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Daring rescue of man who became Father of Tennessee'

Daring rescue of man who became Father of Tennessee'

March 24th, 2014 10:05 am by Bob Cox

If George Washington is considered to be the "Father of our Country," who then is the "Father of Tennessee?" In spite of all the great men who helped found "The Volunteer State," the accolades likely belong to John Sevier.

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Hampton man's stories recall railroad's golden era

Hampton man's stories recall railroad's golden era

March 24th, 2014 9:53 am by Tony Casey

Hampton's Ken Riddle has truly lived a life on the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad, or "Tweetsie" railroad, line.

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Fluttering beauties

Fluttering beauties

March 24th, 2014 9:30 am by Tony Casey

If you love butterflies, the best way to ensure a healthy existence for them is to consider their entire life cycle.

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Blountville boy who received new heart, lungs dies

Blountville boy who received new heart, lungs dies

March 23rd, 2014 8:43 pm by Staff Reports

Weston Keeton - the 7-year-old Blountville boy who underwent heart, heart valve, and lung transplants in the last four months - died Sunday afternoon.

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East Tennessee 10-year-old with MS forms team to fight disease

East Tennessee 10-year-old with MS forms team to fight disease

March 23rd, 2014 12:14 pm by MELANIE TUCKER, The Daily Times (AP)

He was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when he was only 8.

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Groups combine forces to help feed folks with locally grown ingredients

Groups combine forces to help feed folks with locally grown ingredients

March 21st, 2014 9:54 pm by Staff Report

During a special event held at a local cafe, local residents had a chance to sample free tapas dishes such as lamb kabobs, vegetarian ratatouille and spinach-pepper-and parmesan-stuffed mushrooms.

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Pet of the week 3-21-14

Pet of the week 3-21-14

March 21st, 2014 4:20 pm by Ron Campbell

Indy is an 11 month old Shepherd mix.

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Local church goes green to save some green

Local church goes green to save some green

March 20th, 2014 9:10 pm by Tony Casey

The Cool Congregations program is a win-win situation for churches that choose to participate - they conserve energy use and save dollars at the same time.

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Report: Labor in tub OK but water births unproven

Report: Labor in tub OK but water births unproven

March 20th, 2014 4:20 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Sitting in a tub of warm water can relieve a mom-to-be's pain during the early stages of labor, but actually giving birth under water has no proven benefit and may be risky, say recommendations for the nation's obstetricians.

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Nonprofit partners hope to gain support with community dinner

Nonprofit partners hope to gain support with community dinner

March 20th, 2014 4:03 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

One ACRE Cafe and Appalachian Sustainable Development will host a community dinner Friday night at the cafe to explain and encourage support for their nonprofit partnership to benefit local farmers and local people most in need of the food they produce.

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