Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
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Hot Topics: Turn off the technology and tune in to your kids

Hot Topics: Turn off the technology and tune in to your kids

September 17th, 2013 10:02 am by Kristen Jordan Shamus

We are slaves to our mobile phones, even at dinner. We can’t make it through the day, let alone an hour, without checking e-mail, Facebook, Twitter and other social apps.

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Bristol Rhythm & Roots to feature Lucinda Williams

Bristol Rhythm & Roots to feature Lucinda Williams

September 17th, 2013 9:45 am by Staff Report

Williams is the headlining performer for this year’s Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, set for Sept. 20-22. She will perform at 10:45 p.m., Sept. 20, on the Piedmont Stage in historic downtown Bristol.

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Events: Duck-Duck-Goose Consignment Sale

Events: Duck-Duck-Goose Consignment Sale

September 16th, 2013 9:24 am by Staff Report

Duck-Duck-Goose Consignment Event taking place in Johnson City September 18 - 21.

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Events: Halloween on Main - First Fridays in Downtown Johnson City

Events: Halloween on Main - First Fridays in Downtown Johnson City

September 16th, 2013 9:19 am by Staff Report

Held in conjunction with the Johnson City Arts Council. This event is sure to be fright to delight!

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High Knob Naturalist Rally scheduled for Sept. 28

High Knob Naturalist Rally scheduled for Sept. 28

September 15th, 2013 10:11 pm by Staff Report

COEBURN — The Clinch Coalition will host its 7th annual High Knob Naturalist Rally on Sept. 28 at Bark Camp Lake in Wise County, located within the Jefferson National Forest near Coeburn.

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New grading system gives parents of K-2 students better grasp of strong, weak areas

New grading system gives parents of K-2 students better grasp of strong, weak areas

September 15th, 2013 9:51 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Some elementary school report cards in a local system this year will have “I can” statements rather than just a numerical or letter grade.

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8-year-old steps out to help fight diabetes

8-year-old steps out to help fight diabetes

September 13th, 2013 3:27 pm by Staff Report

Diabetes has not stopped one eight-year-old from enjoying his life and it hasn’t stopped him from raising over $1,300 to help fight the disease in a walk being held in Kingsport on Saturday.

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Historic Blountville Flea Market and Yard Sale set for Saturday

Historic Blountville Flea Market and Yard Sale set for Saturday

September 13th, 2013 8:31 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The event has drawn hundreds of vendors and thousands of shoppers in past years, and will go on come rain or shine, said Shelia Steele Hunt, director of the Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism.

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Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: Of pillows and power tools

Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: Of pillows and power tools

September 12th, 2013 1:40 pm by Marla Jo Fisher

I’m no longer surprised when I get up in the morning and discover that my teenagers have thrown the couch pillows all over my living-room floor during their late-night movie viewing. What I fail to adequately understand is what happens next.

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Family Meals Matter: Fun, fast family meals

Family Meals Matter: Fun, fast family meals

September 11th, 2013 8:19 pm by Staff Report

Now that back-to-school season is in full swing, finding time for family meals might be a challenge. However, the benefits of eating together as a family — for both children and adults — should be enough to compel you to take this challenge head on.

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