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Penny, Culley win Bluegrass Half Marathon

Penny, Culley win Bluegrass Half Marathon

September 23rd, 2013 8:17 pm by Staff Report

The Bluegrass Half Marathon crowned a new champion and also a familiar one on Sunday, as J Penny captured his third title at the event while U.S. Olympian Julie Culley cruised to a women’s race record.

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Alexander says federal decision on Erwin's fish hatchery postponed

Alexander says federal decision on Erwin's fish hatchery postponed

September 18th, 2013 2:27 pm by Staff Report

The U.S. Senator from Tennessee said the U.S. Department of Interior decided it would not close any national fish hatcheries around the country in the next month as feared and that it would work on a long-term solution to keeping them open.

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Round Mountain Campground Great for Labor Day

August 30th, 2013 8:28 am by Johnny Molloy

Labor Day is the last hurrah of the traditional camping season. Everyone scrambles to find a campsite. However, I have a place for you that likely won’t be crowded and is within easy striking distance of Johnson City.

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The outdoor life lends a unique perspective

August 23rd, 2013 12:30 pm by Johnny Molloy

Out here, I live by the sun, transported by muscle, feeling the vastness of the natural world ... my milieu.

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Little Stony Creek: One Beautiful Valley

August 15th, 2013 11:00 am by Johnny Molloy

Near Dungannon, Virginia ­— an easy drive from Johnson City ­— is the Little Stony Creek Valley.

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Youth skeet team from Unaka Rod & Gun brings home state title

Youth skeet team from Unaka Rod & Gun brings home state title

July 29th, 2013 11:57 am by Kayla Carter

This was the first time members formed teams to compete at the state level. It was also the winning junior varsity team’s first time competing together at that level in skeet.

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Watauga Lake Cleanup to be held on Saturday

Watauga Lake Cleanup to be held on Saturday

July 17th, 2013 11:14 am by Staff Report

Volunteers will be scouring the waters and shorelines of Watauga Lake on Saturday

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Rain pushes Watauga Lake to record mark for second time this year

Rain pushes Watauga Lake to record mark for second time this year

July 9th, 2013 11:02 am by Kayla Carter

“We just set another record high at Watauga,” said Chuck Bach, general manager of river scheduling at Tennessee Valley Authority.

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Final parcel of Rocky Fork conveyed to state, setting stage for new state park

Final parcel of Rocky Fork conveyed to state, setting stage for new state park

July 2nd, 2013 10:06 pm by Brad Hicks

The final parcel of Rocky Fork property owned by the Conservation Fund has now been conveyed to the state of Tennessee, clearing the way for work to begin to convert the area into the state’s next state park.

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Milligan College professor hiked 1775 route Daniel Boone cut into wilderness

Milligan College professor hiked 1775 route Daniel Boone cut into wilderness

June 27th, 2013 5:00 am by Rex Barber

Dahlman, a professor at Milligan College who teaches journalism and other mass media courses, said prior to embarking on the Wilderness Road that he was going as a journalist more than a historian.

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