LifestylesNew livestock auctions resounding success

A partnership formed with the goal of meeting a need in the local community has taken off in a way none of the members expected.

Livestock auctions at the Jonesborough Flea Market resumed in November, and the newly constructed building has already been expanded to make room for the crowds.

Joe Wilson, who has owned the Flea Market for 28 years, submitted a site plan for a 46-by-150-foot shed to the Washington County Regional Planning Commission in June 2014 after deciding the service was needed again because local residents were having to carry their animals as far as Mountain City to sell. More...

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