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Labor Day weekend laid-back holiday for locals, cookouts planned

Labor Day weekend laid-back holiday for locals, cookouts planned

August 31st, 2013 6:55 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Holiday weekends are typically jam-packed with numerous activities and plans, but many area residents agree Labor Day is one time to sit back, grab a burger or a hot dog and just relax.

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Ribbon cutting conducted for Veterans Park, Doughboy

Ribbon cutting conducted for Veterans Park, Doughboy

August 30th, 2013 9:24 pm by Tony Casey

Veterans and members of several civic groups turned out Friday afternoon for the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Veterans Plaza and the the refurbished Doughboy statue on the grounds of Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.

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Crocheted gifts donated to Niswonger Children's Hospital in honor of girl who died in July storm

Crocheted gifts donated to Niswonger Children's Hospital in honor of girl who died in July storm

August 30th, 2013 4:25 pm by Gary B. Gray

Cards attached to 28 crocheted baby blankets and booties donated to Niswonger Children’s Hospital on Friday each were decorated with a gold butterfly, the same image that adorns Shelby Ann McCamy’s tombstone.

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Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

August 30th, 2013 4:09 pm by Ron Campbell

Brie and Emma are ready adoption at the shelter.

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Crockett Pioneers to face off against Unicoi Blue Devils tonight

Crockett Pioneers to face off against Unicoi Blue Devils tonight

August 30th, 2013 1:33 pm by Staff Reports

Students, faculty and staff at David Crockett High School had many things to celebrate Friday, and part of the excitement included tonight's football game against Unicoi County High School.

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Brainpower: Local seniors test minds against each other

Brainpower: Local seniors test minds against each other

August 30th, 2013 9:41 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Two Beauties and a Beast, a razor-sharp trio representing the Erwin Seniors Center, walked away Thursday with a district title and a berth in an upcoming regional competition at the Area Agency on Aging and Disability’s first annual First District Brain G

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ETSU announces summer dean's list

ETSU announces summer dean's list

August 29th, 2013 9:53 am by Contributed — ETSU

Here you will find all the names of ETSU students who attained a GPA of at least 3.7 during the summer 2013 session.

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Johnson City Sessions box sets release, weekend celebration scheduled for October

Johnson City Sessions box sets release, weekend celebration scheduled for October

August 28th, 2013 9:28 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Holding on to the only CD box set of the 1928 and 1929 Johnson City Sessions currently in the United States, Ted Olson, said the historic collection of recordings — some of which are rumored to have inspired a folk revival generation with the unique sound

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ETSU showcase offers freebies, friendship, fun for students, staff, faculty

ETSU showcase offers freebies, friendship, fun for students, staff, faculty

August 28th, 2013 4:31 pm by Rex Barber

You never know where you’ll meet friends, but with thousands of people available and free food around, it’s likely you could make at least a new contact or two.

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Wash Co. Archivist keeping watch on county’s historical documents

Wash Co. Archivist keeping watch on county’s historical documents

August 28th, 2013 9:02 am by Gary B. Gray

In early 2012, Washington County’s first archivist, Ned Irwin, humbly made a nest in his new office at 103 W. Main St. in Jonesborough and slowly but surely began his journey to save the county’s most valuable historical documents.

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