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Arborist: Tree topping a recipe for disaster - PHOTOS

Arborist: Tree topping a recipe for disaster - PHOTOS

February 16th, 2015 8:55 am by Tony Casey

Though a spin through nearly every neighborhood in the area shows that tree topping is a common practice, local arborist David Sprinkle simply can't find a good reason for a person to have their trees topped.

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Columns Outdoors Running Around
Tony Casey

Brad Hudson: Volume needed to get the most out of your 26.2

February 12th, 2015 7:50 am by Tony Casey

While his elites are hitting anywhere from 110 to 150 miles a week - out of reach for most non-professional runners - Hudson said this high-volume training allows runners to recover from long, hard workouts and brings running economy efficiency.

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The nicest thing you can do for your best friend

February 5th, 2015 9:29 am by Tony Casey

If I sound like I'm advocating for the Johnson City Dog Park, it's because I am, and there's enough room for more well behaved, extremely loved dogs who like interacting with their peers. And that's just what you'll find at the park. It's safe, sound and

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Local News Outdoors Rails to Trails
Tweetsie looks to close out trail projects with fundraising

Tweetsie looks to close out trail projects with fundraising

February 4th, 2015 9:19 am by Tony Casey

Another fundraising push by the Tweetsie Trail task force in the coming weeks is expected to help finish off several projects.

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Outdoors
Youth waterfowl hunts set for Tennessee

Youth waterfowl hunts set for Tennessee

January 27th, 2015 11:11 am by Contributed to the Press

The dates that appear in the annual Tennessee Wildlife Magazine calendar were listed incorrectly.

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Outdoors
Tennessee bird-watchers can find helpful details on new website

Tennessee bird-watchers can find helpful details on new website

January 20th, 2015 9:28 am by Associated Press

Details on more than 130 of the best places to watch birds across Tennessee can now be found on a website being launched by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

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Town of Unicoi looks to expand recreational trails with grant

Town of Unicoi looks to expand recreational trails with grant

January 20th, 2015 9:10 am by Brad Hicks

Unicoi Town Recorder Larry Rea said the grant funding would be used to determine what would be necessary to construct a biking/pedestrian trail that would essentially "loop" around the town and eventually connect with other area trails.

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Hog hunting opens at Big South Fork

Hog hunting opens at Big South Fork

December 9th, 2014 9:28 am by Associated Press

A statement from the park says hunters are allowed to take wild hogs in Tennessee and Kentucky with weapons legal for the season through Feb. 28.

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Crews find body of missing hiker in SE Tennessee

Crews find body of missing hiker in SE Tennessee

December 2nd, 2014 8:57 am by Associated Press

First responders say the rainy, foggy weather, as well as the rough terrain, made for a difficult search.

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Last shot: Hiker took photos of bear before it killed him

Last shot: Hiker took photos of bear before it killed him

November 26th, 2014 11:43 am by Associated Press

A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his cellphone before it mauled him to death.

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