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Clydesdales in area for race week set to gallop their stuff

Clydesdales in area for race week set to gallop their stuff

August 17th, 2013 10:21 pm by Tony Casey

The Budweiser Clydesdales are once again hitching up their red wagon during race week at the Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Appalachian Fair pageant mixes tradition with life skills

Appalachian Fair pageant mixes tradition with life skills

August 17th, 2013 10:02 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The Fairest of the Fair pageant at the Appalachian Fair may keep with the tradition of evening gowns and tiaras, but it’s also about teaching young women important life skills.

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Visitors asked to help shape downtown Johnson City's skyline

Visitors asked to help shape downtown Johnson City's skyline

August 17th, 2013 9:55 pm by Nathan Baker

Visitors were asked to use their imaginations last week to help shape downtown Johnson City’s skyline and start a dialogue to deal with empty and dilapidated buildings in an area targeted for revitalization.

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Little's league: Local ump gets a taste of the majors

Little's league: Local ump gets a taste of the majors

August 17th, 2013 8:34 pm by Joe Avento

Will Little, a 29-year-old Johnson City native, has been umpiring in the majors for the past couple of months. He’s one of 12 rovers, top minor-league umps called up to fill in for vacationing major-league full-timers. He has worked with five different cr

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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

August 17th, 2013 7:35 pm by Staff Reports

In case you missed these posts, here are seven items worth reading today on JohnsonCityPress.com:

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Attorney appointed in Carter Co. murder case

Attorney appointed in Carter Co. murder case

August 17th, 2013 8:12 am by John Thompson

Gene Scott, one of the region’s most experienced defense attorneys in murder cases, was appointed Thursday to defend Whitney Kristina Harris in her first-degree murder trial.

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Healthy expansion: ETSU debuts larger Center for Physical Activity, new fields

Healthy expansion: ETSU debuts larger Center for Physical Activity, new fields

August 17th, 2013 8:04 am by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University officials are pumped up about the freshly completed additions to the Wayne G. Basler Center for Physical Activity and nearby recreation fields.

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More buckled up leads to fewer fatalities

More buckled up leads to fewer fatalities

August 17th, 2013 7:00 am by Staff Report

Buckling up saves lives. Tennessee Department of Safety Commissioner Bill Gibbons believes that’s one of the reasons the number of fatalities from car crashes in Northeast Tennessee is down 16 percent this year from the same period in 2012.

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Jonesborough landmark Five Points coming down

Jonesborough landmark Five Points coming down

August 16th, 2013 9:36 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

On Thursday, contractors for the state Department of Transportation began the building’s demolition, making way for a new roundabout traffic circle planned to reduce the high number of accidents with injuries at the notoriously dangerous intersection.

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Downtown median, sidewalk improvements approved for State of Franklin Road

Downtown median, sidewalk improvements approved for State of Franklin Road

August 16th, 2013 9:29 pm by Gary B. Gray

The City Commission on Thursday voted to defer five projects and instead place the funding of median and sidewalk improvements on State of Franklin Road between Roan and Buffalo street at the top of its priority list.

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