Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
Sports
Olympic dreams: City girl takes part in development program in London

Olympic dreams: City girl takes part in development program in London

September 4th, 2014 10:10 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Gracie Duncan was one of 44 players chosen to play for the Tennessee Olympic Development Program's squad in London. Along with McKenzie Guest of Kingsport, Kassidy Nelson of Bristol and Gillian Oyos of Abingdon, Va., she was one of four from the Tri-Citie

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First Friday event to focus on writing on the wall

First Friday event to focus on writing on the wall

September 4th, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The owner of a downtown business facing city sign code violations hopes to spawn colorful conversations about aesthetics and tear down semantic walls between officials and merchants at a Friday event.

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Schools' budget gets initial OK

Schools' budget gets initial OK

September 4th, 2014 9:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Commission's Budget Committee on Thursday approved the county schools' $63.2 million proposed 2015 fiscal budget, which now moves to the County Commission for approval.

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Grant to allow Erwin Linear Trail's expansion to downtown

Grant to allow Erwin Linear Trail's expansion to downtown

September 4th, 2014 8:59 pm by Brad Hicks

For years, the Erwin Linear Trail has been a popular destination for area for bicyclists and those wishing to take a casual stroll, and soon, visitors to the trail will have improved access to the heart of Erwin.

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Crime
Judge hears Johnson City man's defense in bigamy trial

Judge hears Johnson City man's defense in bigamy trial

September 4th, 2014 8:54 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man charged with bigamy testified he believed he was divorced from the woman he thought was his ex-wife before he married his current wife, but a judge rejected that defense in a Washington County Sessions courtroom Thursday.

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Crime
UPDATE: Two men accused of stealing copper arrested

UPDATE: Two men accused of stealing copper arrested

September 4th, 2014 5:40 pm by Staff Report

Two men were apprehended for allegedly stealing copper from a location in Greeneville, authorities said Thursday.

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Crime
Johnson City woman accused of burglarizing acquaintance's residence

Johnson City woman accused of burglarizing acquaintance's residence

September 4th, 2014 4:41 pm by Staff Report

Jade Whitney Aukamp was charged with aggravated burglary and theft over $500.

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Drug arrests in Carter Co. keep coming in transitions between sheriffs

Drug arrests in Carter Co. keep coming in transitions between sheriffs

September 4th, 2014 4:22 pm by John Thompson

One of the last arrests made under the Chris Mathes administration was the discovery of a methamphetamine lab and arrest on Friday.

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Crime Elizabethton
Carter County inmate charged with assaulting another prisoner

Carter County inmate charged with assaulting another prisoner

September 4th, 2014 3:58 pm by John Thompson

A corrections officer reported finding the victim lying on his back on the floor in a pool of blood.

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News Regional & National
Federal appeals court rules against gay marriage bans in 2 states

Federal appeals court rules against gay marriage bans in 2 states

September 4th, 2014 3:43 pm by MICAHEL TARM, Associated Press

The ruling bumps the number of states where gay marriage will be legal from 19 to 21.

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