Jan. 5, 1928: A Mr. Ford was fined $25 for operating and possessing a still.
Jan. 5, 1954: The Tennessee Railroad and Public Utilities Commission granted permission for the Clinchfield Railroad to discontinue passenger service through the state.
Jan. 5, 2007: The Science Hill High School Hilltoppers routed Dobyns-Bennett’s Indians 74-41 in boys basketball. Senior Michael Forney led all scoring with 23 points.
Source: The Comet, Johnson City Court documents, Johnson City Press-Chronicle, Johnson City Press.