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Heirloom seed expert to speak in Abingdon

April 16th, 2014 8:29 am by Leslie Grace

Bill Best continues a way of life Appalachian farmers have handed down for generations.

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Widespread, hard freeze expected to threaten spring growth

Widespread, hard freeze expected to threaten spring growth

April 15th, 2014 12:44 pm by Staff Report

The National Weather Service expects temperatures between 22 and 28 degrees across the region tonight, meaning a widespread freeze will threaten blooming trees, spring crops and other plants.

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TWRA removing bear trap from JC site because of inactivity

TWRA removing bear trap from JC site because of inactivity

April 14th, 2014 7:02 pm by Staff Report

For several days, TWRA officials have been trying to trap a black bear that's been causing problems in Johnson City. Because of inactivity at the trap site, however, they've chosen to remove the trap and reevaluate the situation if new sightings occur.

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Spearhead Trails offers safe, legal option for ATV enthusiasts

Spearhead Trails offers safe, legal option for ATV enthusiasts

April 14th, 2014 10:41 am by Collin Brooks

Looking for a place to ride your ATV? There is no need to look far. A friendly trail less than an hour's drive from the Tri-Cities is designed especially for ATVs, dirt bikes and side-by-sides.

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For 40 years, Judy Murray has helped protect the Highlands

For 40 years, Judy Murray has helped protect the Highlands

April 14th, 2014 9:14 am by Marci Gore

Judy Murray has always had a passion for the environment. And for the past 40 years, this outdoors enthusiast has served as the Highlands of Roan stewardship director.

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Tennessee Safe Boating Course set for Northeast State

Tennessee Safe Boating Course set for Northeast State

April 13th, 2014 12:00 pm by Clark Lucas, community contributor

Are you ready to hit the water? The Tri-Cities Boating Club and Johnson City Sail & Power Squadron want you to be safe when you do. A free-to-the-public, two-night Tennessee Safe Boating Course will be held April 29 and May 1.

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Donor gives $2.2 million for Smokies park centers

Donor gives $2.2 million for Smokies park centers

April 12th, 2014 1:34 pm by Associated Press

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has received one of its largest cash donations ever, a $2.2 million gift from an anonymous donor, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported.

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Scrapbook Showcase: The View from the Top

April 10th, 2014 3:19 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's showcase features photos taken by Kevin Donihe late last summer at the fire tower at Bays Mountain Park.

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Tennessee taking comments on fishing regulations

Tennessee taking comments on fishing regulations

April 8th, 2014 12:28 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is accepting comments for its 2015 fishing regulations.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Spring Wildflowers

April 8th, 2014 9:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase features a collection of photos featuring early blooming wildflowers that can be found in our region. It was submitted by Harold Jerrell.

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Hope floats: Owners of Clinch River Adventures look to build on success

Hope floats: Owners of Clinch River Adventures look to build on success

April 5th, 2014 2:00 pm by Stephen Igo

When Terry and Brock took the plunge into a seasonal small business enterprise, they actually did. Whether by tube, canoe or kayak, the Funks can provide folks the means for a bucolic summertime, current-assisted float downriver.

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