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Oh my! First snakes, now bear spotted at Sullivan Co. elementary school

Oh my! First snakes, now bear spotted at Sullivan Co. elementary school

August 29th, 2014 11:39 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

No signs of lions and tigers yet, just one bear and four or five snakes.

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Weather Drawings

Today's weather drawing -- Aug. 29, 2014

August 29th, 2014 11:32 am by Will, 3rd grade, South SIde

From Will, third grade, South SIde

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Crime
Sheriff's Office: Kingsport woman stabbed husband multiple times

Sheriff's Office: Kingsport woman stabbed husband multiple times

August 29th, 2014 11:23 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The husband also wound up jailed after his injuries were treated.

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Opinion Rails to Trails
Tweetsie Trail will be a benefit to the entire region

Tweetsie Trail will be a benefit to the entire region

August 29th, 2014 10:16 am by Johnson City Press

The opening of the trail - on schedule and under budget, by the way - is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all who have been involved with this public/private project.

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News Regional & National
Uzi death: Family feels sorry for girl, 9, who shot their dad

Uzi death: Family feels sorry for girl, 9, who shot their dad

August 29th, 2014 10:04 am by Associated Press

Instructor Charles Vacca was standing next to the girl on Monday at the Last Stop range in White Hills, Arizona, about 60 miles south of Las Vegas, when she squeezed the trigger.

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News Local News Education Elizabethton
Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

August 29th, 2014 9:39 am by John Thompson

The public is encouraged to attend. An entire section of the gym will be open to the public, with 800 seats available.

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Columns Mystery Diner
Black Olive brings Italian dining back to Jonesborough

Black Olive brings Italian dining back to Jonesborough

August 29th, 2014 9:20 am by Mystery Diner

Though the Johnson City restaurant scene is tootling merrily along, Jonesborough's got reason to crow with the addition of the newly opened Black Olive Italian restaurant. Located on Jackson Boulevard, Black Olive is 15 minutes from Johnson City, about 25

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Community Local Entertainment
Bristol to transform into giant waterslide for Saturday excitement

Bristol to transform into giant waterslide for Saturday excitement

August 29th, 2014 9:16 am by Staff Report

On Saturday, traffic patterns in a portion of Bristol, Virginia, will be dramatically altered. For three city blocks, from the top near Solar Street, to the bottom across Piedmont Avenue, the only way to navigate that section of town will be by slip slidi

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Entertainment
Jonesborough Repertory Theatre Kicks off new season with "Cinderella"

Jonesborough Repertory Theatre Kicks off new season with "Cinderella"

August 29th, 2014 9:07 am by Staff Report

Jonesborough Repertory Theatre is happy to kick off its 2014-15 season with a hilarious retelling of the great classic "Cinderella," tonight through Sept. 14.

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Local Entertainment
University of Virginia's College at Wise to host RTE 23 Music Festival

University of Virginia's College at Wise to host RTE 23 Music Festival

August 29th, 2014 9:04 am by Staff Reports

A crooked road runs through Route 23 from southwest Virginia and over the state line into Kentucky, a region steeped in the music tradition of the Appalachias. On Saturday, the Birthplace of Country Music brings an added roadside attraction for music love

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