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NASCAR week offers more than racing

NASCAR week offers more than racing

August 20th, 2013 9:01 am by Sue Guinn Legg

While much has been written and said about the economic impact of the biannual NASCAR races at Bristol Motor Speedway, the impact a single NASCAR race week at Bristol has on nonprofit organizations around the region is lesser-known.

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The fair swings into action

The fair swings into action

August 19th, 2013 8:47 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While there were still a few more hours before Easton Corbin was set to perform on the Main Stage and before the next Miss Appalachian Fair was to be selected and crowned, there were plenty of things to keep the growing crowd at the 87th Appalachian Fair

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Joe Castillo shares artistic storytelling abilities at local church

Joe Castillo shares artistic storytelling abilities at local church

August 18th, 2013 9:25 pm by Tony Casey

Grace Fellowship Church found itself operating at near capacity Sunday afternoon with a familiar face, artist Joe Castillo, performing for around 600 people.

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Appalachian Fair has rich history of friendly competition

Appalachian Fair has rich history of friendly competition

August 18th, 2013 8:54 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

From dance contests to livestock shows, the Appalachian Fair provides plenty of opportunities for community members of all ages to engage in some healthy, but fun, competition.

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It takes a village: Dozens hard at work to make Fair fantastic

It takes a village: Dozens hard at work to make Fair fantastic

August 17th, 2013 10:21 pm by Tony Casey

As soon as you make the turn onto Gray Station Road, two things become quite apparent: a Ferris wheel on the horizon and your nostrils filled with the smell of that food you can only find at the fair.

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Clydesdales in area for race week set to gallop their stuff

Clydesdales in area for race week set to gallop their stuff

August 17th, 2013 10:21 pm by Tony Casey

The Budweiser Clydesdales are once again hitching up their red wagon during race week at the Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Appalachian Fair pageant mixes tradition with life skills

Appalachian Fair pageant mixes tradition with life skills

August 17th, 2013 10:02 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The Fairest of the Fair pageant at the Appalachian Fair may keep with the tradition of evening gowns and tiaras, but it’s also about teaching young women important life skills.

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Dancing Bears to play Jonesborough contra

Dancing Bears to play Jonesborough contra

August 16th, 2013 3:46 pm by Staff Report

The Historic Jonesborough Dance Society will present a community contra dance on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center.

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Barter Theatre, Symphony of the Mountains present Les Misérables

Barter Theatre, Symphony of the Mountains present Les Misérables

August 16th, 2013 3:28 pm by Staff Report

Powerhouses Barter Theatre and Symphony of the Mountains join forces once again for the most beloved musical of all time.

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