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Founders fights flooding

June 20th, 2014 9:54 am by Staff Report

Johnson City Press reader captures Founders Park in action on Thursday

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MSHA officials cite public input, need in keeping HRC open

MSHA officials cite public input, need in keeping HRC open

June 20th, 2014 9:07 am by Max Hrenda

One of the region's largest health care providers cited public input in deciding to leave one of its community resource centers open, despite announcing its closing less than two weeks ago.

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Proposed property tax increase defeated; alternative amendment passes first reading

Proposed property tax increase defeated; alternative amendment passes first reading

June 19th, 2014 10:33 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners rejected Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin's proposed 22-cent property tax increase Thursday in the form of an amendment to partially maintain city and school funding in fiscal 2015.

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City, county reviewing contract for industrial park land

City, county reviewing contract for industrial park land

June 19th, 2014 9:46 pm by Nathan Baker

Local economic development officials could be close to a deal to secure 97 acres of land intended for a new industrial park in Gray.

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Johnson City native Shulman not like 'Orange's' Yoga Jones

Johnson City native Shulman not like 'Orange's' Yoga Jones

June 19th, 2014 9:28 pm by Nathan Baker

"Work hard to make something as beautiful and meaningful as you can, and when you're done, pack it in and know it was all temporary."

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Severe weather rolls through area; death reported in Abingdon

Severe weather rolls through area; death reported in Abingdon

June 19th, 2014 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

Pea-sized hail, thunder, lightning and a whole lot of rain quickly came from the skies Thursday afternoon in the Johnson City area.

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Bench trial date set for woman accused of spitting on officer's pizza

Bench trial date set for woman accused of spitting on officer's pizza

June 19th, 2014 9:02 pm by Brad Hicks

A bench trial date has been set for the Erwin woman accused earlier this year of spitting on a Unicoi County Sheriff's Department official's dinner.

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Shoplifting call leads to drug charges for woman

Shoplifting call leads to drug charges for woman

June 19th, 2014 8:57 pm by Staff Reports

Police said they arrested a Chuckey woman Thursday on several drug charges following an investigation into a shoplifting call.

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Topless Boone Lake sunbathing incites brawl

Topless Boone Lake sunbathing incites brawl

June 19th, 2014 4:01 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A woman could offer no specifics for the sunbathing suspects, other than they may live in her neighborhood.

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UPDATE: Wrecks tie up area, send three to hospital as two charged

UPDATE: Wrecks tie up area, send three to hospital as two charged

June 19th, 2014 3:01 pm by Becky Campbell

Two serious car wrecks several hours apart on Thursday kept Johnson City police and EMS personnel busy and tied up traffic around the locations.

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