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Remembering the Schoolhouse(s) Known as “Bell Ridge” in the Morrison City area of North Kingsport, Tennessee

There are three main places where children form their identity (or at least they used to): 1. Their home, 2. Their church, and 3. Their school. Bell Ridge Elementary was a school built to serve people of the northwest corner … Continue reading

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Autumn Memories in Weber City, Va

The air’s a little stiff in September.  Fall is here, trees are starting to show signs of their annual foliage transformation.  Fires are keeping apple butter kettles hot, and hogs are eating their way to the dining room table.  Deer … Continue reading

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The Flood of 1977

It’s been thirty-six years since the rivers showed their mighty power. It was a long and snow-filled winter.  We used up every built-in snow day the school system had, and were expecting to go pretty far past the original last … Continue reading

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