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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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Out & About: 5 things to do this weekend

Out & About: 5 things to do this weekend

August 16th, 2013 3:07 pm by Staff Report

Five things to do this weekend.

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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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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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Severe storm rakes area; Umoja Festival features memorial box-off event

Severe storm rakes area; Umoja Festival features memorial box-off event

August 10th, 2013 10:22 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Severe storms brought flood waters to downtown Johnson City Saturday, but the 17th annual Umoja Festival continued on despite the rain.

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