Johnson City Press Monday, July 6, 2015
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Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'

Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'

July 3rd, 2015 9:28 pm by Associated Press

Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in "The Dukes of Hazzard" television series.

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Officials lift evacuation after Tennessee train derailment

Officials lift evacuation after Tennessee train derailment

July 3rd, 2015 5:35 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, Associated Press and JOHNNY CLARK, Associated Press

Thousands of eastern Tennessee residents were returning home Friday after they were evacuated when a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire.

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Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars

Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars

July 3rd, 2015 5:13 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Beer? Wine? Or weed?

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Wet forecast aside, Johnson City fireworks are a go

Wet forecast aside, Johnson City fireworks are a go

July 3rd, 2015 9:53 am by Dylan Chesser

The show goes on, rain or ... moon?

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Johnson City to pitch in on access to new Food City site

Johnson City to pitch in on access to new Food City site

July 3rd, 2015 9:34 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners unanimously approved a $250,000 agreement Thursday involving three parties and their obligations regarding the new Food City and Franklin Square Development.

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Jonesborough Senior Center progress moving in right direction, albeit slowly

Jonesborough Senior Center progress moving in right direction, albeit slowly

July 3rd, 2015 9:25 am by Tony Casey

"We're moving along with what we've said we'd do. We're fairly complete with what we were doing by the end of June" - Bob Browning.

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Mountain States to close on new Unicoi County hospital property next week

Mountain States to close on new Unicoi County hospital property next week

July 3rd, 2015 8:53 am by Nathan Baker

After sending out a request for proposals in August or September, Mountain States will select a contractor and begin construction in the fall of 2016,

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Elizabethton planners approve revised sign ordinance

Elizabethton planners approve revised sign ordinance

July 3rd, 2015 8:46 am by John Thompson

Commissioner Dena Bass said a 60-day time limit for the city to approve or disapprove an application for a sign was too long. She proposed the city should reach a decision within 30 days. Her motion was unanimously approved.

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Washington County school board passes $63 million balanced budget

Washington County school board passes $63 million balanced budget

July 3rd, 2015 8:40 am by Nathan Baker

"No questions? I thought for sure there would be some questions," school board member and Finance Committee Chairman Phillip McClain said.

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Erwin could see 33-cent property tax rate increase

Erwin could see 33-cent property tax rate increase

July 3rd, 2015 8:32 am by Sue Guinn Legg

"It is the best we can do," Mayor Doris Hensley said at the end of the afternoon budget session.

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