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July 19, 1894: The Comet noted that Henry Wilder, the street car man, was not only a good motorman, but also a great blackberry picker.... [Read More]
Get your shopping carts ready. Tennessee's once-a-year sales tax 'holiday' weekend happens Friday, July 26, through Sunday, July 28. It's not a holiday,... [Read More]
In 1973, I was living in the southeastern African country of Malawi, and had occasion to visit a small fishing village there on Lake Chilwa.... [Read More]
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A few feet made the difference in Thursday night's Appalachian League contest at TVA Credit Union Ballpark, where the Johnson City Cardinals fell 4-3 in... [Read More]
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GREENEVILLE—With Graham Ashcraft hurling five no-hit innings and Tyler Callihan banging out three hits, Greeneville subdued Elizabethton 6-2 on Thursday night in an Appalachian League... [Read More]
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Friends of Woodland Elementary School's beloved physical education teacher, Coach Tiffany Collins, have a message for the Johnson City community: "If you ever find... [Read More]
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Erwin attorney William Branch "Bill" Lawson has been indicted on two felony theft charges that allege he stole more from $65,000 from his clients. ... [Read More]
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The Carter County Sheriff's Department arrested three women on methamphetamine possession charges on Wednesday in two unrelated incidents. In one incident, Arial... [Read More]
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The annual Appalachian Fair has several entertainment events set for this year, including monster trucks, live music, rides, talent contests and more. The fair... [Read More]
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For the second time in three years, the Johnson City Press earned the coveted General Excellence Award in the annual State Press Awards on Thursday.... [Read More]
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Janice Ann Adkins, 59, of Unicoi passed away unexpectedly Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the Franklin Woods Community Hospital. She was a native of... [Read More]
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Terry Ray McCurry, 65, of Unicoi, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the Johnson City Medical Center. Terry was born in Johnson... [Read More]
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James Terry Pipkin, 68, of Johnson City passed away at his home Tuesday, July 16, 2019. James proudly served his country in the United... [Read More]
Bradley Ray Presnell, Johnson City, TN, passed away on Wednesday July 17, 2019. Mr. Presnell, was born in Johnson City, TN. on October 19,... [Read More]
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Walter Coolidge Taylor, 92 passed from this life into his eternal life on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at his home, surrounded by family. Walter... [Read More]
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It was the Carnivore who let the rest of us know that he had found real barbecue from a real barbecue joint and it wasn't... [Read More]
July 18, 1901: The Comet published an ad for the S.B. White Company, and mentioned that its telephone number was 55. The same issue of... [Read More]
The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch was Tuesday, the landing on Saturday. Those who witnessed the events might wax nostalgic for a... [Read More]
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Brooks Blair is executive director of Project Access, a local non-profit that coordinates donated specialty medical care for the uninsured. To date, the... [Read More]
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Chandler Redmond made his grandfather proud Wednesday night. With his grandfather in attendance, the Johnson City third baseman hit a three-run home run in... [Read More]
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