Johnson City Press Friday, August 22, 2014
Downtown murals or signs? City says businesses' art must go

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Downtown murals or signs? City says businesses' art must go

August 22nd, 2014 8:33 am by Nathan Baker

Hazy lines separating the definitions of murals and signs have put some downtown Johnson City businesses at odds with the codes enforcement office.

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Community mourns loss of local attorney Bob Jessee

Community mourns loss of local attorney Bob Jessee

August 22nd, 2014 7:47 am by Becky Campbell

Attorneys and friends , young and old, admired Jessee's style, called him a "good human."

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Bright's Zoo waits for news on cause of baby giraffe's death

Bright's Zoo waits for news on cause of baby giraffe's death

August 21st, 2014 9:47 pm by Max Hrenda

Less than two weeks after its birth at a local zoo, a baby reticulated giraffe has died.

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Lockdown lifted after police say bomb rumors all smoke, no fire

Lockdown lifted after police say bomb rumors all smoke, no fire

August 21st, 2014 9:18 pm by John Thompson

Chief of Police Greg Workman said Thursday that after an extensive investigation, his department found there was "no legitimate threat" to Elizabethton City Schools after the schools were on a "soft" lockdown for most of the day Wednesday after rumors beg

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Bass Pro angles for Tri-Cities market

Bass Pro angles for Tri-Cities market

August 20th, 2014 10:48 pm by Nathan Baker

The Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World grand opening event Wednesday evening at The Pinnacle, Bristol's newest major retail complex, had all the trappings of a three-ring circus.

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Crime
5th DUI comes after Erwin man burns rubber in Johnson City parking lot

5th DUI comes after Erwin man burns rubber in Johnson City parking lot

August 22nd, 2014 9:39 am by Staff Report

Jesse D. Britt was arrested after the incident at New Beginnings.

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Winged Deer to feature 'the wildest half-mile water race'

Winged Deer to feature 'the wildest half-mile water race'

August 22nd, 2014 9:09 am by Tony Casey

Todd Brinkman, race director for the U.S. Championship Outboard Hydroplane Title Series, admits there is an element of danger in the event at Winged Deer Park on Sept. 12-14, but that's the nature of the sport.

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Mystery Diner
Country cookin' for country folks: Where else but Shorties?

Country cookin' for country folks: Where else but Shorties?

August 22nd, 2014 9:01 am by Mystery Diner

The valley of the Nolichucky River is a real East Tennessee treasure. From its untamed origins high in the mountains the river descends, enrobed in the emerald glory of the Cherokee National Forest. Too soon, the river leaves the crags and cliffs of the A

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Acoustic Coffeehouse welcomes Elle Carpenter for a Sunday show

Acoustic Coffeehouse welcomes Elle Carpenter for a Sunday show

August 22nd, 2014 8:55 am by Staff Reports

Elle Carpenter will be performing at the Acoustic Coffeehouse in Johnson City on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 10 p.m. She has a new single out, "See The Light."

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Foggy Valley Gang brings slapstick comedy to Kingsport's Lamplight Theatre

Foggy Valley Gang brings slapstick comedy to Kingsport's Lamplight Theatre

August 22nd, 2014 8:52 am by Staff Reports

The Foggy Valley Gang is synonymous with over-the-top slapstick comedy. The south's favorite "redneck" family will once again bring another farcical episode to LampLight Theatre in Kingsport. The comedic gang will bring the old creepy Appalachian traditio

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Legendary bluegrass band The Grascals to play Tent Jams

Legendary bluegrass band The Grascals to play Tent Jams

August 22nd, 2014 8:49 am by Staff Reports

Tent Jams, Abingdon's premiere music lineup, continues on Thursday, Aug. 28, with the legendary bluegrass band The Grascals.

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