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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Jay’s Day set for Friday at Dale Street Park

• KINGSPORT — Jarrett A. Hughes “Jay’s Day” will be held Friday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Dale Street Park. There will be a live performance by OWC — Officially Well Connected from Nashville. The group will perform gospel music. Free hot dogs, chips, baked beans and a drink will be provided. The public is encouraged to bring a lawn chair to enjoy the evening and a purple balloon to tie on the playground fence in memory of Hughes, who was shot to death in his family’s home in August. For more information contact Johnnie Mae Swagerty at 429-7553 or Jarvis Shivers at 297-9052.