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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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Apples, activities abound at annual Erwin expo

Apples, activities abound at annual Erwin expo

October 4th, 2014 10:40 pm by Tony Casey

Apples through each spike of a fence just a few blocks from the epicenter of the 37th annual Apple Festival in downtown Erwin set the tone - and the scent - for those who competed in Saturday morning's four-mile race before walking to the activities.

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Ye be judged: Amendment could grant legislature power of judicial approval

Ye be judged: Amendment could grant legislature power of judicial approval

October 4th, 2014 10:35 pm by Becky Campbell

Amendment 2, a measure changing the way appellate judges are appointed in Tennessee, will appear on the November ballot, and it has some firepower behind it, including former Gov. Phil Bredesen, former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson and sitting Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Hamilton Place construction to yield sporting goods store, 125 jobs

Hamilton Place construction to yield sporting goods store, 125 jobs

October 4th, 2014 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

A Johnson City shopping center silent of the sounds of construction for the last two years has once again churned to dusty life.

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Methodist church to hear appeal over gay wedding

Methodist church to hear appeal over gay wedding

October 4th, 2014 1:43 pm by Associated Press

The Methodist church's highest court will decide later this month whether a minister who officiated his gay son's wedding can keep his pastoral credentials.

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Restaurant robbery, police chase brings 10-year prison term

Restaurant robbery, police chase brings 10-year prison term

October 4th, 2014 8:00 am by Becky Campbell

A Unicoi County man who robbed a Johnson City restaurant then led police on a pursuit through two counties pleaded guilty to the charges in Washington County Criminal Court this week.

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Lady Bucs bring lessons of leadership, responsibility to city school

Lady Bucs bring lessons of leadership, responsibility to city school

October 3rd, 2014 10:49 pm by Tony Casey

Indian Trail Intermediate School's health teacher David Nutter wants student athletes from East Tennessee State University to feel right at home within the school's walls.

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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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For some, Apple Festival time for reunion, rejoicing

For some, Apple Festival time for reunion, rejoicing

October 3rd, 2014 10:23 pm by Brad Hicks

It's been said by many the Unicoi County Apple Festival is like a large reunion for the community, an event at which attendees can catch up with family and old friends.

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Plea on child sex charges nets 10-year sentence

Plea on child sex charges nets 10-year sentence

October 3rd, 2014 10:12 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man arrested in January on multiple child rape and sexual battery charges will serve 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in Washington County Criminal Court earlier this week.

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