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Now a-Pear-ing: Versatile fruit shows up in savory, sweet dishes

Now a-Pear-ing: Versatile fruit shows up in savory, sweet dishes

May 22nd, 2013 8:33 am by Leigh Ann Laube

The United States is the second-largest pear-producing country in the world, with Washington, Oregon and California producing 97 percent of the pears in the U.S.

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Vince Staten: Some might not like choice of state bird, but it was democratic premium content

May 21st, 2013 9:51 pm by Staff Report

If you paid any attention at all in Tennessee history class in eighth grade, then you know that the Tennessee state bird is the mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos), so designated by the General Assembly in 1933.

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‘Counting Cars’ crew member visits Greeneville

‘Counting Cars’ crew member visits Greeneville

May 20th, 2013 11:59 pm by Staff Report

Scott Jones, former employee with Kykers Extreme Automotive and now a crew member of the History Channel’s “Counting Cars” will visit his former workplace from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, May 24.

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Boating course offered at Northeast State

Boating course offered at Northeast State

May 20th, 2013 6:27 pm by Staff Report

Do you know everything you need to know to go boating this summer? No? There’s a class for that. America’s Boating Course with TWRA exam, a four-session class, is set for May 28, May 30, June 4 and June 6 at the Northeast State library (Room L-106).

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Women's Fund of East Tennessee awards first grants

Women's Fund of East Tennessee awards first grants

May 20th, 2013 2:01 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The Women's Fund of East Tennessee has already raised a $2 million dollar endowment in support of their mission “to transform the lives of low income women and girls of East Tennessee.”

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Warriors' Path State Park gearing up for Summer in the Park

Warriors' Path State Park gearing up for Summer in the Park

May 20th, 2013 1:33 pm by Katina Rose

Summer in the Park programs are held daily from June through mid-August. In addition, the park offers over 950 acres of natural beauty, water sports and fun family activities.

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Hawkins County Humane Society celebrates puppy nursery groundbreaking

Hawkins County Humane Society celebrates puppy nursery groundbreaking

May 20th, 2013 10:45 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — There are occupied dog cages in nearly every corner of the Hawkins County Humane Society due partly to a couple of major rescues in recent months in which dozens of animals were seized.

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Teresa Masters a top 10 finalist in Powerful Voices contest

Teresa Masters a top 10 finalist in Powerful Voices contest

May 19th, 2013 11:59 pm by Staff Report

Teresa Masters of Unicoi was named a Top 10 finalist in the Most Powerful Voices Gospel Music Competition.

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Rogersville BMA approves expanding Fourth of July festivities

May 19th, 2013 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The annual Rogersville Fourth of July Celebration has been expanded to five days this year, climaxing with the big July 6 festival in the City Park.

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MECC accepting applications for Mountain Music School

May 19th, 2013 8:45 pm by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — Mountain Empire Community College is currently accepting applications for the 9th annual Mountain Music School to be held on campus July 22-26.

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