Feb. 27, 1788: A three-day skirmish called the “Battle of the Lost State of Franklin” was fought at what is now Tipton-Haynes Historic Site. Soldiers braved severe cold and snowstorms. (Source: An Adventure in Northeast Tennessee: A three Day (Self-Guided) Tour by Faith Stahl.)

It may be Valentine’s Day, but as spring rolls around, instead of love, this young(ish) man’s fancy turns to thoughts of his garden.

The Clarks Creek area is a majestic backcountry forest found in the Bald Mountain Range of Unicoi County, Tennessee.

Feb. 20, 1890: The Comet readers learned of several building projects taking place in Johnson City. “New roofs are seen in all parts of the to…

Feb. 20, 1890: The Comet readers learned of several building projects taking place in Johnson City. “New roofs are seen in all parts of the to…

Feb. 19, 1898: The Chattanooga Daily Times, with a dateline of Johnson City, reported on a fire at Buffalo Mountain. “The Buffalo mountains (s…

You can visit the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter at 3411 N. Roan St., or visit online at wcjcanimalshelter.org. You can also ca…

Feb. 17, 1898: The Comet alerted readers to a smallpox scare. “Miss Lena Anderson, teacher in the high school of this city, left for her home …

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Feb. 16, 1866: The East Tennessee Union Flag reported that the Franklin Academy, located about six miles from Jonesborough, would “resume oper…

Feb. 17, 1898: The Comet alerted readers to a smallpox scare. “Miss Lena Anderson, teacher in the high school of this city, left for her home …

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Feb. 16, 1866: The East Tennessee Union Flag reported that the Franklin Academy, located about six miles from Jonesborough, would “resume oper…

Feb. 16, 1866: The East Tennessee Union Flag reported that the Franklin Academy, located about six miles from Jonesborough, would “resume oper…

The bald eagle was declared the national symbol of the United States in 1782. Ironically, in the lower 48 states, this species was threatened …

Feb. 13, 1890: Readers of The Comet learned about railway plans. “As mentioned last week in the Comet the board met on Thursday to consider a …

The Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter has done such an amazing job over the last several years, finding homes for animals in need …

Feb. 12, 1869: The East Tennessee Union Flag, a newspaper in Jonesborough, reported on the recent death of a prominent local citizen. “Col. Jo…

Feb. 11, 1886: The Comet informed readers, “The Johnson City Machine Shop has just finished overhauling one of the Narrow Gauge engines. It ma…