Johnson City Press Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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The Cumberlands Brushy Mountain, more than a prison

January 23rd, 2014 8:54 am by Johnny Molloy

Nowadays you can hike past some of the Brushy Mountain Prison mines amid fantastic Frozen Head State Park in the Cumberlands, near Wartburg, and climb to the highest point on the Cumberland Plateau at the same time.

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Ocean to Lake Trail links Okeechobee to the Atlantic

January 16th, 2014 8:58 am by Johnny Molloy

When you say “South Florida,” many people think of high rises, beaches, casinos and other big city temptations, along with a bunch of traffic. However, there are other ways to enjoy that part of the world.

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Choose the right backpack for your hike

Choose the right backpack for your hike

January 9th, 2014 10:45 am by Johnny Molloy

Backpacks have come a long way the past 40 years. I’m talking about backpacks used for overnight excursions as opposed to day packs.

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Winter Destination: Guest River Gorge

January 3rd, 2014 8:58 am by Johnny Molloy

This local adventure combines history and natural beauty in the rugged mountains of Southwest Virginia near Coeburn, within easy driving distance of the Tri-Cities.

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Live Nativity Scene at Life Fellowship Baptist Church

December 23rd, 2013 6:56 pm by Lee Talbert

Live Nativity Scene at Life Fellowship Baptist Church

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Christmas gift ideas from a newly married man

December 19th, 2013 4:17 pm by Johnny Molloy

Faithful readers of the Johnson City Press will know that I am a newly married man. It was from this perspective of marital bliss that I went down to Mahoneys to shop for Christmas gifts.

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Knoxville’s Ijams Nature Center connects people and the outdoors

December 12th, 2013 11:20 am by Johnny Molloy

Now in its fifth decade, Ijams Nature Center continues to be a destination for Knoxville residents and is a model for cities – including Johnson City -- within the Volunteer State.

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Crossing Cross Mountain during the cold season

December 5th, 2013 9:09 am by Johnny Molloy

It was a cold, blustery day, yet bathed in sunshine, the kind you have during the cold season here in the hills of East Tennessee. A fellow member of First Presbyterian Church, Bob Ashburn, joined me for an overnight backpack on the Appalachian Trail, up

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Spy the Grand Canyon of Tennessee from Snoopers Rock

November 21st, 2013 9:00 am by Johnny Molloy

Prentice Cooper State Forest, situated in a big bend of the Tennessee River near Chattanooga, is a huge swath of wild land, below which is the Grand Canyon of the Tennessee.

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Richmond’s Canal Walk showcases urban hiking

November 14th, 2013 10:00 am by Johnny Molloy

Richmond, Virginia’s riverside past is showcased in a model for urban hiking in the heart of its downtown.

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