Johnson City Press Sunday, May 24, 2015
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Jonesborough Senior Center group frustrated with construction communication, progress

Jonesborough Senior Center group frustrated with construction communication, progress

May 22nd, 2015 10:19 am by Tony Casey

At a sparsely attended Thursday morning meeting to outline progress on the construction of the $3 million Jonesborough Senior Center, town Operations Manager Craig Ford expressed frustration with how things have been moving.

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Jonesborough General Store provides cool place to rest, classic soda fountain favorites

Jonesborough General Store provides cool place to rest, classic soda fountain favorites

May 22nd, 2015 10:02 am by Mystery Diner

I am beginning to enjoy the walks that go with my diet. My friends the dine-around bunch have been very helpful in finding interesting scenery to keep the walks from turning into trudges.

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Development Council hopes underground survey will make Telford industrial park more attractive to manufacturers

Development Council hopes underground survey will make Telford industrial park more attractive to manufacturers

May 22nd, 2015 9:37 am by Nathan Baker

A survey of the geology underlying 67 acres of vacant land in the Washington County Industrial Park could help find a new tenant at the Telford site, area economic leaders said Thursday.

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Johnson City Commission passes hotel-motel tax increase on first reading

Johnson City Commission passes hotel-motel tax increase on first reading

May 22nd, 2015 9:21 am by Nathan Baker

An ordinance to increase taxes on hotel and motel rates from 5 percent to 7 percent breezed through a first reading of the Johnson City Commission Thursday with unanimous approval.

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Body armor saves Knoxville policeman from bullet in motel shooting

Body armor saves Knoxville policeman from bullet in motel shooting

May 21st, 2015 3:37 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

A Knoxville police officer shot Wednesday night while trying to arrest a Florida career criminal at an East Knoxville motel has been released from a hospital.

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UPDATE: Judge denies injunction, allows Covered Bridge Days events on contended stage

UPDATE: Judge denies injunction, allows Covered Bridge Days events on contended stage

May 21st, 2015 12:55 pm by John Thompson

Events at the 49th Annual Covered Bridge Celebration in downtown Elizabethton will be held as scheduled.

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Update: THP cites pickup driver in rollover crash with Johnson City police cruiser

Update: THP cites pickup driver in rollover crash with Johnson City police cruiser

May 21st, 2015 11:51 am by Sam Watson

JCPD Patrolman Michael McIntosh received minor injuries in the crash at West Market Street and East Watauga Avenue.

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Hearts of gold: Heart Association honors Washington County/Johnson City EMS

Hearts of gold: Heart Association honors Washington County/Johnson City EMS

May 21st, 2015 11:25 am by Becky Campbell

In 2014, EMS had 1,142 patients who met the criteria of a heart attack, which is 35 years or older experiencing chest pain.

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Unimpressive monthly increase leaves Tri-Cities housing market weak

Unimpressive monthly increase leaves Tri-Cities housing market weak

May 21st, 2015 11:17 am by Nathan Baker

Existing homes sales in the Tri-Cities saw a smaller than usual spring increase in 2015, to which Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors President Sharon Duncan attributed fewer available houses on the market.

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Town Hall on Insure Tennessee: Why don't many working people have insurance?

Town Hall on Insure Tennessee: Why don't many working people have insurance?

May 21st, 2015 9:31 am by Becky Campbell

"These are working people. There are some people out in the world who don't have the same advantages I have or you have" - Dr. Patrick MacMillan, a Johnson City internal medicine physician and psychiatrist, speaking at Wednesday's town hall.

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