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Church Hill blacksmith turns  scrap steel into unique knives

Church Hill blacksmith turns scrap steel into unique knives

July 22nd, 2013 11:02 pm by George Thwaites

CHURCH HILL — If Steven Ball had a hammer, he’d hammer in the morning. He’d hammer in the evening. As a matter of fact, he has a hammer and that’s pretty much what he does with it.

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Xtreme Roan Adventures promises wild time for youngsters

Xtreme Roan Adventures promises wild time for youngsters

July 22nd, 2013 6:15 pm by George Thwaites

A fun-filled naturalist rally designed just for kids will get under way this weekend at Roan Mountain State Park.

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Heavy rain hasn't so far washed out area fishing

Heavy rain hasn't so far washed out area fishing

July 19th, 2013 2:00 pm by George Thwaites

So far, it looks like area fishing is holding up better than some of our storm drainage systems.

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Get It In Gear: Gerber/Fiskars and Gransfors Wildlife

Get It In Gear: Gerber/Fiskars and Gransfors Wildlife

July 16th, 2013 6:57 pm by George Thwaites

For some people, the best heavy survival knife you can carry on your outdoor adventures — is a hatchet.

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Eddie Branch wins Fun Fest Bike Rally

Eddie Branch wins Fun Fest Bike Rally

July 16th, 2013 5:44 pm by George Thwaites

The 53 year-old Branch completed the 14 mile course in 1:11.40.

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Volunteers sought for fourth annual Watauga Lake Cleanup

Volunteers sought for fourth annual Watauga Lake Cleanup

July 16th, 2013 1:21 pm by Staff Report

Volunteers will be scouring the waters and shorelines of Watauga Lake on Saturday, July 20, during the Watauga Lake Cleanup.

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John Sevier Campground, fishing access slated to close in September

John Sevier Campground, fishing access slated to close in September - VIDEO

July 15th, 2013 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — It’s not a popular plan among area fishermen, but the John Sevier Campground and shoreline fishing access near Rogersville’s old steam plant will be closed to the public beginning sometime in September.

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Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park brings history and nature together

Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park brings history and nature together

July 15th, 2013 2:24 pm by Katina Rose

Beauty, nature and history all come together at Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park, located in Limestone, just a short drive from anywhere in the Tri-Cities.

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Tenkara: Japanese fly fishing technique strives to keep it simple

Tenkara: Japanese fly fishing technique strives to keep it simple

July 13th, 2013 6:17 pm by George Thwaites

If you’re one of those guys who believes there’s no such thing as having too much Zen in your fly fishing, East Tennessee guide Randy Ratliff has something you’ll want to check out.

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Ducks show 6-percent decrease  from 2012 spring figures

Ducks show 6-percent decrease from 2012 spring figures

July 12th, 2013 5:54 pm by Staff Reports

Duck numbers overall remain strong this year. Despite slight declines, most species remain well above long-term averages.

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