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Bristol’s King College offered special school for soldiers

Bristol’s King College offered special school for soldiers

August 26th, 2013 3:30 pm by Bob Cox

It was August 1918, and the world was at war. If the Hun (Germans) was to be trampled to his knees, it had to be done by trained men under the able direction of capable leaders.

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Digital video switch could mean closure of landmark Bristol drive-in

Digital video switch could mean closure of landmark Bristol drive-in

August 26th, 2013 1:09 pm by Nathan Baker

Danny Warden, owner of the Twin-City Drive-In Theatre on Volunteer Parkway, said Monday that he has no plans to make the switch to digital projection, a decision facing hundreds of drive-in owners nationwide.

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Big concerts bring big crowds at fair

Big concerts bring big crowds at fair

August 24th, 2013 8:55 pm by Tony Casey

It might be considered a tall order to compete with the summer race week at the Bristol Motor Speedway, but the Appalachian Fair has done well for itself in bringing in crowds of people.

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Local group provides support to fair workers

Local group provides support to fair workers

August 24th, 2013 8:49 pm by Tony Casey

For the two weeks surrounding the Appalachian Fair, a group of volunteers from the Holston Baptist Association work from sunup to sundown, providing meals and support for the people working at the fair, and they love every minute of it.

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Fair workers have own battle

Fair workers have own battle

August 23rd, 2013 8:55 pm by Tony Casey

There’s a competition at the Appalachian Fair among some of the workers. It’s a competition for your attention, and your money.

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Local United Way kicks off $1.7 million drive at event

Local United Way kicks off $1.7 million drive at event

August 23rd, 2013 5:57 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The United Way of Washington County kicked off its 2013 fall fundraising campaign Thursday with 33 percent of this year’s $1.7 million goal pledged by 47 pacesetter companies and organizations that conduct their in-house drives early to get the fundraisin

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Happy Snaps Photo Booth - 2013 Appalachian Fairgrounds

August 23rd, 2013 4:48 pm by Staff Report

We brought the Happy Snaps Photo Booth to have fun with all the fair goers at the 2013 Appalachian Fair!

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Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

August 23rd, 2013 4:20 pm by Staff Report

Bella and Brie are available now at the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter.

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Unplugged & Unplanned Tour to raise funds for cancer patients

Unplugged & Unplanned Tour to raise funds for cancer patients

August 23rd, 2013 12:26 pm by Staff Reports

On Saturday, Sept. 7, at 6 p.m., the Crooked Road General Store will present Mark Lowry and Stan Whitmire for the Unplugged & Unplanned Tour at the Paramount in Bristol.

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3OH!3 to bring electropop to ETSU

3OH!3 to bring electropop to ETSU

August 23rd, 2013 12:24 pm by Staff Reports

The East Tennessee State University Student Government Association announces 3OH!3, (www.3oh3music.com) an electropop duo from Boulder, Colo., as the headliner for the Welcome Week Concert.

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