Tweetsie Trail fundraising goes full speed ahead

POSTED: 6:49 AM Nov 20 2013   UPDATED: 12:09 PM Nov 20 2013

Fundraising for the Tweetsie Trail Rails to Trails project kicks off Wednesday. 

The goal is to raise more than $200,000.

The trail will connect the Alabama Street Trailhead and Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area in Elizabethton.

A news conference will be held in Johnson City Wednesday afternoon at the Alabama Street Trailhead at two o'clock.