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Donald Richard White

KINGSPORT - Donald Richard White of Kingsport, Tennessee, died June 8, 2021, after a heart attack. He was 82. Don was born April 21, 1939, in Los Angeles, California, and lived in the state until relocating to Wheaton, Illinois, in 2007 and Kingsport in 2014. Prior to the COVID pandemic,...
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Jenkins High School names new head basketball coach

JENKINS, Ky. (WYMT) - Winston Lee has been named the new head basketball coach of the Cavaliers. Lee spent four seasons as head coach at Letcher Central, with an overall record of 45-64. The Cavaliers finished 2-16 in the 2020-21 season.
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John Dennis Hood

BIG STONE GAP, VA - John Dennis Hood, age 73 of Big Stone Gap, VA., died Sunday evening June 6, 2021 at Johnson City Medical Center, after he sustained injuries in a single vehicle accident, in Big Stone Gap. Dennis was a 1966 graduate of Powell Valley High School, where...
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Castlewood, Thomas Walker take Cumberland track titles

COEBURN — Trophies and regional qualifying spots were up for grabs in Saturday’s Cumberland District outdoor track and field championships at the Eastside track. The top four finishers in each individual event and the top three relays team clinched a berth in next week’s regional meet. And with no state...
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Jacob Durham

Jacob Thomas Durham, age 20, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Born in Kingsport, Tennessee, he has lived in this area all of his life. He was a graduate of Sullivan South High School. Jacob enjoyed playing basketball, hiking, listening to music, playing video games and hanging out with his friends. He attended Apostolic Church of the Lord Jesus Christ.
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Howard “Mooneye” Frazier

“When the great scorer comes to write against your name, he writes not whether you won or lost, but how you played game”. Grantland Rice. Howard “Mooneye” Eugene Frazier, 87, passed away on June 2, 2021. Left to mourn his loss are his daughter Chandria (Howard) Hamilton; two beloved grandchildren,...
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Race Notes: Avery finds a way to get it done at Bristol Dragway

Danny Avery Jr. didn’t let a little thing like a broken transmission in his race car slow him down Sunday at the DER Bracket Series race at Bristol Dragway. With his green Camaro needing repair, Kentucky racer Tyler Deskins let Avery borrow his blue Nova to stay near the top of the Pro class standings. Avery won elimination rounds to keep his high standing in the points.
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Patricia “Pat” Ward Smith

KINGSPORT - Patricia “Pat” Ward Smith, 73, of Kingsport, went to be with the Lord Friday, May 28, 2021, at Holston Valley Medical Center. Pat was born March 8, 1948, in Kingsport, TN to the late Emmett and Stella Ward. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister...
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Upcoming Events as of May 25

The Upcoming Events list is a public service of the Times News. Email, fax listing information to (423) 392-1385 or contact the Sports Department evenings at (423) 392-1323 or 1-800-251-0328, ext. 4323. Include sport, dates, deadlines, location and contact information. Basketball. CAMPS. • MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS Individual Camp, for...

WATCH NOW: Thompson Award Finalist: Lauren Ross, Volunteer

CHURCH HILL, Tenn. – When Lauren Ross was in middle school and a group project would require writing of some sort, the eyes of those in the small gathering would immediately glance her way. “Lauren,” the classmates inevitably begged. “Can you write a story for us?”. A task that many...

WATCH NOW: Thompson Award Finalist: Nick Raymond, Eastside

COEBURN, Va. – Members of the Eastside Spartans baseball team were gathered in the dugout last spring at Tracy Stallard Field in Coeburn when they heard a jaw-dropping message from head coach Chris Clay. “I remember everything about that day,” Eastside senior Nick Raymond said. “When Coach Clay said the...
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Reginald “Reggie” Claude Moody

Reginald “Reggie” Claude Moody, age 73, passed away Thursday, May 13, 2021 after a long battle with illness. Reggie was born in Kingsport, Tennessee on June 13, 1947 to Claude and Louise Harr Moody. Reggie served in the United States Army from 1970-73. Once he returned from his tour of...
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James Edward (Jim Ed) Martin

James Edward (Jim Ed) Martin, age 43, passed away quietly at his parent’s residence on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. He was born in Kingsport, TN on November 13, 1977 to Gary and Yvette Martin. Jim was a graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School where he was a member of the basketball team and a graduate of ETSU. He was a member of Glen Alpine United Methodist Church.
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Boone boys, D-B girls score early wins at Watauga Orthopaedics/Times News Relays

KINGSPORT — Daniel Boone boys and Dobyns-Bennett girls teams each won the 3,200-meter relay to open the 41st annualWatauga Orthopaedics/Times News Relays at Crowe-Coughenour track on Friday. The Trailblazers’ team — consisting of Evan Bruce, Luke Mussard, Carson Sells and Connor Wingfield — ran 8:10.55 to easily outdistance the Science...