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Round 2: Press seeks public input on Community Advisory Board

Round 2: Press seeks public input on Community Advisory Board

August 30th, 2014 10:01 pm by Becky Campbell

Almost one year ago, the Johnson City Press launched a new plan to involve readers in the process of ensuring the newspaper maintains its place in their lives, even as the industry, and how news is presented, changes.

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Big wheels: Cruise-in, poker run turnout surprises organizers

Big wheels: Cruise-in, poker run turnout surprises organizers - VIDEO

August 30th, 2014 9:52 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the organizers of Jonesborough's first automotive-themed affair said they had modest hopes with regard to participation, the actual turnout may have left those expectations in the dust.

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A-maze-ing: Area corn mazes primed to begin season

A-maze-ing: Area corn mazes primed to begin season

August 30th, 2014 9:46 pm by David Floyd

Summer is finally coming to a close. Schools are opening, the weather is changing and leaves will soon be drained of their chlorophyll. However, that doesn't mean the fun has to stop. Corn mazes are opening, and Northeast Tennessee has a plentiful assortm

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Tweetsie proves to be a smooth path between Johnson City and Elizabethton

Tweetsie proves to be a smooth path between Johnson City and Elizabethton

August 30th, 2014 2:46 pm by Tony Casey

A train whistle sounded off at Lions Field on Saturday morning symbolizing both the start of the Tweetsie Trail Trek for walkers, runners and cyclists and also the completion of the 10-mile Rails-to-Trails project between Johnson City and Elizabethton.

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Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

August 30th, 2014 1:09 pm by Associated Press

Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof.

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Unicoi County Schools program ready to grow after donation

Unicoi County Schools program ready to grow after donation

August 30th, 2014 7:49 am by Brad Hicks

With the necessary facilities now in hand, Unicoi County Schools students should soon reap what their peers in the county high school's vocational agriculture program sow.

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Many new faces take oath in Carter

Many new faces take oath in Carter

August 30th, 2014 7:45 am by John Thompson

There were lots of winners in the Carter County Courthouse on Friday afternoon.

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High in fiber: State OKs Erwin Utilities for fiber-optic expansion

High in fiber: State OKs Erwin Utilities for fiber-optic expansion

August 29th, 2014 9:35 pm by Brad Hicks

The state has given Erwin Utilities the go-ahead to proceed with its planned Fiber-to-the-Premise pilot project.

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Stand Down event looks to stand up for homeless vets

Stand Down event looks to stand up for homeless vets

August 29th, 2014 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Mountain Home and 50 community, state and federal resource agencies will provide a stand down for veterans in the hospital's three-state service area Friday at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church in downtown John

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Judge hears health advocacy groups' lawsuit

Judge hears health advocacy groups' lawsuit

August 29th, 2014 9:08 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A federal judge said Friday that he plans to rule as early as next week on a lawsuit accusing the state of failing to provide certain services required by the federal health care law.

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