Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Acoustic Coffeehouse welcomes Storyteller Josh Brister for Sunday night

Acoustic Coffeehouse welcomes Storyteller Josh Brister for Sunday night

September 19th, 2014 9:26 am by Staff Reports

Mississippi storyteller Josh Brister, who currently plows his trade in Europe, is back home for a bit and is on the move. He will be performing at Acoustic Coffeehouse, 415 W. Walnut St., at 10 p.m. Sunday.

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50 years after death, Fiddlin' Charlie Bowman comes home

50 years after death, Fiddlin' Charlie Bowman comes home

September 18th, 2014 9:28 pm by Nathan Baker

A local music legend who helped shape the sound of early country music returned posthumously Thursday to the hills that birthed him and inspired some of his most memorable songs.

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Facebook campaign to fight local hunger

Facebook campaign to fight local hunger

September 18th, 2014 3:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"Your vote every day from Sept. 15 to Oct. 5 can really make a difference in the lives of hungry individuals, families, children and seniors in Northeast Tennessee," Rhonda Chafin, executive director of the regional Second Harvest Food Bank.

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One big melon: Limestone man grows 156-lb. watermelon

One big melon: Limestone man grows 156-lb. watermelon

September 17th, 2014 9:38 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In the 35 years he's been growing giant watermelons, 85-year-old Jack Snapp of Limestone has won more blue ribbons than he cares to count.

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Sycamore Shoals set for an Overmountain Weekend

Sycamore Shoals set for an Overmountain Weekend

September 17th, 2014 9:34 am by John Thompson

If it is late September, it is once again time for the Sycamore Shoals State Historic Site to celebrate the gathering of the Overmountain Men.

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Frontier Health to administer grant identifying youths at risk of addiction

Frontier Health to administer grant identifying youths at risk of addiction

September 17th, 2014 9:12 am by Becky Campbell

A local mental health facility is one of four in the state selected to administer a federal grant aimed at identifying adolescents at risk for alcohol and drug abuse.

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CASA for Kids wins $1,500 fans' choice donation

CASA for Kids wins $1,500 fans' choice donation

September 16th, 2014 6:45 pm by Staff Report

Bellafina Chocolate lovers make a difference

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$3,500 grant to help spay and neuter efforts

$3,500 grant to help spay and neuter efforts

September 16th, 2014 5:55 pm by Staff Report

The funding will not only assist with spay and neuter surgeries, it will enable the humane society to take move more high-risk animals out of the local shelter.

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Adam Stafford achieves Eagle rank

Adam Stafford achieves Eagle rank

September 16th, 2014 5:20 pm by Staff Report

For his Eagle project, Stafford led his troop and community volunteers in a restoration of a picnic pavilion at Philadelphia Cumberland Presbyterian Church that included new railings, ceiling fans and and landscaping.

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Johnson City's Flowers of Hope Program Expands to Chattanooga

Johnson City's Flowers of Hope Program Expands to Chattanooga

September 16th, 2014 3:35 pm by From staff reports

Volunteers meet every Tuesday and Friday at the Salvation Army Center of Hope on Ashe Street to create and deliver an average of 700 bouquets to people in need of a little beauty and cheer each month.

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