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HomeMade: Skillville

Original article by JARED BENTLEY of the Johnson City Press HomeMade is a new video series produced by the Johnson City Press in order to highlight people in our region who still create, and do what they love for a living. A little over a year ago, three friends saw their business dreams come to fruition,… Continue reading HomeMade: Skillville

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Johnson City Co-Starters attendees to open new business in downtown Elizabethton

  Original Article by JOHN THOMPSON of the Johnson City Press   ELIZABETHTON — Like many young newlyweds, Michael Howell and Cheri Tinney have some plans to start a business and put down some solid roots in the community they have chosen to call home. The difference is that Michael and Cheri should be opening the doors… Continue reading Johnson City Co-Starters attendees to open new business in downtown Elizabethton

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Local baker will be featured on Food Network Show

Original Story by HANNAH SWAYZE of the Johnson City Press   Nine and a half years ago, Timmy Norman, owner of Cakebuds Bakery in Johnson City, said that in 10 years he wanted to be on the Food Network. Last week, the downtown business owner announced his dream had come to fruition. Norman said on Facebook Live… Continue reading Local baker will be featured on Food Network Show

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Farm Expo featured chef has a passion for cooking

Original article by BRANDON PAYKAMIAN of the Johnson City Press Alex Bradley Jr., 32, has always been drawn to the culinary world, but it took some time for him to fully commit himself to cooking. After graduating from East Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting in 2007 and producing cooking shows on campus, Bradley… Continue reading Farm Expo featured chef has a passion for cooking

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Wayne See and wife, Beatriz, leading the first Montessori Program in Greene County

  Recent Co-Starters – Greene Country –  graduate, Wayne See has always wanted to give kids the opportunity to get a jump-start in life and their education. With the help of his wife, Beatriz, they made that a reality.   Original story by Eugenia Estes: Staff Writer for The Greeneville Sun   A new Montessori… Continue reading Wayne See and wife, Beatriz, leading the first Montessori Program in Greene County

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Meet Launch Tennessee

Original Story by HANK HAYES of Time News, Kingsport   The Margaret Dolan roadshow recently rolled through the Tri-Cities with a goal of meeting as many decision-makers and venture capitalists as possible. Dolan is the new president and CEO of Launch Tennessee.   What is Launch Tennessee? Launch Tennessee is a public-private partnership that supports entrepreneurs from idea… Continue reading Meet Launch Tennessee

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BrewFund’s David Nelson creates holiday-spirited book on “Brewdolph the Hop-Nosed Reindeer”

    Original Story by Tom Ballard of Teknovation David Nelson, one of the Founders of Johnson City’s BrewFund Inc., has come-up with a creative twist on the holiday season. It’s a fun craft beer parody book named “Brewdolph the Hop-Nosed Reindeer.” The book tells the story of people coming together, celebrating their differences, and of… Continue reading BrewFund’s David Nelson creates holiday-spirited book on “Brewdolph the Hop-Nosed Reindeer”

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New owners bring new events to Blue Moon building

Original article by JESSICA FULLER from the Johnson City Press   Blue Moon’s building is changing hands, but that doesn’t mean the theatre’s regular programming is slowing down any time soon. In fact, the new owners have plans to bring more events to the building. Blue Moon Theatre Company will be celebrating 10 years of business… Continue reading New owners bring new events to Blue Moon building

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Care Packages for Deployed Soldiers

By: Chace Vineski    AccelNow – Social Media Coordinator   Current Kingsport resident and Army veteran, Malcolm Stallard, knows what it’s like to serve overseas. Like every soldier defending their country, he’s faced unfathomable circumstances and being so far from home certainly makes such times more difficult. While he was serving in Iraq, he saw… Continue reading Care Packages for Deployed Soldiers

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The Cheesy School Bus –  Gourmet Grilled Cheese

By: Chace Vineski    AccelNow – Social Media Coordinator   Longtime Greeneville resident and founder of The Cheesy School Bus, Phillip Bernier, made an unusual career change yet fitting. Once a long-time Sterile Processing Technician at Takoma Regional Hospital in Greeneville he had the urge to open up his own food truck. What makes Phillips… Continue reading The Cheesy School Bus –  Gourmet Grilled Cheese