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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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Task force seeks interstate signage for Tweetsie Trail

Task force seeks interstate signage for Tweetsie Trail

April 16th, 2015 9:08 am by Tony Casey

In December, the Tweetsie Trail task force had state Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, beseech the Tennessee Department of Transportation to allow signage on Interstate 26 to point travelers in the direction of the multi-use recreational trail stretching

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I've been working on what used to be the Tweetsie railroad - PHOTOS

April 8th, 2015 1:38 pm by Tony Casey

Crews from Johnson City's Department of Public Works worked with inmates from to Carter County Detention Center to build the a pavilion on the Tweetsie Trail, paid for and organized by area Rotary Clubs.

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Tweetsie Trail restroom questions come to a head

Tweetsie Trail restroom questions come to a head

April 7th, 2015 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

When you've got to go, you've got to go, and the clock is ticking for a collection of local area Rotary Clubs, who will need to spend grant money allotted to them to improve the Tweetsie Trail.

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Carter County planners discuss extension of Tweetsie Trail to Roan Mountain

Carter County planners discuss extension of Tweetsie Trail to Roan Mountain

March 25th, 2015 9:14 am by John Thompson

The popularity of the new Tweetsie Trail between Johnson City and Elizabethton has been noticed by members of the Carter County Planning Commission.

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Carter County Commission shows interest in Tweetsie Trail extension to Roan Mountain

Carter County Commission shows interest in Tweetsie Trail extension to Roan Mountain

March 7th, 2015 9:32 pm by Tony Casey

Carter County Commissioner Mike Hill sees the opportunity to extend the Tweetsie Trail to Roan Mountain as a historic occasion.

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Photos: Task force considers bathroom placement on Tweetsie Trail

Photos: Task force considers bathroom placement on Tweetsie Trail

March 3rd, 2015 9:23 pm by Tony Casey

Members of the group overseeing Johnson City's newest recreation facility are turning their attention to ... facilities.

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PHOTOS: Tweetsie Trail could stretch beyond Elizabethton

PHOTOS: Tweetsie Trail could stretch beyond Elizabethton

February 21st, 2015 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

Theoretically, the Tweetsie Trail could extend as far as Roan Mountain, taking it into what Johnson City's Director of Public Works Phil Pindzola has called "the heart of the Appalachians

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Tweetsie Trail scouts out historical designation

Tweetsie Trail scouts out historical designation

February 17th, 2015 9:39 pm by Tony Casey

If you've been out on the Tweetsie Trail on a sunny weekend afternoon and haven't been able to find a parking spot within a stone's throw of the Alabama Street trailhead, it might hard to imagine more people using the recreational trail.

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Rotary Clubs band together to build Tweetsie station

Rotary Clubs band together to build Tweetsie station

February 2nd, 2015 9:43 pm by Tony Casey

Thanks to the cooperation of area Rotary Clubs, the Tweetsie Trail is set to see another improvement project expand its use.

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Tweetsie task force pleased with trail route meetings on Big John's fence

Tweetsie task force pleased with trail route meetings on Big John's fence

January 6th, 2015 9:46 pm by Tony Casey

Members of the Tweetsie Trail task force returned from meetings with the owner of Elizabethton Big John's Closeouts filled with positivity about the recreational trail finding its way through the back parking lot of the business.

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