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45th Jonesborough Days Festival starts today

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45th Jonesborough Days Festival starts today

July 2nd, 2015 9:21 am by Nathan Baker

Coinciding with the rollover of the dog days of summer, Tennessee's oldest town will be having a few days of its own this week with plenty of treats in store.

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Good Samaritan calling all hands to wrap up summer outreach for at risk children

July 2nd, 2015 6:25 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The ministry's final Summer Food distribution is set for the end of July and will be followed closely by a back-to-school celebration at Cardinal Park with a picnic for 600 low-income families and backpacks, school supplies and new school clothing for the

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Cardinal Park misses 1st by 5 votes in national ballpark poll

Cardinal Park misses 1st by 5 votes in national ballpark poll

July 2nd, 2015 10:18 am by Staff Report

Johnson City's minor league ballpark just missed being voted the top in the country among rookie league baseball fields.

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ETSU Reece Museum honors POWs with new exhibit - PHOTOS/VIDEO

ETSU Reece Museum honors POWs with new exhibit - PHOTOS/VIDEO

July 1st, 2015 5:07 pm by David Floyd

Fourteen large crates were delivered to the East Tennessee State University campus Wednesday morning. They didn't contain gold or a fabled Hebrew artifact, but they did carry something of comparable value - American history.

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Fond Farewell

June 30th, 2015 5:45 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Good Samaritan Ministries changed its guard with a farewell luncheon for long time Executive Director Sarah Wells Tuesday afternoon at the ministry.

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Warrior's Canvas in Johnson City gets visit from congressman

Warrior's Canvas in Johnson City gets visit from congressman

June 30th, 2015 11:44 am by Contributed to the Press

The Warrior's Canvas' mission is to build a Veterans artist community in the Tri-Cities where Veterans can experience art as therapy through art classes.

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Umoja Festival scheduled for Aug. 14, 15

Umoja Festival scheduled for Aug. 14, 15

June 29th, 2015 3:35 pm by Contributed

The 2015 Umoja Festival will be held Aug. 14 and 15 in downtown Johnson City and showcase the diverse cultural aspects of communities around the globe.

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Man on the Street:  June 29, 2015

Man on the Street: June 29, 2015 - VIDEO

June 29th, 2015 3:26 pm by Jared Bentley

The Johnson City Press hits the street looking for your opinion on BIG news from the past week.

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Great Golden Gathering set to join alumni of region's segregated black schools

Great Golden Gathering set to join alumni of region's segregated black schools

June 29th, 2015 1:21 pm by Holly Nelms, NET News Service

When the schools closed, much of their histories died with them, but their heritage is still alive.

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Railroad crossings in Washington and Unicoi counties to temporarily close

Railroad crossings in Washington and Unicoi counties to temporarily close

June 29th, 2015 10:03 am by Staff Report

A CSX Transportation project beginning Monday and ending by July 12 will close several railroad crossings in the Washington and Unicoi county area.

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Second annual July 4th Welcome Home Veterans Parade lining up in Erwin

Second annual July 4th Welcome Home Veterans Parade lining up in Erwin

June 26th, 2015 6:55 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

More than 450 veterans from across the Tri-Cities marched or rode in last year's parade.

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