Johnson City Press Friday, April 18, 2014
As Easter nears, Erwin, Unicoi residents walk mile in Jesus' shoes

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As Easter nears, Erwin, Unicoi residents walk mile in Jesus' shoes

April 18th, 2014 10:02 pm by Brad Hicks

Last year, Roy Guajardo took part in his first Good Friday Witness Walk as the event gave him the opportunity to come together with other Christians in the community ahead of the Easter holiday.

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Train tune touts Tweetsie Trail, task force

Train tune touts Tweetsie Trail, task force

April 18th, 2014 9:43 pm by Tony Casey

When Dr. Dan Schumaier picked Elizabethton's Andy Curtis to write the song for the Tweetsie Trail project, he knew the task would be a little different than the usual songwriting he does.

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Local attorney fulfills dream of attaining judgeship

Local attorney fulfills dream of attaining judgeship

April 18th, 2014 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

When Luke Shipley was a little boy in Washington County, all he wanted was to grow up and be a judge.

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ETSU fraternity looks to shed negative image through community service

ETSU fraternity looks to shed negative image through community service

April 18th, 2014 9:26 pm by Tony Casey

Too frequently are the headlines about Greek life negative, members of a fraternity at East Tennessee State University say, and they've made it their mission to increase and emphasize all the positive changes they can affect in their community.

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Right to write? Carter County attorney looking into laid-off Star writers' severances

Right to write? Carter County attorney looking into laid-off Star writers' severances

April 18th, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

Laid-off newspaper reporters of the Elizabethton Star recently received a vaguely worded letter from an Alabama attorney reminding them of their obligations under a severance agreement they signed when their jobs were terminated Feb. 5.

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Woman arrested on property, identity theft charges

Woman arrested on property, identity theft charges

April 18th, 2014 9:04 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested a Gray woman after they said she cashed checks that belonged to someone else.

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See you online for $5: Sullivan County Jail ends personal visitation

See you online for $5: Sullivan County Jail ends personal visitation

April 18th, 2014 3:01 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Leslie Earhart said the move was made to save money and manpower at the overcrowded Blountville facility.

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Update: Community donations pay for cost of Radar's rescue

Update: Community donations pay for cost of Radar's rescue

April 18th, 2014 1:37 pm by Kristen Swing

Donations pour in for rescued dog's medical bills. As of 3 p.m., those donations had more than covered the cost of the terrier's surgery.

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Digital thank you: Elizabethton drive-in rewards fans for help in getting projector

Digital thank you: Elizabethton drive-in rewards fans for help in getting projector

April 18th, 2014 11:15 am by John Thompson

State Line Drive-in will charge no admission to its showings this weekend of "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs II." It will be the first movie shown since the drive-in converted from 35 mm film to digital this winter.

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Signs of the Times

April 18th, 2014 10:31 am by Staff Report

Signs spotted around the area that will make you laugh - or at least scratch your head.

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City clothing store going out of business

City clothing store going out of business

April 18th, 2014 9:18 am by Nathan Baker

A bankruptcy filing and an expected quick liquidation will spell the end for Johnson City's Coldwater Creek women's clothing store.

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