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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'No Comment': Lunceford won't talk about raises dished out by sheriff he ousted in election

'No Comment': Lunceford won't talk about raises dished out by sheriff he ousted in election

August 22nd, 2014 11:30 am by John Thompson

The raises will make the budget more difficult for Lunceford, who has already announced he will fill the chief deputy position with James Parrish, who bowed out of the sheriff's race before the primary in May and threw his support to Lunceford.

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ETSU President Noland: Keep health care local

ETSU President Noland: Keep health care local

August 22nd, 2014 11:20 am by Nathan Baker

Wellmont Health System released a statement saying the search for a potential partner was narrowed to three systems, one regional and the other two from outside the area.

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Crime hot
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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Long-lost Civil War diary returned to Tennessee

Long-lost Civil War diary returned to Tennessee

August 22nd, 2014 1:37 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A Civil War diary kept by a onetime mayor of Nashville, Randal McGavock, has been returned to Tennessee 152 years after it was found by a Union captain when Fort Henry was captured from Confederate forces.

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Cooling tensions in Missouri: Facts about US racial unrest

Cooling tensions in Missouri: Facts about US racial unrest

August 22nd, 2014 1:31 pm by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

As calm begins to take hold and Ferguson takes its place alongside past urban riots, here are some details about racial unrest in the United States.

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

August 22nd, 2014 11:55 am by ALICIA RANCILIO, Associated Press

Since the ALS Association began tracking the campaign's progress on July 29, it has raised more than $53.3 million from 1.1 million new donors in what is one of the most viral philanthropic social media campaigns in history.

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Tests scores: 2 Carter Co. elementaries named state Reward Schools

Tests scores: 2 Carter Co. elementaries named state Reward Schools

August 22nd, 2014 11:45 am by John Thompson

It was time for celebration at Hunter and Valley Forge.

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Community
Local United Way wants you to be a 'Community Champion'

Local United Way wants you to be a 'Community Champion'

August 22nd, 2014 10:35 am by Sue Guinn Legg

United Way leaders and supporters gathered Thursday at Rotary Park to kick off this year's $1.725 million goal.

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Home sales rise in Tri-Cities

Home sales rise in Tri-Cities

August 22nd, 2014 10:04 am by Nathan Baker

Johnson City led in home sales last month with 75, up from 60 last year.

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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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