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Urban Art competition spotlights graffiti artists at the Blue Plum Festival

Urban Art competition spotlights graffiti artists at the Blue Plum Festival - VIDEO

June 5th, 2013 9:23 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The 3rd Annual Urban Art Throwdown, a competition that aims to provide a positive and legal approach to graffiti art, will kick off the first leg of the two-day event Friday from 3-8 p.m. and then will pick up again at the same time Saturday.

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Donations sought to help cat injured in Unicoi County fire

Donations sought to help cat injured in Unicoi County fire

June 5th, 2013 12:54 pm by Brad Hicks

One of the cats rescued from a Tuesday afternoon house fire in Unicoi County was injured in the blaze, and the Unicoi County Animal Shelter is seeking donations to ensure that the animal receives the treatment it needs.

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Belk to provide free mammograms in area from its Go Mobile center

Belk to provide free mammograms in area from its Go Mobile center

June 4th, 2013 4:51 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Get free breast cancer screenings in June with the Belk company's mobile mammography center.

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Summer schedule includes camp for children with hearing loss

Summer schedule includes camp for children with hearing loss

June 4th, 2013 9:35 am by Staff Reports

ELIZABETHTON — East Tennessee State University’s Nave Language Center will hold several summer camps beginning in June, including an initial, week-long camp of fun and learning designed specifically for children who have hearing loss.

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Johnson City band this mountain ready for Blue Plum

Johnson City band this mountain ready for Blue Plum

June 4th, 2013 8:50 am by Rex Barber

If you haven’t heard Johnson City-grown band this mountain, you’ll have a chance Saturday at Johnson City’s Blue Plum Festival. this mountain takes the Main Stage mid-afternoon.

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Johnson City officials ask public for help in naming new green space

Johnson City officials ask public for help in naming new green space

June 3rd, 2013 9:33 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City officials are asking citizens to help name the new public green space at the former Free Service Tire Co. site. Several community groups, including the Public Art Committee, members of the Johnson City Development Authority and city administr

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Annual golf tourney in Elizabethton to raise funds for foundation

Annual golf tourney in Elizabethton to raise funds for foundation

June 3rd, 2013 10:24 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — It’s time for the Fifth Annual Peggy Merryman Memorial Golf Tournament at the Elizabethton Golf Course.

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Pine Oaks at 50

Pine Oaks at 50

June 3rd, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

I received a note from Mike Jennings, golf professional for Pine Oaks Golf Course on Buffalo Road in Johnson City, saying, “Bob, we are celebrating our 50th anniversary this year.

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Alex Summers comments on his grandparents’ Mountcastle Hills home

June 3rd, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

I recently corresponded with John Zollicoffer concerning the article I wrote about the wedding of his parents in Johnson City in October 1934. The nuptials took place at the beautiful home of the bride’s parents, James and Alice Summers, in Mountcastle Hi

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Clinic founder believes in power of prayer

Clinic founder believes in power of prayer

June 2nd, 2013 9:32 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In 1995, Dr. George Karnes sold his home, his farm and a large dental practice in Carbondale, Ill., and moved to Tennessee on a hunch and prayer that there was something God wanted him to do in Johnson City.

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