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A plethora of holiday events begins this weekend in the Tri-Cities

A plethora of holiday events begins this weekend in the Tri-Cities

December 5th, 2014 9:13 am by Contributed to the Press

Jonesborough Repertory Theatre will present "A Christmas Story" in evening and matinee performances through Dec. 20. See JRT's telling of the classic holiday story of Ralphie Parker and his quest for a Red Ryder BB gun. Tickets are $15, $13 for students a

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Local Entertainment
Father of modern jazz trombone' to headline ETSU's Fall Jazz at the Culp

Father of modern jazz trombone' to headline ETSU's Fall Jazz at the Culp

December 5th, 2014 9:07 am by Contributed to the Press

"Bone Voyage" is the theme of the 2014 Fall Jazz at the Culp Concert at East Tennessee State University featuring internationally known trombonist Bill Watrous, along with The Jazz Doctors and the ETSU Jazz Ensemble.

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News Regional & National
US adds 321,000 jobs, jobless rate stays 5.8 pct.

US adds 321,000 jobs, jobless rate stays 5.8 pct.

December 5th, 2014 8:44 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers hired at the strongest pace in nearly three years in November, adding 321,000 jobs, the latest sign the United States is outperforming other major economies by growing steadily and generating consistently healthy job gains.

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Sports High schools
Patriots gain sweep of Longhorns

Patriots gain sweep of Longhorns

December 4th, 2014 10:46 pm by Ivan Sanders

Sullivan East turned a close three-point halftime advantage into a runaway in the second half to win 71-53 Thursday over Johnson County.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs enjoying having a ball at 'Threedom Hall'

Bucs enjoying having a ball at 'Threedom Hall'

December 4th, 2014 10:42 pm by Joe Avento

How kind has Freedom Hall been to the East Tennessee State basketball team? Not only are the Bucs undefeated in three games in their new home, they've averaged almost 102 points there.

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Sports Milligan Sports
Buffs hope to keep hot start going

Buffs hope to keep hot start going

December 4th, 2014 10:40 pm by Trey Williams

December rolled in like March Madness for the Milligan men's basketball team. Coach Bill Robinson's Buffaloes upset No. 16 Union on the road on Monday, only to suffer a cold-shooting overtime home loss to Truett-McConnell two nights later.

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City Commission OKs rezoning for Housing Authority expansion

City Commission OKs rezoning for Housing Authority expansion

December 4th, 2014 10:19 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners on Thursday approved a first reading to rezone 30.5 acres along West Market Street to accommodate an expansion of Johnson City Housing Authority's Keystone Community housing units with a new 168-unit, multi-family development.

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Elizabethton planners vote against expanding Historic District

Elizabethton planners vote against expanding Historic District

December 4th, 2014 10:07 pm by John Thompson

Plans to expand the Downtown Historic District was defeated by a 4-2 vote in the Elizabethton Planning Commission on Thursday night. Chairman Paul Bellamy, and Commissioners Dena Bass, Bill Carter, Vickie Manuel voted to defeat expansion. Commissioners Ro

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Kid-ding around: Jonesborough residents debate degree of children's involvement in proposed park

Kid-ding around: Jonesborough residents debate degree of children's involvement in proposed park

December 4th, 2014 9:49 pm by Max Hrenda

After the community was invited to offer their input toward the construction of a new public park inside the town of Jonesborough, the discussion turned to who should - and should not - be encouraged to use it.

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Law school: Union president says Washington County teachers denied legal counsel during meetings

Law school: Union president says Washington County teachers denied legal counsel during meetings

December 4th, 2014 9:42 pm by Nathan Baker

A Washington County teachers' union president turned the district's board of education meeting space into a classroom Thursday night with some stern words and a handout outlining the importance of allowing employees proper representation during administra

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