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When it comes to advice you can trust, who better to hear from than long-time community residents? With BeLocal, there’s no need to wonder where longtime residents go for fun, food, shopping, activities, and more.
Take a peek inside the latest issue for words of wisdom and smart suggestions from true locals.
Starting over in a new hometown is never simple.
But through BeLocal, you can easily explore local living at its finest. Check out the articles below to learn more about some of the best “hidden gems” the community has to offer.
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We are Keith and Lisa Flippin, publishers of BeLocal Washington County, and we enjoy working with locals and businesses to build community connections.
With all the changes that a new move can bring, it is our hope that this magazine will help. This resource contains the best advice that our locals can propose regarding what the area offers. BeLocal is a guide to the best of everything you will need and want as you make your adjustment to your new home. Inside you will find favorite local hidden gems, dining, pet spots, history, arts, things for kids, and annual events, just to name a few.
Lisa and I have two grown daughters and three grandchildren. We were in the ministry for over 34 years and moved back to Johnson City in 2015. We also publish two other magazines for two private neighborhoods. We decided to offer this third magazine to help newcomers learn more about the area. May this resource become your "go-to guide" for everything you need. Welcome Home!
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The publication has been a tremendous asset for me and my family in getting us situated and familiarized with the area. The layout is upscale, easy to navigate, and filled with vibrant color and content. The local tips add an instant trusted connection from one resident to another. Thank you for putting together such a beautiful and helpful piece!
The BeLocal magazine undoubtedly helped my family and I discover what makes Lincoln so special. We feel so warmly welcomed to the area, and our whole family has enjoyed reading and looking through the publication.
BeLocal is a high-quality magazine that demands the attention of anyone that lays eyes on it. I wish I would have had access to it when I moved!