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Work of regional artists on display at MECC

Work of regional artists on display at MECC

September 7th, 2013 11:29 pm by Staff Report

BIG STONE GAP — A variety of different art media featuring the works of regional artists is now on display through Oct. 11 at Mountain Empire Community College’s Slemp Gallery.

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Town all fired up for Grillin’ at the Gate

Town all fired up for Grillin’ at the Gate

September 7th, 2013 5:54 pm by Marci Gore

Gate City’s Town Manager Greg Jones says he hopes this year’s Grillin’ at the Gate event will showcase the best attributes the town has to offer.

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Cornfields offer a-maze-ing fall fun

Cornfields offer a-maze-ing fall fun

September 7th, 2013 5:54 pm by Staff Report

September in Northeast Tennessee means a crispness to the air, the smell of burning leaves, mums and pumpkins adorning front porches and, at Fender’s Farm, Redneck Zombie Paintball.

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Grammy winner Melissa Manchester to perform at Paramount

Grammy winner Melissa Manchester to perform at Paramount

September 6th, 2013 10:26 am by Staff Report

Exactly 40 years after releasing her first album, Grammy Award-winning singer Melissa Manchester continues to break new ground.

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Nature enthusiasts set to rally ‘round Roan

Nature enthusiasts set to rally ‘round Roan

September 4th, 2013 8:55 am by Jessica Fischer

More than five decades ago, the vision of Freddie Behrend became a reality with the establishment of the first Roan Mountain Naturalists’ Rally. Ever since, nature enthusiasts have been rallying ‘round Roan Mountain the weekend after Labor Day.

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Festival brings home the bacon

Festival brings home the bacon

September 1st, 2013 5:00 pm by Jessica Fischer

Before the final piece of “meat candy” was gobbled up at last year’s inaugural Tri-Cities Baconfest at Bristol Motor Speedway, organizers already were discussing ways to make this year’s event an even more savory experience.

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Battle of Blountville: Skirmishes, sutlers and a ladies tea on tap as part of Civil War re-enactment

Battle of Blountville: Skirmishes, sutlers and a ladies tea on tap as part of Civil War re-enactment

September 1st, 2013 4:56 pm by Staff Report

The Battle of Blountville Civil War Re-Enactment and Sesquicentennial Celebrations are set for Sept. 6-8 on the Old Hawley Farm in Blountville.

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Storytelling Live to welcome Irish teller Liz Weir

Storytelling Live to welcome Irish teller Liz Weir

August 31st, 2013 5:09 pm by Staff Report

Liz Weir, an Irish storyteller who specializes in folk tales and traditional stories, will soon begin a week-long residency at the International Storytelling Center.

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Exhibit focuses on photographers’ talent

Exhibit focuses on photographers’ talent

August 31st, 2013 4:46 pm by Jessica Fischer

It’s been more than a decade since she founded the Kingsport Fall Spectacular Photography Contest and Exhibition, but Ann Fortney continues to be amazed by the quality of work entered each year.

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Festival pays tribute to ‘Papa Joe’

Festival pays tribute to ‘Papa Joe’

August 30th, 2013 9:53 am by Entertainment Staff

On Sunday, Sept. 1, Dr. Joseph “Papa Joe” Smiddy will be the guest of honor at the 11th Annual Papa Joe Smiddy Mountain Music Festival, beginning at 5 p.m. in the amphitheater at Natural Tunnel State Park.

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