Johnson City Press Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Tree Streets getting prepared to hold 25th annual yard sale

Tree Streets getting prepared to hold 25th annual yard sale

September 3rd, 2014 9:35 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Southside Neighborhood Organization's Tree Streets Yard Sale is set for its 25th annual run on Saturday.

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Community Outdoors
City parks and recreation seek Winged Deer Park input

City parks and recreation seek Winged Deer Park input

September 3rd, 2014 9:33 pm by Gary B. Gray

There is no lack of interest in recreational activities at Johnson City's Winged Deer Park, but there currently is no money in the bank to expand to allow for higher demand.

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Thursday's Hunger Action Day kicks off month of awareness activities

Thursday's Hunger Action Day kicks off month of awareness activities

September 3rd, 2014 12:00 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

On Friday, the food bank is encouraging everyone to join in the Feeding America's nationwide Go Orange for Hunger Relief social media campaign

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Battle of the Badges blood drive competition honors Sept. 11 first resonders

Battle of the Badges blood drive competition honors Sept. 11 first resonders

September 3rd, 2014 11:30 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Opportunities to donate blood on behalf of a local first responder units scheduled through Sept. 12

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Final design approved for new Animal Shelter

Final design approved for new Animal Shelter

September 3rd, 2014 11:25 am by Max Hrenda

To help combat the number of cats euthanized for space concerns, the new shelter will include two cat colony areas, where cats will be grouped together for public display.

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Couple buys Kingsport's State Theater, hopes to spark performing arts in downtown

Couple buys Kingsport's State Theater, hopes to spark performing arts in downtown

September 2nd, 2014 5:41 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

John and Angela Vachon, who have purchased over 20 buildings in downtown Kingsport in the past decade, confirm they purchased the theater building last month.

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Johnson Co. woman finds way to carry her husband's memory

Johnson Co. woman finds way to carry her husband's memory

September 1st, 2014 9:55 pm by John Thompson

Mary Hawkins said she wanted to tell the story of how she has preserved her memories because she knows there are many other widows that could get some ideas from what she has done.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Kay Davis celebrates spirituality at Atlantis

Meet Your Neighbor: Kay Davis celebrates spirituality at Atlantis

August 31st, 2014 9:15 pm by David Floyd

Kay Davis, the owner of Atlantis in downtown Johnson City, seeks to make her business a safe harbor for followers of many religious faiths.

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Tipton-Haynes looks for mule to kick-start Sorghum Festival

Tipton-Haynes looks for mule to kick-start Sorghum Festival

August 31st, 2014 6:42 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Tipton-Haynes Historic Site is gearing up for its annual fall activities and is in search of a very special, four-legged volunteer.

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Round 2: Press seeks public input on Community Advisory Board

Round 2: Press seeks public input on Community Advisory Board

August 30th, 2014 10:01 pm by Becky Campbell

Almost one year ago, the Johnson City Press launched a new plan to involve readers in the process of ensuring the newspaper maintains its place in their lives, even as the industry, and how news is presented, changes.

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