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It's nearly shearing season at area alpaca farm

It's nearly shearing season at area alpaca farm

March 3rd, 2014 10:23 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Less than three weeks out from the start of spring, the alpacas at JoNell Farm are due for a shearing and the warmer-than-wool, softer-than-cashmere goods made from their fleece last season are priced to go.

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Entertainment
'12 Years a Slave' rises up at Academy Awards

'12 Years a Slave' rises up at Academy Awards

March 3rd, 2014 10:08 am by AP

Other big winners included 'Dallas Buyer's Club' actors Jared Leto and Matthew McConaughey.

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Columns Community Voices

Consider donating to our area's own children's hospital

March 3rd, 2014 10:05 am by Rebecca Horvath

The Niswonger Children's Hospital Radiothon will be held Monday and Tuesday. The second annual event aims to top last year's highly successful fundraiser, which raised $125,000.

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Opinion
Annexation change will negatively hurt Johnson City taxpayers

Annexation change will negatively hurt Johnson City taxpayers

March 3rd, 2014 10:01 am by Johnson City Press

Beware, Johnson City taxpayers. The state General Assembly is currently rushing to pass legislation that could ultimately result in an increase to your city property tax bill.

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Kingsport church launches website for servers to vent about 'Sunday church crowd'

Kingsport church launches website for servers to vent about 'Sunday church crowd'

March 3rd, 2014 9:47 am by Jessica Fischer, NET News Service

For the next eight weeks, restaurant servers are invited to share their horror stories about waiting on the "Sunday church crowd" on the site. Several are already posted there.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Apartment dwelling in Atlanta wasn't sophisticated or exciting

March 3rd, 2014 9:01 am by Jan Hearne

Perhaps I was being evasive but I did not make it clear in last week's column that I, like "Katie" and Troy, lived in an apartment. Not the same apartment complex - ours had fewer units, no tennis courts - but an apartment all the same.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Turn away gays' bill looks to be dead in Tennessee - for now

March 3rd, 2014 9:00 am by Robert Houk

In a column a few years ago, I noted that political pander bears are known to emerge from hibernation in election years to take on causes designed to gin up support among their base.

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Opinion
Road rules: When to honk a car horn

Road rules: When to honk a car horn

March 3rd, 2014 8:49 am by Johnson City Press

Driver Education 101: What motorists should know about when and how to sound a car horn:

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Wiffle World Series to benefit city schools

Wiffle World Series to benefit city schools

March 2nd, 2014 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Schools Foundation is partnering with the Positive Approach Group to host the city's first Northeast Tennessee Wiffle World Series.

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Though part of Gap Creek construction concludes, TDOT says more work to be done

Though part of Gap Creek construction concludes, TDOT says more work to be done

March 2nd, 2014 9:17 pm by John Thompson

Work is continuing on the Gap Creek Highway project, which celebrated a milestone in January with one section, from Tenn. Highway 361 to Tester Road, opened on schedule. The project still has a year to go before it is completed, according to Mark Nagi, co

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