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Lewis ranks among nation's best

Lewis ranks among nation's best

January 22nd, 2014 7:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jordan Lewis, a freshman at Daniel Boone High School, recently placed third in the 15-16 year-old age bracket at the USA National Cyclo-Cross Championship in Colorado.

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Crews trying to reach stranded climber in Greene Co.

Crews trying to reach stranded climber in Greene Co.

December 6th, 2013 11:10 am by Associated Press

Greene and Washington county rescue squads tried to reach the person overnight, but weren't successful.

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ETSU’s ROTC names running club in memory of alumnus Callahan

ETSU’s ROTC names running club in memory of alumnus Callahan

December 5th, 2013 10:56 am by Contributed — ETSU

The club is open not only to ROTC cadets, but any other students, faculty and staff with an interest in running. The group participates in numerous races during the academic year.

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Little Milligan boat ramp closed for construction

Little Milligan boat ramp closed for construction

December 2nd, 2013 5:06 pm by Contributed

Boaters are encouraged to utilize Rat Branch boat ramp.

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Tennessee wildlife agency has new mobile app

Tennessee wildlife agency has new mobile app

December 2nd, 2013 7:31 am by Associated Press

The new app includes access to all hunting, trapping, fishing and boating guidelines.

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Eagle Scouts use their leadership projects to better Johnson City parks

Eagle Scouts use their leadership projects to better Johnson City parks

November 24th, 2013 9:26 pm by Tony Casey

You can find the fruits of 16-year-old Ronnie Zimmern’s labor atop the highest point above Johnson City. Zimmern used his Eagle Scout project to construct a bench and table on the Tip Top trail of Buffalo Mountain.

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5-year-old Buddy Backpacker passes through Erwin on record-breaking hike

5-year-old Buddy Backpacker passes through Erwin on record-breaking hike

November 22nd, 2013 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

As his parents were calculating just how many more miles they had on their journey on the Appalachian Trail, 5-year-old Christian Thomas, or Buddy Backpacker as he’s known on the trail, blurted out that they had 500 miles to go.

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Here comes the Tweetsie Trail

Here comes the Tweetsie Trail

November 21st, 2013 1:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Shovels hit the ground Wednesday kicking off the first phase of East Tennessee’s first “Rails-to-Trails” project — the Tweetsie Trail — a 10-mile pedestrian-friendly path from Johnson City to Elizabethton.

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Hunter injured by fall from tree stand in SW Virginia

Hunter injured by fall from tree stand in SW Virginia

November 20th, 2013 7:30 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A Southwest Virginia man was taken to an area hospital for treatment Tuesday after he was injured in a hunting accident in Scott County.

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Tennessee gun season for deer opens Saturday

Tennessee gun season for deer opens Saturday

November 18th, 2013 7:40 am by Associated Press

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, hunters may harvest one antlered buck per day until the statewide bag limit of three is reached.

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