Johnson City Press Friday, December 19, 2014
City Commission hits brakes on food truck ordinance

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City Commission hits brakes on food truck ordinance

December 18th, 2014 10:50 pm by Max Hrenda

When city commissioners were divided after hearing voices both in support of and in opposition to an ordinance regarding the regulation of mobile food carts, any plans for that regulation may have been sent back to the drawing board.

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Judge dismisses final Model Mill suit, clears way for demolition, development to begin

Judge dismisses final Model Mill suit, clears way for demolition, development to begin

December 18th, 2014 10:58 pm by Nathan Baker

A First Judicial District judge removed the last legal roadblock between the wrecking ball and the Model Mill Thursday by dismissing a second lawsuit filed to challenge the project.

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Mother of child in abuse case testifies against ex-boyfriend, accused assailant

Mother of child in abuse case testifies against ex-boyfriend, accused assailant

December 18th, 2014 10:47 pm by Becky Campbell

Amanda Percell told a Washington County Criminal Court jury on Thursday that she no longer has custody of her children, but there was one last thing she could do for her oldest son - testify against the man she said beat the 2-year-old boy so bad that his

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Update: Woman with gun at Gray School allegedly said she could 'take care of it' if intruder showed up

Update: Woman with gun at Gray School allegedly said she could 'take care of it' if intruder showed up

December 18th, 2014 1:50 pm by Staff Report

A Gray woman was arrested on a weapons charge, deputies said, after she showed a gun to a school receptionist and asked if it was legal to bring it there.

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Exercise caution at all railroad crossings

Exercise caution at all railroad crossings

December 19th, 2014 11:44 am by Johnson City Press

Tennessee has 25 railroads with 2,651 miles of track and 4,600 highway railroad crossings.

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Is the U.S. fully prepared for nuclear terrorist attack? Apparently not.

Is the U.S. fully prepared for nuclear terrorist attack? Apparently not.

December 19th, 2014 11:23 am by HOPE YEN, Associated Press

The Government Accountability Office said it would still take one to five years to develop a strategy to determine whether people were exposed to unsafe levels of radiation and five to 10 years to plan for a full medical response.

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Tennessee deputies investigate after burned body found in truck

Tennessee deputies investigate after burned body found in truck

December 19th, 2014 9:59 am by Associated Press

Authorities were working to determine the identity of the person and the cause of the fire.

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Choo Choo Cafe is definitely on the right track

Choo Choo Cafe is definitely on the right track

December 19th, 2014 9:33 am by Mystery Diner

Antiques fascinate me. I myself am fast becoming one, so this may be a case of like attracting like. Housewares of any kind are my area of interest.

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5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

December 19th, 2014 9:25 am by Contributed

The Hideaway in downtown Johnson City will host an Ugly Sweater Party tonight. Southern roots infused rock 'n' soul group Amythyst Kiah & Her Chest of Glass are scheduled to headline. Chelsea Kinser will start the night off with an acoustic set of melodic

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The Francesca Battistelli Christmas Tour @ NPAC

The Francesca Battistelli Christmas Tour @ NPAC

December 19th, 2014 9:19 am by Contributed

The Francesca Battistelli Christmas Tour is coming to Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

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Acoustic Coffeehouse welcomes Maimone to the stage

Acoustic Coffeehouse welcomes Maimone to the stage

December 19th, 2014 9:10 am by Contributed

Maimone brings his passionate piano, vocal and kick drum act back to Johnson City tonight for a free show at Acoustic Coffeehouse at 10 p.m.

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