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Three Washington County teachers honored with TDOE Teacher of the Year awards

Three Washington County teachers honored with TDOE Teacher of the Year awards

October 4th, 2013 2:48 pm by Staff Reports

The Tennessee Department of Education recently announced its Teacher of the Year awards, in a program to recognize outstanding teachers and promote appreciation of teachers in Tennessee schools.

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Donor to match up to $10,000 in gifts to new One Acre Cafe in Johnson City

Donor to match up to $10,000 in gifts to new One Acre Cafe in Johnson City

October 2nd, 2013 11:52 am by Sue Guinn Legg

One Acre Cafe, the nonprofit restaurant that will allow everyone to eat regardless of their ability to pay, has received a $10,000 “match-gift challenge” from an anonymous donor.

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Johnson City kicks off ‘Can the Grease’ campaign

Johnson City kicks off ‘Can the Grease’ campaign

October 1st, 2013 8:22 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City’s “Can the Grease” campaign kicked off Tuesday to raise public awareness about disposing of fats, oils and grease in a way that makes things easier on your household plumbing and improves flow through the city’s sewer collection system.

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2013 Johnson City Press Reader's Choice Best of the Best Awards Banquet

October 1st, 2013 1:33 pm by Staff Report

See photo's of the 2013 Johnson City Press Reader's Choice Award Winners in attendance at the 1st Annual Reader's Choice Best of the Best Awards Banquet.

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Stars align for this weekend's 41st annual International Storytelling Festival

Stars align for this weekend's 41st annual International Storytelling Festival

September 30th, 2013 9:34 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The tents are up. The lights are going in. The staging is being assembled and all over Jonesborough preparations are in full swing for this weekend’s 41st annual International Storytelling Festival.

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New storytelling partnership for peace

New storytelling partnership for peace

September 30th, 2013 8:17 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough has entered a creative new partnership with the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation that invites storytellers of all ilks to use their art to promote world peace.

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Community
Hints of fall

Hints of fall

September 30th, 2013 9:08 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Even though the fall season made its annual debut just days ago, little hints of color have already been spotted popping up on local leaves.

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Community Heritage
National Home for Disabled Veterans was finest in the world

National Home for Disabled Veterans was finest in the world

September 30th, 2013 8:43 am by Bob Cox

In 1903, it was deemed to be the supreme Soldiers’ Home in the country. The National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, located near Johnson City in East Tennessee, was only a short journey over the mountains from Asheville, N.C., site of Vanderbilt’s

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Majestic Theatre Wurlitzer pipe organ had quite a debut in 1926

Majestic Theatre Wurlitzer pipe organ had quite a debut in 1926

September 30th, 2013 8:40 am by Bob Cox

Today’s column deals with the stirring news of the grand opening in June 1926 of the Majestic Theatre’s new $20,000 Wurlitzer pipe organ.

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