On Christmas Day, 1951, President Truman told the nation that there had arisen a new spirit of hope in the world that a true and lasting peace may come from the sacrifice of free men arming and fighting together.
The bell tolled seven times in Mountain Home Veteran’s Affairs museum next to seven white candles that burned in memory of the seven local veterans who died in the Pearl Harbor attacks 75 years ago.
Officials now estimate 1,684 structures have been damaged or destroyed by the fires, and 134 people sustained injuries.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday that it won’t grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, handing a victory to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters, who argued the project would threaten a water source and cultural sites.
Democrats need to rebuild the political “blue wall” of traditionally Democratic upper Midwest and Great Lakes states that Republican Donald Trump captured with an appeal to white, working-class voters.
Officials say the death toll has risen to 24 in a fire that ripped through a late-night dance party in a converted warehouse in Oakland, California, and they expect that number to climb as the search continues.
Police arrested a North Carolina woman after she tried to take items by hiding them in a baby stroller, a news release from the Johnson City Police Department said.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won’t grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.
The images are grim.
When U.S. Forest Ranger Jody Bandy confronted the man in the Pisgah National Forest, he said he’d been at the nearby wildfire and “couldn’t take it anymore.”
Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump’s campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly in Republican hands.
On Thanksgiving Day, 12-year-old Jacob Gross and his mom, Michelle Sheets, suddenly found themselves with a 14-pound turkey to split between the two of them.
While bringing the gift of self confidence and communication skills to the area’s girls and boys this holiday season, the directors of the Johnson City Community Theatre’s production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” say it’s only the first of many upcoming theatrical opportunities for young people.
As the Christmas tune famously begins, “You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch.”
But Saturday was quite different.
Tennessee’s comptroller office has commended Unicoi County for what it describes as “the first success story” in its annual review of Tennessee county governments.