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Heritage - Science Hill fell just short of a dream matchup

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Heritage - Science Hill fell just short of a dream matchup

June 15th, 2015 9:52 am by Douglas Fritz

But in the span of a few seconds, dreams gave way to history. And the next day, yet another dream simply became "what could have been."

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Yee-Haw! Downtown Johnson City craft brewery, taco shop open in Tweetsie

Yee-Haw! Downtown Johnson City craft brewery, taco shop open in Tweetsie

July 29th, 2015 5:31 pm by Tony Casey

It's happening at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow at the corner of Buffalo Street and State of Franklin Road.

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Grandfathered: Repainted Coke sign in downtown Johnson City meets guidelines

Grandfathered: Repainted Coke sign in downtown Johnson City meets guidelines

July 27th, 2015 6:20 pm by Sam Watson

The now-brightly painted sign is highly visible from Founders Park, where the distributor will sponsor a community "unveiling" ceremony Thursday morning at 11.

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Streetcar memories by Spot

Streetcar memories by Spot

July 27th, 2015 9:46 am by Bob Cox

In early 2006, Alan Bridwell introduced me to the late Harold Burleson, which culminated into a pleasant scheduled meeting at the latter's church, Munsey Memorial Methodist Church.

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The Red Shield Boys' Club flame refuses to be extinguished

The Red Shield Boys' Club flame refuses to be extinguished

July 27th, 2015 9:33 am by Bob Cox

The subject of the Red Shield Boys' Club has become a favorite subject with my readers, with two of them adding their comments about the organization: Norm Andrews and Dick Church.

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Coke sign in downtown Johnson City gets new life

Coke sign in downtown Johnson City gets new life

July 23rd, 2015 2:16 pm by Sam Watson

As the office building adjacent to the railroad tracks at Buffalo and West Main Streets is renovated, painters are restoring the old Coca-Cola sign on the Wilson Avenue side of the building.

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Douglas School served Elizabethton during segregation

Douglas School served Elizabethton during segregation

July 20th, 2015 9:35 am by John Thompson

The tradition of Douglas School can be traced back to the 19th century.

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Larger than life: Carter County centenarian revisits home on Tweetsie line

Larger than life: Carter County centenarian revisits home on Tweetsie line

July 17th, 2015 9:38 am by Sue Guinn Legg

As if her 104 years of age were not enough distinction, Gladys Lacey Jones is also known as the first woman in Carter County to own an automobile - and as one of the nation's earliest female pilots.

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Trust-busting to public utility: How the New Deal built NE Tenn's municipal power grid

Trust-busting to public utility: How the New Deal built NE Tenn's municipal power grid

July 13th, 2015 8:36 am by Nathan Baker

A federal antitrust law passed in the wake of the economically devastating stock market crash of 1929 helped to shift control of utilities in Northeast Tennessee and elsewhere away from private companies into the hands of local municipalities, a structure

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Johnson City proves stronger draw than Big Apple

Johnson City proves stronger draw than Big Apple

July 6th, 2015 10:55 am by Jeff Birchfield

As the first-round pick of the Yankees' organization in 1965, 17-year-old Bill Burbach headed to Johnson City for his first professional baseball assignment.

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Getting Andy Johnson some respect on Capitol Hill

Getting Andy Johnson some respect on Capitol Hill

June 29th, 2015 10:41 am by Staff Report

Perhaps the only two things most schoolchildren know about Andrew Johnson is that he became president following Lincoln's assassination and he was the first president to be impeached.

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