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5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

February 20th, 2015 9:03 am by Contributed

Six-piece rock, honky-tonk and soul group Banditos and New Orleans-based country-soul band The Deslondes will perform at The Down Home on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $16.

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Community Local News
Rocky Mount Museum to celebrate Black History Month

Rocky Mount Museum to celebrate Black History Month

February 20th, 2015 8:56 am by Contributed

In observance of Black History Month, the Langston Heritage Group will present the one-act comedy "The Slabtown District Convention" in Rocky Mount Museum's theater, 200 Hyder Hill Road, Piney Flats, on Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' inches into NPAC

'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' inches into NPAC

February 20th, 2015 8:46 am by Contributed

"The Very Hungry Caterpillar" comes to NPAC on Saturday at 11 a.m.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Canceled local entertainment shows

Canceled local entertainment shows

February 20th, 2015 8:42 am by Contributed

The Fiddlin' Carson Peters and Wolf Creek music benefit for the Jonesborough Art Initiative scheduled for Feb. 21 has been canceled due to inclement weather. A reschedule date has not been set at this time. For refunds, call the Jonesborough Visitors Cent

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Local doc urges caution before dashing through snow

Local doc urges caution before dashing through snow

February 19th, 2015 9:57 pm by Tony Casey

When many youngsters hit the snow, some end up also hitting the emergency departments of local hospitals.

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Area schools preparing for future after spending week frozen out

Area schools preparing for future after spending week frozen out

February 19th, 2015 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

After counting their lucky stars last month for a relatively mild winter, area school administrators are weathering the fourth consecutive day of classes canceled this week because of snow and cold temperatures.

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Freezer burn: Winter weather adds formidable factors for firefighters

Freezer burn: Winter weather adds formidable factors for firefighters

February 19th, 2015 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City firefighters responding to an apartment fire on Southwest Avenue Thursday morning received a huge dose of just how cold it was outside.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Sander had big games against ETSU in playing days at Chattanooga

Sander had big games against ETSU in playing days at Chattanooga

February 19th, 2015 9:34 pm by Joe Avento

Before he was running East Tennessee State's athletic department, Dick Sander was playing against it. And it was for what would turn into the Bucs' fiercest rival.

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Wintry weather shifts Meals on Wheels to park

Wintry weather shifts Meals on Wheels to park

February 19th, 2015 9:20 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The First Tennessee Human Resource Agency's delivery of Meals on Wheels to 1,000 shut-in seniors and disabled adults in eight Northeast Tennessee counties is wrestling with its own set of unique set of weather challenges.

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News Regional & National
11 weather-related deaths now confirmed in Tennessee

11 weather-related deaths now confirmed in Tennessee

February 19th, 2015 9:11 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency reported Thursday that four more people have died from hypothermia-related causes: a 64-year-old woman and 69-year-old man in Henry County, an 85-year-old man in Sequatchie County and a 44-year-old man in Roane Co

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