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Local business brightens season for nursing home residents

Local business brightens season for nursing home residents

December 23rd, 2013 7:00 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While multiple agencies and area churches focus on making sure kids have presents to open Christmas morning, one local business’ employees have taken it upon themselves to ensure that elderly people in need will also have gifts this holiday season.

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Making Gingerbread Houses

December 22nd, 2013 11:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Gingerbread Workshop Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Gingerbread Workshop at Memorial Park Community Center

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Rain closes Speedway in Lights Sunday night

Rain closes Speedway in Lights Sunday night

December 22nd, 2013 5:57 pm by Staff Reports

Due to heavy rains in the region, Bristol Motor Speedway has closed the Speedway in Lights attraction Sunday night.

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Castillo stepping down from WCEDC position

Castillo stepping down from WCEDC position

December 22nd, 2013 3:11 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Economic Development Council has lost its fourth higher-level employee this year now that Shannon Castillo, the organization’s Director of Redevelopment, left her position with the council Thursday.

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Program makes kids’ day special

Program makes kids’ day special

December 22nd, 2013 2:13 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Regardless of whether they were munching on pizza, playing around in the gym or creating their own works of art, one group of kids was full of smiles and laughter Saturday afternoon as they participated in the Special Day for Special Kids event at the Mem

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Christmas in Jonesborough

December 22nd, 2013 8:30 am by Dave Boyd

Christmas in Jonesborough Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press

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Grief can make holiday difficult with added pressure

Grief can make holiday difficult with added pressure

December 21st, 2013 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

It’s the holidays, the season of good cheer, glad tidings, merriment, home, family, tradition, peace, hope, joy and love. Good grief, that’s a lot of pressure.

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United Way seeking to raise $189K in 12 days

United Way seeking to raise $189K in 12 days

December 21st, 2013 9:07 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Last week, the United Way of Washington County reported total donations of $1.51 million pledged toward its $1.7 million fundraising campaign for 2013. On Friday, the agency kicked off an 11th-hour campaign initiative titled “Twelve Days of Caring” aimed

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Out & About: 5 Things to do this weekend

Out & About: 5 Things to do this weekend

December 21st, 2013 11:22 am by Staff Reports

Here are five local things to check out this weekend:

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One Acre Cafe: Cheerful, clean and pleasant

One Acre Cafe: Cheerful, clean and pleasant

December 21st, 2013 11:16 am by Mystery Diner

Let me tell you about a new restaurant that has recently become part of Johnson City’s Tree Streets Neighborhood, just in time for the holidays. One Acre Café has set up shop at the corner of West Walnut Street and Southwest Avenue.

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