Johnson City Press Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Full steam ahead: Johnson City celebrates progress, development

Full steam ahead: Johnson City celebrates progress, development

March 7th, 2015 9:37 pm by Jessica Fuller

The rumbling sound of a train passing through the city is not foreign to Johnson City residents.In fact, Johnson City's history began with the sound of a train whistle in 1856.

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Carter County Commission shows interest in Tweetsie Trail extension to Roan Mountain

Carter County Commission shows interest in Tweetsie Trail extension to Roan Mountain

March 7th, 2015 9:32 pm by Tony Casey

Carter County Commissioner Mike Hill sees the opportunity to extend the Tweetsie Trail to Roan Mountain as a historic occasion.

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4 more troopers come forward about DUI quota system

4 more troopers come forward about DUI quota system

March 7th, 2015 9:28 pm by Becky Campbell

Four more Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers - including one recently retired and a supervisor - said the allegations of a DUI arrest quota system in the department are absolutely true, and they dispute the agency administration's denial.

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Johnson County veterans working to get local hospital approved as VA statelite

Johnson County veterans working to get local hospital approved as VA statelite

March 7th, 2015 8:48 pm by John Thompson

Veterans in the far northeastern corner of Tennessee, northwestern North Carolina and southwest Virginia may not have to drive all the way to the Veterans Affairs Hosptial at Mountain Home in Johnson City for medical treatment and lab work.

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Police: 2 men arrested on multiple charges after traffic stop prompted by expired tags

Police: 2 men arrested on multiple charges after traffic stop prompted by expired tags

March 7th, 2015 7:32 pm by Staff Report

Expired tags and one man fleeing a traffic stop led to the arrest of two men on multiple charges, according to a news release sent out by the Johnson City Police Department.

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Thousands gather to commemorate Bloody Sunday anniversary

Thousands gather to commemorate Bloody Sunday anniversary

March 7th, 2015 1:33 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

Thousands of people gathered in Selma, Alabama on Saturday morning ahead of a speech by President Barack Obama at the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement.

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UTC student dies hiking at Signal Point

UTC student dies hiking at Signal Point

March 7th, 2015 1:26 pm by Yolanda Putman, Chattanooga Times Free Press

It took rescuers hours on Friday to retrieve the body of a 20-year-old student who fell 200 feet to his death while hiking at Signal Point on Signal Mountain.

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ETSU women ready for SoCon championship matchup with Chattanooga

ETSU women ready for SoCon championship matchup with Chattanooga

March 7th, 2015 9:29 am by Joe Avento

Freshman point guard Tianna Tarter, the key to ETSU's chances, didn't play the last time these two teams met.

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