Johnson City Press Friday, May 22, 2015
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Jonesborough General Store provides cool place to rest, classic soda fountain favorites

Jonesborough General Store provides cool place to rest, classic soda fountain favorites

May 22nd, 2015 10:02 am by Mystery Diner

I am beginning to enjoy the walks that go with my diet. My friends the dine-around bunch have been very helpful in finding interesting scenery to keep the walks from turning into trudges.

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Carter Fold to host 'Keep on the Sunny Side'

Carter Fold to host 'Keep on the Sunny Side'

May 22nd, 2015 9:48 am by Contributed to the Press

"Keep on the Sunny Side," the famous tale of the Carter family and the love story of A.P. and Sara Carter will be performed at the most deserving venue in the country. Hear the music and re-live the passion where the story first began, The Carter Family F

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Rocky Mount Historical Association to host free outdoor concert

Rocky Mount Historical Association to host free outdoor concert

May 22nd, 2015 9:41 am by Contributed to the Press

Rocky Mount Historical Association will host the Johnson City Community Concert Band as they present a free outdoor concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday on the grounds of Rocky Mount Museum. "Music on the Mount, A Memorial Day Tribute" will feature selections of pop

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Development Council hopes underground survey will make Telford industrial park more attractive to manufacturers

Development Council hopes underground survey will make Telford industrial park more attractive to manufacturers

May 22nd, 2015 9:37 am by Nathan Baker

A survey of the geology underlying 67 acres of vacant land in the Washington County Industrial Park could help find a new tenant at the Telford site, area economic leaders said Thursday.

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5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

May 22nd, 2015 9:29 am by Contributed to the Press

My New Favorites will be performing for Founders After 5 tonight at Founders Park. The band will play two sets - one at 5:45 p.m. and one at 7:20 p.m. Admission is free. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

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Johnson City Commission passes hotel-motel tax increase on first reading

Johnson City Commission passes hotel-motel tax increase on first reading

May 22nd, 2015 9:21 am by Nathan Baker

An ordinance to increase taxes on hotel and motel rates from 5 percent to 7 percent breezed through a first reading of the Johnson City Commission Thursday with unanimous approval.

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UPDATE: Judge denies injunction, allows Covered Bridge Days events on contended stage

UPDATE: Judge denies injunction, allows Covered Bridge Days events on contended stage

May 21st, 2015 12:55 pm by John Thompson

Events at the 49th Annual Covered Bridge Celebration in downtown Elizabethton will be held as scheduled.

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Update: THP cites pickup driver in rollover crash with Johnson City police cruiser

Update: THP cites pickup driver in rollover crash with Johnson City police cruiser

May 21st, 2015 11:51 am by Sam Watson

JCPD Patrolman Michael McIntosh received minor injuries in the crash at West Market Street and East Watauga Avenue.

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Hearts of gold: Heart Association honors Washington County/Johnson City EMS

Hearts of gold: Heart Association honors Washington County/Johnson City EMS

May 21st, 2015 11:25 am by Becky Campbell

In 2014, EMS had 1,142 patients who met the criteria of a heart attack, which is 35 years or older experiencing chest pain.

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Unimpressive monthly increase leaves Tri-Cities housing market weak

Unimpressive monthly increase leaves Tri-Cities housing market weak

May 21st, 2015 11:17 am by Nathan Baker

Existing homes sales in the Tri-Cities saw a smaller than usual spring increase in 2015, to which Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors President Sharon Duncan attributed fewer available houses on the market.

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