Johnson City Press Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Family Dollar resisting Dollar General takeover bid

Family Dollar resisting Dollar General takeover bid

September 17th, 2014 9:37 am by Associated Press

Family Dollar has told shareholders to reject an unsolicited, $9.1 billion takeover bid from its rival, Dollar General.

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Sycamore Shoals set for an Overmountain Weekend

Sycamore Shoals set for an Overmountain Weekend

September 17th, 2014 9:34 am by John Thompson

If it is late September, it is once again time for the Sycamore Shoals State Historic Site to celebrate the gathering of the Overmountain Men.

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Unicoi celebrates new arboretum

Unicoi celebrates new arboretum

September 17th, 2014 9:27 am by Brad Hicks

A small Kentucky Coffeetree stands at the town of Unicoi's Buffalo Creek Park in memory of the late Brenda Warner.

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Frontier Health to administer grant identifying youths at risk of addiction

Frontier Health to administer grant identifying youths at risk of addiction

September 17th, 2014 9:12 am by Becky Campbell

A local mental health facility is one of four in the state selected to administer a federal grant aimed at identifying adolescents at risk for alcohol and drug abuse.

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Crime
Police make arrest in Johnson City pharmacy robbery

Police make arrest in Johnson City pharmacy robbery

September 17th, 2014 8:37 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police Tuesday arrested a city man on charges that he robbed a North Roan Street pharmacy at gunpoint in March.

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Sports High schools
Photo gallery from Science Hill vs. Daniel Boone soccer

Photo gallery from Science Hill vs. Daniel Boone soccer

September 16th, 2014 11:59 pm by Douglas Fritz

PHOTOS! Science Hill rolled to an 8-0 victory over Daniel Boone in high school soccer on Tuesday night at Tipton Stadium.

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Community responds to firefighter's cancer diagnosis

Community responds to firefighter's cancer diagnosis

September 16th, 2014 10:56 pm by Max Hrenda

After a Jonesborough firefighter was diagnosed with a terminal disease, his colleagues in the police, fire and emergency services departments took up the cause to help raise money for his medical treatment.

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'Hybrid' candidate Ball hopes to unseat Alexander

'Hybrid' candidate Ball hopes to unseat Alexander

September 16th, 2014 10:52 pm by Max Hrenda

Though he returned to Johnson City to greet local Democrats and hear their concerns, U.S. Senate hopeful Gordon Ball had already spent a portion of his day answering questions.

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3 vie for county medical examiner position

3 vie for county medical examiner position

September 16th, 2014 10:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

Three medical professionals on Tuesday recommended to Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge their preferred choice for the county's new medical examiner.

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The law won: Unicoi committee finalizes sheriff's budget

The law won: Unicoi committee finalizes sheriff's budget

September 16th, 2014 10:44 pm by Brad Hicks

Although the measure does not meet all of the requests laid out by Sheriff Mike Hensley, the Unicoi County Commission's Budget Committee has agreed upon a 2014-15 fiscal year bottom line total for the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department.

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