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A history mystery: What happened to Powell County?

A history mystery: What happened to Powell County?

August 12th, 2013 4:11 pm by Bob Cox

Recently, I read an interesting entry from Jeff Fleming’s impressive (www.kingsportblogger.com) website, written in 2008 about a Powell County being located in East Tennessee in 1839.

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Washington County’s oldest newspapers: entertaining, off-the-wall

Washington County’s oldest newspapers: entertaining, off-the-wall premium content

August 12th, 2013 3:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City’s earliest newspaper on record was the Johnson City Times, founded in 1874.

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Owner of downtown Johnson City restaurant Freiberg’s about to become U.S. citizen

Owner of downtown Johnson City restaurant Freiberg’s about to become U.S. citizen premium content

August 12th, 2013 9:20 am by Sydney Franklin — Press Staff Writer

After 12 years of living in East Tennessee, Freiberg’s German Restaurant owner Andreas Herholz will receive United States citizenship Friday.

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Peace blossoms: Johnson City Carver community garden flourishing

Peace blossoms: Johnson City Carver community garden flourishing

August 12th, 2013 9:06 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Now in its sixth growing season, the Carver Peace Garden, located behind the Carver Recreation Center in Johnson City, is not only proving to be a successful area for harvesting food but is also establishing deeper roots in the community.

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Severe storm rakes area; Umoja Festival features memorial box-off event

Severe storm rakes area; Umoja Festival features memorial box-off event

August 10th, 2013 10:22 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Severe storms brought flood waters to downtown Johnson City Saturday, but the 17th annual Umoja Festival continued on despite the rain.

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Fundraising campaign to bring water back to Lady of the Fountain

Fundraising campaign to bring water back to Lady of the Fountain

August 10th, 2013 9:45 pm by Nathan Baker

Local officials say downtown Johnson City’s cup will runneth over once the funding spigots are opened for an historic landmark.

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Umoja 2013 Saturday

August 10th, 2013 8:02 pm by Tony Duncan

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First day of Umoja Festival a success for storytellers

First day of Umoja Festival a success for storytellers

August 9th, 2013 9:20 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Just as craft and food vendors were starting to wait on visitors at the 17th annual Umoja Festival Friday, the chairs in the gazebo area between East Main and East Market streets were quickly being claimed, as many festivalgoers took a break in the shade

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Pet of the Week

August 9th, 2013 6:05 pm by Staff Report

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Benefit 5k for county deputy injured in off-duty crash

Benefit 5k for county deputy injured in off-duty crash

August 9th, 2013 3:56 pm by Staff Reports

The Washington County Sheriff’s office SWAT team will sponsor a Sgt. David “RoboCop” Chambers Benefit 5K at the Appalachian Fairgrounds, gate 5 at 8 a.m. Saturday.

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