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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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City construction vehicle vandalized on Tweetsie Trail

City construction vehicle vandalized on Tweetsie Trail

May 30th, 2014 12:02 pm by Staff Report

The vehicle is owned by the city of Johnson City.

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Train tune touts Tweetsie Trail, task force

Train tune touts Tweetsie Trail, task force

April 18th, 2014 9:43 pm by Tony Casey

When Dr. Dan Schumaier picked Elizabethton's Andy Curtis to write the song for the Tweetsie Trail project, he knew the task would be a little different than the usual songwriting he does.

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Task force dines around to support trail

Task force dines around to support trail

April 2nd, 2014 1:11 pm by Tony Casey

The Tweetsie Trail stacked funds one bite at a time Tuesday with the first of two Dine-Around days where participating restaurants were set to give a portion of the take to the project.

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Court ruling won't derail Tweetsie Trail project

Court ruling won't derail Tweetsie Trail project

March 11th, 2014 9:57 pm by Tony Casey

If a U.S. Supreme Court decision to revert ownership of Rails-to-Trails property back to its original owners can't stop Johnson City and Elizabethton's Tweetsie Trail project, it's unlikely anything can knock it off its tracks.

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Tweetsie Trail task force to ramp up marketing, fundraising

Tweetsie Trail task force to ramp up marketing, fundraising

February 5th, 2014 4:01 pm by Brad Hicks

“Everywhere I go, people are talking about the trail" — Ray Flynn.

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Tweetsie Trail gets $25,000 boost from Turkey Trot group

Tweetsie Trail gets $25,000 boost from Turkey Trot group

January 21st, 2014 9:32 pm by Tony Casey

One of the area’s largest races intends to spread both the wealth and the health with a donation to the Tweetsie Trail project.

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‘Dine Around’ continues Tweetsie Trail excitement

‘Dine Around’ continues Tweetsie Trail excitement

January 13th, 2014 9:31 pm by Tony Casey

At Monday afternoon’s announcement of Tweetsie Trail fundraiser “Dine Around,” trail Task Force Chairman Dr. Dan Schumaier gave all involved parties a chance to talk about the trail. One word kept resurfacing: excitement.

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‘Dine-Around’ to benefit trail project

‘Dine-Around’ to benefit trail project

January 8th, 2014 10:13 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Area restaurants hope to feed more people while raising money for the Tweetsie Trail.

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