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Nothing Stops The News Not Even A Tornado

Both The Daily Post-Athenian and WYXI-AM 1390 in Athens were affected by the EF-2 tornado that ripped through McMinn County on Nov. 30, 2016. Yet, in spite of the damage, both were back up and running in no time. Since the Wednesday morning of the tornado, DPA staffers have been…

Etowah Carnegie Library An Icon To The Community

We are very fortunate to have a Carnegie Library in Etowah, TN. It is such a valuable piece of American History. The Etowah Carnegie Library, the second public building erected in Etowah (the first being the Old Grammar school building in 1910), was built in 1915 by means of an…

Charleston/Calhoun/Hiwassee Historical Society

This article was intended to describe an event on the Hiwassee River sponsored by the Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association (TCWPA), with the assistance of the Charleston/Calhoun/Hiwassee Historical Society. Before the day was over, it was clear that the story was not the event, but the incredible Historical Society and…

Charleston | Calhoun | Hiwassee Historical Society

This article was intended to describe an event on the Hiwassee River sponsored by the Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association (TCWPA), with the assistance of the Charleston/Calhoun/Hiwassee Historical Society. Before the day was over, it was clear that the story was not the event, but the incredible Historical Society and…

The Englewood Textile Museum Houses Town’s History

In the mid-1850s, a small mill village known as Eureka Cotton Mills sprang up along the banks of the Chestuee Creek in eastern McMinn County. In the 1890s, Nannie Chesnutt, the sister of Eureka Cotton Mill owner Sallie Brient, suggested that the town be renamed “Englewood” because the rolling hills…

Nothing Stops The News Not Even A Tornado

Both The Daily Post-Athenian and WYXI-AM 1390 in Athens were affected by the EF-2 tornado that ripped through McMinn County on Nov. 30, 2016. Yet, in spite of the damage, both were back up and running in no time. Since the Wednesday morning of the tornado, DPA staffers have been…

Etowah Carnegie Library An Icon To The Community

We are very fortunate to have a Carnegie Library in Etowah, TN. It is such a valuable piece of American History. The Etowah Carnegie Library, the second public building erected in Etowah (the first being the Old Grammar school building in 1910), was built in 1915 by means of an…

Charleston/Calhoun/Hiwassee Historical Society

This article was intended to describe an event on the Hiwassee River sponsored by the Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association (TCWPA), with the assistance of the Charleston/Calhoun/Hiwassee Historical Society. Before the day was over, it was clear that the story was not the event, but the incredible Historical Society and…

Charleston | Calhoun | Hiwassee Historical Society

This article was intended to describe an event on the Hiwassee River sponsored by the Tennessee Civil War Preservation Association (TCWPA), with the assistance of the Charleston/Calhoun/Hiwassee Historical Society. Before the day was over, it was clear that the story was not the event, but the incredible Historical Society and…

The Englewood Textile Museum Houses Town’s History

In the mid-1850s, a small mill village known as Eureka Cotton Mills sprang up along the banks of the Chestuee Creek in eastern McMinn County. In the 1890s, Nannie Chesnutt, the sister of Eureka Cotton Mill owner Sallie Brient, suggested that the town be renamed “Englewood” because the rolling hills…

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