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Spark replaces HATCH as new citywide festival

Formerly known as Hatch, the spring festival launched last year at this time which aspired to birth a Spoleto-like event here, the essential concept of Spark is to create a weeklong festival that taps into two distinguished festivals... more »

Apr 11, 2013 by in Beginnings

Center Park new home court for city’s food trucks

Center Park is the vacant lot on the 700 block of Market Street and it is being officially repurposed April 12 as gathering place for the community. more »

Apr 11, 2013 by in Beginnings

Deadline for PBS KIDS GO! contest nears

The annual PBS KIDS GO! contest is right around the corner, and the list of prizes is enough to get the most television-loving second-grader to trade his Wii remote for a pencil and paper. more »

Mar 28, 2013 by in Beginnings

Step up and claim your crown, would-be Miss Cheerwines

The coveted title of Miss Cheerwine is up for grabs again, but winning this year’s crown will be tough because the competition opened applications to five more semi-Southern states. more »

Mar 21, 2013 by in Beginnings