With the second annual Erwin Elephant Revival officially underway and elephants literally the talk town, a Tuesday visit by Carol Bradley, an advocate for captive animals and author of the book “Last Chain on Billie” was most timely.
KINGSPORT — A country breakfast and bake sale will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23, at Eastern Star Free Will Baptist Church, 153 Eastern Star Ext., from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Traffic may be disrupted at times this week due to projects being undertaken by the Johnson City Public Works Department and Water and Sewer Services. Those projects include:
Registration for the Johnson City Press Christmas Box distribution of large holiday food boxes for low-income families and grocery shopping gift certificates for seniors and small households of one or two people will be conducted early next month in conjunction with signup for Salvation Army Angel Tree gifts for children.
Good Samaritan Ministries will host its quarterly Community Birthday Party Saturday, Sept. 16.
The Second annual Erwin Elephant Revival will get underway this weekend with the kickoff of a townwide scavenger hunt to run through next week.
Recognition was the key word Thursday for Johnson City Parks and Recreation.
WETS-FM, the listener supported public radio station at East Tennessee State University, kicked off its biannual fundraising drive last week with requests for online donations at WETS.org before opening its phone bank for call-in contributions at 888-895-9387 (WETS) on Saturday.
Gray United Methodist Church will host its Second Annual Hope to Walk Dinner Auction Friday evening, Sept. 15. Proceeds will go to the grassroots Hope to Walk mission to provide affordable prosthetic legs to amputees in developing countries.
Carver Recreation Center has rescheduled its free Blue & Gold to Maroon & Gold community cookout due to 70 percent chance of rain the forecast for Thursday. The Langston and Science Hill High School Wall of Fame diner for inductees and members of Science Hill High School football team will be held as planned on Thursday.