Johnson City Press Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Fly High

Fly High

March 17th, 2014 10:23 am by Tony Casey

There's an airfield off Eastern Star Road where several high-skilled men use their love of airplanes to build their own machines, practice flight patterns and prepare for national and international competition.

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Open hearts, open home make Kingsport couple Tenn. Foster Parents of the Year

Open hearts, open home make Kingsport couple Tenn. Foster Parents of the Year

March 15th, 2014 4:15 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Out of thousands of foster families around Tennessee, a Kingsport couple took home the award for 2013 Foster Parents of the Year.

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Friends, family rally around ailing colleague

Friends, family rally around ailing colleague

March 14th, 2014 9:26 pm by Max Hrenda

All it took was a trip to his mailbox for Jim Sheets' life to change forever.

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Pets of the Week 3-14-14

March 14th, 2014 8:11 pm by Tony Duncan

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TDOT, city to study improvements to deadly stretch of Fort Henry Drive

TDOT, city to study improvements to deadly stretch of Fort Henry Drive

March 14th, 2014 11:44 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

The city of Kingsport plans to work with the Tennessee Department of Transportation to see if any improvements can be made to a stretch of Fort Henry Drive where five people have been killed in car crashes in the past six months.

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Unicoi closes deal on kitchen's future site

Unicoi closes deal on kitchen's future site

March 14th, 2014 11:06 am by Brad Hicks

The town of Unicoi now owns the future home of its Mountain Harvest Kitchen.

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Johnson City father reunites with daughter after 34 years

Johnson City father reunites with daughter after 34 years

March 13th, 2014 8:41 pm by Tony Casey

Janet Tuvek, of west Johnson City, might have to set up more seats around the table at family gatherings after a recent reunion. And that's perfectly fine with her.

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Johnson City spring break camp popular with counselors, kids and parents

Johnson City spring break camp popular with counselors, kids and parents

March 11th, 2014 10:11 pm by Tony Casey

Contrary to popular belief, it's the boys at Johnson City's Spring Break Camp who take much longer to get ready for the swimming portion of their day than the girls.

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New book highlights murder, history of lost community

New book highlights murder, history of lost community

March 10th, 2014 9:33 am by Max Hrenda

It's a story about passion, pain, war, and murder. But it's also a story about a little-known community in Northeast Tennessee that time - and hundreds of thousands of gallons of water - have almost washed away.

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1908 Johnson City known as The Coming City of the South'

1908 Johnson City known as The Coming City of the South'

March 10th, 2014 9:29 am by Bob Cox

Johnson City's mayor in 1908 was Guy L. Smith, who also worked for the Armbrust-Smith Co., a furniture store at 204-06 E. Main (much later the site of Nettie Lee's Boy and Girl Shop).

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