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United Way closes campaign short of goal

United Way closes campaign short of goal

January 3rd, 2014 9:06 am by Sue Guinn Legg

While the campaign is over, contributions are still being turned in and leaders are optimistic about reaching the $1.7M goal by Jan. 17.

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Sailboaters to chill out at 14th Frostbite Race

Sailboaters to chill out at 14th Frostbite Race

December 31st, 2013 10:38 am by John Thompson

Those intrepid sailors from the Watauga Lake Sailing Club will once again celebrate the new year by braving the elements and cold water as they prove their mettle in the 14th Annual Frostbite Race.

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‘Old Christmas’ set to start Saturday at Sycamore Shoals

‘Old Christmas’ set to start Saturday at Sycamore Shoals

December 31st, 2013 10:30 am by John Thompson

It may be New Year’s in the rest of the Tri-Cities, but Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area has always been a refuge for the past. So it’s not surprising that this weekend, the park is celebrating “Old Christmas” at Fort Watauga.

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Local organ donor to be honored at Rose Parade

Local organ donor to be honored at Rose Parade

December 30th, 2013 9:24 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Each New Year’s Day, Donate Life America honors organ donors across the country with a Rose Parade float that bears the floral portraits of donors who have died, transplant recipients who ride along beneath their portraits and living donors and family mem

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Nonprofit that helps children needing specialized care holding fundraiser

Nonprofit that helps children needing specialized care holding fundraiser

December 29th, 2013 9:12 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Kari’s Heart Foundation, the Johnson City-based nonprofit group that helps families across the region with children in need of specialized care at hospitals far from home, will host its biggest fundraiser of the year New Year’s Eve at Carnegie Hotel.

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91-year-old Beda Dick ‘stays on the fly’

91-year-old Beda Dick ‘stays on the fly’

December 29th, 2013 9:04 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

At age 91-year-old Beda Addy Dick holds the distinction of being both the oldest member of the Johnson City Salvation Army Corps and its church piano player of the past 17 years.

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Habitat For Humanity Home

December 29th, 2013 8:30 am by Dave Boyd

Habitat House Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press

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THP to be out in full force for checkpoints

THP to be out in full force for checkpoints

December 28th, 2013 9:11 am by Tony Casey

In an effort to cut down on statewide drinking and driving, the Tennessee Highway Patrol is conducting “no refusal” enforcement in the days surrounding the New Year’s holiday.

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Christmas trees recycled for fish habitats in local TreeCycle program

Christmas trees recycled for fish habitats in local TreeCycle program

December 26th, 2013 9:17 pm by Gary B. Gray

You selected it. You somehow got it through your front door. You placed it. You decorated and admired it. But at some point, you’ll have to get rid of it.

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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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