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Young children learn about emergency services during Transportation Day event in Johnson City

Young children learn about emergency services during Transportation Day event in Johnson City

July 31st, 2013 4:07 pm by Rex Barber

This past month, Cassidy Wilbanks, an early interventionist with Physical Therapy Services with Tennessee’s Early Intervention System, and others in that office have been educating young children on everything regarding the road, transportation and emerge

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Bluegrass Half Marathon to benefit Niswonger Children's Hospital

Bluegrass Half Marathon to benefit Niswonger Children's Hospital

July 30th, 2013 9:35 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson City’s popular Bluegrass Half Marathon is set to run Sept. 22 and, for the first time this year, all proceeds from the music laden road race will go to Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

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Rails-to-Trails Task Force sets pace for new 10-mile recreational trail between Johnson City, Elizabethton

Rails-to-Trails Task Force sets pace for new 10-mile recreational trail between Johnson City, Elizabethton

July 30th, 2013 11:50 am by Gary B. Gray

The Rails-to-Trails Task Force has taken its assignment very seriously and has been hard at work to reshape a 10-mile section of the old Tweetsie Railroad System into a biking, hiking and recreational reality.

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Women coal miners to gather in Jonesborough this weekend Archives of Appalachia to document their stories

Women coal miners to gather in Jonesborough this weekend Archives of Appalachia to document their stories

July 30th, 2013 9:58 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Women coal miners from across the United States, Canada and England will gather in Jonesborough this weekend for a reunion at which their stories will be documented by the Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University.

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Demolition takes away much of Johnson City man’s history

Demolition takes away much of Johnson City man’s history premium content

July 29th, 2013 12:05 pm by Gary B. Gray

Lynn Taylor slowly strolled back and forth on West Main Street last week, peering up from time to time and reminiscing about the now-demolished Johnson City Furniture Co. — a location he and his family had basically called home since the 1930s.

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Youth skeet team from Unaka Rod & Gun brings home state title

Youth skeet team from Unaka Rod & Gun brings home state title

July 29th, 2013 11:57 am by Kayla Carter

This was the first time members formed teams to compete at the state level. It was also the winning junior varsity team’s first time competing together at that level in skeet.

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Tidbits from Jan. 3, 1934, edition of Johnson City Staff-News

Tidbits from Jan. 3, 1934, edition of Johnson City Staff-News

July 29th, 2013 11:41 am by Bob Cox

On Jan. 3, 1934, the Johnson City Staff-News announced a new comic strip page as part of a “New Deal” for its readers.

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Tales of the 'Yellow Emperor'

Tales of the 'Yellow Emperor'

July 29th, 2013 11:35 am by Bob Cox

Today’s feature is dedicated to the memory of the late Mrs. Louise Bond Alley, who copied her mother’s 1917 Science Hill High School annual, “Yellow Emperor,” for me shortly before her passing.

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Slipping and sliding at Wetlands

Slipping and sliding at Wetlands - VIDEO

July 27th, 2013 2:05 pm by Staff Reports

While Wetlands Water Park has plenty of people showing up to enjoy the water when the sun is shining, Director Matt Townsend said the park’s season has been affected by this summer’s rainy weather.

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Out & About

Out & About

July 26th, 2013 5:03 pm by Staff Reports

5 Things to do this weekend

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