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HGTV show application brings out some city spirit, officials

 

February 5, 2020

Photo by Sean C. Morgan Don Knight, announcer for Sweet Home sports, leads the Huskies, the girls basketball team and cheer team, and their fans in a chant, calling on HGTV to take over Sweet Home, between basketball games Friday against Newport. The cheer was being filmed for use in the city's effort to be chosen as a subject for HGTV's "Home Town Takeover" show.

Sweet Home leaders want to get the city on TV – in a good way.

Between basketball games Friday night at Sweet Home High School, a crowd urged the HGTV channel to "take over" Sweet Home in HGTV's upcoming television show "Home Town Takeover."

Local videographer Brian Hutchings, with help from Barry Tevis, filmed the audience as part of a video he is making to submit to HGTV.

A few weeks ago City of Sweet Home Community and Economic Development Director Blair Larsen began looking for someone to make a video to submit. Two weeks ago, about 10 people met at City Hall twice to discuss puttin...



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