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  1. 2 Fired After Teen Suicides At State FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WTVF Nashville

    ... vices. The suicides were the first at the center in 20 years. The newspaper said 16-year-old Brandon Greene of Mountain City, Tennessee, hanged himself July 13, and 18-year-old Frank Cass of White County, Tennessee, hanged himself Aug. 1.

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  2. Report critical of DCS facility after 2 teen suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... to take a medication recently prescribed to him; the medicine arrived after his death. Brandon Greene, 16, of Mountain City, is one of two teens who committed suicide within three weeks at Mountain View Youth Development Center. Editor's note: WBIR ...

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  3. Private Harris returns Nearly 70 years after he was killed fighting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... World War II. His remains were met by his widow, Helen Cooke of Chattanooga, son William "Eddie" Harris of Mountain City, Tenn., and sister Janice Carlton of Shelbyville, Tenn. He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery on Oct. 22. (MICHAEL ...

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  4. Report on Tennessee teen inmate suicides releasedRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... vices. The suicides were the first at the center in 20 years. The newspaper said 16-year-old Brandon Greene of Mountain City, Tennessee, hanged himself July 13, and 18-year-old Frank Cass of White County, Tennessee, hanged himself Aug. 1.

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  5. Grayson and Whitter just two of Johnson Coutny's talented residentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Tomahawk Online

    ... to earn money and music filled that need. Grayson met a man named Henry Whitter at a fiddlers' convention in Mountain City in 1925. They teamed up and for the next three years performed together in various venues and they recorded several songs ...

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  6. Old-time music brings the Laurel community togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Tomahawk Online

    ... Bloomery has been hosting the convention for the past 16 years, ever since it moved from its original home in Mountain City. The property owner, Jackie Warden, has graciously welcomed Old-Time fans from near and far for all these years in part as an ...

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  7. Governor's Books From Birth Launches 10th Anniversary Month Long Statewide Bus Tour TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | GlobeNewswire

    The Governor's Books from Birth Foundation is launching its "Books from Birth 10th Anniversary Tour" today at the Johnson County Library in Mountain City from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The forty-five foot decorated touring coach will visit more than 50 Tennessee counties and conclude the tour at the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville on Sept.

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  8. The Inoculation Project 8/24/14: A Mixed BagRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Daily Kos

    ... on an inclined plane, friction cube School Poverty Level: Highest Location: Roan Creek Elementary School, Mountain City, TN Total Cost: $236.60 Still Needed: $78.89 Expires: Sep 22, 2014 My Students :I work with the best kids in the world! Even ...

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  9. New Community Hope Fellowship opens doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Tomahawk Online

    ... of a church in Greeneville as well as Director of the Community Center of Hope, Pastor Matt made a visit to Mountain City. 'The Lord prompted me to make a visit to an empty church in Mountain City,' he explained. 'I spent the weekend in that empty ...

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  10. Carter Fold to Present Kody Norris & the Watauga Mountain BoysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Cybergrass

    ... his own band now for over nine years, but he's been playing bluegrass music for much longer. Kody grew up in Mountain City, Tennessee. According to Norris, playing bluegrass in the traditional style is the only way he knows how to play it - or wants ...

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  11. Vintage Valle Music bids farewell to summerRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | The Mountain Times

    ... Turkey Tracks Trio - teachers Jennifer Gillenwater and Mary Mays and volunteer librarian Linda Miller, from Mountain City, Tenn. - will entertain the crowd with a mix of old-time, original and familiar country, bluegrass, gospel and folk songs ...

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  12. Daniel Boone frequently made his way thrugh Johnson CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Tomahawk Online

    ... Shouns, he turned west through Butler and communities west. At other times he turned east through what is now Mountain City and Laurel Bloomery in Tennessee and Damascus, Virginia and on through Wolf Hills (present day Abingdon, Virginia) toward the ...

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  13. City Council searching for home for Farmers MarketRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Tomahawk Online

    The members of the Mountain City Board of Mayor and Aldermen clarified their stance on several ongoing issues last Tuesday, with Alderman Kenny Icenhour kicking things off by clearing the air on the council's recent controversial decision to deny the placement of a large open air pavilion in Ralph Stout Park to serve as the permanent home of the ... (more) 16 comments

  14. ReunionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    - The Chattanooga Central High School Class of 1959 will hold its 55th reunion today from 6 to 11 p.m. at Mountain City Club, 729 Chestnut St. Cost is $35 per person. Final registration date is July 22. For more information, call 423-265-2385.

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  15. Dewayne LawsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Watauga Democrat

    Dewayne Lawson, 35, of Mountain City, Tenn., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at the Johnson County Community Hospital.

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  16. Barlow/Sutton event raises money for scholarship fundRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Tomahawk Online

    ... with them at the event. Kim Sutton, the second honoree at the Memorial Event, worked as an employee of the Mountain City Care and Rehabilitation Center for over a decade. When she was diagnosed with cancer, she wound up becoming a patient of the ...

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  17. Watauga Elementary to hold reunion August 9thRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Tomahawk Online

    ... students up to the eighth grade, where they would then eventually transfer to the county's sole high school in Mountain City. Just as today the school had its own athletics programs, with several notable basketball teams, as well as its own mascot ...

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  18. Old newspaper features election news, death of beloved physician and other news of the dayRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Tomahawk Online

    ... a column called 'Up and Down the Street.' The name of the Tomahawk was originally The Taylorsville Reporter (Mountain City was once Taylorsville). It was changed to The Tennessee Tomahawk in 1885. It was under the editorship of E. E. Barry and later ...

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  19. KM council talks grants, city leaseRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Star Online

    Tuesday's Kings Mountain City Council meeting was packed to overflow, not to hear about plans for applying for grant money, but to speak out against the proposed resort and casino.

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  20. Governor's Conference to highlight "The Tennessee Story"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | Business & Heritage Clarksville

    ... globe for its exceptional craftsmanship, dedicated workforce and one-of-a-kind experiences. From Memphis to Mountain City, the conference will showcase show special stories from communities across the state that define Tennessee as the best place in ...

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