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Fiddlin' Bob Taylor talks Christmas

Fiddlin' Bob Taylor talks Christmas

December 23rd, 2014 9:29 am by Bob Cox

During Christmas 1906, Gov. Bob Taylor submitted a depiction to The Comet newspaper, offering his views of what Christmas is all about, depicting both the spiritual and traditional side of the holiday:

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1935 Johnson City Press shows recurring themes

1935 Johnson City Press shows recurring themes

December 23rd, 2014 9:25 am by Max Hrenda

While modern editions of the Johnson City Press contain somewhere between four and six front-page stories, in 1935, it was not unusual to see more than 20 stories gracing the newspaper's front page, covering a range of topics from local to international i

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: German police hunt stolen pigeon worth $184,000

Off the Wall News: German police hunt stolen pigeon worth $184,000

December 23rd, 2014 9:24 am by Associated Press

The 6-year-old male homing pigeon, named AS 969, was stolen at some point on Saturday night from a locked aviary.

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Head downtown for a variety of last-minute gifts

Head downtown for a variety of last-minute gifts

December 23rd, 2014 9:21 am by Tony Casey

Downtown Johnson City businesses are boasting a variety of gifts for those who've waited until the last few days before the Christmas holiday to buy presents.

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Johnson City traffic advisories for this week

Johnson City traffic advisories for this week

December 23rd, 2014 9:14 am by Contributed to the Press

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Crime
Elizabethton man accused of vandalizing vehicle in Johnson City

Elizabethton man accused of vandalizing vehicle in Johnson City

December 23rd, 2014 8:46 am by Staff Report

Police said he caused more than $500 in damage.

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Sports High schools
'Dogs pull out ugly wins against Johnson County

'Dogs pull out ugly wins against Johnson County

December 22nd, 2014 10:24 pm by Ivan Sanders

In two games that were as ugly as the Grinch's whiskered, green face at times, the Hampton Bulldog boys and girls teams escaped Johnson County with two wins heading into the Christmas break.

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Wreck snaps telephone pole, snags University Parkway traffic

Wreck snaps telephone pole, snags University Parkway traffic

December 22nd, 2014 10:00 pm by Jessica Fuller

A single-vehicle crash snapped a telephone pole in half and stalled eastbound traffic on University Parkway Monday night.

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Emmanuel COO Hall takes reins at Family Promise

Emmanuel COO Hall takes reins at Family Promise

December 22nd, 2014 9:54 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Bob Hall, chief operations officer for Emmanuel Christian Seminary, began work Dec. 1 as director of the nonprofit organization formerly known as Interfaith Hospitality Network, which provides emergency and long-term transitional shelter and support for h

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Firm, city ink deal for land development on W. State of Franklin Road

Firm, city ink deal for land development on W. State of Franklin Road

December 22nd, 2014 9:47 pm by Gary B. Gray

A deal between Johnson City and Raleigh, N.C.-based Coalyard Restoration has finally been inked, giving the company about 1.4 acres of property at 1100 W. State of Franklin Road on which a 23,000-square-foot commercial development supported by restaurants

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