Johnson City Press Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Public art plan: Johnson City Commission to decide sculptures, locations

Public art plan: Johnson City Commission to decide sculptures, locations

April 17th, 2014 11:10 am by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Public Art Committee and the curator have narrowed the selections and will be recommending those to commissioners. The art is expected to be installed in time for the Blue Plum Festival.

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Gov. Bill Haslam signs bill ending 'forced' annexations

Gov. Bill Haslam signs bill ending 'forced' annexations

April 17th, 2014 11:00 am by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Legislative records show Haslam signed the bill with little fanfare on Tuesday.

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Two men charged in separate cases of sexual battery

Two men charged in separate cases of sexual battery

April 16th, 2014 9:45 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County sheriff's officers arrested two men last week in separate and unrelated sexual battery cases involving children.

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Market Street lot to get new grocery store

Market Street lot to get new grocery store

April 16th, 2014 9:11 pm by Nathan Baker

A new grocery market in Johnson City aims to bring a European flavor to the area's food store offerings.

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3 seek 2 Washington County District 9 seats

3 seek 2 Washington County District 9 seats

April 16th, 2014 9:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Three candidates are running for two available Washington County Commission, District 9 spots this year.

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Committee OKs release of $150K for new animal shelter

Committee OKs release of $150K for new animal shelter

April 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Budget Committee on Wednesday approved a resolution which, once approved by the County Commission, will release $150,000 to the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control Board.

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UPDATE: One arrested after Johnson City home invasion, stolen property found in Wilson Ave. residence

UPDATE: One arrested after Johnson City home invasion, stolen property found in Wilson Ave. residence

April 16th, 2014 7:40 pm by Staff Reports

A police report from the Johnson City Police Department says a Murfreesboro man is accused of joining two other suspects in forcing themselves into a victim's home, threatening the victim and ransacking her belongings Tuesday morning.

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Woman rescued from Laurel Fork falls

Woman rescued from Laurel Fork falls

April 16th, 2014 7:30 pm by Staff Reports

An approximately 60-year-old woman was rescued by the Carter County Rescue Squad's Tactical Rescue Team Wednesday afternoon.

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Updated: Convicted felon charged with attempted murder after standoff with deputies in Limestone

Updated: Convicted felon charged with attempted murder after standoff with deputies in Limestone

April 16th, 2014 4:32 pm by Staff Report

The victim told deputies her boyfriend had assaulted her and had a shotgun. She said he made threats to kill her, himself and anyone that tried to come into the home.

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Wood stove starts fire in Jonesborough home

Wood stove starts fire in Jonesborough home

April 16th, 2014 3:59 pm by Tony Casey

Seventy-eight-year-old Fannie Mae Gosnell, of 115 Frank Hilbert Road in Jonesborough, said she threw a stick into her wood stove after a chilly morning Wednesday before going to take a nap.

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