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After 42 years, 'Mrs. Cobb' decides to leave past behind

After 42 years, 'Mrs. Cobb' decides to leave past behind

April 19th, 2014 9:38 pm by Max Hrenda

On Saturday, Emily McClellan made her last appearance as Barsheba Cobb at the Rocky Mount Living History Museum before her retirement from educating and performing for visitors.

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Local church depicts Easter origin through fire, fighting, blood

Local church depicts Easter origin through fire, fighting, blood

April 19th, 2014 9:37 pm by Max Hrenda

Over the past eight days, visitors to the Appalachian Fairgrounds have been treated to a spectacle of fire, smoke, swords and blood. All these things were on display during a local church's depiction of the life and death of Jesus Christ.

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Funding questions cloud commissioners' improvement goals

Funding questions cloud commissioners' improvement goals

April 19th, 2014 9:26 pm by Tony Casey

Though there were many things to discuss during Saturday morning's informal strategic planning meeting of the Johnson City Commission - from the development of intersections to boost business to high-speed Internet - the conversation nearly always drifted

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East Coast Wings & Grill looks to spice up JC dining options

East Coast Wings & Grill looks to spice up JC dining options

April 19th, 2014 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

Things are heating up in a shopping center on Johnson City's northwest side, where a new chicken wing restaurant is set to take flight.

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District Attorney candidates answer questions leading up to election

District Attorney candidates answer questions leading up to election

April 19th, 2014 9:00 pm by Becky Campbell

Three vying for the 8-year term as First Judicial District Attorney General - Tony Clark, Jerome Cochran and Dan Smith

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Nashville woman gets two years in VA fraud case

Nashville woman gets two years in VA fraud case

April 19th, 2014 4:02 pm by Maranda Faris, The Tennessean

A Nashville woman was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court to two years in prison for defrauding the Veterans Administration of more than $364,000 over three years.

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"Mrs. Cobb Retires"

April 19th, 2014 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

Emily McClellan Retires Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressEmily McClellan Retires "Mrs Cobb" retires after 41 years as a re-enactor at Rocky Mount.

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As Easter nears, Erwin, Unicoi residents walk mile in Jesus' shoes

As Easter nears, Erwin, Unicoi residents walk mile in Jesus' shoes

April 18th, 2014 10:02 pm by Brad Hicks

Last year, Roy Guajardo took part in his first Good Friday Witness Walk as the event gave him the opportunity to come together with other Christians in the community ahead of the Easter holiday.

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Train tune touts Tweetsie Trail, task force

Train tune touts Tweetsie Trail, task force

April 18th, 2014 9:43 pm by Tony Casey

When Dr. Dan Schumaier picked Elizabethton's Andy Curtis to write the song for the Tweetsie Trail project, he knew the task would be a little different than the usual songwriting he does.

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Local attorney fulfills dream of attaining judgeship

Local attorney fulfills dream of attaining judgeship

April 18th, 2014 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

When Luke Shipley was a little boy in Washington County, all he wanted was to grow up and be a judge.

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