Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Medicaid changes to affect Dawn of Hope services

Medicaid changes to affect Dawn of Hope services

September 14th, 2014 10:08 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Dawn of Hope is asking the community and families of adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities to share their input on proposed changes to the federal Medicaid waiver program poised to dramatically impact its developmental day program and sh

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State law names county mayor accounting officer, CFO

State law names county mayor accounting officer, CFO

September 14th, 2014 10:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Many of the duties and responsibilities of the county mayor are not specifically addressed by state code, but it's clear the person elected to that position is expected to provide leadership and direction - perhaps much more than most understand.

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Power shift: New commissioners bring change to Wash. Co Commission

Power shift: New commissioners bring change to Wash. Co Commission

September 14th, 2014 9:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

However you choose to define the new-look Washington County Commission, it's hard not to have noticed a collective change in motive, purpose and a deliberate desire to clear away the clutter.

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Pro-To Club offering fun, tasty competition to benefit area students

Pro-To Club offering fun, tasty competition to benefit area students

September 14th, 2014 9:41 pm by Tony Casey

Not many events have the ability to bring people out than ones that involve food.

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Police: Man arrested on 4th DUI charge

Police: Man arrested on 4th DUI charge

September 14th, 2014 9:33 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Jonesborough man was charged with his fourth drunken driving offense after officers found him with alcohol in his vehicle.

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Police say clerk arrested for taking money from register

Police say clerk arrested for taking money from register

September 14th, 2014 9:18 pm by Staff Report

Police said a grocery store clerk was arrested after loss prevention staff told them she was stealing from her register.

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Police say woman arrested after assaulting neighbor with tack hammer

Police say woman arrested after assaulting neighbor with tack hammer

September 14th, 2014 6:46 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city woman was arrested after she broke into her neighbor's apartment to assault him or her on two separate occasions.

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JCPD women's prison unique in Tennessee

JCPD women's prison unique in Tennessee

September 13th, 2014 11:11 pm by Becky Campbell

In terms of being incarcerated, the Johnson City Police Department's mini-prison for state inmates might be considered a cakewalk compared to other facilities across Tennessee.

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Artist, students re-write tragic tale of hanged elephant

Artist, students re-write tragic tale of hanged elephant - VIDEO

September 13th, 2014 11:04 pm by Max Hrenda

With the help of a nationally recognized artist, East Tennessee State University students shined a light on one of the region's more abhorred stories - and maybe even chased away some bad mojo in the process.

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Hundreds turn out to witness 'Quake on the Lake'

Hundreds turn out to witness 'Quake on the Lake'

September 13th, 2014 10:58 pm by Max Hrenda

Although this weekend marks the first time Johnson City has hosted a national speedboat tour, organizers likened the turnout to that of an established event.

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