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ETSU offering Pharmacy Open House event, Dec. 7 

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – East Tennessee State University Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy is offering a free Open House event for any prospective student interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 4-6:30 p.m.

 The event will include a welcome from Dean Debbie Byrd, an overview of the college’s nationally recognized program, a chance to talk with student pharmacists, admissions information and tours of campus.

Register for the free open house event at

The Sullivan South High School first four graduating classes of 1981-1984 are planning their “40th Reunion” for the weekend of June 3rd , 2022.  Because the school closed after last school year, the classes decided to have a joint reunion of all four years celebrating together.  Saturday night June 4th events will be held at Meadowview Conference, Resort & Convention Center starting at 6:00 p.m. and the cost is $65 per person which will include dinner, music and some “special guests.”  Friday June 3rd events are still in the planning stages so stay tuned.  The reunion committee is still looking for classmates so anyone interested in helping please contact Cindy Hall at or Becky Smithy at  Also, for payment info, please send them an email or go to Facebook page “Sullivan South 1982 40th Reunion with classes of 1981, 1983 and 1984.”   We hope to see you there!


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Bristol TN Parks & Rec to host pickleball, basketball leagues

Registration is now underway for a six-week Pickleball Winter Warm Up and an Adult 5-on-5 Basketball league that will be sponsored by the Bristol, Tennessee Department of Parks & Recreation in January.

The Pickleball Winter Warm Up will begin Monday, Jan. 10, and continue each Monday and Wednesday evening through Feb. 16. All games in this doubles-only program will be played between 6 and 9 p.m. at the Slater Community Center. Players of all ages may register individually at and should list a doubles partner on the registration form. Games will be scheduled by the Department of Parks & Recreation and each team will play at least 12 matches. The $15 registration fee includes a t-shirt.

For additional information about the Pickleball Winter Warm Up or Adult 5-on-5 Basketball league, please contact Taylor Harmon at

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Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Will Be Hosting Multiple Christmas Events Throughout the Holiday Season


The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear… we can’t sing so instead, we are asking everyone to join us and take part in all the Christmas activities we have upcoming throughout the Holiday season.


Beginning this Saturday, November 20th, after the Carter County Bank’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, we will be having our first “Kid’s Candy Cane Quest” at Covered Bridge Park, from 6:30PM to 7:30PM.  Thank you to Carter County Bank for sponsoring this event.


On Saturday, November 27th, you will find us at Edward’s Island Park for a special, outdoor movie showing of “Polar Express”! This event begins at 4:00PM with free kiddie train rides down the Linear Path, marshmallow roasting, free hot chocolate and cookies. A big thanks to Carter County Bank for helping sponsor this event.


Then, on Saturday, December 4th, we will be partnering with the Elizabethton Arts & Cultural Alliance for “Christmas in Oz”! Follow the yellow brick road to the Covered Bridge Park and join us from 3:00PM-5:00PM where you will be able to encounter characters from “The Wizard of Oz” and celebrate the holidays like no time before. Then from 6:30PM-8:30PM, we will once again have free horse drawn carriage rides and Santa and Mrs. Claus at the park. Thank you, Carter County Bank, for sponsoring this event.


Finally, on Saturday, December 11th, our department will be having our annual “Christmas at Covered Bridge Park”!! This pre-parade event will be from 2:00PM-5:00PM and will have a lot to offer for kids and families. 

To stay up to date, visit under the Parks and Recreation tab and on Facebook @elizabethtonparksandrecreation for future announcements. For more information, please contact the Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department at 423-547-6441.

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Main Street Elizabethton is excited to host the annual Elizabethton Christmas Parade in Downtown Elizabethton on Saturday, December 11, at 6 PM.

The theme of this year’s parade is “Christmas on the Big Screen”.

Participants are encouraged to decorate floats to highlight scenes from their favorite Christmas movies; “Christmas on the Big Screen” can highlight classics or new favorites. 

Entry applications are available on the Downtown Elizabethton Facebook page or you may contact Main Street at (423) 213-0090. The deadline to apply is November 28.

Main Street Elizabethton’s mission is to look towards the future with the goal to preserve culture and heritage, while striving to revitalize the hub and heart of downtown.

For more information on how to get involved with Main Street Elizabethton, contact Main Street Director, Courtney Bean, at (423) 213-0090 or

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