Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
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Long ago shops in downtown Johnson City

Long ago shops in downtown Johnson City

October 15th, 2013 9:09 am by Staff Report

Shops from downtown Johnson City's heyday.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Former President Andrew Johnson eulogized in Greeneville in 1909

Former President Andrew Johnson eulogized in Greeneville in 1909

October 14th, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

May 31, 1909, was a momentous day in Greeneville — the 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson, was eulogized.

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Community Heritage
Dugger instrumental in saving monument

Dugger instrumental in saving monument

October 7th, 2013 9:02 am by John Thompson

Carter County will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of its Veterans Memorial this weekend.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Do you remember when Dollywood was Silver Dollar City?

Do you remember when Dollywood was Silver Dollar City?

October 7th, 2013 8:45 am by Bob Cox

The recent announcement by Dolly Parton that a $300 million expansion was coming to Dollywood prompted today’s column. Dolly’s dream park evolved over a duration of 25 years.

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Community Heritage
National Home for Disabled Veterans was finest in the world

National Home for Disabled Veterans was finest in the world

September 30th, 2013 8:43 am by Bob Cox

In 1903, it was deemed to be the supreme Soldiers’ Home in the country. The National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, located near Johnson City in East Tennessee, was only a short journey over the mountains from Asheville, N.C., site of Vanderbilt’s

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Majestic Theatre Wurlitzer pipe organ had quite a debut in 1926

Majestic Theatre Wurlitzer pipe organ had quite a debut in 1926

September 30th, 2013 8:40 am by Bob Cox

Today’s column deals with the stirring news of the grand opening in June 1926 of the Majestic Theatre’s new $20,000 Wurlitzer pipe organ.

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Community Heritage
History of service

History of service

September 23rd, 2013 11:05 am by Staff Report

Old photos of the Johnson City Fire Department.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
History Mystery: More specifics about what happened to Powell County

History Mystery: More specifics about what happened to Powell County

September 23rd, 2013 10:56 am by Bob Cox

The Powell County “history mystery” that I wrote about a few weeks ago has been partially resolved.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Gov. Bob Taylor ‘quit’ politics for seven years in 1899

Gov. Bob Taylor ‘quit’ politics for seven years in 1899

September 16th, 2013 9:02 am by Bob Cox

Robert “Bob” Taylor and Alfred “Alf” Taylor are notable in Tennessee for their legendary 1886 brother-against-brother “War of the Roses” gubernatorial campaign.

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Celebrating 100 years at the Johnson City Country Club

Celebrating 100 years at the Johnson City Country Club

September 16th, 2013 8:46 am by Jennifer Sprouse

The Johnson City Country Club, celebrating its 100th year this year.

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