Johnson City Press Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Seniors lead the way for Lady Bucs

Seniors lead the way for Lady Bucs

February 21st, 2015 10:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Serena Clark had a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds, while fellow senior Destiny Mitchell added 15 points and nine rebounds as the Lady Bucs defeated Mercer 70-49 on Saturday afternoon at Brooks Gym.

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Ole Miss slips past Tennessee, 59-57

Ole Miss slips past Tennessee, 59-57

February 21st, 2015 10:53 pm by AP

Stefan Moody scored 22 points and Mississippi survived two field goal misses in the final 10 seconds Saturday night to defeat Tennessee 59-57.

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Reed wins Xfinity race at Daytona; Kyle Busch injured

Reed wins Xfinity race at Daytona; Kyle Busch injured

February 21st, 2015 10:51 pm by AP

Ryan Reed won for the first time in a NASCAR national series with an Xfinity Series victory Saturday at Daytona International Speedway, where Sprint Cup star Kyle Busch was injured in a late crash.

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Kurt Busch loses appeal; Kyle breaks leg in Xfinity Series race

Kurt Busch loses appeal; Kyle breaks leg in Xfinity Series race

February 21st, 2015 10:49 pm by AP

A final appeals officer ended Kurt Busch's already-slim hopes of racing in the season-opening Daytona 500, while his brother Kyle will also miss the rest after breaking his leg in Saturday's Xfinity Series race.

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Get your geek on: ETSUCON draws crowd despite weather

Get your geek on: ETSUCON draws crowd despite weather

February 21st, 2015 10:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

Nearly 2,000 people got their geek on this weekend for East Tennessee State University's third-annual ETSUCON in the D.P. Culp Center.

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Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

February 21st, 2015 9:59 pm by Nathan Baker

Nearing the date when a decision is expected from a company considering a million-dollar incentive package from Washington County to keep nearly 200 manufacturing jobs in Johnson City, Washington County Economic Development Council CEO Mitch Miller said t

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Proposed mental health cuts baffle area officials

Proposed mental health cuts baffle area officials

February 21st, 2015 9:53 pm by Max Hrenda

While wintry weather has been a cause for concern in Tennessee of late, a proposed cut in the Bureau of TennCare's operating budget has health care professionals, advocates, legislators and law enforcement personnel concerned the state's mental patients c

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PHOTOS: Tweetsie Trail could stretch beyond Elizabethton

PHOTOS: Tweetsie Trail could stretch beyond Elizabethton

February 21st, 2015 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

Theoretically, the Tweetsie Trail could extend as far as Roan Mountain, taking it into what Johnson City's Director of Public Works Phil Pindzola has called "the heart of the Appalachians

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Snow heads out, rain rolls in for weekend

Snow heads out, rain rolls in for weekend

February 21st, 2015 9:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

After days of ice and snow, last week's winter storm system is finally moving out of the area. But it's leaving us with a flood watch over the weekend.

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Kingsport man sentenced for allegedly pistol whipping woman

Kingsport man sentenced for allegedly pistol whipping woman

February 21st, 2015 9:29 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Kingsport man accused of pistol whipping his girlfriend and attempting to shoot her last June was sentenced last week to six years as part of a plea agreement that reduced an attempted murder charge.

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