Johnson City Press Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Tweetsie task force talks trek turnout, troubles, more

Tweetsie task force talks trek turnout, troubles, more

September 2nd, 2014 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

After East Tennessee State University professors and Dr. Fred Alsop and Dr. Tim McDowell both got the Tweetsie Trail task force's permission to pursue projects with students to identify, catalog and display information on bird and tree species found on an

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6 participants selected for 2014 elk hunt in Tennessee

6 participants selected for 2014 elk hunt in Tennessee

September 2nd, 2014 9:41 am by Associated Press

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, more than 9,500 people applied for this year's hunt.

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Big wheels: Cruise-in, poker run turnout surprises organizers

Big wheels: Cruise-in, poker run turnout surprises organizers - VIDEO

August 30th, 2014 9:52 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the organizers of Jonesborough's first automotive-themed affair said they had modest hopes with regard to participation, the actual turnout may have left those expectations in the dust.

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A-maze-ing: Area corn mazes primed to begin season

A-maze-ing: Area corn mazes primed to begin season

August 30th, 2014 9:46 pm by David Floyd

Summer is finally coming to a close. Schools are opening, the weather is changing and leaves will soon be drained of their chlorophyll. However, that doesn't mean the fun has to stop. Corn mazes are opening, and Northeast Tennessee has a plentiful assortm

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Tweetsie proves to be a smooth path between Johnson City and Elizabethton

Tweetsie proves to be a smooth path between Johnson City and Elizabethton

August 30th, 2014 2:46 pm by Tony Casey

A train whistle sounded off at Lions Field on Saturday morning symbolizing both the start of the Tweetsie Trail Trek for walkers, runners and cyclists and also the completion of the 10-mile Rails-to-Trails project between Johnson City and Elizabethton.

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Activities abound on Labor Day weekend

Activities abound on Labor Day weekend

August 29th, 2014 9:13 pm by Max Hrenda

As families and individuals prepare to put their feet up this Labor Day weekend, one man may be hoping more of them chose to put those feet forward.

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Activities abound on Labor Day weekend

August 29th, 2014 9:12 pm by Max Hrenda

As families and individuals prepare to put their feet up this Labor Day weekend, one man may be hoping more of them chose to put those feet forward.

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UPDATE: Tweetsie Trail officially opens with Thursday's dedication and ribbon cutting

UPDATE: Tweetsie Trail officially opens with Thursday's dedication and ribbon cutting

August 28th, 2014 4:46 pm by Tony Casey

Not a minute after the ribbon had been cut by Johnson City and Elizabethton leaders and trail organizers to officially open the Tweetsie Trail did dozens of people pedal down the new green space on their bikes and in their walking shoes to break in the re

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TWRA needs local fields for 2014 dove hunting season

TWRA needs local fields for 2014 dove hunting season

August 12th, 2014 7:45 am by TWRA

The first segment of dove season opens at noon on Monday, Sept. 1.

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Milligan runners eyeing Tweetsie section adoption

Milligan runners eyeing Tweetsie section adoption

July 29th, 2014 11:22 pm by Tony Casey

Location, location, location has Milligan College buzzing about the opening of the Tweetsie Trail in early September.

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