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I frequently patronize thrift stores, antique shops and flea markets in eager search of material suitable for my yesteryear articles. One item I brought... [Read More]
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In 1998, the retired news anchor for NBC, Tom Brokaw, wrote a best seller, "The Greatest Generation." These were the citizens of our nation who... [Read More]
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Jan. 20, 1904: The Comet reported that T.A. Gillespie had sold his interest in the Appalachian Sanitarium and would soon move his family to California.... [Read More]
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Johnson City lost two of its dedicated citizens within days of one another last week, bringing an outpouring of emotional tributes. Deservedly so. ... [Read More]
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We asked you with Monday's Question of the Week to share your thoughts on mandatory pet spay and neuter laws being discussed by the Washington... [Read More]
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I was an eleven-year-old, fairly trembling with excitement, as I watched my mother pay the store clerk for my brand new backpack, cook set and... [Read More]
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The #WomensWave is here. It's been three years since the inaugural Women's March on Washington, where millions of women flooded into the streets of... [Read More]
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Perhaps you can take the Hilltoppers out of the pool, but you can't take the pool out of the Hilltoppers. Science Hill's iron-clad grip... [Read More]
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The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. preached a message of unity, justice and non-violence until his death in 1968. This weekend, more than 50 years... [Read More]
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One night removed from surpassing 1,000 points in his career, Gate City's Bradley Dean had a stellar night for the Blue Devils. Dean scored... [Read More]
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After trailing for three quarters, the East Tennessee State women's basketball team owned the fourth against Wofford. The Bucs, who spotted the Lady Terriers... [Read More]
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It's highly unlikely the Southern Conference will get two bids to the NCAA men's basketball tournament this season. However, the league's coaches believe the... [Read More]
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His right hand raised high and his left hand resting on a family Bible, political newcomer Bill Lee took the oath of office as Tennessee's... [Read More]
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Christian Care Centers is bringing new life to the old Unicoi County Memorial Hospital. Per a 10-year, renewable lease approved by the UCMH Control... [Read More]
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Becoming better communicators, developing a comprehensive county infrastructure and improving workforce development were goals set by Washington County commissioners during a workshop on Saturday. [Read More]
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East Tennessee State coach Steve Forbes could see it coming. His team just couldn't do anything about it. UNC Greensboro led the entire way... [Read More]
Registration for the annual slow-pitch senior softball league at Johnson City's Winged Deer Park is underway. The league is open to men of all... [Read More]
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Jordan Crowder, age 27, of Johnson City, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019 at a residence in Limestone, TN. Born in West Virginia, he... [Read More]
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Robert Franklin Woodby, age 92, Unicoi, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at the Center on Aging and Health. He was a... [Read More]
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Hubert Thomas Martin, 89, entered peacefully into the arms of Jesus Saturday morning, January 19, 2019. Hubert was born on January 7, 1930, on... [Read More]
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