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Tales of the 'Yellow Emperor'

Tales of the 'Yellow Emperor'

July 29th, 2013 11:35 am by Bob Cox

Today’s feature is dedicated to the memory of the late Mrs. Louise Bond Alley, who copied her mother’s 1917 Science Hill High School annual, “Yellow Emperor,” for me shortly before her passing.

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Floods of Memory

Floods of Memory

July 22nd, 2013 9:04 am by Staff Report

It's been a very wet 2013.

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Capitol Sweet Shoppe opened its doors on West Main in 1930

Capitol Sweet Shoppe opened its doors on West Main in 1930

July 22nd, 2013 8:55 am by Bob Cox

A Monday, March 21, 1930 edition, of the Johnson City Staff-News had an attention grabbing announcement as noted in my column photo. I decided to fire up my Yesteryear Time Machine and take us on a trip.

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Washington County Courthouse: 100 years of serving justice

Washington County Courthouse: 100 years of serving justice premium content

July 21st, 2013 2:16 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Celebration set for Aug. 10-11 in Jonesborough

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John Sevier a great Tennessee pioneer, statesman

John Sevier a great Tennessee pioneer, statesman

July 15th, 2013 9:33 am by Bob Cox

John Sevier (1745-1815) is recognized as our state’s great pioneer and statesman.

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Rock Creek once home to whiskey distillery

Rock Creek once home to whiskey distillery

July 15th, 2013 9:07 am by Brad Hicks

A whiskey distiller’s need for a place to peddle his potables led to the brief incorporation of a small municipality in Unicoi County in the late 19th century.

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Civilian Conservation Corps in Unicoi County pioneered East Tennessee reforestation and preservation.

Civilian Conservation Corps in Unicoi County pioneered East Tennessee reforestation and preservation.

July 8th, 2013 10:15 am by Kayla Carter

Eighty years ago one of the nation’s and state’s first Civilian Conservation Corps units set up camp near Limestone Cove in Unicoi County.

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In 1874, area residents celebrated July Fourth at Austin Springs Hotel

In 1874, area residents celebrated July Fourth at Austin Springs Hotel

July 8th, 2013 10:08 am by Bob Cox

For several years prior to 1874, the “Glorious Fourth of July” in East Tennessee slowly depreciated into a lackluster holiday.

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Meet Your Neighbors: Jason Worley Snyder

Meet Your Neighbors: Jason Worley Snyder

July 8th, 2013 8:56 am by John Thompson

There are a lot of proud Masons in the Tri-Cities, but not many have the credentials of 102-year-old Jason Worley Snyder.

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Tennessee Hotelmen’s Association was guest of city in 1928

July 1st, 2013 10:33 am by Bob Cox

In fall 1928, the Tennessee Hotelmen’s Association held a two-day conference in Johnson City at the downtown John Sevier Hotel.

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