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Search for new Storytelling Center director narrowed to three

Search for new Storytelling Center director narrowed to three

July 3rd, 2013 2:15 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The International Storytelling Center has narrowed its search for a new executive director to three candidates who are scheduled to be in Jonesborough for interviews July 18-20.

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Unicoi-based Hotshots elite firefighters keeping eyes on Arizona tragedy

Unicoi-based Hotshots elite firefighters keeping eyes on Arizona tragedy

July 3rd, 2013 1:30 pm by Brad Hicks

The Cherokee Hotshots crew is not expected to be called out to assist with the fire in Arizona.

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Getting ready to light the fuse: Johnson City fireworks show set up, ready

Getting ready to light the fuse: Johnson City fireworks show set up, ready

July 3rd, 2013 12:09 pm by Gary B. Gray

Lafollete-based Pyro Shows workers on Tuesday began setting up what will be a 20-minute Fourth of July eye-dazzler by securing about 300 “racks” containing 4- and 5-inch shells that will light up the Thursday night sky during the annual fireworks show on

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Weather service issues flood watch for Tri Cities area through Friday night

Weather service issues flood watch for Tri Cities area through Friday night

July 3rd, 2013 11:20 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The prospect of persistent heavy rain moving into the region for the Fourth of July holiday has prompted the National Weather Service in Morristown to issue a flood watch for portions East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia through Friday.

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The Buzz: Local stories you should know today

The Buzz: Local stories you should know today

July 3rd, 2013 10:54 am by Staff Report

In case you missed these posts, here are 11 stories worth knowing today from Johnson City Press.

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Johnson City father jailed on abuse charge after hospital reports bruising on 18-day-old child

Johnson City father jailed on abuse charge after hospital reports bruising on 18-day-old child

July 3rd, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

Both Mark Vincent Kendall and his wife, Melissa G. Hyatt-Kendall, were accused in the case after hospital staff members reported bruising all over the infant's body.

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Stay safe while having a blast for Fourth of July

Stay safe while having a blast for Fourth of July

July 3rd, 2013 9:02 am by Kayla Carter

Fireworks play a spectacularly explosive role in Independence Day leisure all over the country, but in order for Washington County and Johnson City residents to maximize the fun and minimize disruption, it’s important to understand the rules.

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July 4th loaded with family fun activities across Northeast Tennessee

July 4th loaded with family fun activities across Northeast Tennessee

July 3rd, 2013 9:01 am by Jennifer Sprouse and John Thompson — Press Staff Writers

If you’re looking for fireworks, family fun and fellowship, there are plenty of activities scheduled this week to celebrate Independence Day.

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Local NAACP officials: Voting Rights Act change wrong decision

Local NAACP officials: Voting Rights Act change wrong decision

July 3rd, 2013 8:00 am by Rex Barber

“The decision is a setback, a tremendous setback, for those that truly believe in civil rights legislation,” said Adam Dickson, chairman of the political action committee for the local branch of the NAACP.

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Financial future a bit brighter for new animal shelter

Financial future a bit brighter for new animal shelter

July 2nd, 2013 10:11 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City’s recent $1.5 million commitment to help build the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter had an immediate effect as far as funds are concerned, but the move also has produced a stir on the positive side of the financial ledger in

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