Johnson City Press Monday, October 20, 2014
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Regional chambers shift to neutral on potential Wellmont merger

Regional chambers shift to neutral on potential Wellmont merger

October 10th, 2014 9:33 pm by Nathan Baker

In the raging debate over the fate of the region's two hospital systems, the Tri-Cities' three business-oriented groups will remain as neutral as Switzerland - for the time being.

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Expanding history? Elizabethton to discuss increasing size of downtown district

Expanding history? Elizabethton to discuss increasing size of downtown district

October 10th, 2014 9:09 pm by John Thompson

Sections of downtown Elizabethton are included in the Elizabethton Historic District. The reason for the district is to preserve the appearance of many of the stores that were built during the 1920's rayon boom.

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Police: Man arrested for suspected role in Ala. crime

Police: Man arrested for suspected role in Ala. crime

October 10th, 2014 6:35 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested after Alabama law enforcement told them he was suspected of robbing a woman in their jurisdiction.

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Tree falls on carport in Elizabethton

Tree falls on carport in Elizabethton

October 10th, 2014 4:46 pm by John Thompson

High winds on Thursday caused a tree to fall on a carport and storage building on Charlie Street.

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee voluntarily recalls Food for Kids backpack peanut butter

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee voluntarily recalls Food for Kids backpack peanut butter

October 10th, 2014 3:45 pm by Staff Report

The food bank is asking every parent of a child who receives a bag of food through the Food For Kids Backpack Program to return the jar of peanut butter to their school.

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Photo Gallery: Fishout

Photo Gallery: Fishout

October 10th, 2014 10:51 am by Gary B. Gray

Legion Street Pool was transformed into a fishing hole this morning in preparation for the annual Fishout at Legion Street Pool.

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ETSU student leads international effort to help children impacted by Ebola

ETSU student leads international effort to help children impacted by Ebola

October 10th, 2014 9:30 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Playing to Live helps Liberian children who are sick or have been exposed to Ebola.

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Legendary Texas outlaw songwriter will be performing at The Down Home

Legendary Texas outlaw songwriter will be performing at The Down Home

October 10th, 2014 9:23 am by Contributed

Seventy-five year old legendary Texas outlaw songwriter Billy Joe Shaver will be performing at The Down Home, 300 W. Main St., Johnson City, on Sunday at 8 p.m. in promotion of his new album, "Long in the Tooth." Shaver's first studio album in six years s

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School resource officers in limbo as Unicoi Co. waits to hear from security company

School resource officers in limbo as Unicoi Co. waits to hear from security company

October 10th, 2014 9:09 am by Brad Hicks

The school system's possible utilization of guards to serve as SROs at Unicoi Elementary School and Temple Hill Elementary School was first broached during preparation for the 2014-15 budget.

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Elizabethton sets limits on yard sales

Elizabethton sets limits on yard sales

October 9th, 2014 9:53 pm by John Thompson

Yard sales will continue to be a common occurrence on weekends in Elizabethton, but the City Council approved an ordinance that restricts the number of sales a citizen may have to eight per year.

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