Johnson City Press Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Task force seeks interstate signage for Tweetsie Trail

Task force seeks interstate signage for Tweetsie Trail

April 16th, 2015 9:08 am by Tony Casey

In December, the Tweetsie Trail task force had state Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, beseech the Tennessee Department of Transportation to allow signage on Interstate 26 to point travelers in the direction of the multi-use recreational trail stretching

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New course set for fourth annual Justice in Motion 5K

New course set for fourth annual Justice in Motion 5K

April 16th, 2015 8:57 am by Becky Campbell

The fourth annual Justice in Motion 5K is gearing up for the end of next week, but the location has moved this year to downtown Jonesborough.

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City closes in on Boys & Girls Club work

City closes in on Boys & Girls Club work

April 16th, 2015 8:53 am by Gary B. Gray

City Commissioners tonight will consider a more than $697,000 bid from Baker Construction Services Inc. for construction and renovations to the Boys & Girls Club of Johnson City/Washington County's football field and two baseball fields.

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Good Neighbor: Food for Thought Concert, Memorial Bike Ride and Bristol NASCAR race highlight busy weekend

Good Neighbor: Food for Thought Concert, Memorial Bike Ride and Bristol NASCAR race highlight busy weekend

April 16th, 2015 8:39 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The spring fundraising season will shift into high gear this weekend with a long lineup of fun opportunities to help advance causes including local stream preservation, hunger relief at Science Hill High School, children's charities across Northeast Tenne

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Update: Man charged with two counts of murder in Kingsport house fire

Update: Man charged with two counts of murder in Kingsport house fire

April 15th, 2015 10:12 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police report that the accused, Paul Henry Robinson returned to the scene with singed hair and skin, prompting a trip to the police department for further questioning.

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Truck driver dies from March injuries in Kingsport I-81 bridge crash

Truck driver dies from March injuries in Kingsport I-81 bridge crash

April 15th, 2015 2:40 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The crash resulted in a 50-foot fall to railroad tracks below.

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Two killed in Kingsport house fire

Two killed in Kingsport house fire

April 15th, 2015 1:45 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The blaze at 746 E. Sevier Ave. was reported at 12:54 a.m.

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Crews still working to restore power to customers in southwest Johnson City

Crews still working to restore power to customers in southwest Johnson City

April 15th, 2015 12:31 pm by Staff Report

Parts of southwest Johnson City are experiencing a power outage, including the loss of electricity to businesses, homes and traffic signals.

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Tenn House approves Bible as state book

Tenn House approves Bible as state book

April 15th, 2015 12:19 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee House of Representatives voted 55-38 Wednesday afternoon to set the Bible as the state's book, ending more than three hours of debate on the chamber floor over the past two days.

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May music series set for Founders Park

May music series set for Founders Park

April 15th, 2015 9:33 am by Tony Casey

In addition to its green grass, open space and downtown location, the Johnson City Development Authority is adding a reason to go to Founders Park.

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