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    Friday, November 17, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMegan Krager423-224-9490megankrager@kingsporttn.govRed Fox To Be Introduced At Bays Mountain  Kingsport, TN – Bays Mountain Park is getting a new resident this week. A young red fox is the newest addition to the animal habitats at the park.  After the passing of Bays Mountain’s raccoon, Belle, in February of this year, the staff began looking for a new animal to bring to the ...read more
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    Monday, November 13, 2017
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENov. 8, 2017  Domtar’s Kingsport Mill Reaches Million-Hour Safety Mark,Receives Governor’s Award of Excellence  KINGSPORT, Tenn. — On Wednesday, Nov. 8, state officials presented Domtar’s Kingsport mill with a top safety award, the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety.  The award recognizes ...read more
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    Monday, November 13, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBonnie Macdonald423-392-8416bonniemacdonald@kingsporttn.gov  Santa Comes To Town on November 17Unveiling of Santa Sculpture and Owen’s Train at Centennial Park  Kingsport, TN — The final additions to Centennial Park, Kingsport’s legacy gift for generations to come, are being unveiled on November 17th at 3:00 p.m. ‘The Spirit of Generosity’ by artist Val Lyle, from Art Now ...read more
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    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAlex Hayes423-343-9779alexhayes@kingsporttn.govNight Ride at Bays Mountain Park  Kingsport, TN – Experience the thrill of a nighttime mountain bike ride at Bays Mountain Park. On November 14 and 28, Bays Mountain Park and Reedy Creek bikes will lead a free mountain bike ride at Bays Mountain.  The rides will start at the Farmstead Museum at 6 p.m. and will last for ...read more
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    Monday, November 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAlex Hayes423-343-9779alexhayes@kingsporttn.gov  New Planetarium Show Starts This Weekend At Bays Mountain  Kingsport, TN – Bays Mountain’s planetarium will be showing the double-feature, Two Small Pieces of Glass and Galileo’s Skies, starting this Saturday, November 4th.   Two Small Pieces of Glass looks at 400 years of telescopic discovery. Viewers will travel across ...read more
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    Monday, November 06, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBonnie Macdonald423-392-8416bonniemacdonald@kingsporttn.gov  Isaiah Bell Concert Kingsport, TN –Isaiah Bell, critically acclaimed international tenor and opera composer, brings his concert recital, The Stranger, to Kingsport. Presented by the Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts, in partnership with Engage Kingsport, The Stranger will be performed on Thursday, November 9 at 7 ...read more
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    Monday, November 06, 2017
    Thermocopy Service Technicians Achieve Ricoh’s Highest Award for Service Excellence, the “Prestige” CertificationRecognized for superior technical know-how, Knoxville headquartered business technology company Thermocopy’s Service Team receives prestigious certifications from Ricoh.Knoxville, TN – October 23, 2017 – Thermocopy, the largest and most experienced business technology company in East ...read more
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    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 18, 2017Contact Information: Dawn Henning 800-414-4661, dawn.henning@generalshale.com General Shale Introduces Industry-UniqueImpressionist Brick Series JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — General Shale, one of North America’s largest brick, stone and concrete block manufacturers, announces the launch of its new Impressionist Brick Series, which provides architects with ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 31, 2017
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2017Contact Information: Dawn Henning 800-414-4661, dawn.henning@generalshale.com General Shale Announces Acquisitionof Columbus Brick Company JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — General Shale, a leading U.S. manufacturer of brick, today announced that it has acquired Columbus Brick Company, a family-owned manufacturer located in Columbus, Mississippi.  The ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 31, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEBonnie Macdonald423-392-8416bonniemacdonald@kingsporttn.gov  It’s Christmas Connection Time!  Kingsport, Tennessee - The Civic Auditorium will be filled with holiday cheer starting November 3 at noon! Wreaths, floral arrangements, primitive and country crafts, Christmas ornaments, pottery, stained glass, woodcrafts, handmade soaps and lotions, fabric crafts, needlework, doll ...read more
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    Tuesday, October 31, 2017
      For immediate release October 24, 2017 PRESS RELEASE Benchmark Home Loans of Johnson City & Kingsport, TN Announce Branch of the Year Award By Steve Reed, Branch Manager Benchmark Home Loans Johnson City, TN & Kingsport, TN Benchmark Home Loans (http://www.benchmark.us) announced today that the branches of Johnson City & Kingsport TN have been honored by Benchmark Corporate Offices, ...read more
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    Friday, October 27, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEHelen Whittaker423-229-9488helenwhittaker@kingsporttn.govA Challenge to All Readers: Try Digital ReadingThe Kingsport Public Library wants you to try digital reading withover 90,000 titles to choose from!  Kingsport, TN - The Kingsport Public Library is on a mission: Get more people to try digital reading! While they have offered eBooks, digital audiobooks, and streaming ...read more
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    Thursday, October 05, 2017
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    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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    Monday, August 14, 2017
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    Thursday, August 03, 2017
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2017Contact Information: Dawn Henning 800-414-4661, dawn.henning@generalshale.com General Shale to Honor Local Educators at Fourth Annual History & Hero Night JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — General Shale is teaming up with the Johnson City Cardinals to honor local teachers and educators during the Cardinals’ matchup with the Princeton Rays at 7 p.m. on Friday, ...read more
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    Monday, July 31, 2017
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2017Contact Information: Dawn Henning 800-414-4661, dawn.henning@generalshale.com General Shale Wins Industry Awards for Brick in Architecture Projects  JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Two projects featuring General Shale products have been recognized by the Brick Industry Association (BIA) as winners in the 2017 Brick in Architecture awards ...read more
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    Monday, July 31, 2017
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    Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2017   Martin Dentistry Welcomes Dr. Brad Andersen   KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Martin Dentistry is excited to welcome Dr. Brad Andersen to its growing dental practice.   A native of Marietta, Georgia, Andersen received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and earned his doctorate of dental medicine degree from the Dental ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 02, 2017
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    Thursday, March 23, 2017
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    Thursday, March 02, 2017
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    Wednesday, March 01, 2017
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    Friday, February 03, 2017
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