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U.S. Postal Service offering letters from Santa service

Posted on November 28, 2014 at 10:05 am

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And the Postal Service can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter to Santa — complete with a North Pole postmark. Here are the steps for your child to get a letter back from Santa: 1. Have your child write a letter to Santa and seal it in an envelope addressed to: Santa Claus, North Pole. 2. Tell your

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  • At the Movies

    Posted on November 28, 2014 at 7:42 am

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    BIG HERO 6 A special bond develops between plus-sized inflatable robot, Bayman, and prodigy, Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to  form a band of high-tech heroes. Rated PG. Showing at Carmike Cinemas 12 College Square Mall at 11:35, 2:05, 4:30, 7:00 and 9:35. Showing at CarmikeTown Crossing 8 in Greeneville at 12:10, 2:35, 5:15, 7:45 and 10:10. DUMB AND DUMBER TO Twenty years after the

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  • Encore’s ‘Christmas Carol’ debuts Friday

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 11:50 am

    Townspeople on stage during a rehearsal for Encore’s production of the Christmas classic “A Christmas Carol.” The play opens Friday, Nov. 28.

    Encore Theatrical Company will open “A Christmas Carol,” the final show of its 2014 season, this weekend. The musical version of the holiday classic will open on Friday, Nov. 28 and play for two weekends on the Morristown campus of Walters State Community College. “It’s hard to believe that we are reaching the end of our eighth season,” said Drew Ogle, Encore’s managing director. “A big Christmas show like this

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  • C-N to host Christmas Tree Lighting Service

    Posted on November 21, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    Carson-Newman University will usher in the Christmas season with an outdoor Tree Lighting Service on Tuesday, Dec. 2. An enduring community tradition, the 6 p.m. event marks the beginning of the Advent season through song and candlelight. It is free and open to the public. “There is no greater news than the Good News of God’s grace and redemption through Jesus Christ,” said Dr. Jeremy Buckner, chair of the University’s

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  • At the Movies

    Posted on November 21, 2014 at 9:10 am

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    THE BEST OF ME A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown. Rated PG13. Showing at Carmike Cinemas 12 College Square Mall at 7:05 and 9:55. BEYOND THE LIGHTS A talented musician on the brink of super stardom struggles with the pressure of her new-found success. Rated PG13. Showing at Carmike Cinemas 12 College Square Mall at 11:40, 2:25,

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  • Rock City’s Enchanted Garden of Lights

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Georgia — Rock City’s annual Enchanted Garden of Lights prepares for its 20th anniversary season which begins Friday, Nov. 21. Enhancements and new characters await guests nightly from 6 to 9 p.m. through Jan. 3. New scenes include The Dancing Forest where lighted trees dance to holiday music, as well as a 26-foot Christmas tree featuring a celebration in lights set to sounds of the season. Guests can

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  • Tusculum’s Doak House Museum prepping for Christmas

    Posted on November 17, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    The Doak House Museum will celebrate the holidays with a Christmas Open House on Saturday, Dec. 6, and offer its popular “Gingerbread and Storytelling” children’s program through Thursday, Dec. 18.

    GREENEVILLE – The Doak House Museum is preparing to celebrate the holidays with a Christmas Open House on Dec. 6 and with its popular children’s program, “Storytelling and Gingerbread” through Dec. 18. An open house will be held at the museum on the Tusculum College campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6. Free tours of the museum will be provided along with refreshments, crafts and games

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