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Local author's latest book features region's fire towers

Johnson City Press

Date: 4/5/2015 7:37:00 PM

He includes a photograph he took of the tower as it appears today, as well as nice picture of the view from the deck taken by Lisa Germaine that shows much of South Holston Lake to the north of the tower. Sorrell also interviewed Rondall Ellis, who worked

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Washington County man accused of stealing tailgate

Southwest Virginia Updated Daily

Date: 3/27/2015 5:11:00 PM

An Abingdon man is accused of stealing a tailgate off a Chevrolet pickup last Monday. According to Washington County Sheriff Fred Newman, the truck was parked at a public boat ramp near South Holston Lake

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Stealing a tailgate from a pickup & trying to sell it


Date: 3/27/2015 2:04:00 PM

The Washington County, Virginia, Sheriff’s Office says 37-year-old Marty Brian Jude of Abingdon did it Monday, during the late afternoon, at a public boat ramp near South Holston Lake. Deputies began an investigation that ultimately led to Jude

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Abingdon, Va. man arrested following larceny investigation

Date: 3/27/2015 1:50:00 PM

According to a WCVASO news release, on March 23, a tailgate was taken from a Chevrolet truck parked at a public boat ramp in the county near South Holston Lake. Deputies started an investigation, which led to an individual who had tried to sell the

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Glue huffer says 'Netflix' will take care of him

Times News

Date: 3/23/2015 2:00:00 PM

Near Observation Knob Park at South Holston Lake, someone stole a "boat dock" that had been sitting "half out of the water." An officer had to tell a Kingsport resident not to return to his neighbor's property. The warning followed a disturbance in which

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• Length: 160 Miles
• Surface Area: 4,860 Acres
• Volume: 189,100 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 703 Square Miles
South Holston Lake is located near the cities of Abingdon, Virginia and Bristol, Virginia / Bristol, Tennessee and is operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority. South Holston offers quality fishing for black bass, bluegill, crappie, walleye, sunfish, and catfish.The lake's shoreline offers anglers a good diversity of structure including rock bluffs, shale banks and flat clay points. For the anglers who prefer trolling, a good selection of open water structures, ranging from mud flats to river channel drop-offs to submerged islands, is available. There are also other recreational activities including the annual 4th of July fireworks display along with fishing contests and boat racing events in the summer.
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