Johnson City Press Thursday, December 18, 2014
London-Kirkpatrick Hardware knew how to make Christmas merrier for downtown shoppers in 1914

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London-Kirkpatrick Hardware knew how to make Christmas merrier for downtown shoppers in 1914

December 16th, 2014 4:41 pm by Staff Report

In the 1950s, many of us faithfully went to see western movies at the Liberty Theatre, at 221 E. Main Street. The building on the west (Fountain Square) side at 219 East Main was the Darling Shop, a ladies clothing store. If we were to turn the clock back

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Throw Back Thursday: Home invasion, ETSU president's recovery, Mohon's exit

Throw Back Thursday: Home invasion, ETSU president's recovery, Mohon's exit

December 11th, 2014 9:53 am by Staff Report

Headlines from Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.

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A century of worship: Erwin's First Baptist Church to celebrate heritage of old sanctuary

A century of worship: Erwin's First Baptist Church to celebrate heritage of old sanctuary

December 3rd, 2014 9:47 am by Brad Hicks

First Baptist is technically at least 228-years-old and, during that time, has been responsible for the "planting" of several area churches.

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Children's letters to St. Nick in 1909 show that in some cases, little has changed

Children's letters to St. Nick in 1909 show that in some cases, little has changed

December 1st, 2014 9:15 am by Bob Cox

A comparison of letters written to Santa Claus today with those penned in 1909 shows noted similarities and differences. Let's sample a few. You just might recognize a relative or friend listed:

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U-Haul sign: 50 feet high and staying?

U-Haul sign: 50 feet high and staying?

December 1st, 2014 8:54 am by Nathan Baker

Once advertisement for a grocery store, where Johnson City residents got their fresh meat and produce, downtown businesses west of Buffalo Street hope a 50-foot-tall sign will be allowed to remain standing, producing new interest in the growing area.

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Who was George?

Who was George?

November 24th, 2014 4:31 pm by Bob Cox

"Sometimes George would bring in a radio that needed fixing and then show us how to take it apart and find what was wrong with it" - Yesteryear reader Dick Church.

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Fantastic foursome visited city in 1918

Fantastic foursome visited city in 1918

November 24th, 2014 4:21 pm by Bob Cox

A crowd estimated at 500 to 1,000 people turned out that Monday afternoon to greet their guests.

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Do you remember Johnson City Memorial Hospital?

Do you remember Johnson City Memorial Hospital?

October 22nd, 2014 1:35 pm by Tony Casey

"Flashback Friday" is coming to the old hospital, now the Lexington.

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Tenn. becomes latest to recognize history of Piney Flats Village

Tenn. becomes latest to recognize history of Piney Flats Village

October 19th, 2014 9:25 pm by Max Hrenda

Three years after a local community's historical significance received national recognition, this weekend, the state of Tennessee offered that community a chance to share that information with all comers and goers.

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A 60-year glance back to Johnson City's Red Shield Boys' Club

October 14th, 2014 11:13 am by Bob Cox

In April 1954, the Johnson City Press-Chronicle offered information about the Red Shield Boys' Club. In part, it said: "The next time you hear someone say, What's this younger generation coming to anyway?' tell him that the younger generation is probably

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The way the game was meant to be played

The way the game was meant to be played

October 14th, 2014 11:07 am by Joe Avento

It has been 42 years since football was played outdoors on the campus of East Tennessee State University.

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