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Digging into history: Local students help uncover ancient mosaic in Israel

Digging into history: Local students help uncover ancient mosaic in Israel

August 3rd, 2013 8:09 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Four Wofford College students participated in an archaeological dig in Israel this summer, where Palmer Cantler, of Johnson City and Ethan Todd, of Kingsport, helped unearth an ancient mosaic.

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Umoja Festival to host musical entertainment, vendors in downtown Johnson City this weekend

Umoja Festival to host musical entertainment, vendors in downtown Johnson City this weekend

August 3rd, 2013 8:07 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The 17th annual Umoja Festival will be held Friday and Saturday in downtown Johnson City.

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Farmers market site for downtown Johnson City approved, design still in works

Farmers market site for downtown Johnson City approved, design still in works

August 2nd, 2013 9:53 pm by Gary B. Gray

The City Commission voted Thursday to make the new downtown farmers market site official and to cap the project’s cost at between $1.5 million and $2 million.

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Flood victim gets new home one year later

Flood victim gets new home one year later

August 2nd, 2013 9:50 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

One year after floodwaters destroyed her home of 70 years, 89-year-old Annabelle King of Cash Hollow was presented the keys to a newly constructed house Friday, one of 22 new homes built through the Washington County New Build project launched by Johnson

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Love Chapel Elementary to delay opening for first school day

Love Chapel Elementary to delay opening for first school day

August 2nd, 2013 2:50 pm by Staff Reports

Director of Schools Denise Brown announced Friday that Love Chapel Elementary School will be delayed in opening for their first day of school because of the amount of rain over the last two months.

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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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