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Old mills cornerstones of area’s roots

Old mills cornerstones of area’s roots

December 16th, 2013 10:07 am by Nathan Baker

Even before Tennessee attained statehood, in the days during the Revolutionary War, settlers traversed the Unaka Mountains and formed Washington County, establishing Jonesborough as its seat.

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The real King of the Wild Frontier: Crockett or Houston?

The real King of the Wild Frontier: Crockett or Houston?

December 9th, 2013 10:02 am by Bob Cox

One of my favorite writers, the late Hal Boyle, former Associated Press writer, questioned in a July 1955 column if Davy Crockett was really “King of the Wild Frontier.”

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Pearl Harbor and 9-11 — Similar reactions found after attacks

Pearl Harbor and 9-11 — Similar reactions found after attacks

December 6th, 2013 9:05 pm by Tony Casey

An adage says time heals all wounds, but the wounds of the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, were reopened with the most recent large-scale attack on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, which happened nearly 60 years later.

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Our front pages from JFK assassination

Our front pages from JFK assassination

November 22nd, 2013 6:09 pm by Staff Report

See our front pages from Nov. 22-24, 1963 — when we were the Johnson City Press-Chronicle — reporting the news of President John F. Kennedy's Assassination.

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Johnson City resident visits Dealey Plaza and Texas School Book Depository ahead of JFK anniversary celebration

Johnson City resident visits Dealey Plaza and Texas School Book Depository ahead of JFK anniversary celebration

November 22nd, 2013 4:08 pm by Contributed by Ed Herbert

Let me start this by saying I would learn later that no photographs were allowed. Before that moment, I accidentally took a photo of the one area I wanted to visit — the sixth floor window.

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UPI teletype news flash: JFK shot

UPI teletype news flash: JFK shot

November 22nd, 2013 1:49 pm by Contributed

This image of a UPI teletype news flash about President Kennedy's assassination was contributed to the Press.

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Johnson City Press-Chronicle front page from JFK assassination in 1963

Johnson City Press-Chronicle front page from JFK assassination in 1963

November 22nd, 2013 12:19 pm by Staff Report

A look at how the Johnson City Press-Chronicle covered the assassination of JFK all those years ago.

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Bear Family Records box set: Get to know our musical pioneers

Bear Family Records box set: Get to know our musical pioneers

November 11th, 2013 11:47 am by Bob Cox

I was asked to give a brief address to the attendees at the Johnson City Sessions VIP celebration on Oct. 20 at the Venue in the downtown King Center.

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‘Marauding Mountain Men’

‘Marauding Mountain Men’

November 11th, 2013 11:40 am by Gary B. Gray

Called “home Yankees” by Confederate sympathizers, a band of North Carolina farmers and amateur soldiers turned ferocious fighters during the Civil War gained notoriety for their deeds in East Tennessee behind enemy lines in a regiment known as “The Dread

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Behind the scenes contributors instrumental to Sessions box set

Behind the scenes contributors instrumental to Sessions box set

November 4th, 2013 3:34 pm by Bob Cox

The Johnson City Sessions’ celebration has come and gone after much advanced publicity, four days of interviews, speeches and old-time music performances that included the rollout of the Bear Family Records box set.

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