March 6, 1928: A Mr. Silvers was fined $50 for transporting whiskey.
March 6, 1935: In the Johnson City Press, Sears & Roebuck advertised a 1935 Silvertone high-fidelity radio with features including seven powerful Silvertone tubes, a rubber cushioned chassis and an “airplane dial” with American and foreign bands clearly displayed.
March 6, 1975: State Rep. Palma L. Robinson expressed regret over the release of a legislative survey of East Tennessee State University faculty regarding discontent with ETSU President D.P. Culp, saying it could hamper efforts to gain accreditation for the university’s new medical school.
Sources: The Comet; Johnson City Court Documents, 1928; Johnson City Press; Kingsport Times News,
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