Johnson City Press Sunday, September 21, 2014
Community Local News Local Entertainment
Stage set for 41st annual Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough

Stage set for 41st annual Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough

September 8th, 2013 8:07 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The 41st annual National Storytelling Festival is set to run Oct. 4-6 in downtown Jonesborough.

Comments
Community Local News
Church sponsors Sept. 14 fair promoting emergency readiness

Church sponsors Sept. 14 fair promoting emergency readiness

September 8th, 2013 8:05 pm by Tony Casey

It was Eleanor Roosevelt who said, “it takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” A plan is exactly what those involved with University Parkway Baptist Church’s Emergency Preparedness Fair, on Sept. 14 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., are promoting.

Comments
Community Local News
The Tree Streets Yard Sale thriving as late-summer regional attraction

The Tree Streets Yard Sale thriving as late-summer regional attraction

September 7th, 2013 10:12 pm by Tony Casey

It’s all good in the Tree Streets of Johnson City.

Comments
Community Local News Local Entertainment
Dragon boats, competitors hit Boone Lake for a cause

Dragon boats, competitors hit Boone Lake for a cause

September 7th, 2013 9:52 pm by Tony Casey

Forty-two teams entered the Dragon Boat Festival race on Boone Lake at Winged Deer Park. But only one team left as the champion.

Comments
Community Local News
New Seniors Center plans redrawn to fit budget

New Seniors Center plans redrawn to fit budget

September 7th, 2013 7:39 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The town of Jonesborough has developed a scaled-back, “value-engineered” design for its new Seniors Center since bids on the building came in more than $2 million over the project’s $2.3 million budget.

Comments
Community Local News Local Entertainment
Showcase to give local musicians shot at contract

Showcase to give local musicians shot at contract

September 7th, 2013 7:36 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Local bands with big-time aspirations could land a recording contract with a Nashville record label next month during a music showcase to be conducted by Big Time Talent Booking Agency in Kingsport.

Comments
Community Local News
WCSD captain set to receive state award for school safety program

WCSD captain set to receive state award for school safety program

September 6th, 2013 8:14 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County sheriff’s administrator will receive a state award for implementing a school safety training program for local teachers.

Comments
Community Photos Local News
Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

September 6th, 2013 5:04 pm by Staff Report

Tink is a 3 year old Boxer looking for a home.

Comments
Entertainment Community Local News Local Entertainment
First Friday to be a Hands On! celebration

First Friday to be a Hands On! celebration

September 6th, 2013 9:48 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Tonight’s First Friday celebration in downtown Johnson City will be highlighted by a celebration to mark the 26th anniversary of Hands On! Regional Children’s Museum.

Comments
News Community Photos Local News
24th annual Tree Streets event  to help provide scholarship funds

24th annual Tree Streets event to help provide scholarship funds

September 5th, 2013 10:05 pm by Rex Barber

Lynnea Hunter and other members of the local chapter of the Philanthropic Education Organization Sisterhood prepared for the annual Tree Streets Yard Sale Thursday morning.

Comments