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Head To Bridal 2014 Gallery

Moments from our Bridal edition....Read More

 Casey and I met on a Campus Crusade Missions Trip in Uppsala, Sweden. I start-ed crushing on his adorable smile and laid back personality. Our wrap up trip was in Rome so our first official date took place on a patio overlooking St. Peter’s Basilica....Read More

Katy Warren and Casey Oliver’s East Tennessee Destination Wedding




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In Case You Missed It

In Case You Missed It

The week our music  changed..

We started our rock ‘n roll band in 1962 with three songs. It was the summer between junior high and high school.  The first  song we mastered, loosely speaking,  was Ray Charles’ classic ‘What’d I Say,’ then Chubby Checker’s,..Read More

Thinking outside the box culvert

Commissioners intrigued at prospect of including Brush Creek trail in sewer project

It will be a few years to completion if it happens at all, but the possibility of cost-effectively building a recreational trail along several miles of Brush Creek to its confluence with the Watauga River intrigued Johnson City Commissioners who heard about it Monday..Read More

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Opposite approaches to Medicaid expansion

Sometimes you have to side with somebody on the other team. I have been criticized by some of my fellow Republicans for going against the party line in print. “Say what you want behind closed ...Read More




City Commission postpones final reading on General Mills property rezoning

City Commissioners Monday delayed a final reading on rezoning the former General Mills property on West Walnut Street, pushing the final judgment on the proposed 216-unit apartment complex from Thursday to April 3. The decision ...Read More

A long walk to remember:

Hikers hit the Appalachian Trail for Alzheimerís cure, cancer care




 Two young men, best friends since toddlerhood, will set out in early April for a northbound through-hike on the Appalachian Trail. But they’re not looking for self-glory...Read More

Beverly Green retires from News & Neighbor

Beverly Green Hyder, Editor Emeritus and Account Executive for the Johnson City News & Neighbor, has announced her retirement after almost 17 years with the paper.....Read More



Run the Links 5k Fundraiser


 The Johnson City Senior Center Foundation 5K run will take place on Saturday, March 22 at 10 am...Read More

Devine’s trip to Olympic Training Center helps further career







 It took just a split second, but an awful lot of elements came together when East Tennessee State University volleyball star Megan Devine leapt for a beautifully set ball in Colorado Springs late last month. And the results, especially on this particular play, were memorable...Read More



ETSU announces plans for Tuesday CIT game, releases ticket information


 The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Wednesday that it will host a CollegeInsider.com Tournament game on Tuesday, March 18, at 7 p.m. inside the ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center. The game’s opponent will be released at a later date....Read More