tony Casey

If the Humane Society of Washington County gets what it wants, there will be a new executive director of the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter when it opens in the first quarter of 2015.

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Food City leaving West Market Street as work on ALDI progresses

Food City leaving West Market Street as work on ALDI progresses

October 9th, 2014 9:02 pm by Nathan Baker

The Food City store at the intersection of West Market Street and North State of Franklin Road has been in existence long enough to have earned a driver's license, if you'll pardon the anthropomorphization, and when it motors down the road to a new locati

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