Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Johnny Cash boyhood home renovated and ready to open

Johnny Cash boyhood home renovated and ready to open

August 11th, 2014 9:50 am by Cindy Watts, The Tennessean

Joanne Cash Yates remembers sitting on the front porch swing of her family's home as a child with her baby doll, slowly drifting back and forth as she sang little songs she made up to pass the time.

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This Week in the Civil War: Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama. Fighting in Virginia.

This Week in the Civil War: Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama. Fighting in Virginia.

August 11th, 2014 8:35 am by Associated Press

Union Admiral David Farragut sailed into Mobile Bay, Alabama, with his federal warships 150 years ago this August in the Civil War, defeating a Confederate force that included the ironclad CSS Tennessee.

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Could he be the oldest World War II vet?

Could he be the oldest World War II vet?

August 4th, 2014 4:38 pm by Becky Campbell

It was 1910 when Jason Snyder came into the world, the oldest of 10 children to a Valley Forge couple who would end up being honored this week as possibly the oldest surviving World War II veteran in Tennessee.

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Civil War Camp set for weekend at Carter Mansion

Civil War Camp set for weekend at Carter Mansion

July 30th, 2014 4:15 pm by John Thompson

The two-day event will take place on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. at the Carter Mansion, 1013 Broad St.

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Living history: Langston High School reunion set for July 4-6

Living history: Langston High School reunion set for July 4-6

June 27th, 2014 10:02 am by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Langston High School, Johnson City's African-American public high school, graduated its last class in 1965.

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ET&WNC Historical Society to hold convention in city June 27-29

ET&WNC Historical Society to hold convention in city June 27-29

June 9th, 2014 10:06 am by Contributed to the Press

The ET&WNC Railroad Historical Society will hold its annual convention in Johnson City for the first time on Friday through Sunday, June 27-29. The event will be co-hosted by East Tennessee State University's George L. Carter Railroad Museum.

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Presley death iconic moment in Press, American history

Presley death iconic moment in Press, American history premium content

June 9th, 2014 9:49 am by Becky Campbell

For the past 80 years, the Johnson City Press - known in its early years as the Press-Chronicle - has covered all ranges of news and many likely stand out in readers minds, including Aug. 17, 1977.

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First issue of Press was so different, yet so familiar

First issue of Press was so different, yet so familiar premium content

June 9th, 2014 9:45 am by Bob Cox

On June 10, 1984, Scott Pratt, Johnson City Press-Chronicle staff writer, composed an article titled, "The First Issue - So Different and So Familiar." It concerned the 50th anniversary of the newspaper, which began publication on June 12, 1934.

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D-Day News Flash: Allies win footholds in France

D-Day News Flash: Allies win footholds in France

June 5th, 2014 4:06 pm by WES GALLAGHER, Associated Press Staff Writer

The Associated Press had some two dozen writers and photographers among the Allied forces as they landed on Normandy's coast on June 6, 1944.

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The return of the Caboose

The return of the Caboose

June 2nd, 2014 9:47 am by Staff Report

ET&WNC Caboose 505 found in time for historical society's convention at ETSU

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