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Taste of Johnson City event returns to old haunt

Taste of Johnson City event returns to old haunt

September 5th, 2013 10:31 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Closing in on its 31st year of providing a night dedicated to the Johnson City-Jonesborough-Washington County restaurant and beverage industry, the Chamber of Commerce will host the Taste of Johnson City at an old stomping ground this year, complete with

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Labor Day fun, from high country to low country

Labor Day fun, from high country to low country

September 2nd, 2013 7:31 pm by Tony Casey

From the lake to the mountains, the Johnson City area was busy with Labor Day activities.

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Community Heritage
Thesis captures quick fall of Depression-era Elizabethton

Thesis captures quick fall of Depression-era Elizabethton

September 2nd, 2013 12:00 am by John Thompson

The story of the good times of the Roaring ’20s being followed by the hard times of the Great Depression is national in scope, but in the Tri-Cities, the disastrous decline was felt hardest in Elizabethton.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
1909 Normal School banquet celebrated selection of the Carter site

1909 Normal School banquet celebrated selection of the Carter site

September 2nd, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

In 1909, the agony was finally over. After months of wrangling, the area of Johnson City known as the Southwest Addition, also referred to as the Carter site, became the location for the new East Tennessee Normal School.

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Blood-donation challenge kicks off Wednesday

Blood-donation challenge kicks off Wednesday

September 1st, 2013 9:26 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The seventh annual Battle of the Badges, a blood-donation challenge conducted by the local American Red Cross Blood Services Center to honor the area’s first responders in the weeks leading up to the Sept. 11 observance of Patriot Day, will kick off Wedne

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Local radio newsman Charlie Stuchell dies at 64

Local radio newsman Charlie Stuchell dies at 64

September 1st, 2013 9:17 pm by Tony Casey

Tri-Cities radio listeners lost a familiar voice Sunday with the death of longtime radio newsman Charlie Stuchell, who died at 64 after a long battle with cancer.

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Hank Brown went from Tri-Cities road racer to world-class race organizer

Hank Brown went from Tri-Cities road racer to world-class race organizer

September 1st, 2013 8:52 pm by Tony Casey

For years, Kingsport’s Hank Brown was the guy crossing the finish line.

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Community Local News Business & Technology
Locals taking advantage of free time on Labor Day weekend

Locals taking advantage of free time on Labor Day weekend

August 31st, 2013 9:01 pm by Tony Casey

For some, Labor Day is a symbol of the hard work that built our country. To others, it’s a sign of the end of summer.

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Labor Day weekend laid-back holiday for locals, cookouts planned

Labor Day weekend laid-back holiday for locals, cookouts planned

August 31st, 2013 6:55 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Holiday weekends are typically jam-packed with numerous activities and plans, but many area residents agree Labor Day is one time to sit back, grab a burger or a hot dog and just relax.

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Ribbon cutting conducted for Veterans Park, Doughboy

Ribbon cutting conducted for Veterans Park, Doughboy

August 30th, 2013 9:24 pm by Tony Casey

Veterans and members of several civic groups turned out Friday afternoon for the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Veterans Plaza and the the refurbished Doughboy statue on the grounds of Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.

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