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Pioneers' season kicks off at East

August 20th, 2014 11:03 pm by Douglas Fritz

Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 at the Patriots' field. Also on the schedule tonight, Johnson County debuts under head coach Don Kerley with a home game against Tennessee High.

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Hilltoppers will likely be without Sutton for opener

August 20th, 2014 11:02 pm by Trey Williams

The Hilltoppers open next Friday at Elizabethton, which starts the season this Friday against Daniel Boone. The extra week apparently won't buy enough time for Science Hill linebacker-running back Trey Sutton to get back on the field.

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Bass Pro angles for Tri-Cities market

Bass Pro angles for Tri-Cities market

August 20th, 2014 10:48 pm by Nathan Baker

The Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World grand opening event Wednesday evening at The Pinnacle, Bristol's newest major retail complex, had all the trappings of a three-ring circus.

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Bright's Zoo baby giraffe dies of unknown causes

Bright's Zoo baby giraffe dies of unknown causes

August 20th, 2014 10:41 pm by Staff Report

A reticulated boy giraffe that was born earlier this month at Brights Zoo has died, according to Zoo Director David Bright.

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Petition results may leave Erwin in high spirits

Petition results may leave Erwin in high spirits

August 20th, 2014 10:27 pm by Brad Hicks

If the proper requirements are met and everything checks out with the Unicoi County Election Commission, voters within the town of Erwin will have the opportunity during the November election to decide whether to allow for the sale of wine and liquor in t

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A family thing: ETSU welcomes incoming students

A family thing: ETSU welcomes incoming students

August 20th, 2014 10:15 pm by Tony Casey

An emphasis is being put on the idea of family as students converge on East Tennessee State University's campus to either start or continue their post-high school education.

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Fair play: 2nd Battle of the Bands held at Appalachian Fair

Fair play: 2nd Battle of the Bands held at Appalachian Fair - VIDEO

August 20th, 2014 10:06 pm by Max Hrenda

The 2014 Appalachian Fair's Battle of the Bands featured six regional musical acts from a variety of genres.

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Decline in test scores blamed on Common Core confusion

Decline in test scores blamed on Common Core confusion

August 20th, 2014 10:00 pm by Nathan Baker

Local school administrators count the 2013-14 school year as a rebuilding period for teachers and students as districts across the state dealt with the transition to new state standards and uncertainty in standardized testing.

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US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

August 20th, 2014 9:55 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, the administration disclosed Wednes

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Parks Service bans drones over Appalachian Trail

Parks Service bans drones over Appalachian Trail

August 20th, 2014 9:51 pm by Associated Press

The National Park Service has banned drones from flying over the Appalachian Trail.

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