Johnson City Press Friday, December 19, 2014
Community Education
Dozens of kids come out to Carver to learn about MLK

Dozens of kids come out to Carver to learn about MLK

January 20th, 2014 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

While some kids may have spent the day off from school playing video games, a few dozen in Johnson City were celebrating the reason they were out of class Monday.

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Entertainment Community
Pizza N Gyro repeats as champs of Pie Wars; Fox’s finishes second

Pizza N Gyro repeats as champs of Pie Wars; Fox’s finishes second

January 20th, 2014 9:54 pm by Tony Casey

Pizza N Gyro repeated as Pie Wars champions Sunday night, the first back-to-back champ in four years of the event’s existence.

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Community Heritage
Pinnacle view

Pinnacle view

January 20th, 2014 10:34 am by Brad Hicks

Many now make the ascent up the nearly 5-mile Pinnacle Fire Tower Trail in Unicoi to reach the tower atop Buffalo Mountain to take in the scenic views of the surrounding area. But for Erwin resident Fred Hardin and others like him, taking in the view was

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Community Columns Heritage
Original Carter Family: The pride of Maces County

Original Carter Family: The pride of Maces County

January 20th, 2014 10:30 am by Bob Cox

The Original Carter Family, who resided in Maces Springs in the nearby Clinch Mountains, became a legend in the early country music field.

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Entertainment Community Local Entertainment
Community theaters to begin new year of plays

Community theaters to begin new year of plays

January 20th, 2014 10:12 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Exciting performances from local theaters.

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Entertainment Community Local Entertainment
Action! Barter Theatre sets stage for 2014 season

Action! Barter Theatre sets stage for 2014 season

January 20th, 2014 10:06 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Flying monkeys, The Man in Black and a flower girl turned lady are just a few of the characters to be featured in productions at Barter Theatre in the 2014 season.

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News Community Local News
Pie Wars 4 competition heats up downtown Johnson City

Pie Wars 4 competition heats up downtown Johnson City

January 19th, 2014 10:20 pm by Tony Casey

War is Hell. Unless that war is a contest between local pizzerias to see which has the tastiest pies, then that war is a lot like paradise.

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News Community Local News Education
Local teachers explain MLK importance to students

Local teachers explain MLK importance to students

January 19th, 2014 8:47 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Kids across the country may see today as just another day out of school, but teachers in Johnson City Schools are doing their part to educate local youths on what Martin Luther King Jr. Day is really about and the man was who behind the famous “I Have a D

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Community
Girl Scouts learn skills through sale of sweet treats

Girl Scouts learn skills through sale of sweet treats

January 19th, 2014 2:42 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The girls of the local Southern Appalachian Council of Girl Scouts have launched their annual cookie sale and are once again out spreading sweetness as they learn to do business.

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Community Local News
Local preteen's impact felt through past actions and words

Local preteen's impact felt through past actions and words

January 18th, 2014 9:17 pm by Becky Campbell

In some ironic way, a 12-year-old’s dream to travel the world doing mission work has materialized with her death, and though Tim and Ellen miss their youngest child terribly, they can see the impact she’s made around the globe.

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