Johnson City Press Friday, October 24, 2014
Forest Service obtains Trail of Tears land in North Carolina, Tennessee

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Forest Service obtains Trail of Tears land in North Carolina, Tennessee

October 7th, 2014 4:15 pm by Associated Press

A nonprofit has conveyed 222 acres containing part of the Cherokee Trails of Tears to the U.S. Forest Service.

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Tennessee Wildlife officer placed on leave for assault charge

Tennessee Wildlife officer placed on leave for assault charge

October 23rd, 2014 11:08 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officer has been placed on leave after being charged with assaulting his father-in-law.

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Rangers rescue family lost in Smoky Mountains

Rangers rescue family lost in Smoky Mountains

October 20th, 2014 11:02 am by Associated Press

Rangers in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park have rescued a Louisiana family who became lost while hiking Mount LeConte.

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Four Tennessee wildlife management areas selected as northern bobwhite quail anchor locations

Four Tennessee wildlife management areas selected as northern bobwhite quail anchor locations

October 15th, 2014 8:38 am by Contributed

The northern bobwhite quail is Tennessee's state game bird and historically was a prominent game bird across the southeastern United States.

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Guns OK, but horses get 'nay' on Tweetsie Trail

Guns OK, but horses get 'nay' on Tweetsie Trail

October 12th, 2014 9:13 pm by Tony Casey

Proponents of an idyllic scene where a horseback rider could carry a gun on the Tweetsie Trail are halfway there.

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Man facing charges for living off Cherokee forest in East Tennessee

Man facing charges for living off Cherokee forest in East Tennessee

October 7th, 2014 12:05 pm by Associated Press

The case began in April when a pilot conducting a flyover of the forest spotted a tent and what appeared to be a bathtub made of rocks on Gravel Stand Mountain.

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Region set for vivid fall foliage

Region set for vivid fall foliage

October 6th, 2014 10:58 pm by Brad Hicks

The reds, oranges, yellows, and even purples of fall are beginning to dot the green landscape, and it should not be long until the bright hues of fall are at their most vibrant.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Rain, sleet or shine, Valerie Bodell on her bicycle

Meet Your Neighbor: Rain, sleet or shine, Valerie Bodell on her bicycle

October 5th, 2014 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

For six years and counting, Valerie Bodell could be seen at least twice daily, traveling back and forth from her Johnson City residence to the East Tennessee State University office from which she works.

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ETSU trainer overcomes broken neck to complete triathlon

ETSU trainer overcomes broken neck to complete triathlon

October 1st, 2014 9:56 pm by Joe Avento

Brian Johnston, ETSU's head athletic trainer, overcame the effects of a broken neck to compete in the Ironman Triathlon on Sunday in Chattanooga. And he accomplished his goal of finishing the race that included a 2.4-mile swim, a 116-mile bike ride and a

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ETSU to hold homecoming Wizard Run 5K

ETSU to hold homecoming Wizard Run 5K

October 1st, 2014 11:10 am by Contributed

Participants are invited to dress as a favorite wizard or magical character from literature or film.

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Bow season on black bears opens in Tennessee

Bow season on black bears opens in Tennessee

September 29th, 2014 8:37 am by Associated Press

State law permits each registered hunter to make one kill per season.

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