Johnson City Press Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Junkin' for St. Jude

Junkin' for St. Jude

June 18th, 2014 12:48 pm by For the Press

Two recent scrap metal collection weekends in Johnson City raised $3,145 through the "Junkin' for St. Jude" project, which was started by 11-year-old Luke Barnes, of Johnson City, to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.Barnes is a leukemia patie

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MSHA honors five with Servant's Heart Awards

MSHA honors five with Servant's Heart Awards

June 18th, 2014 12:17 pm by Contributed to the Press

Four Johnson City Medical Center employees and a Sycamore Shoals Hospital leader recently received 2014 Servant's Heart Awards, Mountain States Health Alliance's highest honor.

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Reporter's book shows photographic history of Roan Mountain

Reporter's book shows photographic history of Roan Mountain

June 18th, 2014 12:03 pm by John Thompson

The latest book in the popular Images of America series by Arcadia Publishing is Roan Mountain, by Robert Sorrell, a reporter for the Bristol Herald-Courier.

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On the Roan again: Rhododendron Festival returns this weekend

On the Roan again: Rhododendron Festival returns this weekend

June 18th, 2014 11:50 am by Staff Report

One of the region's oldest festivals will be held this weekend, as the Roan Mountain Citizens Club presents the 68th Annual Rhododendron Festival.

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Baltimore attempted murder suspect captured in Kingsport

Baltimore attempted murder suspect captured in Kingsport

June 18th, 2014 11:47 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A man accused of trying to kill someone during a bar fight in Baltimore, Md., has been apprehended by Kingsport police and U.S. Marshals.

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Carter Co. Budget Committee at impasse over debt service

Carter Co. Budget Committee at impasse over debt service

June 18th, 2014 11:41 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission Budget Committee recessed Tuesday, unable to reach a consensus on debt service increases.

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Elizabethton schools to continue to award teachers for higher degrees

Elizabethton schools to continue to award teachers for higher degrees

June 18th, 2014 11:13 am by John Thompson

While many boards across the state are reducing the incentives for earning high degrees, Elizabethton's school board included pay raises for higher degrees in the differentiated pay plan approved by the board on Tuesday.

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Erwin July 4 parade to honor veterans

Erwin July 4 parade to honor veterans

June 18th, 2014 10:42 am by Brad Hicks

The names of around around 5,000 local military veterans adorn the marble slabs at the Unicoi County Veterans' Memorial Park but, according to Erwin resident Jim Buchanan, an event to honor and show appreciation to these men and women for their service ha

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Trademark board rules against Redskins name

Trademark board rules against Redskins name

June 18th, 2014 10:33 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Patent Office has ruled the Washington Redskins nickname is "disparaging of Native Americans" and that the team's federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.

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Unicoi Co. officials try to cut risk in employee insurance

Unicoi Co. officials try to cut risk in employee insurance

June 18th, 2014 10:22 am by Brad Hicks

Members of the Unicoi County Commission's Employee Insurance Policy Committee thought they had the best plan for county employee insurance picked out but, after another look, it appears the risk of this original option outweighs the potential reward.

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