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Boone Lake boaters staying level headed through water depth drop

Boone Lake boaters staying level headed through water depth drop

November 10th, 2013 9:31 pm by Tony Casey

Although he didn’t see it coming, Doug Sams, owner of Rockingham Marina, said he’s well prepared for the Tennessee Valley Authority’s work on Boone Lake’s dam gate system.

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Atlanta Marathon winner J Penny honed talent in area road races

Atlanta Marathon winner J Penny honed talent in area road races

November 2nd, 2013 11:03 pm by Tony Casey

Former David Crockett and ETSU runner J Penny won the Atlanta Marathon in October, finishing in 2:39.04, almost 12 minutes ahead of his nearest competitor.

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New place to rest, more while enjoying Fire Tower trail opens

New place to rest, more while enjoying Fire Tower trail opens

October 31st, 2013 9:39 pm by Brad Hicks

Since it opened a couple of years ago, the Pinnacle Fire Tower Trail has remained one of the most popular hiking and biking destinations in Northeast Tennessee.

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Hiking, backpacking philosophies differ greatly

October 24th, 2013 11:00 am by Johnny Molloy

Hiking and backpacking enthusiasts run the gamut in their methodology. On one end are the so-called backpacking purists and on the other end of the spectrum is the make-do backpacker.

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Carter Co. hermit's gravestone along Appalachian Trail needs repair

Carter Co. hermit's gravestone along Appalachian Trail needs repair

October 23rd, 2013 11:05 am by John Thompson

Uncle Nick's epitaph notes that he “lived alone, suffered alone, died alone.”

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Love fall color? Better get on your hiking shoes now

Love fall color? Better get on your hiking shoes now

October 21st, 2013 11:28 am by Tony Casey

Trees in the East Tennessee area are on the cusp of exploding with bright colors, and time is of the essence.

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Good Samaritans 5k

October 20th, 2013 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

Good Samaritan 5K Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Good Samaritan 5K Saturday morning through downtown Johnson City

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Tennessee police shoot, kill sick coyote

Tennessee police shoot, kill sick coyote

October 15th, 2013 10:19 am by Associated Press

Police said the animal had foam coming from its mouth, and its eyes were discolored.

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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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