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Hints of fall

Hints of fall

September 30th, 2013 9:08 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Even though the fall season made its annual debut just days ago, little hints of color have already been spotted popping up on local leaves.

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Community Heritage
National Home for Disabled Veterans was finest in the world

National Home for Disabled Veterans was finest in the world

September 30th, 2013 8:43 am by Bob Cox

In 1903, it was deemed to be the supreme Soldiers’ Home in the country. The National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, located near Johnson City in East Tennessee, was only a short journey over the mountains from Asheville, N.C., site of Vanderbilt’s

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Majestic Theatre Wurlitzer pipe organ had quite a debut in 1926

Majestic Theatre Wurlitzer pipe organ had quite a debut in 1926

September 30th, 2013 8:40 am by Bob Cox

Today’s column deals with the stirring news of the grand opening in June 1926 of the Majestic Theatre’s new $20,000 Wurlitzer pipe organ.

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News Community Local News
Local design artist’s dreams come true thanks to Internet commerce

Local design artist’s dreams come true thanks to Internet commerce premium content

September 29th, 2013 8:26 pm by Tony Casey

“Dream until your dreams come true.” This Aerosmith lyric has become the motto of Johnson City graphic artist Jill McAmis.

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Community Local News Local Entertainment
36th installment of the Apple Festival set for weekend

36th installment of the Apple Festival set for weekend

September 29th, 2013 8:12 pm by Brad Hicks

Thousands of visitors will soon descend upon Erwin’s new-look downtown for crafts, food and music in what some have referred to as a “homecoming for Unicoi County.”

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Suspicious package shuts down Tri-Cities Regional Airport, turns out to be harmless

Suspicious package shuts down Tri-Cities Regional Airport, turns out to be harmless

September 29th, 2013 6:47 pm by Jeff Bobo — NET News Service

A suspicious package that prompted security at Tri-Cities Regional Airport to shut down the facility and stop all flights Sunday afternoon turned out to be harmless.

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Community The Buzz
Catch up on a week's worth of The Buzz with this collection of stories

Catch up on a week's worth of The Buzz with this collection of stories

September 29th, 2013 5:14 pm by Staff Reports

Feel like you might have missed something this past week? Put your worries behind you. The Buzz has 10 stories from the last week for your reading pleasure.

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Community Local News
Event set to determine who can reach Pinnacle Fire Tower the fastest

Event set to determine who can reach Pinnacle Fire Tower the fastest

September 28th, 2013 8:34 pm by Brad Hicks

The town of Unicoi Business Alliance has laid out a challenge to determine which hiking enthusiasts can reach the Pinnacle Fire Tower atop Buffalo Mountain the fastest.

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Community Local News
Competition friendly at Summer Spectacular Car Show

Competition friendly at Summer Spectacular Car Show

September 28th, 2013 8:21 pm by Tony Casey

A 1945 Dodge D-15, 1931 Chevrolet Apache, a 1934 Ford Coupe hot rod, a 1924 T-Truck and a 1994 Dodge Stealth with a fold-up flat-screen television screen and accompanying video game system in the back.

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Community Local News
Jonesborough genealogical work in high gear

Jonesborough genealogical work in high gear

September 28th, 2013 8:17 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The genealogy section of the Washington County-Jonesborough Library was a busy place to be Saturday morning, as members of the Jonesborough Genealogical Society met to work on their current project to honor the county’s first settlers.

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