Johnson City Press Sunday, May 24, 2015
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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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Johnson City policeman involved in crash at W Market/W Watauga

Johnson City policeman involved in crash at W Market/W Watauga

May 20th, 2015 10:48 pm by Sam Watson

Only minor injuries were reported, although the pickup wound up in its side and the police cruiser was heavily damaged.

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Capitol Police chief: No excuse for leaving guns in bathroom

Capitol Police chief: No excuse for leaving guns in bathroom

May 20th, 2015 3:59 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

One gun was found by a child.

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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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