Johnson City Press Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Johnson City Development Co. had choice land for sale in 1921

Johnson City Development Co. had choice land for sale in 1921

February 3rd, 2014 11:57 am by Bob Cox

In 1921, an advertisement in a local Johnson City newspaper contained these words: “If you are going to farm, why not sell out and buy where you can get every advantage for yourself and family?”

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Music holds key to life for singer/songwriter

Music holds key to life for singer/songwriter

February 2nd, 2014 9:45 pm by Becky Campbell

Jon Foulk is like a lot of Johnson City residents. He wasn’t born here, he wasn’t raised here, but now that he lives here, he’s not too interested in leaving.

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One ACRE Cafe draws crowd, offers experience

One ACRE Cafe draws crowd, offers experience

February 2nd, 2014 9:42 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Just less than two months from its Dec. 4 opening, the popularity of the nonprofit One ACRE Cafe is undisputed.

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MSHA employees receive training for emergencies

MSHA employees receive training for emergencies

February 1st, 2014 9:16 pm by Becky Campbell

A group of Mountain States Health Alliance employees are more prepared than ever for a major emergency following a week of intensive crisis training through the Federal Emergency Management Agency at the Center for Domestic Preparedness.

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Walmart gift to meet needs for meals

Walmart gift to meet needs for meals

January 31st, 2014 9:16 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A gift of $50,000 from the Walmart Foundation to the First Tennessee Human Resource Agency Nutrition Program is providing home delivered meals 30 of 1,500 seniors and disabled adults in the eight-county region on FTHRA’s Meals on Wheels waiting list.

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Pet of the Week 1-31-14

Pet of the Week 1-31-14

January 31st, 2014 3:27 pm by Ron Campbell

Preston is an adult male retriever.

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UPDATE: United Way surpasses campaign fundraising goal

UPDATE: United Way surpasses campaign fundraising goal

January 31st, 2014 8:52 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Shy of its $1.7M goal, organization leaders extended the campaign until the end of the month. It turned out to be a good idea.

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Fun turns to tragedy

Fun turns to tragedy

January 27th, 2014 10:06 am by Bob Cox

I thoroughly enjoyed my years at the University of Tennessee while pursuing my engineering degree. While I have many favorable reminiscences from that era, there is a particularly bad one that occurred on Feb. 1, 1965.

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Ledford’s: A little store with a big business, long gone

Ledford’s: A little store with a big business, long gone

January 27th, 2014 9:57 am by Bob Cox

I enjoy receiving correspondence from folks who once worked at long-deceased businesses. Such was the case for Ledford’s Food Center, once located at 206 N. Roan St.

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Vietnam: Johnson City man's annual return to native land always results in beautiful images, discoveries

Vietnam: Johnson City man's annual return to native land always results in beautiful images, discoveries

January 27th, 2014 9:43 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Sometimes when we have trouble figuring out who we are, it’s best to start back at the beginning.

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