Johnson City Press Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Motorcyclist critically injured in collision with pickup truck in Elizabethton

Motorcyclist critically injured in collision with pickup truck in Elizabethton

June 29th, 2015 4:16 pm by John Thompson

Douglas Barnett remained unconscious at Johnson City Medical Center.

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Umoja Festival scheduled for Aug. 14, 15

Umoja Festival scheduled for Aug. 14, 15

June 29th, 2015 3:35 pm by Contributed

The 2015 Umoja Festival will be held Aug. 14 and 15 in downtown Johnson City and showcase the diverse cultural aspects of communities around the globe.

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Great Golden Gathering set to join alumni of region's segregated black schools

Great Golden Gathering set to join alumni of region's segregated black schools

June 29th, 2015 1:21 pm by Holly Nelms, NET News Service

When the schools closed, much of their histories died with them, but their heritage is still alive.

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Railroad crossings in Washington and Unicoi counties to temporarily close

Railroad crossings in Washington and Unicoi counties to temporarily close

June 29th, 2015 10:03 am by Staff Report

A CSX Transportation project beginning Monday and ending by July 12 will close several railroad crossings in the Washington and Unicoi county area.

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Fiddlin' Carson Peters to make appearance at Carter Family Fold on Independence Day

Fiddlin' Carson Peters to make appearance at Carter Family Fold on Independence Day

June 28th, 2015 10:02 pm by David Floyd

Local grade-school fiddler Carson Peters has packed a lifetime of fame into an 11-year timespan.

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Long-running Elizabethton Twins Fan enjoy return of Appalachian League season

Long-running Elizabethton Twins Fan enjoy return of Appalachian League season

June 28th, 2015 9:59 pm by John Thompson

Opening Day is always a special day for baseball fans, but Friday's opening for the Elizabethton Twins was especially anticipated by three of the Twins' longest and most loyal fans.

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What you get for 10 cents: Tax hike brings more miles of repaving for Johnson City

What you get for 10 cents: Tax hike brings more miles of repaving for Johnson City

June 28th, 2015 9:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson Citians should start seeing, whether they willingly agreed or strongly protested the recent property tax rate increase, smoother roads at a pace five times that of a traditional annual cycle.

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Meet your neighbor: Artist adds needles to paint brushes

Meet your neighbor: Artist adds needles to paint brushes

June 28th, 2015 9:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

With an infatuation for art, Chelsea Thacker has been drawing and painting for most of her life.The only difference now is that instead of paper or linen, her canvas is skin.

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Hey, kid, you wanna be an Olympian some day?

Hey, kid, you wanna be an Olympian some day? - VIDEO

June 28th, 2015 5:48 pm by Tony Casey

Rome - the host city of the 1960 Olympic games - wasn't built in one day and neither was the talent of the athletes that competed there.

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Time to change the subject in America's health care debate?

Time to change the subject in America's health care debate?

June 28th, 2015 5:33 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama's law.

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