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Activities abound on Labor Day weekend

Activities abound on Labor Day weekend

August 29th, 2014 9:13 pm by Max Hrenda

As families and individuals prepare to put their feet up this Labor Day weekend, one man may be hoping more of them chose to put those feet forward.

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Activities abound on Labor Day weekend

August 29th, 2014 9:12 pm by Max Hrenda

As families and individuals prepare to put their feet up this Labor Day weekend, one man may be hoping more of them chose to put those feet forward.

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Bristol to transform into giant waterslide for Saturday excitement

Bristol to transform into giant waterslide for Saturday excitement

August 29th, 2014 9:16 am by Staff Report

On Saturday, traffic patterns in a portion of Bristol, Virginia, will be dramatically altered. For three city blocks, from the top near Solar Street, to the bottom across Piedmont Avenue, the only way to navigate that section of town will be by slip slidi

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University of Virginia's College at Wise to host RTE 23 Music Festival

University of Virginia's College at Wise to host RTE 23 Music Festival

August 29th, 2014 9:04 am by Staff Reports

A crooked road runs through Route 23 from southwest Virginia and over the state line into Kentucky, a region steeped in the music tradition of the Appalachias. On Saturday, the Birthplace of Country Music brings an added roadside attraction for music love

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Downtown Jonesborough welcomes Wheels in the Hills event this weekend

Downtown Jonesborough welcomes Wheels in the Hills event this weekend

August 29th, 2014 8:58 am by Staff Report

Downtown Jonesborough will soon hear the roar of engines during the inaugural Wheels in the Hills event that includes a motorcycle poker run and car cruise-in Saturday from noon to 10 p.m.

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5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

August 29th, 2014 8:52 am by Staff Reports

The 3rd annual Tri-Cities Baconfest, sponsored by Holston River Brewing Co., will be held Saturday at Millennium Centre park. Folk Soul Revival will perform, singer/songwriter contest, Mr. and Miss Baconfest contest, a dating game, craft vendors and more.

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New comics to debut in Johnson City Press on Monday

New comics to debut in Johnson City Press on Monday

August 28th, 2014 10:37 am by Staff Report

Two widely popular comic strips and a new cartoon getting raves around the world are coming to Johnson City Press next week.

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Rod Stewart impersonator Rob Caudill returning to Bristol

Rod Stewart impersonator Rob Caudill returning to Bristol

August 27th, 2014 2:39 pm by For the Press

From Hot Legs, Infatuation, Maggie May, and Forever Young to Downtown Train, each song will spark a time in life when you were young, the days were long, and love was new.

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Weather blamed as Appalachian Fair attendance dips by 40,000, but manager sees successes

Weather blamed as Appalachian Fair attendance dips by 40,000, but manager sees successes

August 26th, 2014 9:38 am by Sue Guinn Legg

"It was a weather thing and there's nothing you can do about that. But I felt like we had a great fair. The important thing is everybody had a good time because that's what we're all about, having fun and making memories" - Manager Phil Booher.

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Appalachian Fair winds down with demolition derby, more

Appalachian Fair winds down with demolition derby, more

August 24th, 2014 3:35 pm by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

As the sun went down Saturday, the fair began to fill up with locals eager to enjoy the classic summer attractions brought out every year at the fair.

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