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Canada says it has found ship missing 170 years

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Canada says it has found ship missing 170 years

September 10th, 2014 8:17 am by Rob Gillies, Associated Press

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office said the well-preserved wreck of one of the vessels was found Sunday with the help of a remotely operated underwater vehicle.

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Remembering party lines, wall phones and rotary dialing

September 29th, 2014 9:59 am by Dan Kyte, Community Voices Columnist

The radio was our main source of communication with the outside world.

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Re-enactors make annual trek across river

Re-enactors make annual trek across river

September 25th, 2014 9:10 pm by John Thompson

For the 40th year in a row, men and women dressed in 18th-century frontier clothing waded across the Watauga River Thursday.

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Heritage Yesteryear
Revisiting the days of the Rubin & Cherry Shows

Revisiting the days of the Rubin & Cherry Shows

September 1st, 2014 3:21 pm by Bob Cox

The Rubin & Cherry Shows, known as "The Barnum & Bailey of All Carnival Shows," came to the city on April 29, 1917.

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Heritage
Feb. 24, 1935 JCP offered look at local politics, crime

Feb. 24, 1935 JCP offered look at local politics, crime

September 1st, 2014 3:11 pm by Becky Campbell

Eighty-one years ago, the "showplace" of Johnson City was getting trampled by young boys, and witnesses were urged to call police if they saw it happen.

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Herald & Tribune celebrates 145th anniversary with special edition

Herald & Tribune celebrates 145th anniversary with special edition

August 26th, 2014 9:12 am by Max Hrenda

"The major events that happened in Jonesborough were in 1873. The cholera epidemic basically turned Jonesborough into a ghost town" - H&T Publisher Bill Cummings.

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Resident escorts readers to 1950s-'60s in Johnson City

Resident escorts readers to 1950s-'60s in Johnson City

August 25th, 2014 11:10 am by Bob Cox

Jay "Terry" Prater, an avid fan of the Johnson City History/Heritage page, has been in the ministry for over 50 years.

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1888 report offered summary of growth of Johnson City

August 25th, 2014 10:49 am by Bob Cox

In 1888, a Johnson City newspaper correspondent wrote an article for the paper describing the condition of the city that year.

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Long-lost Civil War diary returned to Tennessee

Long-lost Civil War diary returned to Tennessee

August 22nd, 2014 1:37 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A Civil War diary kept by a onetime mayor of Nashville, Randal McGavock, has been returned to Tennessee 152 years after it was found by a Union captain when Fort Henry was captured from Confederate forces.

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Bob Cox

Gifted stage actor once played continuous role of Davy Crockett

August 18th, 2014 2:38 pm by Bob Cox

Frank Mayo (1839-1896) was an American actor and comedian.

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Heritage
Back to the Clinchfield: New book keeps engine's legend on track

Back to the Clinchfield: New book keeps engine's legend on track

August 18th, 2014 2:26 pm by Max Hrenda

When "The Clinchfield No. 1: Tennessee's Legendary Steam Engine" releases on Tuesday, authors Mark Stevens and Alf Peoples hope to shed light on some of the history, people and stories around the celebrated locomotive.

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