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Chop House continues tradition of Southern Hospitality

August 2nd, 2013 11:36 am by Staff Report

This year’s Kingsport Fun Fest was both fun and festive for the members of the dine-around bunch. Lots of fun, lots of things to do and of course, lots of things to taste. The shank end of our day, however, found us wanting something more substantial than

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First Friday to feature local band, Science Hill mega reunion

First Friday to feature local band, Science Hill mega reunion

August 2nd, 2013 12:01 am by Jennifer Sprouse

As merchants and restaurant owners open their doors for locals during this month's First Friday events, some attendees will be reuniting with old classmates and friends from their high school days.

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Greenspace along State of Franklin Road to remain Founder's Park

Greenspace along State of Franklin Road to remain Founder's Park

August 1st, 2013 10:39 pm by Gary B. Gray

Founder’s Park by any other name just wouldn’t do on Thursday when city commissioners voted unanimously to christen the $2.8 million, 5-acre greenspace along State of Franklin Road — Founder’s Park.

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Traffic concerns idle $20M development at Sunset/State of Franklin

Traffic concerns idle $20M development at Sunset/State of Franklin

August 1st, 2013 10:15 pm by Gary B. Gray

Traffic, and all the potential problems linked with high vehicles counts and crowded streets, became the main focus at Thursday’s City Commission meeting when a second reading to rezone a 29-acre parcel off North State of Franklin Road to accommodate a $2

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A summer tradition: Lemonade stand

August 1st, 2013 1:56 pm by Sam Watson

A sunny afternoon in east Johnson City was the perfect opportunity for a little roadside enterprise.

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What should Johnson City call its new park?

What should Johnson City call its new park?

August 1st, 2013 8:40 am by Staff Report

The time has come for City Commissioners to choose a permanent name for the 5-acre downtown greenspace that most have known as Founder’s Park.

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Young children learn about emergency services during Transportation Day event in Johnson City

Young children learn about emergency services during Transportation Day event in Johnson City

July 31st, 2013 4:07 pm by Rex Barber

This past month, Cassidy Wilbanks, an early interventionist with Physical Therapy Services with Tennessee’s Early Intervention System, and others in that office have been educating young children on everything regarding the road, transportation and emerge

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Bluegrass Half Marathon to benefit Niswonger Children's Hospital

Bluegrass Half Marathon to benefit Niswonger Children's Hospital

July 30th, 2013 9:35 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson City’s popular Bluegrass Half Marathon is set to run Sept. 22 and, for the first time this year, all proceeds from the music laden road race will go to Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

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Rails-to-Trails Task Force sets pace for new 10-mile recreational trail between Johnson City, Elizabethton

Rails-to-Trails Task Force sets pace for new 10-mile recreational trail between Johnson City, Elizabethton

July 30th, 2013 11:50 am by Gary B. Gray

The Rails-to-Trails Task Force has taken its assignment very seriously and has been hard at work to reshape a 10-mile section of the old Tweetsie Railroad System into a biking, hiking and recreational reality.

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Women coal miners to gather in Jonesborough this weekend Archives of Appalachia to document their stories

Women coal miners to gather in Jonesborough this weekend Archives of Appalachia to document their stories

July 30th, 2013 9:58 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Women coal miners from across the United States, Canada and England will gather in Jonesborough this weekend for a reunion at which their stories will be documented by the Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University.

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