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Fiddlin' Carson Peters to make appearance at Carter Family Fold on Independence Day

Fiddlin' Carson Peters to make appearance at Carter Family Fold on Independence Day

June 28th, 2015 10:02 pm by David Floyd

Local grade-school fiddler Carson Peters has packed a lifetime of fame into an 11-year timespan.

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Long-running Elizabethton Twins Fan enjoy return of Appalachian League season

Long-running Elizabethton Twins Fan enjoy return of Appalachian League season

June 28th, 2015 9:59 pm by John Thompson

Opening Day is always a special day for baseball fans, but Friday's opening for the Elizabethton Twins was especially anticipated by three of the Twins' longest and most loyal fans.

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What you get for 10 cents: Tax hike brings more miles of repaving for Johnson City

What you get for 10 cents: Tax hike brings more miles of repaving for Johnson City

June 28th, 2015 9:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson Citians should start seeing, whether they willingly agreed or strongly protested the recent property tax rate increase, smoother roads at a pace five times that of a traditional annual cycle.

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Meet your neighbor: Artist adds needles to paint brushes

Meet your neighbor: Artist adds needles to paint brushes

June 28th, 2015 9:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

With an infatuation for art, Chelsea Thacker has been drawing and painting for most of her life.The only difference now is that instead of paper or linen, her canvas is skin.

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Hey, kid, you wanna be an Olympian some day?

Hey, kid, you wanna be an Olympian some day? - VIDEO

June 28th, 2015 5:48 pm by Tony Casey

Rome - the host city of the 1960 Olympic games - wasn't built in one day and neither was the talent of the athletes that competed there.

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Time to change the subject in America's health care debate?

Time to change the subject in America's health care debate?

June 28th, 2015 5:33 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama's law.

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Power Board to look for higher authority

Power Board to look for higher authority

June 27th, 2015 10:26 pm by Nathan Baker

As the Johnson City Power Board grows into the Technology Age, its board of directors will consider whether moving out from under the governmental structure of its municipal owner can help the utility provide the modern services expected by Northeast Tenn

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Supreme Court ruling means all Melanie Gregory's weddings will be official

Supreme Court ruling means all Melanie Gregory's weddings will be official

June 27th, 2015 10:24 pm by Tony Casey

Roan Mountain's Melanie Gregory estimates the number of weddings she's officiated exceeds 300.

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Off the leash: New animal shelter debuted to public

Off the leash: New animal shelter debuted to public - VIDEO

June 27th, 2015 10:22 pm by Jessica Fuller

After years of working in what felt like a cracker box, the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter staff and animal control board officially unsnapped the collar of the new facility Saturday evening.

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Sycamore Shoals' living history celebrates early Independence Day

Sycamore Shoals' living history celebrates early Independence Day

June 27th, 2015 10:17 pm by Jessica Fuller

While fireworks will rock the nation next weekend, gunshots from historic muskets rang through the walls of Fort Watauga on Saturday as a reminder of why Americans celebrate Independence Day.

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