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Model Mill's 94-year reign in city began with J.W. Ring

Model Mill's 94-year reign in city began with J.W. Ring

May 5th, 2014 10:42 am by Bob Cox

Today's column is a fleeting look back to Model Mill's 94 years of successful operation in Johnson City. Sadly for a lot of folks, the remnants of the old mill may soon vanish.

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VA project to preserve regional nursing history

VA project to preserve regional nursing history

May 5th, 2014 10:42 am by Tony Casey

When East Tennessee's Knoxville General Hospital School of Nursing closed in 1956, there was concern that much of the history of regional nursing would deteriorate and eventually disappear.

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Garden Gala to take a whimsical, entertaining turn

Garden Gala to take a whimsical, entertaining turn

May 5th, 2014 10:28 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The 18th annual Jonesborough Garden Gala, set for May 24, will take guests on a whimsical exploration of the many possibilities of outdoor entertaining through a tour of public and private gardens throughout the old town.

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Meet Your Neighbor: For Shelby Ward, working elections 'right thing to do'

Meet Your Neighbor: For Shelby Ward, working elections 'right thing to do'

May 4th, 2014 8:38 pm by John Thompson

It takes a lot of hard-working, community-spirited people to make Tuesday's primary election possible, people like Elizabethton's Shelby Ward.

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Corazon Latino Festival highlights heartbeat of local Latin community

Corazon Latino Festival highlights heartbeat of local Latin community - VIDEO

May 3rd, 2014 10:45 pm by Max Hrenda

This weekend, residents of Tennessee's oldest town were treated to a spectacle of some of the cultures and traditions that could be found as close as next door.

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Organizer: Relay 'celebration' of fight against cancer

Organizer: Relay 'celebration' of fight against cancer

May 3rd, 2014 10:04 pm by Tony Casey

Saturday's 12-hour Relay For Life event at Indian Trail School wasn't a fundraiser. It was more of a celebration of all the fundraisers that take place throughout the year to raise money to fight cancer.

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Coptic conference members to get metaphysical

Coptic conference members to get metaphysical

May 3rd, 2014 9:52 pm by Tony Casey

Volunteer organizer Peggy Fitzgerald said by the time she gets to the Coptic Southern Conference this year, she'll have fielded about 500 phone calls about the event she's organized for the last 23 years.

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First Friday offers participants ways to get moving, have fun

First Friday offers participants ways to get moving, have fun - VIDEO

May 3rd, 2014 8:14 am by Max Hrenda

As the weather continues to warm and the outdoors becomes more and more hospitable, the organizers of downtown Johnson City's monthly festival offered some advice - get out and take advantage of it.

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Local Special Olympics proves extra special for one competitor

Local Special Olympics proves extra special for one competitor

May 2nd, 2014 10:12 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Determinedly powering her manual wheelchair with her one arm and one leg, 55-year-old Donna Smith sailed across the finish line to gold Friday in the 2014 Area 3 Special Olympics Track and Field Games at East Tennessee State University.

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Prom Promise event aims to curb underage drinking, accidents

May 2nd, 2014 7:48 pm by Tony Casey

A worst-case scenario on display at Daniel Boone High School on Friday meant to show around 300 seniors the severity of one bad decision just before their senior prom and it culminated with the zipping of a body bag.

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