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City residents to get say in date of municipal election

City residents to get say in date of municipal election

June 12th, 2014 9:53 pm by Gary B. Gray

After years of waning voter turnout, Johnson City officials plan to give residents a chance to decide whether municipal elections should be moved to coincide with the November general election.

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Carson Peters rocks the Covered Bridge - VIDEO

Carson Peters rocks the Covered Bridge - VIDEO

June 12th, 2014 9:47 pm by Tony Casey

Several hundred people packed the space facing the stage placed in front of the Veterans Memorial on Thursday night, sitting in folding chairs, with their phones pointed at not a man, but a boy.

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Learning comes naturally at area summer camps

Learning comes naturally at area summer camps

June 12th, 2014 9:28 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury, Press Staff Writer

School may be out for the summer, but kids in the Johnson City area still have the opportunity to learn while having fun.

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Erwin Utilities customers to benefit from fiber-optic network project

Erwin Utilities customers to benefit from fiber-optic network project

June 12th, 2014 9:13 pm by Brad Hicks

Erwin Utilities General Manager Lee Brown said the establishment of the Clinchfield Railroad and the completion of Interstate 26 proved themselves to be "economic drivers" for the Erwin community.

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Man charged with vandalism of ex's vehicle

Man charged with vandalism of ex's vehicle

June 12th, 2014 9:06 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they've arrested a Johnson City man and charged him with felony vandalism.

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Eagle pending: At just 14, this industrious scout is way ahead of the normal pace

Eagle pending: At just 14, this industrious scout is way ahead of the normal pace

June 12th, 2014 2:50 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

At age 14, Tyler Jones, a seven-year member of the local Sequoyah Council of Boy Scouts, set out to accomplish his Eagle Scout ranking before he started high school.

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Actress, Civil Rights activist Ruby Dee dead at 91

Actress, Civil Rights activist Ruby Dee dead at 91

June 12th, 2014 2:08 pm by Associated Press

Nora Davis Day told The Associated Press on Thursday that her mother died at home in New Rochelle on Wednesday night of "natural causes."

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Crime
Johnson City woman faces more bad check charges

Johnson City woman faces more bad check charges

June 12th, 2014 2:00 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police filed additional bad check charges Thursday against a Lamont Street woman who had been arrested earlier in the week.

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Manhunt: Johnson City police look for shooter in 3 incidents

Manhunt: Johnson City police look for shooter in 3 incidents

June 12th, 2014 12:12 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police were amid a search for a man who fired shots at different locations Wednesday and Thursday.

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Eastman to provide UT engineering with $2 million in support

Eastman to provide UT engineering with $2 million in support

June 12th, 2014 11:39 am by Contributed - UT

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering and Eastman Chemical Company have announced plans to provide for three new professor of practice positions, improve and renovate lab space and construct a new student lounge.

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