Johnson City Press Thursday, April 24, 2014
After 43 years, senior city employee, Senior Services Director Orr to retire

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After 43 years, senior city employee, Senior Services Director Orr to retire

April 23rd, 2014 9:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Sue Orr, Johnson City's first and only Senior Services director and the city's first female department head will retire April 30 after 43 years of service.

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Blue Plum lineup, activities announced

Blue Plum lineup, activities announced

April 23rd, 2014 9:07 pm by Tony Casey

The Blue Plum Festival will have a three-pronged, or three-staged approach to the musical acts that will perform at this year's event.

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Man accused of Valentine's Day shooting dismisses second attorney, will represent self

Man accused of Valentine's Day shooting dismisses second attorney, will represent self

April 23rd, 2014 8:50 pm by Becky Campbell

A man charged with attempted first-degree murder in the Valentine's Day 2012 shooting of a Johnson City woman got what he asked for from a judge Wednesday morning, but it came with a twist.

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U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and former hospital president to speak at ETSU Commencement ceremonies

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and former hospital president to speak at ETSU Commencement ceremonies

April 24th, 2014 12:11 pm by Contributed - ETSU

Graduation is slated for two ceremonies on May 10.

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West Chestnut residence's porch torched by fire

West Chestnut residence's porch torched by fire

April 23rd, 2014 3:36 pm by Tony Casey

A discarded cigarette butt is likely the cause of a fire that happened Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

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Off the Wall News: Friend's shout-out results in arrest

Off the Wall News: Friend's shout-out results in arrest

April 23rd, 2014 12:40 pm by Staff Report

"Sherman!" That may have been the last thing Sherman Love wanted to hear Tuesday afternoon when his van was pulled over by police at the corner of East Myrtle Avenue and North Broadway Street.

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Three Science Hill students named National Merit Finalists

Three Science Hill students named National Merit Finalists

April 23rd, 2014 12:27 pm by Contributed

Sajant Anand, Alicia DeVos, and Rachel Spady earned the honor.

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Erwin man allegedly burglarized two Johnson City homes

Erwin man allegedly burglarized two Johnson City homes

April 23rd, 2014 11:22 am by Staff Report

George Thompson faces charges including aggravated burglary and his ninth offense of driving on a suspended license.

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Police: Afton man found with nearly 500 Xanax pills

Police: Afton man found with nearly 500 Xanax pills

April 23rd, 2014 10:56 am by Staff Report

A man suspected of driving under the influence is now facing even more trouble after a bottle containing nearly 500 Xanax pills allegedly fell out of his pants leg during a traffic stop.

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'Midnight' meals come with side of appreciation

'Midnight' meals come with side of appreciation

April 23rd, 2014 10:23 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Small group of friends recognizing - and feeding - 'unsung heroes' working the night shift.

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New concert series set to begin Saturday at Memorial Park Community Center

New concert series set to begin Saturday at Memorial Park Community Center

April 23rd, 2014 10:17 am by Tony Casey

Concert series kicks off Saturday with winners of JC's Got Talent and Kingsport Idol taking the stage

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