Johnson City Press Sunday, November 23, 2014
Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Tax hike is not inevitable - not yet at least

June 9th, 2014 8:53 am by Robert Houk

Johnson City leaders appear to be moving toward a property tax hike. Recent hearings on the city's new budget have been full of fiscal doom and gloom. Tears of woe have drenched the walls of the Municipal and Safety Building.

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Opinion
What do you think about Blue Plum?

What do you think about Blue Plum?

June 9th, 2014 8:49 am by Johnson City Press

As we've note earlier, it's no easy undertaking to put on an event like Blue Plum. That's why we are asking readers today to send us your thoughts on the festival. Tell us what you like and dislike about Blue Plum.

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Crime
Pool caper: Man accused of taking more than $500 in cash from wallet at student apartment complex

Pool caper: Man accused of taking more than $500 in cash from wallet at student apartment complex

June 9th, 2014 7:42 am by Staff Report

Carson Hughes was arrested after the incident at the Heights at 1301, formerly Campus Ridge Apartments, on Seminole Drive.

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Crime
Johnson City man accused of choking woman with power cord

Johnson City man accused of choking woman with power cord

June 9th, 2014 7:12 am by Staff Report

Police found Donny Bryant walking on South Beech Street on Sunday.

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Blue Plum Omnium

June 9th, 2014 6:30 am by Dave Boyd

Blue Plum Omnium

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News Local News
Downtown Erwin enters phase 2 of revitalization

Downtown Erwin enters phase 2 of revitalization

June 8th, 2014 9:46 pm by Brad Hicks

As crowds filed into downtown Johnson City on Friday afternoon to take part in the 15th annual Blue Plum Festival, the scene was quite different in downtown Erwin.

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City project on hold pending U-Haul move

City project on hold pending U-Haul move

June 8th, 2014 9:39 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City has a plan and the money to jump on a $400,000 stormwater project at the downtown U-Haul site.

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Meet Your Neighbor: From S.D. to J.C., Murv Perry helped shape journalism

Meet Your Neighbor: From S.D. to J.C., Murv Perry helped shape journalism

June 8th, 2014 9:32 pm by Gary B. Gray

Murvin Perry, known affectionately by his friends, colleagues and former students as "Murv," has a lot of tales to tell, and focusing primarily, and briefly, on just one facet of the man's life is, in itself, a journey.

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Organizer says 2014 Plum featured family feel

Organizer says 2014 Plum featured family feel

June 8th, 2014 9:12 pm by Max Hrenda

Although some may regard the Blue Plum Festival as an alcohol-fueled event, certain evidence suggests that more people visited this year's festival for reasons other than drinking.

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Crime Local News
Man charged with stealing couch from furniture truck

Man charged with stealing couch from furniture truck

June 8th, 2014 8:24 pm by Staff Report

A Duffield, Va., man was charged Sunday with burglary of a motor vehicle after witnesses say he and another individual were spotted removing a couch from the rear of a furniture store's delivery truck, police said in a news release.

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