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Jonesborough Days kicks off Friday night

Jonesborough Days kicks off Friday night

July 4th, 2013 9:01 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The annual Jonesborough Days celebration will get under way Friday night with a kickoff dinner from 5 to 7 at International Storytelling Center and a full night of live music on the main stage at the Washington County Courthouse, locally brewed beverages

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Local Fourth of July events still on schedule

Local Fourth of July events still on schedule

July 3rd, 2013 6:19 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

As cities across the state are canceling their annual fireworks celebrations on account of the heavy rain throughout the region and more expected today, officials with local Fourth of July events have said they will continue with their scheduled plans rai

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Search for new Storytelling Center director narrowed to three

Search for new Storytelling Center director narrowed to three

July 3rd, 2013 2:15 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The International Storytelling Center has narrowed its search for a new executive director to three candidates who are scheduled to be in Jonesborough for interviews July 18-20.

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Getting ready to light the fuse: Johnson City fireworks show set up, ready

Getting ready to light the fuse: Johnson City fireworks show set up, ready

July 3rd, 2013 12:09 pm by Gary B. Gray

Lafollete-based Pyro Shows workers on Tuesday began setting up what will be a 20-minute Fourth of July eye-dazzler by securing about 300 “racks” containing 4- and 5-inch shells that will light up the Thursday night sky during the annual fireworks show on

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Stay safe while having a blast for Fourth of July

Stay safe while having a blast for Fourth of July

July 3rd, 2013 9:02 am by Kayla Carter

Fireworks play a spectacularly explosive role in Independence Day leisure all over the country, but in order for Washington County and Johnson City residents to maximize the fun and minimize disruption, it’s important to understand the rules.

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July 4th loaded with family fun activities across Northeast Tennessee

July 4th loaded with family fun activities across Northeast Tennessee

July 3rd, 2013 9:01 am by Jennifer Sprouse and John Thompson — Press Staff Writers

If you’re looking for fireworks, family fun and fellowship, there are plenty of activities scheduled this week to celebrate Independence Day.

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Locals mining for stories in Africa

Locals mining for stories in Africa

June 30th, 2013 8:42 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Jimmy Neil Smith, president emeritus of the International Storytelling Center, and Jules Corriere, outreach director for the McKinney Cultural Arts Center, are just back from a nine-day “story mining” trip to Comoros, East Africa, a tiny island nation nea

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History brings Haslam to interpretive center’s dedication

History brings Haslam to interpretive center’s dedication

June 28th, 2013 10:01 pm by John Thompson

Gov. Bill Haslam said he was returning to the roots of his predecessor Friday during a visit to Sycamore Shoals.

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See Barlow Gin and the Hatchetmen at Paramount

See Barlow Gin and the Hatchetmen at Paramount

June 28th, 2013 4:07 pm by Staff Report

Elvis would be proud of Barlow Gin and the Hatchetmen playing Tunes @ Noon at Paramount Center for the Arts today.

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Down Home hosts The Mudbugs Saturday night

Down Home hosts The Mudbugs Saturday night

June 28th, 2013 3:54 pm by Staff report

The Mudbugs play Down Home, 300 W. Main St., Saturday at 8 p.m. Not only will they bring their special brand of music, they promise dancing, too.

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