Watch Exclusive ‘Dark Waters’ Clip: What Happened?


Based on real-life events, Dark Waters tells the surprising story of a dangerous secret that was kept hidden from the humble citizens of a small community for decades. To expose the shocking truth, two farmers convince big-city attorney Rob Bilott (Mark Ruffalo) to investigate further, leading Bilott to begin a ...

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Discover Handmade Treasures by Toe River Artists, Dec. 6-8


BURNSVILLE, N.C. – Map your route along scenic mountain roads, meet artists in their studios and purchase one-of-a-kind pieces during the Toe River Arts Studio Tour, Dec. 6-8. Now in its 27th year, the event is one of the oldest studio tours in the country. Approximately 100 artists participate throughout Yancey and Mitchell counties ...

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Big Country Bluegrass comes to the Carter Fold


Saturday, December 7th, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert by Big Country Bluegrass. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free. Tickets are available only at the door. Doors open at ...

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Shop, Skate & Sing Along in Hendersonville this Holiday Season


HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. – Hendersonville brings out the best of the season with its Home for the Holidays events. Starting this month and continuing through the New Year, visitors are invited to make merry in this Blue Ridge Mountain town with more than 60 festive activities. The big kickoff takes place the Friday ...

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Elizabethton Christmas Parade will go on without Betsy Band


Sometimes good fortune can cause some difficult choices. That has certainly been the case with the recent football season enjoyed by the team, the fans and the marching band of Elizabethton High School. The team has had a spectacular run of outstanding wins this season, and that season is about to ...

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Lifelong Johnson City resident named WJHL-TV’s general manager


WJHL-TV has a new, homegrown general manager. Nexstar Broadcasting Inc. promoted Paula Jackson, who had served as the company’s Tri-Cities general sales manager, to vice president and general manager operations for WJHL (CBS), ABC Tri-Cities and WJHL.com. She succeeds Dan Cates, who had been in the role since 2012. In a news ...

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Santa Claus is coming to E-town


The Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting Santa Claus during two events in the upcoming weeks. The first event is “Christmas at Covered Bridge Park,” which will take place on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 2-5 p.m. The event will feature a miniature Christmas village built on the park grounds. The ...

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Sycamore Shoals Park plans Christmas Open House next weekend


Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park is planning a festive, old fashioned time to celebrate Christmas. The celebration will feature period carolers, Christmas stories, English country dancing, and the Watauga Valley Art League’s Annual Winterfest Art Show. The event will take place on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There ...

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The Budweiser Clydesdales are in town


The Budweiser Clydesdales are here. The iconic eight-horse beer wagon team arrived in Johnson City on Sunday. Trainers were seen exercising the draft horses near their temporary stables at Holston Distributing Co., 310 Lafe Cox Drive, as snow showers fell in the area on Monday. The Clydesdales will precede Santa Claus (riding ...

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Orchestra teacher talks about career and students’ musical growth


For several years, Johnson City Schools orchestra instructor Susan Lambert has worked in Indian Trail Intermediate School, Liberty Bell Middle School and Science Hill High School, guiding student musicians as they hone in on their instruments from fifth grade to graduation.  The Erwin resident and University of Tennessee music alumna recently ...

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