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After heart, lung transplant, Weston readies for another fight

After heart, lung transplant, Weston readies for another fight

March 3rd, 2014 9:35 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Weston Keeton, the 7-year-old Blountville boy who underwent a heart and double lung transplant at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in December, will undergo an unprecedented post-transplant heart valve surgery Wednesday.

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Spectacular Shelbridge

Spectacular Shelbridge

March 3rd, 2014 4:41 pm by Nathan Baker

Originally farmland on the north side of a small train-stop town, the 6,000-square-foot mansion now known as Shelbridge has been home to industrialists and university presidents, but most importantly, families.

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Boone Lake area hit by ferocious storm in March 1955

Boone Lake area hit by ferocious storm in March 1955

March 3rd, 2014 11:01 am by Bob Cox

On Tuesday, March 1, 1955, turbulent winds from a funnel-shaped cloud ripped off roofs, demolished barns and turned boats upside down in the Boone Lake area.

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It's nearly shearing season at area alpaca farm

It's nearly shearing season at area alpaca farm

March 3rd, 2014 10:23 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Less than three weeks out from the start of spring, the alpacas at JoNell Farm are due for a shearing and the warmer-than-wool, softer-than-cashmere goods made from their fleece last season are priced to go.

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Wiffle World Series to benefit city schools

Wiffle World Series to benefit city schools

March 2nd, 2014 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Schools Foundation is partnering with the Positive Approach Group to host the city's first Northeast Tennessee Wiffle World Series.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Mayoral recognitions aside, Dona Lewis cites group effort in community service

Meet Your Neighbor: Mayoral recognitions aside, Dona Lewis cites group effort in community service

March 2nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Max Hrenda

It might be safe to say that most people don't know how it feels to be honored by their mayors for service to their community. As of Feb. 10, Jonesborough resident Dona Lewis received that particular distinction for the second time - in the second state s

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Girl Scout cookie fever grips Tri-Cities

Girl Scout cookie fever grips Tri-Cities

March 2nd, 2014 2:39 pm by Max Hrenda

Those of you who did some shopping this weekend may have noticed that Girl Scout cookie season is in full swing in Northeast Tennessee.

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Local law enforcement officials backing Haslam methamphetamine bill

Local law enforcement officials backing Haslam methamphetamine bill

February 28th, 2014 9:40 pm by Becky Campbell

An amendment to Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed bill aimed at eliminating methamphetamine production in Tennessee will allow consumers to purchase a limited amount of pseudoephedrine, the primary ingredient for meth, before requiring a prescription.

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Sufferers hoping Rare Disease Day brings awareness

Sufferers hoping Rare Disease Day brings awareness

February 27th, 2014 10:01 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Friday is Rare Disease Day, an annual awareness day in which patients and patient organizations around the world to join together for better care.

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More trees to be planted  at Tree Streets Food Forest

More trees to be planted at Tree Streets Food Forest

February 27th, 2014 9:57 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Tree Streets Food Forest is growing.

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