Johnson City Press Sunday, September 21, 2014
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TVA turns 80

TVA turns 80

May 20th, 2013 1:19 pm by Gary B. Gray

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt officially launched Tennessee Valley Authority May 18, 1933

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Large gathering of notables attended 1934 Zollicoffer-Summers wedding

Large gathering of notables attended 1934 Zollicoffer-Summers wedding

May 20th, 2013 1:00 pm by Bob Cox

On Oct. 14, 1934, at 8 p.m., Mr. John Zollicoffer and Miss Helen Summers became husband and wife at the home of the bride’s parents in Mountcastle Hills.

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Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival

May 20th, 2013 12:25 pm by Dave Boyd

The town of Unicoi’s annual Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival was held just as Scott Strawberry Farm berries were ripening up this year.

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Johnson City youth receives numerous honors for work to save animals, but new phase awaits

Johnson City youth receives numerous honors for work to save animals, but new phase awaits

May 20th, 2013 8:34 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Jurnee Carr, a senior at University High School, a former Miss Teen International title holder and founder of the nonprofit Jurnee’s Journey organization that raises awareness and funds for no-kill animal rescue groups and spay and neuter clinics worldwid

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Town hosts fruitful Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival

Town hosts fruitful Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival

May 18th, 2013 9:42 pm by Kayla Carter

The town of Unicoi’s annual Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival was held just as Scott Strawberry Farm berries were ripening up this year.

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Pet of the Week

May 17th, 2013 2:42 pm by Ron Campbell

Lexi is an adult female hound/mix. She is kennel-trained and good with most dogs.

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Siege, Native American Festival set for Sycamore Shoals

Siege, Native American Festival set for Sycamore Shoals

May 17th, 2013 2:21 pm by John Thompson

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area will be hosting two large festivals in the next few weeks. Each festival celebrates life in this area more than 200 years ago, but from two different perspectives.

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Boones Creek Day Press Conference

May 17th, 2013 12:00 am by Tony Duncan

Press conference for 4th Annual Boones Creek Day was held today at Boones Creek Potters Gallery.

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Brown Milling: A city business ahead of its time

Brown Milling: A city business ahead of its time

May 13th, 2013 4:52 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A forerunner of north Johnson City’s busy commercial district, Brown Milling Co. was built by in 1929 at the intersection of what would later become North Roan Street and Browns Mill Road.

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Recess antics, ‘Simon Says’ part of wonderful third-grade class

Recess antics, ‘Simon Says’ part of wonderful third-grade class

May 13th, 2013 11:00 am by Bob Cox

I attended Henry Johnson School on West Market Street during my second through sixth grades. I entered Miss Margaret King’s third-grade room in the fall of 1951 and, according to my report card, studied reading, writing, spelling, English, geography, arit

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