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JC commissioners amend proposed 2015 budget in Friday morning meeting

JC commissioners amend proposed 2015 budget in Friday morning meeting

June 20th, 2014 11:44 am by Gary B. Gray

"Trying to reduce our expenditures isn't something we just started thinking about a few months ago," said City Manager Pete Peterson. "It has been a very challenging budget, probably one of the most challenging I've seen in the past 20 years."

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State of Franklin lane closures planned for next week

State of Franklin lane closures planned for next week

June 20th, 2014 11:37 am by Staff Reports

Johnson City's Water and Sewer Services Department announced plans to close one of the eastbound lanes on State of Franklin Road from June 23-27 for sewer line maintenance.

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Local News Education
There is such thing as a free lunch (and breakfast) in Carter schools

There is such thing as a free lunch (and breakfast) in Carter schools

June 20th, 2014 11:22 am by John Thompson

Board OKs free breakfasts, lunches for elementary, middle school students.

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Local News
Worley leaving Carter Co. EMA director's post

Worley leaving Carter Co. EMA director's post

June 20th, 2014 11:06 am by John Thompson

Worley said he will remain with Carter County through the Independence Day holiday in case of an emergency during that time.

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Crime Local News
Plea deadlines set for five in home invasion, restaurant burglary case

Plea deadlines set for five in home invasion, restaurant burglary case

June 20th, 2014 10:39 am by Brad Hicks

A sixth man is scheduled to appear in Criminal Court on June 27.

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Crime Regional & National
Teacher in Nashville area charged with prescription drug distribution

Teacher in Nashville area charged with prescription drug distribution

June 20th, 2014 10:23 am by Staff Report

TBI: Cannon County High School teacher was buying, distributing prescription narcotics.

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Reader Photos

Summer fun with the grandbabies

June 20th, 2014 10:08 am by Staff Report

Press reader shows off her grandchildren, Zoe and Kal-El

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Local News Reader Photos Downtown JC

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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