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  1. Tennessee woman starts petition to get a Southern Justicea off airRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Kingsport woman has started an online petition in hopes of getting a documentary television show, filmed in the Tri-Cities, off the air. 'Southern Justice' airs on National Geographic .

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  2. SCORE Selects 26 Teachers For The Tennessee Educator FellowshipRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    ... School of Excellence, Rutherford County Schools; Amanda Cole, fifth-grade math teacher at John Adams Elementary, Kingsport City Schools; Cory Concus, grades 9-10 math teacher at Covington High School, Tipton County Schools; Andrea Doyle, ...

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  3. Who stole $1000 in goods from Walmart?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WCYB

    Kingsport police say late in the evening on Friday, May 1st, a man took nearly $1,000 in merchandise from the Walmart on W. Stone Drive. The stolen items included three DVD players and an air rifle.

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  4. AAFP Tells VA How to Grow Veterans Choice ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | American Academy of Family Physicians

    The Veterans Choice Program was established by the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act that was signed into law in August 2014; the program was meant to expand health care access to America's veterans, and the AAFP is determined to ensure that happens. from AAFP Board Chair Reid Blackwelder, M.D., of Kingsport, Tenn., to the Department of Veterans Affairs voicing Academy support for an interim final rule The rule, published in the April 24 Federal Register and effective on that same date, changed how the VA measures distance to determine a veteran's eligibility for the program.

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  5. Facing assault, kidnapping and other chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WCYB

    A man was arrested for assault and kidnapping, and the victim told police she once had a relationship with him. Wednesday afternoon, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office got called about what started at a home on Tenneva Drive in Kingsport.

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  6. Tenn. Pastor Accused of Gay Tryst Now Charged With Lifting From ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Advocate

    It's been a rough year for Kingsport, Tenn., pastor Boyd Holder, who was accused of engaging in sexual activity with a man while in a church van, also accused of assaulting a congregant, and just indicted last week on charges of stealing over $60,000 from the church he led. Holder, who bonded out of jail, denies laundering money from the Victory Apostolic Church even though several members of the congregation said a big chunk of funds went missing; Holder managed the money at Victory Apostolic before the arrest.

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  7. AAFP Fights New Round of Medicare Payment Cuts in SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | American Academy of Family Physicians

    ... first time that deeper Medicare cuts would be made in a fiscal year. AAFP Board Chair Reid Blackwelder, M.D., of Kingsport, Tenn., wrote a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Harry Reid asking them to remove the ...

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  8. AAFP Continues to Fight for Reasonable Meaningful Use RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | American Academy of Family Physicians

    The AAFP continues its collaborative but tough stance with CMS regarding the agency's oversight of the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record meaningful use programs. Most recently, AAFP Board Chair Reid Blackwelder, M.D., of Kingsport, Tenn., responded on behalf of family physicians to a proposed rule to CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt, Blackwelder said he was pleased to see the reporting period for 2015 shortened to 90 days, as requested by the AAFP.

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  9. Married Tennessee Pastor Embezzled Thousands from Church, Spent it on Manhunt MembershipRead the original story

    Wednesday | Towleroad

    Rev. Boyd Watson Holder Jr, a Kingsport, Tennessee pastor, embezzled more than $60,000 from his church's coffers and put it to his own uses, said a Sullivan County grand jury last Wednesday after members of the pastor's congregation brought their concerns to police, the TimesNews reports . They alleged that between $70,000 and $100,000 had been discovered missing from the church's bank account, believing that the discrepancies coincided with Holder's tenure.

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  10. Pastor Michael Vicars Lead Pastor for Strength for the Journey in Kingsport, TN June 27th atRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR Log

    FREE Event at the Renaissance Arts Center and Theatre June 27th 6-9:00 PM to Benefit Home Construction in Carrefour, Haiti PRLog - May 27, 2015 - KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- Six Oaks Ministries is pleased to announce Pastor Michael Vicars as the lead pastor for the Strength for the Journey event at the Renaissance Arts Center and Theatre in Kingsport, Tennessee on Saturday, June 27th 6-9:00 PM.

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  11. Pastor busted for gay sex in church van newly arrested for stealing $60K from churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Boing Boing

    Boyd Watson Holder Jr. is pastor of Victory Apostolic Church in Kingsport, Tennessee. He was arrested this week after a grand jury found evidence to indict him for stealing $60,000 from his church's bank account.

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  12. Summer feeding program in Kingsport is back in sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | WCYB

    Once again, Kingsport is partnering with the U.S. Department of Human Services to offer free breakfast and lunch for kids five days a week. The program started Tuesday morning at John Sevier Middle School, and school employees served corn-dog nuggets and potato wedges to children.

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  13. Mountain States Pharmacy robbed in KingsportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | WCYB

    There has been another pharmacy robbery in our area. This time, the robber struck the Mountain States Pharmacy on E. Stone Drive in Kingsport.

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  14. Pastor Spends $60K Of Church's Money To Feed His Addiction To Gay Dating WebsitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Queerty

    Pastor Boyd Watson Holder Jr. from the Victory Apostolic Church in Kingsport, TN was arrested last week after officials from the church noticed "between $70,000 and $100,000" had mysteriously vanished from the church's bank account. The money disappeared from an account only Holder had access to.

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  15. Patricia "Patsy" Hart MarshRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Edgefield Advertiser

    ... as the first college graduate in her family. She worked at Eastman with growing responsibilities for 19 years in Kingsport and New York City, eventually becoming supervisor of secretaries in the Research Division at Kingsport. In 1977, Patsy ...

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  16. Recovering crash victim throws fundraiser to help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | WCYB

    ... played games. They raised money through raffles and donations for Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Kingsport. The center is a nonprofit corporation assisting individuals with special needs through horseback riding. "I just wanted to ...

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  17. Anointed Grace Opening for Strength for the Journey in Kingsport, TN June 27th atRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | PR Log

    FREE Event at the Renaissance Arts Center and Theatre June 27th 6-9:00 PM to Benefit Home Construction in Carrefour, Haiti PRLog - May 22, 2015 - KINGSPORT, Tenn. -- Six Oaks Ministries is pleased to announce the ladies of Anointed Grace will be opening for the Strength for the Journey event at the Renaissance Arts Center and Theatre in Kingsport, Tennessee on Saturday, June 27th 6-9:00 PM.

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  18. Anthony Joseph KaiserRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Salem News

    Anthony Joseph Kaiser, 18, of Kingsport, Tenn., passed away suddenly on May 18, 2015, with his loving family by his side. He was Catholic by faith.

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  19. Board of Ed approves school facilities studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WCYB

    The Sullivan County Board of Education is discussing the next steps it's going to take, after voting to accept the final findings of a school facilities study. Ohio-based consultant Dejong Richter collected research for the county and Kingsport City Schools to determine the best use of buildings for both districts.

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  20. Hometown Throwdown coming up in KingsportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WCYB

    This is the third year for the concert that benefits Children's Miracle Network. This year, singer and TV show host Chuck Wicks will be the headliner and, of course, Kingsport native Brinley Addington will also perform.

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