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Sentence cut for man convicted in son's Johnson City shooting death

Sentence cut for man convicted in son's Johnson City shooting death

June 6th, 2014 10:36 am by Becky Campbell

Christopher Mitchell, 31, was found responsible for the death of 2-year-old Jacob Mitchell in a hotel room where the family was living at the time.

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School board, director at odds over incident at Jonesborough Elementary

School board, director at odds over incident at Jonesborough Elementary

June 6th, 2014 9:33 am by Nathan Baker

A tense meeting Thursday night of the Washington County Board of Education revealed a divide between some of its members and Director of Schools Ron Dykes, allegations of misconduct against district staff and the threat of legal action.

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City commissioners work on budget; mill property rezoned again

City commissioners work on budget; mill property rezoned again

June 6th, 2014 9:03 am by Gary B. Gray

The "budget process" has become more a season than a procedure for Johnson City this year, and the financial almanac calls for continued decreases in funding unless a remedy is found.

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Mystery Diner

The Local: Johnson City's latest dining indulgence

June 6th, 2014 8:54 am by Mystery Diner

It is not often you find a restaurant that thinks enough of you to pave your way inside with coin of the realm, or invites you to stare at the ceiling while waiting for your order to arrive. Patrons can experience both, and more, at north Johnson City's l

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Opinion
Johnson City lacks useful amenities

Johnson City lacks useful amenities

June 6th, 2014 8:45 am by RICHARD ROLLER

Here we go again. We still don't have an animal shelter, only a hint of one. We have no farmers market, only a hint of one. And don't get me started on a seniors' center just for seniors.

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Parents should talk to teens about distracted driving

Parents should talk to teens about distracted driving

June 6th, 2014 8:42 am by Johnson City Press

What will it take to get teenagers to learn texting and driving don't mix? Current efforts to get that message to teen drivers seem to have fallen short.

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Familiar, new on the menu for Blue Plum

Familiar, new on the menu for Blue Plum

June 5th, 2014 9:02 pm by Tony Casey and David Floyd, Press Staff Writers

Hot dogs, popcorn, soda, pretzels and funnel cakes can be found at just about any fair or street festival, but the food made available by the painstaking efforts of the Blue Plum Festival's organizers is evident with just about every bite.

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Remembering D-Day: Medic who was there commemorates 70th anniversary

Remembering D-Day: Medic who was there commemorates 70th anniversary

June 5th, 2014 8:53 pm by Max Hrenda

Seventy years ago today, Allied Forces landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, and beat back Nazi forces to gain a foothold on the European front during World War II in what has become known as the D-Day Invasion.

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Mill goes back to Johnson City Board of Zoning Appeals

Mill goes back to Johnson City Board of Zoning Appeals

June 5th, 2014 8:44 pm by Nathan Baker

The proposed Walnut Street apartment complex already repeating its rezoning process because of improper public notice earlier this year will now return to the Johnson City Board of Zoning Appeals to answer procedural challenges posed in a lawsuit filed ea

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Should retail stores be like the Wild West?

Should retail stores be like the Wild West?

June 5th, 2014 5:12 pm by By Kavita Kumarm Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

Target has become the OK Corral of the open carry debate.

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