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Sending trees to Nashville becoming tradition for Roan Valley Tree Farm

Sending trees to Nashville becoming tradition for Roan Valley Tree Farm

November 12th, 2013 9:06 pm by Brad Hicks

Tuesday’s wintry weather provided the ideal backdrop as Tennessee first lady Crissy Haslam made her way through the firs of various sizes at the Roan Valley Tree Farm to get an up-close look at one of the trees that will soon have a holiday home at the Go

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Jonesborough enters partnership with farmers market

Jonesborough enters partnership with farmers market

November 11th, 2013 10:09 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday voted to enter a partnership with the nonprofit Jonesborough Farmers Market organization to establish a year-round market for locally grown produce at the former Exxon station on the Boone Street corr

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Carter County honors its veterans with two ceremonies

Carter County honors its veterans with two ceremonies

November 11th, 2013 9:20 pm by John Thompson

Carter County once again held two ceremonies to honor its veterans on Veterans Day. The Elizabethton/Carter County United Veterans Council held its ceremony at Elizabethton High School in front of the student body. That was followed by the Oversight Commi

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Local military history, service celebrated at Veterans Memorial Monday

Local military history, service celebrated at Veterans Memorial Monday

November 11th, 2013 9:01 pm by Tony Casey

“We should recognize them today and every day,” Tennessee state Sen. Rusty Crowe said of those who serve, or have served.

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Bear Family Records box set: Get to know our musical pioneers

Bear Family Records box set: Get to know our musical pioneers

November 11th, 2013 11:47 am by Bob Cox

I was asked to give a brief address to the attendees at the Johnson City Sessions VIP celebration on Oct. 20 at the Venue in the downtown King Center.

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‘Marauding Mountain Men’

‘Marauding Mountain Men’

November 11th, 2013 11:40 am by Gary B. Gray

Called “home Yankees” by Confederate sympathizers, a band of North Carolina farmers and amateur soldiers turned ferocious fighters during the Civil War gained notoriety for their deeds in East Tennessee behind enemy lines in a regiment known as “The Dread

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Nearby escapes

Nearby escapes

November 11th, 2013 10:16 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Region offers something for everyone for day-trips or long-weekend retreats

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Local skateboard shop owner true to style, true to quality

Local skateboard shop owner true to style, true to quality

November 10th, 2013 9:25 pm by Tony Casey

Johnson City’s Joey Booth opened his first skateboard shop back in 1990, just after a dead period for the sport. Twenty-three years later, he’s as happy as ever running his Mojo Skateshop on Walnut Street.

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Science Hill second in Scholars’ Bowl

Science Hill second in Scholars’ Bowl

November 10th, 2013 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

“When in doubt, the answer is always John Stossel.”

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McKinney Cultural Arts Center dedicated with joy, acknowledgments

McKinney Cultural Arts Center dedicated with joy, acknowledgments

November 8th, 2013 10:15 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A crowd of several hundred people turned out Friday for the long awaited dedication of Jonesborough’s new McKinney Cultural Arts Center at Booker T. Washington School.

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