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Kingsport Ballet turns flood clean-up into restoration job

Kingsport Ballet turns flood clean-up into restoration job

August 14th, 2013 8:04 am by Staff Report

Following the July flood that inundated downtown Kingsport in two and three feet of water, Kingsport Ballet staff, volunteers, and hired hands went to work to extract, clean up, dry up and restore affected areas.

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David Holt shares stories behind songs

David Holt shares stories behind songs

August 13th, 2013 9:16 am by Jessica Fischer

Grammy Award-winning entertainer David Holt will perform as Jonesborough’s next storyteller in residence, with concerts offered daily Aug. 13-17.

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Darrell Waltrip to headline Carson-Newman NASCAR Celebrity Roast

Darrell Waltrip to headline Carson-Newman NASCAR Celebrity Roast

August 12th, 2013 12:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

In addition to Darrell Waltrip, the panel will also include NASCAR drivers David Ragan, David Gilliland, Josh Wise and Michael McDowell.

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New Bays Mountain planetarium show takes viewers along as  astronomers search for comets

New Bays Mountain planetarium show takes viewers along as astronomers search for comets

August 11th, 2013 10:11 pm by Matthew Lane

Adam Thanz, planetarium director at Bays Mountain Park, said the show tells the story of two comet hunters, from a first-person perspective, from two different points in time — the 18th and 21st century.

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SOTM, Barter team up on larger-than-life ‘Les Mis’

SOTM, Barter team up on larger-than-life ‘Les Mis’

August 11th, 2013 10:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Audiences at “Les Misérables” on Aug. 16 and 17 at the Toy Reid Eastman Employee Center will see the epic show grow to larger-than-life proportions with the addition of the Symphony of the Mountains to the production.

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Cosplay: Participants try to capture 'magical feeling' by becoming favorite character

Cosplay: Participants try to capture 'magical feeling' by becoming favorite character - VIDEO

August 11th, 2013 12:30 am by Nick Shepherd

Inside Sherrod Library on the campus of East Tennessee State, Jessica Bowman was laying out her supplies. In a little under an hour, she will no longer be Jessica Bowman, biology student, but Sailor Venus, an anime character from "Sailor Moon."

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‘Sew It! Grow It! Show It!' - Appalachian Fair returns for its 87th year

‘Sew It! Grow It! Show It!' - Appalachian Fair returns for its 87th year

August 10th, 2013 11:00 pm by Marci Gore

Celebrating its 87th year, the Appalachian Fair is one of the longest running fairs in the country and has established itself as the second largest fair in Tennessee.

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Piney Flats fiddler, 9, plays for Betty White on 'Leno'

Piney Flats fiddler, 9, plays for Betty White on 'Leno'

August 9th, 2013 10:49 am by Staff Report

A 9-year-old fiddle master from Piney Flats, and focus of a January feature story in the Times-News, appeared Thursday night on NBC's "Tonight Show with Jay Leno."

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Local guitarist finds he has come full circle

Local guitarist finds he has come full circle

August 9th, 2013 7:19 am by Rebekah Wilson

James Alan Shelton has been the lead guitarist for Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys for 19 years. “I don’t get to do solo performances very often, so this is really a rare opportunity for me, and I’m thrilled to get to do it in Kingsport."

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Let's go to the movies!

Let's go to the movies!

August 7th, 2013 11:22 pm by Matthew Lane

Frank Theatres is on track to re-open the movie theater in the Kingsport Town Center on Friday, a company official said Wednesday. The first show Friday morning will be the new Disney animated movie “Planes.”

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