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Johnson City Public Library prepares for Summer Reading Program

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Johnson City Public Library prepares for Summer Reading Program

May 25th, 2015 10:02 pm by David Floyd

Reading is an easy way for children to continue to learn outside of school, and the Johnson City Public Library is hoping to make the activity even more enjoyable with a special program designed to make reading more accessible during the summer.

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Surviving family members, comrades remember 352 local veterans at Memorial Day service

Surviving family members, comrades remember 352 local veterans at Memorial Day service - VIDEO

May 25th, 2015 10:10 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Johnson City/Washington County Veterans Memorial Foundation remembered 352 fallen veterans Monday afternoon during a special memorial service.

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Melungeon Heritage Association plans gathering in North Carolina

Melungeon Heritage Association plans gathering in North Carolina

May 25th, 2015 10:06 pm by Dylan Chesser

A group of people historically estranged because their ancestry did not fit into accepted United States ethnic categories is trying to spread awareness of their history and reconnect with their roots.

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Mother seeks to publicize help done by service dogs for children with autism

Mother seeks to publicize help done by service dogs for children with autism

May 25th, 2015 10:00 pm by David Floyd

Everyone knows dogs provide a measure of comfort to people of all ages.

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Local mother sees improvement in daughter after using CBD oil

Local mother sees improvement in daughter after using CBD oil

May 25th, 2015 2:19 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

Inside her Greeneville home, Ellen McCall sits on the couch with her daughter Penelope. She stands up and walks into the kitchen to get Penelope's medicine.

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Tennessee sites sought to offer summer meals to kids

Tennessee sites sought to offer summer meals to kids

May 25th, 2015 2:15 pm by Tim Omarzu, Chattanooga Times Free Press

During the school year, roughly 650,000 Tennessee children get free or reduced-priced school lunches.

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Veterans remembered, honored during tribute concert in Jonesborough

Veterans remembered, honored during tribute concert in Jonesborough

May 24th, 2015 9:42 pm by Jessica Fuller

Pushing boating and barbecue aside Sunday afternoon, the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen and the Veterans Affairs Committee hosted a tribute event as a reminder of what Memorial Day is really about.

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Sevier Center residents can't sleep tight under threat of bed bugs

Sevier Center residents can't sleep tight under threat of bed bugs

May 24th, 2015 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

After public health studies and a top-down fumigation of the John Sevier Center's 150 units, the managers of the downtown Johnson City apartment tower have resigned themselves to battling intermittent outbreaks of parasitic bed bugs in the living spaces a

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Meet your neighbor: Heritage columnist to be awarded for sharing local history

Meet your neighbor: Heritage columnist to be awarded for sharing local history

May 24th, 2015 9:34 pm by David Floyd

Bob Cox, a weekly columnist in the Johnson City Press's Heritage section for almost 11 years and a walking archive of the history and heritage of the region, will be awarded the 2015 History in Media Award June 4 by the East Tennessee Historical Society.

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Burglar parks car in victim's driveway, lies to officers, police say

Burglar parks car in victim's driveway, lies to officers, police say

May 24th, 2015 9:31 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police jailed a man for burglarizing a home Sunday morning and for lying to officer about personal information, a Johnson City Police Department news release said.

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Police: Machete, baseball bat attack lands 2 Johnson City man behind bars

Police: Machete, baseball bat attack lands 2 Johnson City man behind bars

May 24th, 2015 9:29 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police say a money-charged argument led to an attack with a machete and baseball bat that sent two people to a hospital.

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