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ETSU student leads international effort to help children impacted by Ebola

ETSU student leads international effort to help children impacted by Ebola

October 10th, 2014 9:30 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Playing to Live helps Liberian children who are sick or have been exposed to Ebola.

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Legendary Texas outlaw songwriter will be performing at The Down Home

Legendary Texas outlaw songwriter will be performing at The Down Home

October 10th, 2014 9:23 am by Contributed

Seventy-five year old legendary Texas outlaw songwriter Billy Joe Shaver will be performing at The Down Home, 300 W. Main St., Johnson City, on Sunday at 8 p.m. in promotion of his new album, "Long in the Tooth." Shaver's first studio album in six years s

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The Toby Jugg Band is coming home to Capone's

The Toby Jugg Band is coming home to Capone's

October 10th, 2014 9:19 am by Contributed

East Tennessee's "hometown heroes," The Toby Jugg Band, is finally returning to Johnson City. The Toby Jugg Band has opened for Molly Hatchet, The Johnny Van Zant Band (Lynyrd Skynyrd), 38-Special, Blue Oyster Cult, Goose Creek Symphony, Webb Wilder, Jack

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17-year-old Pakistani student and education activist becomes youngest-ever Nobel winner

17-year-old Pakistani student and education activist becomes youngest-ever Nobel winner

October 10th, 2014 9:16 am by MARK LEWIS and KARL RITTER, Associated Press

When she was a student there, Malala was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman two years ago for insisting that girls as well as boys have the right to an education.

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'A Spot on the Hill' to take place in Old Jonesborough Cemetery

'A Spot on the Hill' to take place in Old Jonesborough Cemetery

October 10th, 2014 9:13 am by Contributed

"A Spot on the Hill," an original, research-based play by Anne G'Fellers-Mason, will share the stories of the inhabitants in the Old Jonesborough Cemetery. Visit their makers and hear their tales of triumph and woe. How did these people come to Jonesborou

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An Appalachian Adaption of Strauss Masterpiece to Showcase Appalachian Culture

An Appalachian Adaption of Strauss Masterpiece to Showcase Appalachian Culture

October 10th, 2014 9:09 am by Contributed

A grandiose Appalachian shindig of deceit, infidelity and disguise is coming to the stage of the Toy F. Reid Eastman Employee Center. Johann Strauss's "Die Fledermaus: An Appalachian Party" will be held Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

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School resource officers in limbo as Unicoi Co. waits to hear from security company

School resource officers in limbo as Unicoi Co. waits to hear from security company

October 10th, 2014 9:09 am by Brad Hicks

The school system's possible utilization of guards to serve as SROs at Unicoi Elementary School and Temple Hill Elementary School was first broached during preparation for the 2014-15 budget.

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Theatre Bristol Presents George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion"

Theatre Bristol Presents George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion"

October 10th, 2014 9:05 am by Contributed

The Theatre Bristol Youth Service Board presents "Pygmalion," by George Bernard Shaw, this weekend in Theatre Bristol's ARTspace, 506 State St. TBYSB is made up of youth from the Tri-Cities who love theatre and Theatre Bristol.

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D-B denies Science Hill in district volleyball

D-B denies Science Hill in district volleyball

October 9th, 2014 10:56 pm by George Thwaites

Science Hill's volleyball team had enough firepower to upend Tennessee High in a five-game marathon in Thursday's elimination match of the District 1-AAA tournament at Viking Hall, but couldn't get past Dobyns-Bennett in the championship match.

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South rolls past North in 1-AA volleyball championship

October 9th, 2014 10:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tournament MVP Hannah Price had 13 kills and 12 digs and older sister, Haley, added nine kills and eight digs to lead the defending state champion Lady Rebels to a 3-0 win over Sullivan North in the district 1-AA volleyball championship.

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