Johnson City Press Friday, May 29, 2015
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Summer programs to keep Carter County youths busy

Summer programs to keep Carter County youths busy

May 20th, 2015 9:14 am by John Thompson

The Boys and Girls Club of Elizabethton/Carter County and the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library are two places offering special programs for youths during summer vacation this year. Both programs will focus on super heroes.

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NAACP will host Johnson City panel discussion about Common Core

NAACP will host Johnson City panel discussion about Common Core

May 20th, 2015 8:56 am by Dylan Chesser

The Tennessee NAACP is trying to improve community understanding of Tennessee academic standards by hosting a panel discussion with Johnson City educators and residents.

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Carter County's Roan Groan is one of nation's biggest elevation gains

Carter County's Roan Groan is one of nation's biggest elevation gains

May 19th, 2015 9:49 pm by John Thompson

For the 35th straight year, the Roan Groan Bicycle Race has been challenging some of the nation's best bicycle racers, and this year the race will be event tougher for the top competitors.

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Confederate soldier to be honored at gravesite ceremony

Confederate soldier to be honored at gravesite ceremony

May 19th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

The gravesite of a prominent Confederate general will be the site of a Confederate Cross of Honor ceremony next weekend.

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Probation officer charged with leaving accident scene

Probation officer charged with leaving accident scene

May 19th, 2015 9:45 pm by Becky Campbell

A state probation officer in Washington County was cited last month on a traffic charge after an incident that left an Elizabethton woman with a broken arm, according to documents filed in General Sessions Court in Jonesborough, but he remains on regular

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Highway 36 construction still on fall schedule for finish

Highway 36 construction still on fall schedule for finish

May 19th, 2015 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

Four miles of shimmering, five-lane blacktop will stretch from Boones Creek Road to Bobby Hicks Highway by autumn, if construction stays on schedule.

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Blue Plum festival getting in a volunteer state of mind

Blue Plum festival getting in a volunteer state of mind - VIDEO

May 19th, 2015 9:39 pm by Tony Casey

To guide, direct and help the estimated 80,000 people who will come out for this year's Blue Plum Festival, a wide base of volunteers with varying strengths and abilities is needed.

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Unresponsive hiker at festival leads to 3 drug-related arrests

Unresponsive hiker at festival leads to 3 drug-related arrests

May 19th, 2015 9:29 pm by Staff Report

An unresponsive hiker at the Trail Days Celebration in Damascus Friday afternoon led to the arrests of three individuals on several misdemeanor and felony drug-related charges, a news release sent by the Damascus Police Chief and Washington County, Virgin

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Investigation leads to 7 meth-related arrests, Bristol police say

Investigation leads to 7 meth-related arrests, Bristol police say

May 19th, 2015 9:22 pm by Jessica Fuller

An investigation involving the Drug Enforcement Administration led to the arrests of seven individuals on charges related to methamphetamine, a news release from the Bristol Police Department said.

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NE Tennessee community shocked by murder of retired teacher

NE Tennessee community shocked by murder of retired teacher

May 19th, 2015 2:22 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The sheriff's office hasn't released much about the crime, but the word around the community is that she was beaten to death and robbed at her home.

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