Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
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Defendant in Johnson Inn shooting death in May not indicted by grand jury

Defendant in Johnson Inn shooting death in May not indicted by grand jury

September 22nd, 2014 12:10 pm by Becky Campbell

Coty Bishop was charged with second-degree murder of Casey Bishop in alleged drug deal turned robbery.

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Rep. Roe's staff to hold office hours locally

Rep. Roe's staff to hold office hours locally

September 22nd, 2014 11:43 am by Staff Report

Rep. Phil Roe will send staff to hold office hours in Jonesborough on from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct.14 at the Washington County Office Building.

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Police: Alcohol, drug-fueled rage causes Johnson City man to bite girlfriend, attack mother

Police: Alcohol, drug-fueled rage causes Johnson City man to bite girlfriend, attack mother

September 22nd, 2014 9:56 am by Staff Report

A Johnson City man was charged with aggravated domestic assault after police said he bit the tip off his girlfriend's nose and broke a bone in his mother's wrist during an incident two weeks ago at his residence.

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Magnitude 2.5 quake hits Monroe County

Magnitude 2.5 quake hits Monroe County

September 22nd, 2014 9:44 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.5 earthquake occurred in Monroe County Saturday night.

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Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash

Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash

September 21st, 2014 9:43 pm by Associated Press

Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36.

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Erwin officials hope new downtown ripe for Apple Festival

Erwin officials hope new downtown ripe for Apple Festival

September 21st, 2014 9:37 pm by Brad Hicks

Thousands of visitors will soon descend upon downtown Erwin as the area plays host to the 37th annual Unicoi County Apple Festival Oct. 3-4, and Erwin officials hope these attendees will find the new-look downtown more inviting than ever.

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Meet Your Neighbor: No credit, no problem for activist Sam Tomlin

Meet Your Neighbor: No credit, no problem for activist Sam Tomlin

September 21st, 2014 9:19 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Someone once told Sam Tomlin, if you don't care who gets the credit, you can accomplish almost anything.

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Local youth inspires Scout project at educational park

Local youth inspires Scout project at educational park

September 21st, 2014 8:55 pm by Max Hrenda

While a Boy Scout must complete something community service-oriented to attain Eagle Scout status, one scout said a local boy's story served as his main motivation in selecting his project.

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Relatives: Vet arrested at White House needs help

Relatives: Vet arrested at White House needs help

September 21st, 2014 8:23 pm by BETSY BLANEY and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him posed no threat to anyone and needs counseling instead of prosecution, members of his family said Sunday.

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'Power grab?' Doctors/candidates question Eldridge nominee's motives in seeking M.E. position

'Power grab?' Doctors/candidates question Eldridge nominee's motives in seeking M.E. position

September 21st, 2014 3:42 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County's current medical examiner, as well as the second of three doctors in the running for that spot, say County Mayor Dan Eldridge's choice for the job, Dr. Karen Cline, injected herself into the mix to gain personal and professional control

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