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Abe Lincoln: Conceived in Carter County, born in Kentucky

Abe Lincoln: Conceived in Carter County, born in Kentucky

March 31st, 2014 9:53 am by Bob Cox

According to historical research, Abraham Lincoln and his vice president, Andrew Johnson, had ties with the Stoney Creek section of Carter County.

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An East Tennessee Rip Van Winkle?

An East Tennessee Rip Van Winkle?

March 31st, 2014 9:49 am by Bob Cox

In April 1895, Charles Russell, a longtime resident of Jonesborough, Tennessee, gave readers of the Herald and Tribune newspaper an unusual story to read.

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Mission to Sochi

Mission to Sochi

March 31st, 2014 9:34 am by Special to the Press

t took a few days for Vickie Ford to recover from her missionary trip to the Sochi Olympics, but now that she's acclimated to East Tennessee time again, she's got tales to tell.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Leigh Weaver 'captured' by allure of photography at early age

Meet Your Neighbor: Leigh Weaver 'captured' by allure of photography at early age

March 30th, 2014 9:18 pm by Becky Campbell

When Leigh Weaver was a little girl, she was one of those kids always on her daddy's heels, or maybe he was on hers as he always had a camera in his hand recording family memories.

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Cash for nonprofit groups up for grabs at the mall

Cash for nonprofit groups up for grabs at the mall

March 29th, 2014 8:13 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Cash for Your Cause, The Mall at Johnson City's annual invitation for shoppers to turn their mall receipts into cash prizes for their favorite nonprofit organizations, is under way and will continue through April 27.

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Pet of the week 3-28-14

Pet of the week 3-28-14

March 28th, 2014 4:03 pm by Ron Campbell

Woody is looking for a home.

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City doesn't give concrete answer to neighborhood road problem

City doesn't give concrete answer to neighborhood road problem

March 28th, 2014 9:32 am by Tony Casey

Killing two birds with one stone might apply well to the Gump Addition neighborhood's most recent issue, but this time it doesn't involve Starlings.

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Like us on Facebook

Like us on Facebook

March 26th, 2014 12:07 pm by Sam Watson

These folks have appeared in the Johnson City Press for liking us on Facebook. You can join them.

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Weston's legacy: Boy's short life was long on inspiration

Weston's legacy: Boy's short life was long on inspiration

March 24th, 2014 9:48 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Despite his life threatening condition, Weston Keeton's friends are remembering him as a courageous boy who lived life to its fullest, brought people together and touched the lives of thousands of people he never knew.

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Daring rescue of man who became Father of Tennessee'

Daring rescue of man who became Father of Tennessee'

March 24th, 2014 10:05 am by Bob Cox

If George Washington is considered to be the "Father of our Country," who then is the "Father of Tennessee?" In spite of all the great men who helped found "The Volunteer State," the accolades likely belong to John Sevier.

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