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Yesteryear: Billy goat stuff

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Yesteryear: Billy goat stuff

March 30th, 2015 9:49 am by Bob Cox

A few weeks ago, Joe Avento, a Press staff writer, produced an interesting article for the newspaper titled, "From a goat to a parrot: ETSU's choices of nicknames, mascots quite the colorful tale."

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Historic Barnes School to be demolished -PHOTOS

Historic Barnes School to be demolished -PHOTOS

March 19th, 2015 6:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

In 1939 the school was moved into a new building constructed on Dalewood Drive, and the old building was sold to John McFall, who donated it to a church.

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Local News Heritage
Washington County farm has long history

Washington County farm has long history

March 9th, 2015 10:06 am by Gary B. Gray

What formerly served as Washington County's poor house and poor farm is today being considered for use as a recreational area and tourist destination.

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Sports Heritage
Heritage 1992, Science Hill vs. D-B

Heritage 1992, Science Hill vs. D-B

March 9th, 2015 9:39 am by Douglas Fritz

It was a victory that probably gets lost in the shuffle of Science Hill's basketball dynasty.

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Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Pedigreed pottery once imported from Unaka Mountains

Pedigreed pottery once imported from Unaka Mountains

March 9th, 2015 9:28 am by Bob Cox

In 1929, Helen Jackson, a former resident of the Southern mountains and a current resident of Brooklyn, N.Y., had cautious words to describe the Southerners she loved so much.

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ETSU Sports Heritage ETSU
From a goat to a parrot

From a goat to a parrot

February 20th, 2015 11:19 am by Joe Avento

ETSU's mascots over the years.

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One site housed many different kinds of businesses

One site housed many different kinds of businesses

January 26th, 2015 9:49 am by Bob Cox

I appreciate Harold "Hal" J. Hunter's Jan. 14 letter to the editor titled "Preserving History Should Be a Priority of the City." I wholeheartedly agree. Today's column contains the first of several articles I will feature over time involving a landmark th

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Local News Heritage Yesteryear Downtown JC
Lady of the Fountain's origins

Lady of the Fountain's origins

January 26th, 2015 9:42 am by Bob Cox

Today's feature is the first of two that will address the origin of Johnson City's beautiful Lady of the Fountain.

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News Regional & National Heritage
Thumbs in pre-human ancestors suggest they were more like us than once thought

Thumbs in pre-human ancestors suggest they were more like us than once thought

January 22nd, 2015 2:26 pm by Associated Press

This is the oldest evidence of pre-humans using hands to manipulate items, said Brian Richmond, human origins curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

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Milligan Sports Heritage
Former players recall profound influence longtime Milligan basketball coach Phil Worrell had on them

Former players recall profound influence longtime Milligan basketball coach Phil Worrell had on them

January 19th, 2015 12:10 pm by Trey Williams

Worrell had an eye for talent, an appreciation for one-on-one play and a knack for closing the deal on the recruiting trail, especially once construction began on the $1.2 million Steve Lacy Fieldhouse in 1971.

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Community Heritage Yesteryear
No better than the best, better than the rest: Dinty Moore a downtown fixture in several locations

No better than the best, better than the rest: Dinty Moore a downtown fixture in several locations

January 19th, 2015 12:05 pm by Bob Cox

The eatery had been around for several years with essentially the same name but at four separate downtown locations.

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