Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
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Highway patrol rescues volunteer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Highway patrol rescues volunteer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

October 27th, 2014 4:26 pm by Associated Press

A volunteer with the National Park Service has been rescued from a trail in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park after a fall from a horse.

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Update: Police say 2 arrested after meth lab mishap results in car fire

Update: Police say 2 arrested after meth lab mishap results in car fire - VIDEO

October 27th, 2014 3:31 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said a city couple was arrested on felony drug charges after they caught their car on fire while trying to make methamphetamine.

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Roadrunner gives more than $50,000 to Christmas Box

Roadrunner gives more than $50,000 to Christmas Box

October 27th, 2014 1:45 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Contribution expected to help sustain holiday food distribution for several years.

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Governors' quarantines against medical advice

Governors' quarantines against medical advice

October 27th, 2014 8:26 am by Frank Eltman, Associated Press

State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states' governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa.

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Harwell in 2018? House speaker 'certainly interested'

Harwell in 2018? House speaker 'certainly interested'

October 27th, 2014 8:07 am by Associated Press

Harwell in an interview with the The Paris Post-Intelligencer said she was happy with her current position in charge of the 99-member House, but said she would "certainly be interested" in running for statewide office.

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Organizers say record numbers take strides in breast cancer 5K

Organizers say record numbers take strides in breast cancer 5K

October 26th, 2014 9:40 pm by Max Hrenda

After more than 10 months worth of work raising money for cancer research and treatment, local volunteers celebrated their hard work by taking their message to the streets.

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Meet Your Neighbor: From hardwood to homestead, Heather Justis stays strong

Meet Your Neighbor: From hardwood to homestead, Heather Justis stays strong

October 26th, 2014 9:34 pm by Nathan Baker

Heather Justis is a mother and a wife, keeping things together in her Greene County home. White Rushin is a hard-hitting blocker for Johnson City's Little City Roller Girls, taking pleasure in knocking her roller derby opponents to the cold, hard floor of

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Wine-maker hoping new designation could uncork regional agri-tourism

Wine-maker hoping new designation could uncork regional agri-tourism

October 26th, 2014 9:17 pm by John Thompson

Wayne Gay is the only commercial producer of wine in the highlands of Carter and Johnson counties, but he is hoping a proposed federal wine-producing designation for the region will be approved and more wineries will be attracted to the area.

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Electronic dockets almost plugged in at Washington County courthouse

Electronic dockets almost plugged in at Washington County courthouse

October 26th, 2014 8:41 pm by Becky Campbell

Three large TV screens installed at the Washington County Justice Center a few months ago are intended to display the court dockets, but the monitors remain as dark today as they did the day of installation.

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Unicoi officials warn motorists of seasonal deer influx

Unicoi officials warn motorists of seasonal deer influx

October 26th, 2014 8:17 pm by Brad Hicks

Fall is rut season for deer, a time when the animals, as Unicoi County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Frank Rogers put it, "do what they do to reproduce."

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