Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
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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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Second Annual Festival of Tables Benefits Salvation Army

Second Annual Festival of Tables Benefits Salvation Army

September 16th, 2014 3:10 pm by Contributed By Pam Blair

To help raise funds for local Salvation Army services, area businesses, civic organizations and individuals designed themed tables with towering centerpieces representing their professions and passions.

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CASA golf tournament raises $20,000

CASA golf tournament raises $20,000

September 16th, 2014 1:30 pm by From staff reports

The funds could not have been raised without the assistance of community supporters including more than 100 golfers who played in tournament Aug. 18 at the Johnson City Country Club, tournament sponsor Niswonger Children's Hospital and man

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Meet Your Neighbors: Jonesborough artist uses a different kind of canvas

Meet Your Neighbors: Jonesborough artist uses a different kind of canvas

September 15th, 2014 11:03 am by Tony Casey

She doesn't focus her talents on taking photographs, constructing sculptures or even painting landscapes on traditional canvases.

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