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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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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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Big John's Close-off? Elizabethton home store's fence, Dumpster create problems for Tweetsie Trail expansion

Big John's Close-off? Elizabethton home store's fence, Dumpster create problems for Tweetsie Trail expansion

December 3rd, 2014 10:06 pm by Tony Casey

Big John's Closeouts fenced off the path of the trail and put the Dumpster in place at its location at 238 E. Elk Ave. in Elizabethton, and owner Michael Barnett recognizes that with the trail's progress rapidly approaching, a solution needs to be reached

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Tweetsie Trail Task Force looks for new paths in 2015

Tweetsie Trail Task Force looks for new paths in 2015

December 2nd, 2014 9:28 pm by Tony Casey

As temperatures drop and less people utilize the still-fresh Tweetsie Trail with the winter months approaching, excitement still surrounds the ever-evolving trail in the way of business endeavors and Johnson City, Elizabethton and Carter County-backed pro

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Tweetsie task force feeling railroaded by event policy decision

Tweetsie task force feeling railroaded by event policy decision

November 5th, 2014 9:52 am by Becky Campbell

"It's a slap in the face" - task force chairman Dan Schumaier.

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Tweetsie trends: Betsy Bikes becomes first trail bicycle shop

Tweetsie trends: Betsy Bikes becomes first trail bicycle shop

September 7th, 2014 10:23 pm by Tony Casey

The Houghtons of Elizabethton were the first people to open up a bicycle shop on the newly opened Tweetsie Trail.

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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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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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