Johnson City Press Monday, September 1, 2014
Community Heritage
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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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Bob Cox

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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VA museum a medical marvel

VA museum a medical marvel

July 1st, 2013 10:22 am by Jennifer Sprouse

The Museum at Mountain Home, which started around 1977 as books and journals were being collected for the James H. Quillen College of Medicine Library

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City in national spotlight for 1928 presidential candidate’s visit

City in national spotlight for 1928 presidential candidate’s visit

June 24th, 2013 4:37 pm by Bob Cox

On Oct. 6, 1928, newspapers around the country proclaimed that the picturesque little mountain city of Elizabethton would play host to presidential hopeful Herbert Hoover.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Bob Cox

Columnist offers East Tennessee news briefs from late 1800s

June 24th, 2013 4:09 pm by Bob Cox

Today’s 10 entries cover a variety of subjects spanning from 1872 to 1889:

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Community Heritage
Elizabethton Blue Grays: Tradition, mystery surrounds team from long ago

Elizabethton Blue Grays: Tradition, mystery surrounds team from long ago

June 17th, 2013 10:01 am by John Thompson

They were once the heroes of their communities, but now they are forgotten.

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The Campbells bought Mountcastle Hills, renamed it ‘Argyll’

The Campbells bought Mountcastle Hills, renamed it ‘Argyll’

June 17th, 2013 9:52 am by Bob Cox

This is my third column on the house that was built as Mountcastle Hills, located just off North Roan Street in 1917.

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City’s Crosley auto dealership recalled by area resident

City’s Crosley auto dealership recalled by area resident

June 10th, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

My cousin, Wayne Whittimore, and I recently conversed by phone concerning the Crosley automobile dealership.

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Model Mill

Model Mill

June 10th, 2013 12:00 am by Madison Mathews

For about a decade, entrepreneur George L. Carter led a number of business ventures in Johnson City, and his Model Mill was one of the earliest.

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Pine Oaks at 50

Pine Oaks at 50

June 3rd, 2013 12:00 am by Bob Cox

I received a note from Mike Jennings, golf professional for Pine Oaks Golf Course on Buffalo Road in Johnson City, saying, “Bob, we are celebrating our 50th anniversary this year.

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