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Tri-Cities seniors put on thinking caps for district Brain Games

Tri-Cities seniors put on thinking caps for district Brain Games

August 14th, 2013 8:50 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Area seniors are exercising their minds, expanding their trivia knowledge and brushing up their game-show savvy in preparation for the First Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability district-wide Brain Games.

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Johnson City Community Theatre's Jerry's Girls

August 13th, 2013 9:44 pm by Lee Talbert

Johnson City Community Theatre's Jerry's Girls

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Country music, contests and cattle to showcase at 2013 Appalachian Fair

Country music, contests and cattle to showcase at 2013 Appalachian Fair

August 13th, 2013 9:22 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

If you’re looking for popular musical entertainment, carnival rides and games, or if you’re just craving a funnel cake, then set aside a day to visit the Appalachian Fair in Gray next week.

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Johnson City drinking water surpasses strict state and federal requirements

Johnson City drinking water surpasses strict state and federal requirements

August 13th, 2013 9:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Reports covering January through December 2012 show the quality of Johnson City’s drinking water surpassed strict requirements by both the state of Tennessee and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Rain takes toll on Johnson City Umoja Festival

Rain takes toll on Johnson City Umoja Festival

August 13th, 2013 9:06 am by Rex Barber

Rain began falling around 3 p.m. Saturday and by 4 p.m. an estimated 2.5 inches of water had soaked Johnson City. Many downtown roads flooded. Vendor tents at Umoja were knocked down.

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Making a     splash

Making a splash

August 12th, 2013 5:38 pm by Sydney Franklin

Public pools and water parks in the Tri-Cities have not suffered too much under the record-setting rainfall this summer.

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A history mystery: What happened to Powell County?

A history mystery: What happened to Powell County?

August 12th, 2013 4:11 pm by Bob Cox

Recently, I read an interesting entry from Jeff Fleming’s impressive (www.kingsportblogger.com) website, written in 2008 about a Powell County being located in East Tennessee in 1839.

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Washington County’s oldest newspapers: entertaining, off-the-wall

Washington County’s oldest newspapers: entertaining, off-the-wall premium content

August 12th, 2013 3:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City’s earliest newspaper on record was the Johnson City Times, founded in 1874.

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Owner of downtown Johnson City restaurant Freiberg’s about to become U.S. citizen

Owner of downtown Johnson City restaurant Freiberg’s about to become U.S. citizen premium content

August 12th, 2013 9:20 am by Sydney Franklin — Press Staff Writer

After 12 years of living in East Tennessee, Freiberg’s German Restaurant owner Andreas Herholz will receive United States citizenship Friday.

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Peace blossoms: Johnson City Carver community garden flourishing

Peace blossoms: Johnson City Carver community garden flourishing

August 12th, 2013 9:06 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Now in its sixth growing season, the Carver Peace Garden, located behind the Carver Recreation Center in Johnson City, is not only proving to be a successful area for harvesting food but is also establishing deeper roots in the community.

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