For a Seventh year of World-Class Concerts. Abingdon Music Experience and presenting sponsor Blue Ridge Beverage announce the 2019 lineup for January Jams at Barter Theatre.
Name: Lee Carmichael Branch: US Marine Corps Age Joined: 18 Rank: Corporal E-4 Years Served: 4 and a half years What made you want to serve our country? Both my Grandfathers served and fought in WWII. What advice would you give someone looking to go into the military? Choose a MOS that will transfer to […]
Head Bartender at Wellington's Restaurant and Lounge.
The Nerd's Corner
“Pokémon, I choose you!” –Ash Ketchum If you are anything like us, and don’t say you’re not or you wouldn’t be reading this right now, you are still trying to fill in the 487 Pokémon squares in your Pokedex. It’s been a while since we have talked Pokémon with you. Since our last Pokémon update, […]
The first version of “A Star Is Born” was released to theaters in 1937, and was followed by other remakes in 1954 and 1976. The previous films starred Janet Gaynor, Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand respectively. Singer/actress Lady Gaga steps into the shoes of her predecessors in the 2018 version of the film co-starring Bradley Cooper, who […]
Batteries Not Included
On the surface, there was nothing unusual about last year’s Thanksgiving plans. I was going to be cooking, the family was coming over, and a few friends as well. It should have been old hat to me by this point, just a matter of going through the standard operating procedure. However, I wasn’t feeling it. […]
Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St. Johnson City, will provide the following classes, discussions and services aimed at improving quality of life. Advances in Joint Replacement Surgery: 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14. Learn about the latest options for hip, knee, shoulder and ankle replacement. Johnson City Medical Center Orthopedics Director Misty […]
Christmas is fast-approaching and the Town of Jonesborough is gearing up for another festive season. Christmas provides the opportunity to celebrate all things near and dear to us and to spend time with all of our loved ones. What better opportunity to spend time with family and friends than to grab a cup of hot […]
The Moon will be irresistible in the early evening sky as nearly everyone will glance up at our nearest celestial neighbor 240,000 miles away. But few will remember that on the minds of Americans 49 years ago this week was the second Moon landing by Apollo 12. That follow up after Apollo 11’s historic July […]
A Thanksgiving Yuletide Show
Tea Time with Appalachian Barbie
With the greatest holiday (Halloween) being over and done, the holiday rush is officially in full swing. Before we know it we will be stuffing ourselves with turkey and fixins’ and then it will be time to decorate for Christmas. With that being said, I have a confession to make…I HATE the holidays. I despise […]
Yi-Yang Chen, assistant professor of piano and music theory in the East Tennessee State University Department of Music, has been invited by the embassy of Taiwan to perform at the Arts Club of Washington, D.C., on Nov. 15 as part of the Embassy Series. The Arts Club of Washington is located at the Cleveland Abbe […]