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Monster trucks roar into Appalachian Fair

Monster trucks roar into Appalachian Fair

August 19th, 2013 8:38 am by Rebekah Wilson

The Monster Truck All-Stars, Tennessee Slammers and Bangers Demolition Derby, and brand-new truck and tractor pulls will roar into the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray as the Appalachian Fair returns for its 87th year.

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Grammy-nominated artist headlines JC Christian Storytelling Festival

Grammy-nominated artist headlines JC Christian Storytelling Festival

August 17th, 2013 4:30 pm by Jessica Fischer

A two-time Grammy nominee, Matthew West has released five previous studio albums, populating radio with such hits as “Strong Enough,” “The Motions,” “My Own Little World,” “More” and “You Are Everything.”

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Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: Children, keep up the good work

Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom: Children, keep up the good work

August 16th, 2013 2:32 pm by Marla Jo Fisher

My children are learning the value of work. Let me repeat that: My children are learning the value of work. Teaching kids to work seems to be something of a dying art.

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Hot Topics: Tips and tricks to encourage a healthy veggie habit

Hot Topics: Tips and tricks to encourage a healthy veggie habit

August 16th, 2013 2:31 pm by Jace Evans

There are many different tips and tricks you can use to ensure that your kids get the vegetables that they need in addition to developing healthy eating habits.

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Fresh from the Farm: Melody Orchard offers visitors a place to pick their own fruits

Fresh from the Farm: Melody Orchard offers visitors a place to pick their own fruits

August 15th, 2013 1:16 pm by Katina Rose

Picking your own fruit at the orchard provides children with a fun and productive activity during the summer months. Customers have the option of picking their own fruit or stopping by to visit the storefront to purchase already-gathered fruit.

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Hot Topics: Is your child addicted to screens?

Hot Topics: Is your child addicted to screens?

August 15th, 2013 10:45 am by Jenn Savedge

Let me state the obvious here and suggest that at this precise moment, you are probably staring at a screen of some sort. We all do it anywhere from several to several hundred times a day. Studies have shown that all this technology can become addictive.

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Wash-N-Wag to benefit Sullivan County Humane Society

Wash-N-Wag to benefit Sullivan County Humane Society

August 15th, 2013 10:38 am by Staff Report

There will be wading pools, free treats, baths and a kissing booth to benefit a good cause. The 4th annual Wash-N-Wag, a dog wash and fundraising event to benefit the Sullivan County Humane Society will be held at the Kingsport Town Center Saturday.

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Appalachian Fair food drive night

Appalachian Fair food drive night

August 14th, 2013 8:30 pm by Staff Report

Bring five cans of food to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee on Aug. 20 and get two free midway rides.

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Events: Come Explore the World!

Events: Come Explore the World!

August 14th, 2013 8:23 pm by Staff Report

Cub Scout Pack 49 Presents an International Carnival August 17th in Kingsport. Free event!

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Entertaining and educational: There's lots to learn at the Appalachian Fair

Entertaining and educational: There's lots to learn at the Appalachian Fair

August 14th, 2013 8:18 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The word “fair” is synonymous with carnival rides, games, concerts, and an assortment of deep fried foods and sugary confections. What most people don't realize, however, is that fairs began as a means to educate — as well entertain — attendees.

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