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ETSU offering Pharmacy Open House event, Dec. 7u00a0

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. u2013 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.

u00a0The event will include a welcome from Dean Debbie Byrd, an overview of the collegeu2019s nationally recognized program, a chance to talk with student pharmacists, admissions information and tours of campus.

Register for the free open house event at etsu.edu/pharmacy/admissions/open_house.php.

The Sullivan South High School first four graduating classes of 1981-1984 are planning their u201c40th Reunionu201d for the weekend of June 3rd , 2022.u00a0 Because the school closed after last school year, the classes decided to have a joint reunion of all four years celebrating together.u00a0 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 u201cspecial guests.u201du00a0 Friday June 3rd events are still in the planning stages so stay tuned.u00a0 The reunion committee is still looking for classmates so anyone interested in helping please contact Cindy Hall at cindylou64@charter.net or Becky Smithy at lacenjustice@yahoo.com.u00a0 Also, for payment info, please send them an email or go to Facebook page u201cSullivan South 1982 40th Reunion with classes of 1981, 1983 and 1984.u201d u00a0u00a0We hope to see you there!

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City of Kingsport Property Taxes Are Due u2013 What you need to know

Itu2019s that time of year again – the City of Kingsport 2021 property tax are due. To avoid penalties, property owners must pay those taxes on or before November 30, 2021. Additional penalties of 2% are due on all unpaid 2021 city property taxes on December 1, 2021, 4% due on January 1, 2022 and an additional 1% will be assessed on the 1st of every subsequent month until paid in full.

Please note: penalties assessed for delinquent tax payments cannot be waived by any city official.

Residents can pay city taxes by mail (415 Broad Street), in person or by drive-thru at the Customer Service Center (415 Broad Street, first floor) or online (www.kingsporttn.gov).

The City of Kingsport accepts VISA, MasterCard, and Discover credit and debit cards for the payment of property taxes at the Customer Service Center, online and at the new JACK payment kiosk. A 2.75% card processing fee will be assessed for all property taxes paid by credit/debit cards.

Payments by check may be put in an envelope and dropped in the drop box of Lane 2 of the drive-thru at City Hall.

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The City of Kingsport Customer Service Center can be reached at 423-229-9418.

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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 bristoltn.recdesk.com 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 tharmon@bristoltn.org.

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ETSU Health COVID-19 vaccine clinics return to Millennium Center
Clinics offering primary doses and boosters

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. u2013 ETSU Health is returning to the East Tennessee State University Millennium Center for community COVID-19 vaccine clinics in November and December. The clinics will offer both primary doses and booster doses of the Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine. They are free and open to the public.

The clinics will be:

  • Sunday, Nov. 21, 1-5 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 23, 3-6 p.m.

  • Saturday, Dec. 4, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

The vaccine clinics will be held in the ballroom at ETSUu2019s Millennium Center, located at 2001 Millennium Place. Patients may park on the third level or above in the parking garage adjacent to the Millennium Center and follow the signs to the ballroom.

The only requirement for the clinics is that patients be at least 18 years old, as the J&J/Janssen vaccine has not been approved for anyone younger than 18.

The CDC recommends that people age 18 years and older who received a J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine at least two months ago should get a booster shot.

In addition, those who started with Pfizer BioNTech or Moderna primary doses may choose to get a Johnson & Johnson booster if they are six months after their second dose and among the following groups:

For more information about the ETSU Health vaccine clinic, call 423-439-EVAX (3829). Patients with questions about the vaccine should contact their physician. Learn more at etsuhealth.org.

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Kingsport Holiday Changes: Garbage & Trash/Yardwaste

The City of Kingsport will be adjusting garbage routes due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Please see the changes below:

Garbage changes will be as follows:

Thursday, November 25, there will be no pickup.

Friday, November 26, crews will pick up Thursdayu2019s route.

Saturday, November 27, crews will pick up Fridayu2019s route.

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This will include the black and blue-lidded carts due to the pause of the recycle pickups. All garbage and recycle carts are currently being picked up with the same truck.

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Trash/Yardwaste changes will be as follows:

Thursday, November 25, there will be no pickup.

Friday, November 26, crews will pick up Thursdayu2019s route.

Saturday, November 27, crews will pick up Fridayu2019s route.

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City landfill changes will be as follows: The landfill will be closed on Thursday, November 25. The landfill will be open on Friday and Saturday with normal hours of operation.

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For more information about sanitation services, please visit www.kingsporttn.gov.

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

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The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hearu2026 we canu2019t 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.

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Beginning this Saturday, November 20th, after the Carter County Banku2019s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, we will be having our first u201cKidu2019s Candy Cane Questu201d at Covered Bridge Park, from 6:30PM to 7:30PM.u00a0 Thank you to Carter County Bank for sponsoring this event.

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On Saturday, November 27th, you will find us at Edwardu2019s Island Park for a special, outdoor movie showing of u201cPolar Expressu201d! 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.

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Then, on Saturday, December 4th, we will be partnering with the Elizabethton Arts & Cultural Alliance for u201cChristmas in Ozu201d! 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 u201cThe Wizard of Ozu201d 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.

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Finally, on Saturday, December 11th, our department will be having our annual u201cChristmas at Covered Bridge Parku201d!! This pre-parade event will be from 2:00PM-5:00PM and will have a lot to offer for kids and families.u00a0

To stay up to date, visit Elizabethton.org 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 ANNOUNCES CHRISTMAS PARADE DETAILS

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 yearu2019s parade is u201cChristmas on the Big Screenu201d.

Participants are encouraged to decorate floats to highlight scenes from their favorite Christmas movies; u201cChristmas on the Big Screenu201d can highlight classics or new favorites.u00a0

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 Elizabethtonu2019s 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 cbean@cityofelizabethton.org.

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