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Jonesborough Days kicks off Friday night

Jonesborough Days kicks off Friday night

July 4th, 2013 9:01 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The annual Jonesborough Days celebration will get under way Friday night with a kickoff dinner from 5 to 7 at International Storytelling Center and a full night of live music on the main stage at the Washington County Courthouse, locally brewed beverages

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Minister’s visit to help connect Johnson City, Liberian churches

Minister’s visit to help connect Johnson City, Liberian churches

July 4th, 2013 2:21 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

In celebration of the accomplishments of two former slaves, both of whom were founding fathers of Baptist congregations, a local church has plans to follow in the footsteps of one of the founders while creating permanent connections to a church in Liberia

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Blood drive to honor avid donor Hankal, killed by alleged drunken driver

Blood drive to honor avid donor Hankal, killed by alleged drunken driver

July 3rd, 2013 10:07 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Brittany Jo Hankal began donating blood to the American Red Cross at age 16 and was among the students who helped David Crockett High School become one of the region’s strongest supporters of Red Cross Blood Services.

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Getting ready to light the fuse: Johnson City fireworks show set up, ready

Getting ready to light the fuse: Johnson City fireworks show set up, ready

July 3rd, 2013 12:09 pm by Gary B. Gray

Lafollete-based Pyro Shows workers on Tuesday began setting up what will be a 20-minute Fourth of July eye-dazzler by securing about 300 “racks” containing 4- and 5-inch shells that will light up the Thursday night sky during the annual fireworks show on

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'Irish Brigade' member McCormack retires from 30-year career with Johnson City Fire Department

'Irish Brigade' member McCormack retires from 30-year career with Johnson City Fire Department

July 1st, 2013 10:07 pm by Becky Campbell

Tom McCormack is a man on the run — literally — and even though he retired Friday from a 30-year career at the Johnson City Fire Department, he has no plans to slow down.

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ETSU Olympic Day 2013

July 1st, 2013 9:23 pm by Tony Duncan

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Tennessee Hotelmen’s Association was guest of city in 1928

July 1st, 2013 10:33 am by Bob Cox

In fall 1928, the Tennessee Hotelmen’s Association held a two-day conference in Johnson City at the downtown John Sevier Hotel.

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VA museum a medical marvel

VA museum a medical marvel

July 1st, 2013 10:22 am by Jennifer Sprouse

The Museum at Mountain Home, which started around 1977 as books and journals were being collected for the James H. Quillen College of Medicine Library

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Following his passion

Following his passion

July 1st, 2013 9:59 am by Sydney Franklin

For the last eight years, 64-year-old Johnson City illustrator and designer Joseph Sorah has been doing everything in his power to ensure that his future lines up with his lifelong goals.

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Habitat family gains a sense of pride with new home

Habitat family gains a sense of pride with new home - VIDEO

June 30th, 2013 8:56 pm by Kayla Carter

Planning for the project began in March and the foundation laid April 24, but as of Sunday, Simone Andrist and her two children, 14-year-old Austin and 13-year-old Amber, received the keys to their new East Holston Avenue home.

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