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July 26, 2017


Blevins joins Cumberland Gap Medical

BLAINE – Corryton native Amanda Blevins, F.N.P., has joined Cumberland Gap Medical. Blevins graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and minor in business administration. After graduation, she spent a year working in healthcare reviewing charts for Medicare placement into a skilled nursing facility. She then went to work in

Rogersville family enters The Great Food Truck Race

ROGERSVILLE – Rogersville’s culinary team Stick ‘Em Up will compete on the upcoming season of The Great Food Truck Race, which premiers Sunday, August 20 at 9 p.m. on the Food Network. The food truck is operated by Rogersville locals Shona House and her sons, Justin and Landon House. Shona is the owner of Faith Baked

Wolf run takes off with a howl

KINGSPORT – With wolves howling at the start, 25-year-old Colin Jarvis of Berkeley, California left all runners and led the entire race to win the 10th annual Wolf Run 7-mile trail race Tuesday evening, July 18 at Bays Mountain Park. Jarvis was the top overall male in a time of 41:49. The top overall female was

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Community comes together for backpack giveaway

Tracey Wolfe Grainger Today Editor BEAN STATION – Almost 450 free backpacks filled with school supplies were given to children preparing to go back to school during the ninth annual Tennessee Food on Foot Foundation backpack giveaway Saturday, July 15. Officials estimate approximately 700 people attended the event, which included members of several area churches, who

Three new assistant principals appointed

Barbara Womack Grainger Today Correspondent ROGERSVILLE – Three new assistant principals have been appointed in Hawkins County for the upcoming school year, Director of Schools Steve Starnes has announced. Amy Glass is the new assistant principal at Surgoinsville Middle School. Amber Sands and Byron Booker will be assistants at Cherokee High School, Starnes said. “We

Hawkins County Back-to-School Bashes planned

Barbara Womack Grainger Today Correspondent ROGERSVILLE – Hawkins County Schools will be hosting a series of meetings at individual schools next month to welcome students and families back for the new academic year. “These Back-to-School Bashes will be taking place at every Hawkins County school during the month of August. Families will be given access

TWRA reports no boating-related fatalities during July 4 weekend

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reported there were no boating-related fatalities during the 2017 Independence Day holiday period, from June 30 through July 4. This year’s holiday period was extended due to July 4 occurring Tuesday. More than 10,700 boats were inspected during the five days. TWRA boating officers made 20 Boating Under

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