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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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Unicoi County 4-H team honored for inspiring hikers to hit trails

Unicoi County 4-H team honored for inspiring hikers to hit trails

April 5th, 2015 9:44 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County 4-H GPS Team has spent a number of hours traversing the trails of Unicoi County, assessing the vistas, features and accessibility of each to determine which trails would offer hikers the best experiences.

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Local author's latest book features region's fire towers

Local author's latest book features region's fire towers

April 5th, 2015 9:31 pm by John Thompson

Anyone who has done much hiking in the mountains of this region has probably come across an old fire tower.

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I have far too many running medals

April 2nd, 2015 9:12 am by Tony Casey

Let me preface what I'm going to say next with my acknowledgement that completing a foot race of any distance, from 5K to a full marathon and beyond is an accomplishment and deserving of all due credit.

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'Tis the season for sneezin'

'Tis the season for sneezin'

March 22nd, 2015 9:25 pm by Jessica Fuller

Friday was the long-awaited first day of spring as residents begin to replace scarves for shorts.But for many, it's time to break out the allergy medication.

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Corker, Alexander-sponsored Tennessee Wilderness Act gets reintroduced

Corker, Alexander-sponsored Tennessee Wilderness Act gets reintroduced

March 17th, 2015 9:06 pm by Tony Casey

The time is now for Tennessee's Wilderness Act.

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