Johnson City Press Friday, September 19, 2014
UPDATE: Body recovered from Watauga Lake identified as JC eatery owner

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UPDATE: Body recovered from Watauga Lake identified as JC eatery owner

September 18th, 2014 1:47 pm by Staff Report

Authorities reported the body of Scratch Brick Oven owner John Wrestler was recovered from Watauga Lake Thursday after his sailboat was found unmanned.

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Dog has its day: JCPD opens slot for K-9 officer after 8-month absence

Dog has its day: JCPD opens slot for K-9 officer after 8-month absence

September 18th, 2014 9:43 pm by Max Hrenda

After going more than eight months with an unfilled officer's position, a Johnson City police platoon is on the verge of becoming fully staffed.

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50 years after death, Fiddlin' Charlie Bowman comes home

50 years after death, Fiddlin' Charlie Bowman comes home

September 18th, 2014 9:28 pm by Nathan Baker

A local music legend who helped shape the sound of early country music returned posthumously Thursday to the hills that birthed him and inspired some of his most memorable songs.

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Fight against Liberian Ebola comes to JC

Fight against Liberian Ebola comes to JC

September 18th, 2014 9:18 pm by Tony Casey

Handerson Bennah gets emotional when he talks about the Ebola virus that is ripping through Liberia, his country of birth.

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East Tennessee special needs student left on bus for hours

East Tennessee special needs student left on bus for hours

September 19th, 2014 9:46 am by Associated Press

A mother of a sixth-grade boy with special needs says her son was left on a bus for more than five hours.

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2014 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion starts today

2014 Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion starts today

September 19th, 2014 9:42 am by Staff Reports

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion isn't just a music festival. It's a three-day music experience. Every third weekend in September, State Street in historic downtown Bristol, is amped to the beat of Appalachia's past, present and future. It all happens in th

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Buffalo Tales with the Guild at Milligan tonight

Buffalo Tales with the Guild at Milligan tonight

September 19th, 2014 9:37 am by Staff Reports

Milligan College will once again host "Buffalo Tales with the Guild," featuring members of the Jonesborough Storytellers Guild tonight at 7 in the McGlothlin-Street Theatre located in Milligan's Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts.

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Pennyman's Diner: Classic roadside diner is alive and well

Pennyman's Diner: Classic roadside diner is alive and well

September 19th, 2014 9:31 am by Mystery Diner

You've done this, right? You are driving on your way to somewhere. You spot a place, just momentarily. If you spare a thought for what the place is, or what goes on there, it too is momentary, fleeting, and you go on your way, your mind already concentrat

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Acoustic Coffeehouse welcomes Storyteller Josh Brister for Sunday night

Acoustic Coffeehouse welcomes Storyteller Josh Brister for Sunday night

September 19th, 2014 9:26 am by Staff Reports

Mississippi storyteller Josh Brister, who currently plows his trade in Europe, is back home for a bit and is on the move. He will be performing at Acoustic Coffeehouse, 415 W. Walnut St., at 10 p.m. Sunday.

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5 Out & About Things to do

5 Out & About Things to do

September 19th, 2014 9:07 am by Staff Reports

Greyscale, a highly selective ensemble from East Tennessee State University is coming to Music in the Park on Sunday. The lively band performs music in a fusion of jazz and pop styles.

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Scotland votes to remain part of United Kingdom

Scotland votes to remain part of United Kingdom

September 19th, 2014 9:01 am by Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press

Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

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