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The fair swings into action

The fair swings into action

August 19th, 2013 8:47 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While there were still a few more hours before Easton Corbin was set to perform on the Main Stage and before the next Miss Appalachian Fair was to be selected and crowned, there were plenty of things to keep the growing crowd at the 87th Appalachian Fair

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Meet Your Neighbors: CASA director grateful for family’s support

Meet Your Neighbors: CASA director grateful for family’s support premium content

August 19th, 2013 2:12 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Leslie Dalton, executive director of the local Court Appointed Special Advocates program for abused and neglected children, spent most of her own childhood in Germany.

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Clever outlaw with city connections had crime spree in 1917

Clever outlaw with city connections had crime spree in 1917

August 19th, 2013 12:05 pm by Bob Cox

Walter Blevins, alias Walter Curtis, alias Walter Dean, a criminal with Johnson City connections in 1917, rivaled the exploits of Jesse James with his attention-grabbing experiences and daring adventures.

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Documenting Maple lawn

Documenting Maple lawn

August 19th, 2013 11:54 am by Becky Campbell

Burials at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Jonesborough began when Mary Smith died in 1890, and while her tombstone is still in good shape and the writing legible, many in the 123-year-old resting place are not.

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It takes a village: Dozens hard at work to make Fair fantastic

It takes a village: Dozens hard at work to make Fair fantastic

August 17th, 2013 10:21 pm by Tony Casey

As soon as you make the turn onto Gray Station Road, two things become quite apparent: a Ferris wheel on the horizon and your nostrils filled with the smell of that food you can only find at the fair.

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Clydesdales in area for race week set to gallop their stuff

Clydesdales in area for race week set to gallop their stuff

August 17th, 2013 10:21 pm by Tony Casey

The Budweiser Clydesdales are once again hitching up their red wagon during race week at the Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Appalachian Fair pageant mixes tradition with life skills

Appalachian Fair pageant mixes tradition with life skills

August 17th, 2013 10:02 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The Fairest of the Fair pageant at the Appalachian Fair may keep with the tradition of evening gowns and tiaras, but it’s also about teaching young women important life skills.

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Jonesborough landmark Five Points coming down

Jonesborough landmark Five Points coming down

August 16th, 2013 9:36 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

On Thursday, contractors for the state Department of Transportation began the building’s demolition, making way for a new roundabout traffic circle planned to reduce the high number of accidents with injuries at the notoriously dangerous intersection.

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Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

August 16th, 2013 4:38 pm by Staff Report

Tripp is an adult male Red Heeler.

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