Johnson City Press Friday, May 22, 2015
Crime
Man punched at officers after strong-arm robbery, Johnson City police say

Man punched at officers after strong-arm robbery, Johnson City police say

March 24th, 2015 10:21 am by Staff Report

Ronald Sams is well known by police.

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UPDATE | Project X: County board brokers deal to keep Dentsply in Johnson City

UPDATE | Project X: County board brokers deal to keep Dentsply in Johnson City

March 24th, 2015 10:12 am by Nathan Baker

A Johnson City dental instrument manufacturer will likely stay in the area, keeping and building upon its 189 existing jobs.

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News Community Local News Erwin
Struggling substance abuse program Recover Appalachia seeks help from Unicoi Co. Commission

Struggling substance abuse program Recover Appalachia seeks help from Unicoi Co. Commission

March 24th, 2015 9:28 am by Jessica Fuller

Last year, the faith-based organization served 200 addicts, most of whom were court-ordered participants.

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Sports UT Sports
Graves helps Lady Vols hold off Pittsburgh, 77-67

Graves helps Lady Vols hold off Pittsburgh, 77-67

March 23rd, 2015 11:01 pm by the Associated Press

The second-seeded Lady Vols (29-5) improved to 56-0 in NCAA Tournament home games and advanced to a Spokane Region semifinal Saturday against No. 11 seed Gonzaga (26-7).

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Sports High schools
Crockett knocks off Science Hill

Crockett knocks off Science Hill

March 23rd, 2015 10:57 pm by Gene Renfro

David Crockett gave Science Hill double trouble in a 3-1 Big 7 softball win over Science Hill Monday.

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Sports High schools
East tops Unicoi in baseball

East tops Unicoi in baseball

March 23rd, 2015 10:56 pm by Ivan Sanders

Hunter Stratton (2-1) tossed a masterful seven-inning, 10-strikeout complete game.

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Sports High schools
Lady Toppers excited about tourney

Lady Toppers excited about tourney

March 23rd, 2015 10:52 pm by Douglas Fritz

With a field of 20 teams and a location of Winged Deer Park, Science Hill head coach Jerry Higgins said he likes what he's seeing for this year's event.

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News Local News Business & Technology Erwin
Package stores, liquor-by-the drink regulations now on tap in Erwin

Package stores, liquor-by-the drink regulations now on tap in Erwin

March 23rd, 2015 10:07 pm by Brad Hicks

The establishment of retail package stores and a new comprehensive alcoholic beverage ordinance are now on tap for the town of Erwin

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Jonesborough seniors center exceeds predicted budget, extra $700,000 bond passed

Jonesborough seniors center exceeds predicted budget, extra $700,000 bond passed

March 23rd, 2015 10:01 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed a unanimous $700,000 bond resolution to complete the new seniors center, though not without some resignation.

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Washington County Commission not ready to join Board of Education in liquor revenue suit against city

Washington County Commission not ready to join Board of Education in liquor revenue suit against city

March 23rd, 2015 9:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Ten months after filing suit against Johnson City to retrieve millions of dollars derived from liquor-by-the-drink tax collections, an attorney representing the Washington County Board of Education unsuccessfully made a pitch to bring the County Commissio

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