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Sycamore Shoals celebrates Old Christmas

Sycamore Shoals celebrates Old Christmas

December 31st, 2013 8:21 am by Entertainment Staff

For most of us, once Dec. 26 rolls around, Christmas is officially over. But a local state park is stretching out the holiday season just a little bit longer.

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Blockhouse displays Old World traditions

Blockhouse displays Old World traditions

December 30th, 2013 10:05 am by Staff Report

Now that Christmas is over, you can celebrate Old Christmas — or the Day of Epiphany, based on Old World traditions — this coming weekend at the Wilderness Road Blockhouse at Natural Tunnel State Park.

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2013 filled with 'cool' finds at Gray Fossil Site

2013 filled with 'cool' finds at Gray Fossil Site

December 26th, 2013 11:06 pm by JENNIFER SPROUSE, NET News Service

At the Gray Fossil Site, 2013 was a year filled with significant discoveries, including a new, larger red panda specimen, horse and camel fossils, and a nearly complete alligator skeleton.

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Spearhead Trails among Wise tourism successes

Spearhead Trails among Wise tourism successes

December 26th, 2013 8:37 pm by Stephen Igo

Efforts in Wise County and Southwest Virginia to build a robust tourism industry took strides forward in 2013 and look to achieve more in 2014.

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Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

December 24th, 2013 12:50 pm by Staff Report

Times-News sources at the North Pole have shared some of the letters written to Santa from local children.

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Cleaning up the carousel: Two volunteers spend hours ridding frame of grime

Cleaning up the carousel: Two volunteers spend hours ridding frame of grime

December 23rd, 2013 11:24 am by Leigh Ann Laube

When Eric Long decided to volunteer his time to the Kingsport Carousel Project, he figured help might be needed carving some of the 32 wooden riding animals and two chariots. But one of the leaders of the all-volunteer project had other plans for him.

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Allandale gears up for ‘Downton’ dinner

Allandale gears up for ‘Downton’ dinner

December 23rd, 2013 9:39 am by Jessica Fischer

Friends of Allandale board members hope to cash in on that anticipation with a “Downton Abbey” themed fundraising dinner beginning at 7 p.m., Jan. 3 at Kingsport’s own Highclere Castle — Allandale Mansion.

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Best Bets for local entertainment

Best Bets for local entertainment

December 20th, 2013 7:42 am by Staff Report

A glance at some of the entertainment options coming up this weekend.

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Peter Mayer Group follows the star to Bristol’s Paramount

Peter Mayer Group follows the star to Bristol’s Paramount

December 18th, 2013 8:42 am by Entertainment Staff

He’s perhaps best known as vocalist and lead guitarist for Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefers, but Peter Mayer has quietly and steadily built a fervent following across the country as the frontman of his own band.

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