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Today in Johnson City History: January 25

Rebecca Henderson and Johnson City Press • Jan 25, 2019 at 7:30 AM

Jan. 25, 1894: The Comet reported that W.C. Price, the popular tonsorial artist, had opened a new barber shop in the Piedmont Hotel, where he would be proud to meet his old patrons.

Jan. 25, 1951: The Langston Golden Tigers racked up their eighth-straight win with a one-point victory over Kingsport rival Douglass, 43-42.

Jan. 25, 1965: The Johnson City Press-Chronicle published an editorial lauding the many great works of Winston Churchill, who died on Jan. 24.

Jan. 25, 2006: Tim Smith recorded the first triple-double in ETSU basketball history in a 110-74 victory over the Owls. He achieved 21 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds.

Jan. 25, 2018: Science Hill High School's Hilltoppers rolled to a 73-6 win over David Crockett in the semifinals and a 74-6 win over Dobyns-Bennett in the Region 1-AAA wrestling duals.

Sources: The Comet, Johnson City Press-Chronicle, Johnson City Press

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