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For Folk Festival founders, fellowship, not finances, foremost goal

For Folk Festival founders, fellowship, not finances, foremost goal - VIDEO

September 26th, 2014 11:20 pm by Max Hrenda

Instead of looking for profit, organizers behind one of the area's largest music festivals said they hoped to create a sense of community, sharing and - most of all - melody.

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Grand jury recommends criminal charges against Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ramsey, House Speaker Harwell

Grand jury recommends criminal charges against Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ramsey, House Speaker Harwell

September 26th, 2014 11:01 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The report alleges that the legislative leaders failed to appoint an adequate number of women and minorities to a commission that decides whether Tennessee's appeals judges keep their jobs.

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Harvick tops Dover field with seventh pole of year

Harvick tops Dover field with seventh pole of year

September 26th, 2014 10:55 pm by AP

NASCAR's revamped Chase for the Sprint Cup championship format is set for its first elimination race, when four of 16 drivers will be out of the title picture by Sunday night. Win and advance - and they'll all have to zip by Kevin Harvick to have a chance

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Georgia doesn't want repeat of last year

Georgia doesn't want repeat of last year

September 26th, 2014 10:49 pm by AP

No. 12 Georgia begins a stretch of seven straight Southeastern Conference games with a team that seemed to take all the steam out of the Bulldogs a year ago.

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All that I survey: 2014 Citizen Survey to arrive Oct.

All that I survey: 2014 Citizen Survey to arrive Oct.

September 26th, 2014 10:47 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City's 2014 version of the National Citizen Survey nearly doubles the number of randomly chosen households to which surveys will be mailed around the first of October, a move aimed at increasing sample size to better inform officials about citizen

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FTHRA celebrates 40 years of service

FTHRA celebrates 40 years of service

September 26th, 2014 10:40 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

One of nine human resource agencies established by the state legislature to oversee the regional delivery of essential social services, the quasi-government umbrella organization first set to work in the local eight-county area in 1974 and has since grown

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Nazi salute with KKK mask: Tennessee school investigating controversial photo of student

Nazi salute with KKK mask: Tennessee school investigating controversial photo of student

September 26th, 2014 2:38 pm by Associated Press

A Middle Tennessee school is investigating after a photo appeared on social media of a student in a classroom giving a Nazi salute while holding white paper that resembles a Ku Klux Klan mask.

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Tony Stewart unsure if he'll race sprint cars again

Tony Stewart unsure if he'll race sprint cars again

September 26th, 2014 2:14 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

"If I had the option to go right now to a race, I wouldn't" - race car driver Tony Stewart.

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US-led strikes hit Islamic State group as coalition grows

US-led strikes hit Islamic State group as coalition grows

September 26th, 2014 1:40 pm by RYAN LUCAS, Associated Press

American warplanes and drones hit Islamic State group tanks, Humvees, checkpoints and bunkers in airstrikes Friday targeting the extremists in Syria and Iraq, as the U.S.-led coalition expanded with Denmark, Belgium and Britain joining.

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Poverty Challenge' to be taken by youth, others at St. Mary's

Poverty Challenge' to be taken by youth, others at St. Mary's

September 26th, 2014 11:53 am by Sue Guinn Legg

More than 50 young people at St. Mary's Church will give up the many comforts of their homes - shelter, warmth, food and other basics - this weekend and spend 24 hours outdoors, hungry, dirty and begging for money to help a homeless family in one of the w

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