Johnson City Press Friday, September 19, 2014
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NRC to hold meeting in Erwin on NFS

NRC to hold meeting in Erwin on NFS

September 18th, 2014 8:30 am by Staff Reports

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a meeting in Erwin later this month to provide residents with information on the agency's inspection and oversight activities at the Nuclear Fuel Services facility.

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City project to provide better parking, drainage

City project to provide better parking, drainage

September 18th, 2014 8:27 am by Gary B. Gray

A plan is in motion to accommodate both more stormwater and downtown parking in Johnson City near West Main and West Market streets.

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Commission to decide if $48K to go to public art

Commission to decide if $48K to go to public art

September 18th, 2014 2:00 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners will consider an agreement tonight with Duke Oursler and Marc Moulton of Outdoor Art - Sculpture LLC for the fabrication and installation of "Genesis," a work of art to be positioned at the Founders Park entry at Sevier Street a

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One big melon: Limestone man grows 156-lb. watermelon

One big melon: Limestone man grows 156-lb. watermelon

September 17th, 2014 9:38 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In the 35 years he's been growing giant watermelons, 85-year-old Jack Snapp of Limestone has won more blue ribbons than he cares to count.

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VA hopes to curtail rising number of veteran suicides

VA hopes to curtail rising number of veteran suicides

September 17th, 2014 9:33 pm by Tony Casey

The numbers are troubling - veteran suicides are on the rise in the state.

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Rape report prompts security step-up at ETSU

Rape report prompts security step-up at ETSU

September 17th, 2014 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

In response to a reported rape in a residence hall on the campus of East Tennessee State University, a spokesman for the school said public safety officers would step up patrols as they search for suspects.

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Google it: Storytelling Center partners with online cultural institute

Google it: Storytelling Center partners with online cultural institute

September 17th, 2014 9:01 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the town of Jonesborough is already known to some as the storytelling capital of the world, with help from one of the world's leading software companies, it may be able to lay further claim to that title.

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Authorities search for possible missing person after unmanned sailboat found on Watauga Lake

Authorities search for possible missing person after unmanned sailboat found on Watauga Lake

September 17th, 2014 6:00 pm by Staff Report

The identity of the sailboat's owner was not released Wednesday because next of kin had not been notified.

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Police say Mtn. City man used stolen credit card in JC

Police say Mtn. City man used stolen credit card in JC

September 17th, 2014 5:30 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Mountain City man was arrested on charges that he used a credit card he stole in Johnson County for purchases in Johnson City.

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Police: 3 arrested after thousands of pounds of metal go missing

Police: 3 arrested after thousands of pounds of metal go missing

September 17th, 2014 5:01 pm by Staff Report

Police said three city men were arrested on charges that they stole more than 6,000 pounds of metal from a recycling facility.

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