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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

For more information about this week's Pet Of The Week contact the SBK Animal Center at 423-392-4755.

     The Bristol Ballet's 7th annual Father Daughter Ball, themed "Bows & Bow Ties," invites dads, grandfathers, and male care-givers to create memories that will last a lifetime for the special child in his life.
     Dads and daughters will receive a free commemorate photo file from the event, courtesy of King University Digital Media Art & Design volunteers, and a treasured keepsake to take home
     Last year over 300 fathers and daughters made Bristol Ballet's Father Daughter Ball such a success the organization is taking it to a new level. There are many sponsorship opportunities available to help add sparkle to this amazing family tradition.
     Dads should bring their little sweethearts to the Bristol Train Station on Sunday, February 14, 2016, 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., for sweets, treats, and dancing. From Sinatra to Taylor Swift, DJ Express will spin a variety of appropriate hits both generations will enjoy. Reservations are $10 per person, call 276-669-6051 or visit the Bristol Ballet on line.

Monday, February 8, 2016

The United Way of Southwest Virginia has a fantastic opportunity that we are providing the community with called My Free Taxes. With this, folks that have a household income of $62,000 or less are eligible to file their taxes completely free. On February 11th, we will be hosting an all day tax filing day at Pleasant View UMC complete with a computer lab and internet access where the community can bring their tax documents and file their taxes completely free.

Appalachian Express Chorus returns with their popular Valentine's Day tradition.  You can give a gift of love through song.  For $40, your Sweetheart will get:  a long-stemmed rose, a card, and a love song, a delivered by a quartet.  Singing Valentines are available for delivery on Friday, February 12th, Saturday, February 13th, and Sunday, February 14th.  To order, call 423-384-9992


Dec. 8, 2015: Song of the Mountains concerts are held monthly at The Lincoln Theatre in Marion. Shows are recorded for award-winning TV series on public television nationally. On Saturday, Dec. 12: Mountain Faith Band, Terry Baucom & the Dukes of Drive, Wayne Henderson & Friends, Raymond McLain & the McLain Family! Click here to buy tickets.

Interfaith Thanksgiving Service hosted by B’nai Sholom Congregation, November 22, 2015

This service, hosted by Rabbi Arthur Rutberg and B’nai Sholom Congregation, includes clergy from different religions and combines prayers and psalms of Thanksgiving, sharing with those of limited resources, and celebrating common hopes and desires for peace and harmony. Click here for details.

Donations to benefit local food pantries and/or contributions of non-perishable food items are welcomed and encouraged.

The Interfaith Thanksgiving Service will take place Sunday, November 22, at 7pm. B’nai Sholom Congregation is located at 2510 Highway 126, Blountville, TN.

Monday, October 5, 2015

The Carter Railroad Museum at ETSU is planning a rail excursion trip to ride the Big South Fork Scenic Railroad on Sunday, October 25.

Make check or money order payable to: George L. Carter Chapter, NRHS.  Please mail the ticket request form along with the signed liability waiver form to:  George L. Carter Chapter, NRHS, 519 Headtown Road, Jonesborough, TN 37659.  If you have questions – please contact Charlene McLeod at 386-717-2925.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

B’nai Sholom Congregation announces the arrival of Rabbi Arthur Rutberg after several years without a fulltime rabbi. Meet him at an End of Summer Open House on Sunday, August 30, at 11:30am. Rosh Hashanah starts the evening of Sunday, September 13. Click for B’nai Sholom’s website and Facebook page.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Jonesbrough Genealogical Society is hosting the Katherine R. Willson Workshop.

Katherine R. Willson of Ann Arbor, Michigan, will be our guest speaker for a genealogical workshop held on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Wilson is a highly acclaimed and professionally trained national public speaker. This event will be held at the Washington County-Jonesborough Library, 200 Sabin Drive, Jonesborough, Tennessee from 10 am to 4 pm. Registration is still open! If you’ve not register, seats still are open! Register today!

Registration will cost JGS members $25 and the public $30, if registered by Monday, July 20th. After July 20th, registration costs will be $30 for JGS members and $40 for the public. The Registration form is below and will be on our home page. Please follow all instructions and print and mail the form and payment to JGS, 200 Sabin Drive, Jonesborough, TN 37659. Registration form.

Event Schedule as follows:

9am to 9:45am – Registration
9:50am to 9:55am – Welcome, Gene Hurdt, President
10am to 10:55am – Little-Known & Rarely-Used Google Resources & Search Tips
11am to 11:55am – Which Way Did She Go??? Finding Those Elusive Maiden Names
12pm to 1:25pm – Lunch on your own in Downtown Jonesborough
1:30pm to 2:25pm – Solving Genealogical Mysteries with Facebook’s 4,800+ Genealogy Groups & Pages
2:30pm to 3:25pm – Seeking Dead People: Getting the Most from Cemetery Research
3:35pm to 4pm – Answering general questions, wrap-Up