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Your guide to Memorial Day and related events in NE Tennessee

Your guide to Memorial Day and related events in NE Tennessee

May 22nd, 2015 11:21 am by Dylan Chesser

Local organizations have several events planned for Memorial Day weekend in remembrance of those who have fought and died to protect Americans' liberty.

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Accused teen killer charged with coercing witness in Carter Co. jail

Accused teen killer charged with coercing witness in Carter Co. jail

May 22nd, 2015 10:43 am by Staff Report

Who's the witness? His codefendant in his 1st-degree murder case.

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Jonesborough Senior Center group frustrated with construction communication, progress

Jonesborough Senior Center group frustrated with construction communication, progress

May 22nd, 2015 10:19 am by Tony Casey

At a sparsely attended Thursday morning meeting to outline progress on the construction of the $3 million Jonesborough Senior Center, town Operations Manager Craig Ford expressed frustration with how things have been moving.

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ETSU, MSHA announce leadership conference for June 29-30 - VIDEO

ETSU, MSHA announce leadership conference for June 29-30 - VIDEO

May 22nd, 2015 10:13 am by Tony Casey

Lessons from sports figures and leaders are important to the head of the area's biggest health care system and in announcing a partnership with East Tennessee State University Thursday, organizers are hoping to inspire ticket holders of the "Winning Ways"

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Jonesborough General Store provides cool place to rest, classic soda fountain favorites

Jonesborough General Store provides cool place to rest, classic soda fountain favorites

May 22nd, 2015 10:02 am by Mystery Diner

I am beginning to enjoy the walks that go with my diet. My friends the dine-around bunch have been very helpful in finding interesting scenery to keep the walks from turning into trudges.

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Carter Fold to host 'Keep on the Sunny Side'

Carter Fold to host 'Keep on the Sunny Side'

May 22nd, 2015 9:48 am by Contributed to the Press

"Keep on the Sunny Side," the famous tale of the Carter family and the love story of A.P. and Sara Carter will be performed at the most deserving venue in the country. Hear the music and re-live the passion where the story first began, The Carter Family F

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Rocky Mount Historical Association to host free outdoor concert

Rocky Mount Historical Association to host free outdoor concert

May 22nd, 2015 9:41 am by Contributed to the Press

Rocky Mount Historical Association will host the Johnson City Community Concert Band as they present a free outdoor concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday on the grounds of Rocky Mount Museum. "Music on the Mount, A Memorial Day Tribute" will feature selections of pop

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Development Council hopes underground survey will make Telford industrial park more attractive to manufacturers

Development Council hopes underground survey will make Telford industrial park more attractive to manufacturers

May 22nd, 2015 9:37 am by Nathan Baker

A survey of the geology underlying 67 acres of vacant land in the Washington County Industrial Park could help find a new tenant at the Telford site, area economic leaders said Thursday.

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5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

May 22nd, 2015 9:29 am by Contributed to the Press

My New Favorites will be performing for Founders After 5 tonight at Founders Park. The band will play two sets - one at 5:45 p.m. and one at 7:20 p.m. Admission is free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

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Johnson City Commission passes hotel-motel tax increase on first reading

Johnson City Commission passes hotel-motel tax increase on first reading

May 22nd, 2015 9:21 am by Nathan Baker

An ordinance to increase taxes on hotel and motel rates from 5 percent to 7 percent breezed through a first reading of the Johnson City Commission Thursday with unanimous approval.

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