Johnson City Press Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Lady Cyclones tie record with 38th straight win

Lady Cyclones tie record with 38th straight win

January 16th, 2015 11:18 pm by Douglas Fritz

With a 96-26 decision against Sullivan North, the Lady Cyclones won their 38th straight game and tied Science Hill for the longest streak in Tri-Cities area girls basketball history.

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UH hangs on for win against Providence

UH hangs on for win against Providence

January 16th, 2015 10:45 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Brent Fields hit a late 3-pointer and a free throw, while Collin Newberry took a key charge with seven seconds left to help the Bucs hang on for a 45-43 win at Providence Academy.

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Lady Bulldogs claw out another conference win

Lady Bulldogs claw out another conference win

January 16th, 2015 10:44 pm by Ivan Sanders

Hampton's girls followed up their upset of then league-leading South Greene on Tuesday with another Watauga Valley Conference win, 44-32, over Cloudland on Friday.

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Unicoi outshoots Happy Valley to keep pace in Three Rivers

January 16th, 2015 10:42 pm by Gene Renfro

Unicoi County held a 3-point party on Friday with 10 long-range makes in the first half en route to a 69-45 decision over Happy Valley to keep pace in the Three Rivers Conference.

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Warmest year on record? Not for Johnson City

Warmest year on record? Not for Johnson City

January 16th, 2015 10:01 pm by Jessica Fuller

With thoughts of below-freezing temperatures and snowy skies ingrained in the region's memory, some might find it hard to believe 2014 was the warmest recorded year the globe has seen since record keeping began in 1880.

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Bus on mission to help downtrodden, homeless in Johnson City

Bus on mission to help downtrodden, homeless in Johnson City

January 16th, 2015 9:54 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Early each Sunday morning from early November through the early spring, a big black bus rolls into downtown Johnson City and parks near the free dining room at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church known as The Melting Pot.

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Update: Jury rejects felony murder, finds Marcus Gergish guilty of criminally negligent homicide

Update: Jury rejects felony murder, finds Marcus Gergish guilty of criminally negligent homicide

January 16th, 2015 9:41 pm by Becky Campbell

After eight hours of deliberation, a Washington County jury returned verdict on lesser charge in the April 2013 murder on Nathaniel Drive.

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N.C. motorist injured after Roan Mountain rock slide

N.C. motorist injured after Roan Mountain rock slide

January 16th, 2015 9:35 pm by John Thompson

A North Carolina motorist was injured Wednesday afternoon after her truck hit rocks lying in the road from an earlier rock slide.

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Unicoi Co. Joint Economic Development Board to operate under fiscal year beginning in July

Unicoi Co. Joint Economic Development Board to operate under fiscal year beginning in July

January 16th, 2015 9:29 pm by Brad Hicks

The Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County has enacted changes with the aim of bolstering membership and streamlining the audit process.

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Knox County deputy on leave after DUI, domestic charges

Knox County deputy on leave after DUI, domestic charges

January 16th, 2015 9:22 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A Knox County Sheriff's Office deputy was put on administrative leave after authorities arrested him Thursday night on charges of domestic violence and drugged driving.

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