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Knob Creek Museum: A trove of 250 years of history

Knob Creek Museum: A trove of 250 years of history

November 3rd, 2013 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Tucked away on the northwestern rim of the commercial district at State of Franklin and Knob Creek roads, there’s a pioneer farmstead that predates the nation.

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New probation program is changing lives

New probation program is changing lives

November 3rd, 2013 9:16 pm by Becky Campbell

A new intense probation program in Johnson City — aimed at reducing repeat offenders while offering them the opportunity to really change their lives — is the first of its kind in Tennessee, and state officials have their eye on how successful it might be

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Elizabethton band repeats as state champs

Elizabethton band repeats as state champs

November 3rd, 2013 9:09 pm by John Thompson

The Betsy Band of Elizabethton High School did something Saturday night it has never accomplished in all its years of outstanding performances: defended its state championship.

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The Buzz: A week's worth of Buzz

The Buzz: A week's worth of Buzz

November 3rd, 2013 2:54 pm by Staff Reports

Did you miss something this week? We've got a Buzz-filled collection of the week's stories.

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Workers try to preserve heyday look of depot

Workers try to preserve heyday look of depot

November 2nd, 2013 9:38 pm by Nathan Baker

At the 104-year-old Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railroad Depot, the more things change, the more they stay the same.

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Cherokee artifacts can be found in area, but shouldn’t be taken

Cherokee artifacts can be found in area, but shouldn’t be taken

November 2nd, 2013 9:32 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While you may not think that picking up and pocketing items such as a rock or piece of pottery while walking the shoreline at one of the local lakes is not a big deal, think again.

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Jonesborough family races past lawn mower accident

Jonesborough family races past lawn mower accident

November 2nd, 2013 9:28 pm by Tony Casey

Six-year-old Jeremiah Gray, of Jonesborough, was just hitting his stride, developing an early interest in participating in 5K races in the area. He’d recently set a personal-best time of around 32 minutes, which was good for first in his age group, and wa

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Ten Commandments among eight approved 'historical documents' for use in school system

Ten Commandments among eight approved 'historical documents' for use in school system

November 2nd, 2013 9:16 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Ten Commandments tops a list of eight “historically significant documents related to the American and Tennessee Jurisprudence” that now are part of a portable display to be used to educate Washington County students.

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Man pleads guilty by reason of insanity to rape, arson charges

Man pleads guilty by reason of insanity to rape, arson charges

November 1st, 2013 9:51 pm by Brad Hicks

A Unicoi County man arrested more than five years ago and charged with attempting to assault a woman jogging in the town of Unicoi has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges related to this case and others.

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Woman loses control of car on Timberlake Road curve, hits car head-on

Woman loses control of car on Timberlake Road curve, hits car head-on

November 1st, 2013 9:47 pm by Ron Campbell

Washington County deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash Friday morning on Timberlake Road.

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