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Soldier's heroism recognized nearly 68 years later

Soldier's heroism recognized nearly 68 years later

June 12th, 2013 8:00 am by Gary B. Gray

On July 7, 1945, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Charles E. McCoy was aboard a B-29 bombing mission over Akashi, Japan, when his courage and devotion to duty were put to the test.

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Batman, Spider-Man lose battle as Jonesborough board agrees on Golden Oak Park as new playground name

Batman, Spider-Man lose battle as Jonesborough board agrees on Golden Oak Park as new playground name

June 11th, 2013 12:37 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Batman lost a battle to Golden Oak on Monday in Jonesborough as the Board of Mayor and Aldermen selected a winner in the competition to name the new playground soon to be built at the northern end of the newly extended Persimmon Ridge Trail.

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Director recaps successful Blue Plum Festival

Director recaps successful Blue Plum Festival

June 10th, 2013 10:10 pm by Kayla Carter

Three days of free entertainment brought talented musicians, inspired artists and decadent festival food to Johnson City residents and visitors during the 14th annual 2013 Blue Plum Festival this past weekend.

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Blue Plum Sunday Overview

June 10th, 2013 2:30 am by Dave Boyd

The Blue Plum Festival concludes.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
City’s Crosley auto dealership recalled by area resident

City’s Crosley auto dealership recalled by area resident

June 10th, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

My cousin, Wayne Whittimore, and I recently conversed by phone concerning the Crosley automobile dealership.

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Community Heritage
Model Mill

Model Mill

June 10th, 2013 12:00 am by Madison Mathews

For about a decade, entrepreneur George L. Carter led a number of business ventures in Johnson City, and his Model Mill was one of the earliest.

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Artists enrich Blue Plum festival experience

Artists enrich Blue Plum festival experience - VIDEO

June 8th, 2013 9:54 pm by Kayla Carter

While music sets the tone of downtown Johnson City’s annual Blue Plum Festival, the art-related activities and displays can enrich the overall experience.

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Blue Plum gets rough with rugby event

Blue Plum gets rough with rugby event

June 8th, 2013 9:38 pm by Sydney Franklin

Rugby sevens, one of the world’s oldest pigskin games, was played Saturday during the Blue Plum Festival. Fans and players alike endured the heat as 13 men’s teams and six women’s teams battled for the top prize.

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Summer Food program begins; less than 25 percent of cost met

Summer Food program begins; less than 25 percent of cost met

June 8th, 2013 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Good Samaritan ministries has kicked off its monthly summer food distributions to 600 low-income families who struggle to feed their children during the summer recess of school, but is more than 75 percent short of the funding needed to meet the project’s

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Blue Plum 5K brings hundreds to downtown Johnson City

Blue Plum 5K brings hundreds to downtown Johnson City - VIDEO

June 8th, 2013 3:13 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The annual Blue Plum 5K was Saturday morning at 9 a.m.

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