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2 Erwin fisherman credited with saving man in fatal Holston River accident

2 Erwin fisherman credited with saving man in fatal Holston River accident

May 6th, 2015 2:20 pm by Staff Report

Authorities have credited two Erwin fishermen with helping rescue one two men whose boat was capsized in Holston River near the TVA John Sevier Fossil Plant on Tuesday. The second man drowned in the accident.

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Ride, but ride safely

Ride, but ride safely

May 1st, 2015 10:00 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Tri-Cities is a prime location for trails of all kind, making the area a great place to hop on a bicycle and enjoy.

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Adventures are available here in Northeast Tennessee

Adventures are available here in Northeast Tennessee

May 1st, 2015 10:52 am by Johnson City Press

We have the Appalachian Trail, trophy trout streams, pristine lakes and rivers and magnificent mountain views - all unspoiled by overpopulation, development and pollution.

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Rocky Fork State Park to host inaugural Hikers' Jamboree

Rocky Fork State Park to host inaugural Hikers' Jamboree

April 30th, 2015 2:55 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Planned as a first annual event, the jamboree day long roster of events will be lead by park naturalists and astronomers from Warrior Path State Park and Bay's Mountain State Park in Kingsport and volunteers from East Tennessee State University and Vigini

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Tennessee, where the rivers are running dirty

April 30th, 2015 9:06 am by Tony Casey

There is only one state in the United States that has two rivers on the environmental group American Rivers' "endangered" list, and that state is no other than the Volunteer state.

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Exposed shoreline reveals more trash, litter for annual Boone Lake cleanup

Exposed shoreline reveals more trash, litter for annual Boone Lake cleanup

April 25th, 2015 10:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

Rusted nails, syringes and countless old tires.Those aren't things most people would want in their backyard, but volunteers find them - and much more - in Boone Lake each year during the Boone Lake volunteer cleanup.

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East Tennesseans, don't treat your best friends like that

April 23rd, 2015 9:04 am by Tony Casey

"The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated," once said Mahatma Gandhi.

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'Jacob's Ride' takes one more step in war on E. coli

'Jacob's Ride' takes one more step in war on E. coli - VIDEO

April 18th, 2015 10:11 pm by Jessica Fuller

Area cyclists gathered for a ride Saturday morning, one that won't soon be forgotten.

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Bear sightings: Johnson City police offer safety tips

Bear sightings: Johnson City police offer safety tips

April 7th, 2015 2:38 pm by Contributed to the Press

Residents are advised to call 911 if a bear is sighted in a populated area.

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Rocky Fork State Park soft opening Hikers' Jamboree slated for May 2

Rocky Fork State Park soft opening Hikers' Jamboree slated for May 2

April 7th, 2015 2:32 pm by Tony Casey

On Saturday, May 2, the general public will finally be let loose to explore the state's newest park. That will be the day of the First Annual Hikers' Jamboree, where people of all ages are welcome to take part in a sun-up-to-sun-down day of events, includ

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