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Casteel still finds joy in going fast

Casteel still finds joy in going fast

October 1st, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Johnson City driver Danny Casteel recently completed his 45th season behind the wheel with a seventh-place finish in the Street Stock division point standings at Kingsport Speedway. While he has never had the resources to compete for track championships,

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A's ending continues my postseason frustration

A's ending continues my postseason frustration

October 1st, 2014 9:57 pm by Douglas Fritz

It all started on Oct. 15, 1988. And it continued with Salvador Perez's walk-off single Tuesday night.

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Sports Outdoors ETSU Sports
ETSU trainer overcomes broken neck to complete triathlon

ETSU trainer overcomes broken neck to complete triathlon

October 1st, 2014 9:56 pm by Joe Avento

Brian Johnston, ETSU's head athletic trainer, overcame the effects of a broken neck to compete in the Ironman Triathlon on Sunday in Chattanooga. And he accomplished his goal of finishing the race that included a 2.4-mile swim, a 116-mile bike ride and a

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Drivers worried about next round of NASCAR's Chase

Drivers worried about next round of NASCAR's Chase

October 1st, 2014 9:53 pm by AP

Drivers have been fretting for weeks about the second round of NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, the three-race stretch that begins Sunday at Kansas Speedway ends on Oct. 19 at Talladega Superspeedway, where four drivers will be booted from

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Old-time country store goes solar

Old-time country store goes solar

October 1st, 2014 9:17 pm by John Thompson

Brown's Grocery and Hardware store is an old-time country store with newfangled ideas.

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Unicoi County ready for another big Apple Festival

Unicoi County ready for another big Apple Festival

October 1st, 2014 9:12 pm by Brad Hicks

By this evening, food and craft vendors from throughout the region and country will fill the streets of downtown Erwin to set up tents and equipment in preparation for Unicoi County's largest annual festival.

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Dropping gas prices may see bump in area

Dropping gas prices may see bump in area

October 1st, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

The falling gasoline prices experienced in the Tri-Cities lately may make a slight upward swoosh in the coming weeks, but experts say the sub-$3 range is not out of the question for local motorists this winter.

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News Local News Election 2014
It's a do-over for one County Commission seat

It's a do-over for one County Commission seat

October 1st, 2014 9:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Former 1st District Washington County Commissioner Pete Speropulos did not resign in time for his name to be taken off the Aug. 7 county election ballot, meaning he technically was re-elected - for a few days, anyway.

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Rezoning possible for South Roan Street retail development

Rezoning possible for South Roan Street retail development

October 1st, 2014 8:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Land owned by Johnson City's Mooneyhan Properties on South Roan Street between University Parkway and East Highland Road could be rezoned to accommodate a 13,500-square-foot retail development should city commissioners agree tonight to move the matter for

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ETSU reports 2nd sexual assault on campus this fall

ETSU reports 2nd sexual assault on campus this fall

October 1st, 2014 6:12 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University campus police on Tuesday received what officials described as a third-party report of a sexual assault that allegedly occurred earlier this semester.

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