Johnson City Press Monday, November 24, 2014
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Dance Society kicks off ninth year with contra dance

Dance Society kicks off ninth year with contra dance

January 3rd, 2014 10:47 am by Contributed to the Press

The Historic Jonesborough Dance Society opens its ninth year with a contra dance on Saturday, Jan. 4.

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Paragon Diner serves up comfort food with a Mediterranean touch

Paragon Diner serves up comfort food with a Mediterranean touch

January 3rd, 2014 10:43 am by Mystery Diner

It is always a good thing to welcome a new restaurant to Johnson City, especially if it is owned and run by a family who are savvy enough to challenge the chain restaurants at their own game and win. Such is the case of Paragon Diner, a new neighbor from

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Award-winning Dailey & Vincent brings tour to Bristol

Award-winning Dailey & Vincent brings tour to Bristol

January 3rd, 2014 10:42 am by Contributed to the Press

Dailey & Vincent is one of the top bluegrass bands in America. The duo will be performing at the Paramount Center for the Arts, 518 State St., Bristol, on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are expected to sell out.

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Out & About: 5 Things to do this weekend

Out & About: 5 Things to do this weekend

January 3rd, 2014 10:38 am by Staff Reports

Here are five things to do this weekend:

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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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