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Storytelling 2014: "We laughed til we cried"

Storytelling 2014: "We laughed til we cried"

October 9th, 2014 5:05 pm by Lisa Whaley, Executive Editor, Herald & Tribune

The right kind of tears filled tents and street corners as visitors spilled into Jonesborough last week for the 42nd Annual National Storytelling Festival.

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Farmer's market store offers sneak peek during Storytelling Festival

Farmer's market store offers sneak peek during Storytelling Festival

October 6th, 2014 11:07 pm by Max Hrenda

Over the weekend, members of Jonesborough Locally Grown arranged a fundraiser for Boone Street Market by offering the public a sneak peek at what the store will offer.

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Ebbing flow? Wolfe notes Wetlands' cash woes

Ebbing flow? Wolfe notes Wetlands' cash woes

October 6th, 2014 10:34 pm by Max Hrenda

After noticing consistent shortcomings in revenue from Wetlands Water Park, Jonesborough's mayor urged aldermen and town staff to be mindful of what the park's future may yield.

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Jonesborough officials hopeful newly completed wastewater system leads to environmental, financial boons

Jonesborough officials hopeful newly completed wastewater system leads to environmental, financial boons

October 5th, 2014 9:27 pm by Max Hrenda

While the completion of a two-year-long wastewater project has placed Jonesborough in state compliance, town officials believe it could also pave the way for the town's expansion.

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Stories behind stories: Kerman, Smith of Netflix series 'Orange is the New Black' fame visit Storytelling Festival

Stories behind stories: Kerman, Smith of Netflix series 'Orange is the New Black' fame visit Storytelling Festival - VIDEO

October 4th, 2014 10:47 pm by Max Hrenda

Though audiences may be familiar with their alter-egos from a popular TV series, spouses Piper Kerman and Larry Smith gave audiences in Jonesborough a chance to learn more about their real stories.

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Whether online or in person, hundreds stream to Storytelling Festival

Whether online or in person, hundreds stream to Storytelling Festival - VIDEO

October 3rd, 2014 10:31 pm by Max Hrenda

While the National Storytelling Festival has become one of the region's more well-attended events, organizers said the combination of time-tested events and technological advancements could help make it more popular in the future.

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Photo Gallery: Pumpkin Picking

October 3rd, 2014 9:14 am by Sam Watson

A bountiful pumpkin crop at Fender's Farm made the perfect setting for kids to enjoy a sunny afternoon Thursday off Highway 107 in Jonesborough.

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Google it: Storytelling Center partners with online cultural institute

Google it: Storytelling Center partners with online cultural institute

September 17th, 2014 9:01 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the town of Jonesborough is already known to some as the storytelling capital of the world, with help from one of the world's leading software companies, it may be able to lay further claim to that title.

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Community responds to firefighter's cancer diagnosis

Community responds to firefighter's cancer diagnosis

September 16th, 2014 10:56 pm by Max Hrenda

After a Jonesborough firefighter was diagnosed with a terminal disease, his colleagues in the police, fire and emergency services departments took up the cause to help raise money for his medical treatment.

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A walk through history: Walking tours to begin through downtown Jonesborough

A walk through history: Walking tours to begin through downtown Jonesborough

September 12th, 2014 9:30 pm by Max Hrenda

In what may have been done to lay further claim to its self-titled status as storytelling capital of the world, the town of Jonesborough will begin offering regular doses of another story - its own.

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