Johnson City Press Saturday, July 4, 2015
News Local News Erwin
Erwin could see 33-cent property tax rate increase

Erwin could see 33-cent property tax rate increase

July 3rd, 2015 8:32 am by Sue Guinn Legg

"It is the best we can do," Mayor Doris Hensley said at the end of the afternoon budget session.

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Sports Elizabethton Twins
Defense lets E-Twins down

Defense lets E-Twins down

July 2nd, 2015 10:36 pm by Staff Report

Elizabethton committed four errors Thursday night and Randy Cesar drove in three runs as the Greeneville Astros moved into a tie for first place with an 8-2 victory over the Twins at Pioneer Park.

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Sports JC Cards
Cards postponed by rain

Cards postponed by rain

July 2nd, 2015 10:36 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City's game in Bristol on Thursday night against the White Sox was postponed because of rain.

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Sports
A changing game: Fulmer, others not worried about new direction of college football

A changing game: Fulmer, others not worried about new direction of college football

July 2nd, 2015 10:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

College football has taken a new direction the past few years with different formations and rule changes putting more of an emphasis on offense and scoring.

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Community Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Good Samaritan calling all hands to wrap up summer outreach for at risk children

July 2nd, 2015 6:25 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The ministry's final Summer Food distribution is set for the end of July and will be followed closely by a back-to-school celebration at Cardinal Park with a picnic for 600 low-income families and backpacks, school supplies and new school clothing for the

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News Sports Regional & National NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

July 2nd, 2015 5:13 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The facilities vowed to have the most "welcoming environments in all of sports and entertainment."

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The Buzz
The Buzz: Here's what hot today

The Buzz: Here's what hot today

July 2nd, 2015 3:57 pm by Johnson City Press

Armed robbery, airport scare, 3 hurt in crash, burglary video, train crash, downtown parking crunch and more on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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News Crime Local News
Police want help identifying man who robbed Johnson City drug store at gunpoint

Police want help identifying man who robbed Johnson City drug store at gunpoint

July 2nd, 2015 3:06 pm by Staff Report

A gunman robbed a south Johnson City drug store on Wednesday, prompting Johnson City police to seek help in identifying him by releasing a surveillance image.

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News Local News
Tri-Cities Regional Airport reopens after brief scare from dog alert

Tri-Cities Regional Airport reopens after brief scare from dog alert

July 2nd, 2015 1:37 pm by Staff Report

A false alarm from a routine dog-sniffing check forced Tri-Cities Regional Airport to shut down for a few hours Thursday morning.

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News Regional & National
Cyanide kits sought to treat poisonings after Maryville train crash

Cyanide kits sought to treat poisonings after Maryville train crash

July 2nd, 2015 12:44 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel

Authorities on Thursday morning issued a request across the region for specialized medical kits to treat cyanide poisoning that results from exposure to the fumes emitted from the burning of the toxic chemical in the ruptured train tank car in Blount Coun

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