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23rd annual South Holston Lake & River Cleanup will take place Saturday, Aug. 8

23rd annual South Holston Lake & River Cleanup will take place Saturday, Aug. 8

July 21st, 2015 1:30 pm by Community Contributor

Volunteers have removed more than 650 tons of litter from the lake, river and surrounding area during the event over the last 22 years.

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Go 'canorkeling' at Natural Tunnel State Park

Go 'canorkeling' at Natural Tunnel State Park

July 20th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

Natural Tunnel State park will host a "canorkeling" event on Wednesday. Not your typical canoe trip, guests will have the opportunity to explore the rich history of the Clinch River and learn of a time when Native Americans and Longhunters lived along its

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Community Sports Live Outdoors
Fishing guide Liles to speak at July Trout Unlimited meeting

Fishing guide Liles to speak at July Trout Unlimited meeting

July 20th, 2015 7:25 am by Ron Harrington, community contributor

The July meeting of the Overmountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be held Tuesday at the Smokehouse BBQ in Elizabethton. The guest speaker will be Brownie Liles, fishing guide and managing partner of the Watauga River Lodge.

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Farm and Garden photo gallery.

July 18th, 2015 9:30 am by Staff Report

The response we got to our call out for garden photos was phenomenal! We will feature more of the photos on the Farm and Garden page over the next few weeks as well as posting the photos in web galleries at timesnews.net.

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Smallmouth bass moving farther up Watauga tailwater than fly fishers used to seeing

Smallmouth bass moving farther up Watauga tailwater than fly fishers used to seeing

July 17th, 2015 12:30 pm by George Thwaites

Historically low water levels on Boone Lake have apparently encouraged some movement of the lake's sunfishes up both tributaries feeding the reservoir.

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Community Local News Outdoors

Festus Sighting: UFO over Kingsport on Thursday

July 16th, 2015 9:25 pm by George Thwaites

Random sighting of large yellow UFO flying over Model City with a smile on its face on Thursday evening. No report of crop circles yet.

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Little Blinkers: 'Firefly Team' scores big nature discovery in East Tennessee

Little Blinkers: 'Firefly Team' scores big nature discovery in East Tennessee

July 15th, 2015 7:14 pm by staff reports

TWRA creel agent's fascination with fireflies leads to discovery of thriving synchronous firefly populations in East Tennessee not previously known to exist outside of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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Fun Fest Kids' Fishing Derby serves up fun and prizes

Fun Fest Kids' Fishing Derby serves up fun and prizes

July 15th, 2015 2:00 pm by Optimist Club of Colonial Heights

Approximately 110 children participated in the 35th annual Optimist Club of Colonial Heights Fishing Derby held Saturday at Warriors Path State Park.

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Natural Tunnel State Park set to host Railroad Day

Natural Tunnel State Park set to host Railroad Day

July 13th, 2015 3:30 pm by Community contributor

Natural Tunnel State Park and Norfolk Southern Railroad will partner to celebrate the history of the railroad and promote railroad safety this weekend.

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Community Outdoors
Grandfather Mountain Highland Games 2015 winners announced

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games 2015 winners announced

July 13th, 2015 1:30 pm by Community Contributor

After a neck-and-neck battle, defending champion Eric Frasure won the heavy athletics competition at the 60th annual Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, setting a new Games record in the process.

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