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Do you remember when Dollywood was Silver Dollar City?

Do you remember when Dollywood was Silver Dollar City?

October 7th, 2013 8:45 am by Bob Cox

The recent announcement by Dolly Parton that a $300 million expansion was coming to Dollywood prompted today’s column. Dolly’s dream park evolved over a duration of 25 years.

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Opinion
Parents: Know your local history, teach your children

Parents: Know your local history, teach your children

October 7th, 2013 8:13 am by Staff Report

Monday marks the 233th anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain, which was a monumental win for patriots that couldn’t have been achieved without the help of militiamen from this area

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Opinion
Should Rep. Hill change his vote on wine bill?

Should Rep. Hill change his vote on wine bill?

October 7th, 2013 8:09 am by Staff Report

Here we go again. Last month, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said he expects a long debated bill to allow wine to be sold in Tennessee grocery stores finally will be approved when the state General Assembly reconvenes next year.

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Storytelling Showcase

October 7th, 2013 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Storytellers Showcase Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press The 41st Annual National Storytellers Festival concluded Sunday afternoon with a bang as the tellers put on a Showcase special.

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Storytelling Showcase

October 7th, 2013 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Storytellers Showcase Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press The 41st Annual National Storytellers Festival concluded Sunday afternoon with a bang as the tellers put on a Showcase special.

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Crime Local News
Carter County deputy placed on leave without pay after domestic violence arrest

Carter County deputy placed on leave without pay after domestic violence arrest

October 6th, 2013 9:37 pm by John Thompson

A deputy with the Carter County Sheriff’s Department was arrested on a domestic violence incident Sunday and has been placed on administrative leave without pay pending the outcome of an investigation.

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Woman picks up drug charges after testifying in drug-case hearing

Woman picks up drug charges after testifying in drug-case hearing

October 6th, 2013 9:23 pm by John Thompson

A woman who had testified in a court hearing allegedly gave consent for deputies to search her car in the courthouse parking lot and Sgt. Harmon Duncan of the Carter County Sheriff’s Department reported finding methamphetamine, Klonopin and Xanax in the c

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No more stories to be told at this year's National Storytelling Festival

No more stories to be told at this year's National Storytelling Festival

October 6th, 2013 9:08 pm by Tony Casey

The three-day National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough closed out Sunday afternoon, having sneaked up on some of the performers.

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Crime Local News
Gray man charged with driving, drug violations

Gray man charged with driving, drug violations

October 6th, 2013 7:33 pm by Staff Reports

A Gray man was charged with reckless endangerment, felony evading arrest, driving on a suspended license and drug possession Saturday night, police said.

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The Buzz: A week's worth of Buzzworthy stories

The Buzz: A week's worth of Buzzworthy stories

October 6th, 2013 6:35 pm by Staff Reports

So much news, so little time. He's a recap of local stories getting Buzz.

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