Johnson City Press Friday, October 24, 2014
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Unicoi Co. officials trying to develop plan to consolidate facilities

Unicoi Co. officials trying to develop plan to consolidate facilities

October 15th, 2014 9:11 pm by Brad Hicks

The housing of Unicoi County's inmates under one roof is still a future possibility but, according to Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley, much work needs to be done and advice sought before a move is made in that direction.

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Funds for ETSU fine arts center closer to reality

Funds for ETSU fine arts center closer to reality

October 15th, 2014 9:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

It's now up to the Washington County Commission to authorize the use of $1 million from the county's general fund to help East Tennessee State University construct its new $40 million fine arts facility.

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Johnson City may buy homes in flood-prone areas

Johnson City may buy homes in flood-prone areas

October 15th, 2014 9:05 pm by Gary B. Gray

The City Commission will consider a resolution tonight that launches a Floodplain Buyout Program involving the purchase of residential properties in Johnson City located in the drainage basins of Brush, King, Cobb and Sinking creeks.

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Worried about Ebola? Locally, some are

Worried about Ebola? Locally, some are - VIDEO

October 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Tony Casey

When a question was put to the Johnson City Press' Facebook followers as to whether they believe concerns about the spread of the Ebola virus in the United States are valid, there was no consensus, but a great deal of worrying.

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Tennessee for a Lifetime

Tennessee for a Lifetime

October 15th, 2014 6:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Aging Expo and Forum to Kick Off Statewide Initiative

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Carter Co. woman reports $80K stolen from back seat

Carter Co. woman reports $80K stolen from back seat

October 15th, 2014 4:58 pm by John Thompson

A woman reported to the Carter County Sheriff's Department that a Sentry fire safe containing $80,000 in money was stolen from the back seat of her car in September.

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Libertarian candidate for Tennessee governor will appear as independent

Libertarian candidate for Tennessee governor will appear as independent

October 15th, 2014 4:21 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The Libertarian Party of Tennessee's candidate for governor has lost a bid to have his party affiliation appear next to his name on the ballot, according to court records

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City alerts voters to charter change

City alerts voters to charter change

October 15th, 2014 3:04 pm by Gary B. Gray

On Tuesday, one day prior to today's start of early voting, Johnson City administrators emailed the media in push to remind voters of a city charter amendment on the ballot that would move municipal elections to coincide with November general elections.

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Death at Bristol candy maker under investigation

Death at Bristol candy maker under investigation

October 15th, 2014 2:46 pm by Staff Report

A death Wednesday morning at a Bristol, Virginia, candy manufacturer is under investigation by authorities.

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Yes! Let's Play!

Yes! Let's Play!

October 15th, 2014 11:02 am by Gary B. Gray

The Boys and Girls Club of Washington County-Johnson City decided to use these white Styrofoam cups as an inexpensive promotional tool for its new KaBOOM! playground.

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