Johnson City Press Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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First issue of Press was so different, yet so familiar

First issue of Press was so different, yet so familiar premium content

June 9th, 2014 9:45 am by Bob Cox

On June 10, 1984, Scott Pratt, Johnson City Press-Chronicle staff writer, composed an article titled, "The First Issue - So Different and So Familiar." It concerned the 50th anniversary of the newspaper, which began publication on June 12, 1934.

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The Baatany Project

The Baatany Project

June 9th, 2014 9:25 am by Amanda Marsh

The western balds of Roan Mountain will have some special four-legged visitors this summer.For the seventh season, a herd of hungry Angora goats will gnaw their way through the invasive Canada Blackberry plants that threaten the natural "baldness" atop Ro

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Meet Your Neighbor: From S.D. to J.C., Murv Perry helped shape journalism

Meet Your Neighbor: From S.D. to J.C., Murv Perry helped shape journalism

June 8th, 2014 9:32 pm by Gary B. Gray

Murvin Perry, known affectionately by his friends, colleagues and former students as "Murv," has a lot of tales to tell, and focusing primarily, and briefly, on just one facet of the man's life is, in itself, a journey.

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Face painting, happy families & more at the Blue Plum Festival

June 7th, 2014 4:00 pm by Sam Watson

Look at all the faces Saturday in Downtown Johnson City

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HAPPY SNAPS PHOTO BOOTH - Blue Plum Festival 2014, Johnson City, TN. 6.7.14

June 7th, 2014 11:00 am by Staff Report

Check out photos of people having fun at the Kingsport TimesNews,-Johnson City Press HAPPY SNAPS PHOTO BOOTH at Blue Plum Festival 2014. Johnson City, TN. 6.7.14.

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Chemical emergencies: Unicoi Co., NFS officials get training to cope

Chemical emergencies: Unicoi Co., NFS officials get training to cope

June 6th, 2014 11:26 am by Brad Hicks

Area first responders will agree that in the event of an emergency affecting the community at large, it is critical to have all the responding agencies on the same page.

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Sunday's Omnium great way to cap Blue Plum

Sunday's Omnium great way to cap Blue Plum

June 5th, 2014 1:37 pm by Tony Casey

The Blue Plum Festival's main Sunday event - the Johnson City Omnium - continues to grow in popularity with both the fans and the participants.

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UT scientists warn of insect damage to local fruit crops

UT scientists warn of insect damage to local fruit crops

June 5th, 2014 10:36 am by Associated Press

The insect targets strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, cherries, grapes and other soft, thin-skinned fruit.

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Covered Bridge 5K Run/3K Walk June 14 to benefit Sycamore Shoals Hospital Foundation

Covered Bridge 5K Run/3K Walk June 14 to benefit Sycamore Shoals Hospital Foundation

June 3rd, 2014 11:45 am by Contributed to the Press

Funds raised by the race will go toward upgrades to the medical/surgical floor at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Last year's events raised nearly $23,000 and benefited the Chest Pain Center at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

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Coming Home: Remains of Mountain City man's father, killed in WWII, discovered

Coming Home: Remains of Mountain City man's father, killed in WWII, discovered

June 2nd, 2014 11:15 pm by Max Hrenda

William Edwin "Eddie" Harris doesn't remember meeting his father, but the two spent time together in November 1944 when Pfc. Cecil Harris was granted leave to visit his wife and young son.

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