Sunset Yoga fundraiser for Haitian children at local Piney Flats farm this Friday


Renewed Church in Kingsport strongly supports missions. They've made traveling and giving abroad a part of their mission. When church member Shannon Ryals heard about an interesting project with Ragged Edge Ministries, she knew she needed to get involved. Ragged Edge members were working with the Kore Foundation in Nashville to fund ...

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This weekend in downtown Kingsport (Posted June 14)


What’s going on in downtown Kingsport this weekend? Here’s the lineup according to the Downtown Kingsport Association. Today HIGH VOLTAGE: YAPPY HOUR High Voltage has gone to the dogs! It's Yappy Hour and BITE food truck will be there to feed the humans. Opening at 5, bring your own furry friend or enjoy other folks' dogs. Wading pools and ...

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Children’s book explores magic of the Kingsport Carousel


A new children’s book about the Kingsport Carousel is now available for pre-order. Copies of “Ups and Downs of the Merry-Go-Round” can be reserved at the carousel gift shop or at www.engagekingsport.com until June 22. This special, limited edition book (which also doubles as a coloring book) costs $25. Checks can ...

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Dual dates set for Kingsport-NY Long Island Iced Tea taste-off


The dates have been set for the great “tea-off.” The Long Island Iced Tea — who does it best? Us or them? Kingsport or New York? Visit Kingsport raised the ire of some folks up in Long Island, New York, a few weeks ago by declaring Kingsport was “reclaiming” its rightful title as the birthplace ...

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Winners announced in Kingsport Spring Spectacular Photography Contest


The 16th annual Kingsport Spring Spectacular Photography Contest and Exhibition, an event that has reached as far as California in past contests, recently held its judging for the 2018 season. The judges, who have an extensive background in photography, were chosen by Ann Fortney, the creator and organizer of the Kingsport ...

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KTG camps provide fun and meaningful summer activities


Many of us have had a secret desire to star in a movie, write an award-winning script, strut our stuff on The Great White Way, or work behind the scenes in music, sound, special effects or promotion. But where does one take that first step into the creative process of ...

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Spend a night at The Fold with the Mountain Park Old Time Band


Saturday, June 23rd, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Mountain Park Old Time Band. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, children 6 to 11 $2, under age 6 free. Tickets are available at the door. Doors open ...

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Whiskey Bent Valley Boys return to the Fold


Saturday, June 16th, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by the Whiskey Bent Valley Boys, an old time band. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, children 6 to 11 $2, under age 6 free. Tickets are available at ...

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Brawny Scotland: American athletes make history in Highland Games


An athlete living in an area that was so heavily influenced by settlers from the Scottish Highlands hopes to teach the Scots a thing or two about inclusion, and perhaps beat them at their own game. Johnson City resident Alex Armor, an adaptive athlete who competes in both Highland Games and ...

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Bush’s Beans Visitor Center offers links to the past


The Bush's Beans Visitor Center in the Chesnut Hill community of Jefferson County offers a rare look into the history of one of East Tennessee's most iconic brands. It is located inside the original A.J. Bush and Company general store, founded in 1897. Bush's Beans has been in business for 109 ...

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