Johnson City Press Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Bemberg Station project for Tweetsie Trail pitched to council

Bemberg Station project for Tweetsie Trail pitched to council

August 15th, 2014 9:48 am by Tony Casey

East Tennessee State University's Dr. Fred Alsop stood before the Elizabethton City Council on Thursday night with an idea on how the area's rich railroad history could be showcased.

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Hold your horses: Though Tweetsie rules set, horse debate continues

Hold your horses: Though Tweetsie rules set, horse debate continues

August 9th, 2014 10:25 pm by Tony Casey

A lively and drawn-out online debate over whether horses should be allowed on the Tweetsie Trail shows the issue has not yet been resolved, though things are unlikely to change for the time being.

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MSHA promotes wellness with biggest Tweetsie Trail bridge sponsorship

MSHA promotes wellness with biggest Tweetsie Trail bridge sponsorship

August 6th, 2014 9:12 pm by Tony Casey

It's less than a month before the official opening of the Tweetsie Trail and organizers have announced that Mountain States Health Alliance has shelled out $60,000 to sponsor the largest of the seven bridges on the recreational trail.

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Milligan runners eyeing Tweetsie section adoption

Milligan runners eyeing Tweetsie section adoption

July 29th, 2014 11:22 pm by Tony Casey

Location, location, location has Milligan College buzzing about the opening of the Tweetsie Trail in early September.

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Should horses be allowed on the Tweetsie Trail?

Should horses be allowed on the Tweetsie Trail?

July 15th, 2014 10:53 am by Johnson City Press

Allowing horses on the trail has been a point of contention since the trail began to take shape. Tell us what you think.

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Horses bucked off Tweetsie Trail, for now

Horses bucked off Tweetsie Trail, for now

July 1st, 2014 10:26 pm by Tony Casey

The Rails-to-Trails or Tweetsie Trail task force decided to set many things in stone Tuesday night at its monthly meeting, but banning horses permanently was not one of those things.

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Whoa, there: Pindzola says course not ready for horse

Whoa, there: Pindzola says course not ready for horse

June 30th, 2014 9:59 pm by Tony Casey

Johnson City Public Works Director Phil Pindzola said people who are taking their horses onto the unfinished Tweetsie Trail are damaging the road.

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Tweetsie Trail Trek to open trail on August 30 - VIDEO

Tweetsie Trail Trek to open trail on August 30 - VIDEO

June 4th, 2014 8:40 pm by Tony Casey

Based on his 5,000-meter personal best time, 13 minutes and 19 seconds, it's possible that former East Tennessee State University "Irish Brigade" runner Ray Flynn could have completed a 4.3-mile stretch on the Tweetsie Trail from Lion's Field to the Alaba

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Tweetsie Trail Trek set to open trail on Labor Day weekend

Tweetsie Trail Trek set to open trail on Labor Day weekend

June 4th, 2014 1:19 pm by Tony Casey

Based on his 5,000-meter personal best time, 13 minutes and 19 seconds, it's possible that former East Tennessee State University "Irish Brigade" runner Ray Flynn could have completed a 4.3-mile stretch on the Tweetsie Trail from Lion's Field to the Alaba

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Tweetsie Trail running slightly ahead of schedule

Tweetsie Trail running slightly ahead of schedule

June 4th, 2014 9:09 am by Tony Casey

The first section of construction of the 10-mile recreational trail - called the Tweetsie Trail - between Johnson City and Elizabethton is just ahead of schedule to be finished by Labor Day.

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