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Well-known Johnson City businessman Tom Carr dies

Well-known Johnson City businessman Tom Carr dies

June 26th, 2013 9:45 pm by Madison Mathews

Carr owned the legendary Red Pig Bar-B-Q and owned many properties in the city.

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Former Marine, cop, firefighter works varied careers into stand-up routine, scheduled to visit Johnson City this weekend

Former Marine, cop, firefighter works varied careers into stand-up routine, scheduled to visit Johnson City this weekend

June 26th, 2013 9:43 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

A self-proclaimed “funny guy” who was even dubbed the class clown back in his high school days, Travis Howze has never let any of his jobs –– Marine Corps infantryman, Charleston, S.C., police officer and firefighter –– dampen his sense of humor.

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ETSU bestows nearly 1,800 degrees at spring commencement

ETSU bestows nearly 1,800 degrees at spring commencement

June 26th, 2013 4:06 pm by Contributed — ETSU

East Tennessee State University conferred nearly 1,800 degrees in two spring commencement ceremonies, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, on May 11. The entire list of graduates is included in this article.

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Local hospitals urge expectant mothers to carry babies full 40 weeks

Local hospitals urge expectant mothers to carry babies full 40 weeks

June 25th, 2013 1:17 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

On June 12, the Tennessee Hospital Association reported in a news release that early elective deliveries — deliveries less than 39 weeks — had reduced in state hospitals by 75 percent in seven months.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Bob Cox

Columnist offers East Tennessee news briefs from late 1800s

June 24th, 2013 4:09 pm by Bob Cox

Today’s 10 entries cover a variety of subjects spanning from 1872 to 1889:

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‘Heart full of Jesus and a head full of knowledge’: Johnson City church honors scholars

‘Heart full of Jesus and a head full of knowledge’: Johnson City church honors scholars

June 24th, 2013 2:18 pm by Kayla Carter

For more than 25 years, Friendship Baptist Church has been recognizing students in the congregation of all ages for their academic success and excellence.

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Covered Bridge Festival brought back memories this year

Covered Bridge Festival brought back memories this year

June 24th, 2013 9:43 am by Kayla Carter

The 47th Covered Bridge Festival wrapped up this weekend.

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1940s USO Show  marks its 10th anniversary

1940s USO Show marks its 10th anniversary

June 24th, 2013 9:42 am by Amanda Marsh

It’s a red, white and blue banner year for the 1940s USO Show at The Jonesborough Repertory Theatre.

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ETSU research tackling huge problem in state

ETSU research tackling huge problem in state

June 24th, 2013 9:05 am by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University has been awarded a $2.2 million grant for a five-year research project to tackle the problem of prescription drug abuse.

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Cardinals in First Home Game vs Braves

June 24th, 2013 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

Home Opener for Cards

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