Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Sheriff: Unicoi Co. High School student made death threats with social media app

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Sheriff: Unicoi Co. High School student made death threats with social media app

September 2nd, 2014 5:52 pm by Brad Hicks

Rafael Diaz Saldana was arrested Monday evening and charged with false reporting, making death threats to a school employee and harassment.

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House in Jonesborough fire a total loss

House in Jonesborough fire a total loss

September 2nd, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

A small propane tank exploded and launched into a home's back yard during a Jonesborough house fire Tuesday afternoon, but no injuries were reported, and the blaze has been extinguished.

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Update: Robbery suspect identified,  Johnson City police say he killed himself in standoff

Update: Robbery suspect identified, Johnson City police say he killed himself in standoff

September 2nd, 2014 10:56 am by Becky Campbell

A man suspected of robbing a West Market Street pharmacy shot himself in a standoff with Johnson City police this morning, according to emergency radio communications.

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Weather Drawings

Today's weather drawing -- Sept. 2, 2014

September 2nd, 2014 6:08 pm by Kaden, third grade, South Side

From Kaden, third grade, South Side

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Boone cross country standout speaks about training regimen

Boone cross country standout speaks about training regimen - VIDEO

September 2nd, 2014 5:57 pm by Douglas Fritz

Daniel Boone cross country standout Adam Barnard is not just one of the best runners in the area. He's one of the top runners in the nation as evidenced by the University of Colorado, defending NCAA champion, recruiting him.

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Couple buys Kingsport's State Theater, hopes to spark performing arts in downtown

Couple buys Kingsport's State Theater, hopes to spark performing arts in downtown

September 2nd, 2014 5:41 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

John and Angela Vachon, who have purchased over 20 buildings in downtown Kingsport in the past decade, confirm they purchased the theater building last month.

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Crime
Man wanted for Kingsport murder arrested in North Carolina

Man wanted for Kingsport murder arrested in North Carolina

September 2nd, 2014 5:12 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Lucky Anthony "Ant" Ross, 37, 5059 Lake Forest Drive, was found in Charlotte, N.C.

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Updated: Two North Carolina men sought for alleged baseball bat, knife attack in Gray

Updated: Two North Carolina men sought for alleged baseball bat, knife attack in Gray

September 2nd, 2014 4:48 pm by Becky Campbell

Deputies were looking for two North Carolina men accused of assaulting three Gray residents with a baseball bat and a knife, Sheriff Ed Graybeal reported today in a news release.

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Underwear clad man arrested in front of Kingsport elementary school

Underwear clad man arrested in front of Kingsport elementary school

September 2nd, 2014 4:42 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

An apparent road rage incident prompted the arrest of a Kingsport man.

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Greeneville police seek alleged copper burglar

Greeneville police seek alleged copper burglar

September 2nd, 2014 10:32 am by Staff Report

Police were looking for a man who recently burglarized a building at the Greeneville Boy's and Girl's Club.

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Should Johnson City revise its regulations for murals?

Should Johnson City revise its regulations for murals?

September 2nd, 2014 9:36 am by Johnson City Press

Do you think Johnson City's sign and zoning regulations are too restrictive when it comes to murals and wall paintings in the downtown area?

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