Dec. 27, 1920: Lelia Hughes and Jessie Masengill were home for the holidays in Piney Flats from Johnson City High School.
Dec. 27, 1932: Johnson City’s tobacco warehouses were staying open day and night to receive lots ahead of the market’s opening Jan. 2. A record amount of tobacco was expected.
Dec. 27, 1956: "Curucu, Beast Of The Amazon" and "The Mole People" were playing in a double feature at the Tennessee Theatre at West Main and Boone streets.
Dec. 27, 1965: Clinchfield Railroad announced the appointment of Terry R. Jamison, Erwin, as traffic representative in Johnson City.
Dec. 27, 1976: The Hilltoppers clobbered Chattanooga Howard 91-66 in the Science Hill Classic Basketball Tournament. Gary Carter led the ‘Toppers with 27 points followed by Walter Bradley with 25.
Dec. 27, 2011: A Johnson City Transit bus was involved in a three-vehicle collision on State of Franklin Road. The bus was making a stop when a car plowed a pickup into the bus from behind.
Sources: The Comet; Kingsport Times; Johnson City Press-Chronicle; Ted Bowers/Johnson City, Tennessee, Memories; Johnson City Press.