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Horses bucked off Tweetsie Trail, for now

Horses bucked off Tweetsie Trail, for now

July 1st, 2014 10:45 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

"Let's get the trail open then look at it," Dr. Dan Schumaier, the group's chairman said about how to handle the hotly debated issue.

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Virginia Tech professor to lead team studying hiker impact on Appalachian Trail

Virginia Tech professor to lead team studying hiker impact on Appalachian Trail

June 30th, 2014 6:50 pm by Staff Report

In 2015, Jeff Marion, an adjunct professor at Virginia Tech and a U.S. Geological Survey researcher, will lead a team to create the most comprehensive data set about trail and campsite conditions in the Appalachian Trail's more than 90-year history.

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Sports Sports Live Outdoors
Nighttime anglers get out the black light for funkadelic bass fishing

Nighttime anglers get out the black light for funkadelic bass fishing

June 28th, 2014 9:30 am by George Thwaites

Side-mounted black lights have been standard night fishing equipment for decades. They impart a spectral glow to fluorescent fishing lines, enabling night anglers to control casts and monitor retrieves in low light conditions.

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Photos: Colonial Heights couple donate plant collection to Warriors Path

June 24th, 2014 9:05 am by J. H. Osborne

After the Ottenfelds offered their native plant collection to the park, more than 40 volunteers contributed more than 350 hours to make the garden happen.

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Sports Regional & National Outdoors
Tennessee wildlife agency wants more teal hunting

Tennessee wildlife agency wants more teal hunting

June 24th, 2014 7:36 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting public comment on a proposed change that would allow for more teal hunting in Tennessee.

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Sports Sports Live Outdoors
ET Straight Shooters win TNSCTP sporting clays championship

ET Straight Shooters win TNSCTP sporting clays championship

June 23rd, 2014 8:20 pm by Staff Report

The Sullivan County-based East Tennessee Straight Shooters won the sporting clays team title and finished as the high overall combined winner at the Tennessee Scholastic Clay Target Program state championships held this past weekend.

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Photo Gallery: Warriors Path Park Summer Program

June 21st, 2014 2:15 pm by David Grace

Some of next week's activities include: night hikes, canoe rides, chalk sidewalk drawing, how to keep children safe in the woods.

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Sports Sports Live Outdoors
Fishing Report: summer's just getting started, and it feels like it's been here for a while

Fishing Report: summer's just getting started, and it feels like it's been here for a while

June 20th, 2014 10:02 pm by George Thwaites

Fishing conditions vary widely from one end of the Holston watershed to the other.

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Sports Sports Live Outdoors
Get It In Gear: EDC flashlights a must for dark times

Get It In Gear: EDC flashlights a must for dark times

June 19th, 2014 5:04 pm by George Thwaites

You don't need to be a flashlight geek to understand the importance of having an EDC flashlight. All you need to be is somebody caught in a power outage when and where it's unexpected or extremely inconvenient.

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Local Entertainment Outdoors
Rhododendron the star of annual Roan festival

Rhododendron the star of annual Roan festival

June 17th, 2014 8:32 am by Entertainment Staff

Each June, visitors flock to Roan Mountain to marvel at one of Mother Nature's most colorful performances.

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