Johnson City Press Sunday, July 5, 2015
Sports High schools
Greeneville nips Elizabethton in overtime for Region 1/AA soccer title

Greeneville nips Elizabethton in overtime for Region 1/AA soccer title

May 14th, 2015 10:09 pm by Douglas Fritz

Matthew Fisher played a high ball into the danger zone, and Taylor Bailey tapped it into the net just inside the left post to give Greeneville the win.

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Crime Washington County
Sheriff warns of jury duty scam in Washington County

Sheriff warns of jury duty scam in Washington County

May 14th, 2015 2:52 pm by Staff Report

Don't send the $1,490.

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Off the Wall News
Police: Gun found in hollowed-out Bible at man's home during drug raid

Police: Gun found in hollowed-out Bible at man's home during drug raid

May 14th, 2015 2:43 pm by Associated Press

Pages had been cut out to make room for a 9mm Smith & Wesson semi-automatic handgun and a clip containing 10 rounds of ammunition.

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News Regional & National
148 former lawmakers covered by state insurance plan

148 former lawmakers covered by state insurance plan

May 14th, 2015 2:28 pm by Associated Press

List includes ex-senator convicted of taking bribes for state contract influence.

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News Crime Local News
Needles in grocery fruit? Report results in Kingsport police investigation

Needles in grocery fruit? Report results in Kingsport police investigation

May 14th, 2015 1:32 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport police are investigating a claim that sewing needles were found in fruit bought at a local grocery store, while social media postings on the alleged discovery have spurred speculation of another incident at a second city business.

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News Local News Local Entertainment Elizabethton
Elizabethton resident sues to stop performances in Covered Bridge Park

Elizabethton resident sues to stop performances in Covered Bridge Park

May 14th, 2015 11:35 am by John Thompson

An Elizabethton resident sued the city to stop performances at a music venue in Covered Bridge Park, which he says is 50 feet from his bedroom.

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Parents knew toddler had been eating wooden splinters from crib, Johnson City police say

Parents knew toddler had been eating wooden splinters from crib, Johnson City police say

May 14th, 2015 11:02 am by Sam Watson

Splinters were lodged in the 2-year-old boy's stomach, intestine and colon. Doctor also had to remove the child's appendix.

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Transportation coalition calls for increase to roads funding

Transportation coalition calls for increase to roads funding

May 14th, 2015 10:38 am by Nathan Baker

Saying the state's transportation system was in a crisis, the leaders of infrastructure advocacy groups called on Tennessee lawmakers Thursday to reform the funding mechanisms for state and local roads to pay for $8 billion in unfunded construction projec

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News Crime Local News
Grand jury indicts Jonesborough man on police dog's injury from fountain drink thrown from vehicle

Grand jury indicts Jonesborough man on police dog's injury from fountain drink thrown from vehicle

May 14th, 2015 10:35 am by Becky Campbell

Indictments also were returned on a Johnson City shooting death, a stabbing and a delivery driver's robbery.

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News Local News Regional & National Business & Technology Outdoors Elizabethton
TVA biologists get to bottom of Watauga River habitats

TVA biologists get to bottom of Watauga River habitats

May 14th, 2015 10:20 am by Nathan Baker

During a biological survey Tuesday in the Watauga River, it was the small fry that drew the interest of the Tennessee Valley Authority's biologists., but that doesn't mean the study was boring.

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