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Sofia Talvik of Sweden played one of her last U.S. tour shows March 14 in Winnsboro, Texas, before COVID-19 brought an end to gatherings for the foreseeable future. 

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This year’s Best of the Upper East Side of Texas readers survey set a record with 4,591 nominations for a growing list of gems in the region featuring delicious food, wonderful attractions, beautiful backdrops, one-of-a-kind shops, exciting entertainment, and many talented individuals. We lo…

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In honor of our 200th issue falling during the holiday season, we’ve gathered 200 thoughtful gift ideas from around the Upper East Side of Texas. Some you can find online but for a true experience, plan a getaway around shopping, then dining at area restaurants, and staying over in one of th…

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Brenda Buck and Cheryl Estes hosted the September gathering of North East Texas Tourism Council (NETTC) members in downtown Winnsboro. Also in attendance were Mallori James/Marshall, Lisa Thompson/Texarkana, Niecy Baum/Pittsburg, Suzanne Cross/Henderson, Susan Travis/Tyler, Marsha Valdetero …

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Winnsboro Center for the Arts (WCA) engages people in the arts through educational opportunities, cultural experiences, and entertainmen, and integrates the arts into community life.   

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There’s not a bad time of year to visit Winnsboro, Texas, but for some the turning of the leaves provides the perfect backdrop for fun activities in this lively rural village in the Upper East Side of Texas.

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As a recipient of Winnsboro’s Man of the Year Award, many of Jim Willis’ deeds for the town obviously get noticed. But mostly, he slips quietly in and out of downtown businesses and the Winnsboro Center for the Arts bringing people and ideas together that make a positive difference for the c…

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Eric Andersen is one of the pioneers of the folk movement that began in the 1960s and ‘70s. Born in Pennsylvania he grew up in Buffalo, New York, where he taught himself piano and guitar.  By the early 1960s he was playing on the west coast until Tom Paxton walked in to The Coffee Gallery in…

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Desserts worthy of any dessert menu. County Line Magazine readers have chosen some great places and dishes to satisfy that sweet tooth. Here are some results from the Best of the Upper East Side of Texas contest. 

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Live music -- whether it's country, classical, classic rock or some other category -- remains a popular outing for County Line Magazine readers. The recent Best of the Upper East Side of Texas contest identified top picks for categories like best venue and best band.

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The Best of the Upper East Side of Texas contest recognizes favorite Places, People and Food & Drink options in a 35-plus county region. The annual contest is sponsored by County Line Magazine and its readers and online followers provide the votes.

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From Chicago, The Way Down Wanderers return to Winnsboro and The Bowery Stage for a concert on Saturday evening, October 27.  Mostly unknown at the time of their first visit in 2017, the Wanderers soon had the crowd in their grasp and kept them there until they left the stage and wandered th…