Johnson City Press Sunday, December 21, 2014
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Witten surpasses 10,000 receiving yards

Witten surpasses 10,000 receiving yards

October 5th, 2014 8:50 pm by AP

Elizabethton native and former Tennessee star Jason Witten joined Tony Gonzalez and Shannon Sharpe as the only tight ends in NFL history to reach 10,000 receiving yards.

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Titans blow big lead in loss to Browns

Titans blow big lead in loss to Browns

October 5th, 2014 8:46 pm by AP

The Tennessee Titans lost quarterback Jake Locker to an injury in the first half and then watched a 25-point lead disappear.

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EFD hopes to smoke out house fires with alarm giveaway

EFD hopes to smoke out house fires with alarm giveaway

October 5th, 2014 4:51 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Fire Department will be distributing over $40,000 worth of smoke detectors free of charge in the next few weeks. With so many to give away, the department is seeking partners to help with the distribution.

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Vols let Gators slip away

Vols let Gators slip away

October 4th, 2014 10:47 pm by AP

Tennessee seemed on the verge of ending its recent history of frustration against Florida. Then the Volunteers delivered an all-too-familiar late collapse.

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Vols headed in right direction, but haven't yet turned the corner

Vols headed in right direction, but haven't yet turned the corner

October 4th, 2014 10:47 pm by Trey Williams

Sunny Neyland Stadium was splendidly splashed in alternate orange and white sections Saturday, but Tennessee's checkered past with Florida was present, too.

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Stories behind stories: Kerman, Smith of Netflix series 'Orange is the New Black' fame visit Storytelling Festival

Stories behind stories: Kerman, Smith of Netflix series 'Orange is the New Black' fame visit Storytelling Festival - VIDEO

October 4th, 2014 10:47 pm by Max Hrenda

Though audiences may be familiar with their alter-egos from a popular TV series, spouses Piper Kerman and Larry Smith gave audiences in Jonesborough a chance to learn more about their real stories.

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Longhhorns take step toward playoffs

October 4th, 2014 10:45 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's not like Johnson County has suddenly become a threat to win the Three Rivers Conference championship, but its win over Sullivan North was a significant step toward a Class 3A playoff berth.

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'Toppers' former MLBers say Norris' future bright

'Toppers' former MLBers say Norris' future bright

October 4th, 2014 10:44 pm by Trey Williams

Toronto Blue Jays rookie pitcher Daniel Norris met with Science Hill's other two Major League Baseball products, Ernie Ferrell Bowman and Joe McClain, for photographs that bridge a half-century drought between Hilltoppers in the majors.

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Bucs focus on defense

Bucs focus on defense

October 4th, 2014 10:43 pm by Joe Avento

The East Tennessee State basketball team began practice on Saturday morning with little fanfare and an emphasis on defense and rebounding.

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Apples, activities abound at annual Erwin expo

Apples, activities abound at annual Erwin expo

October 4th, 2014 10:40 pm by Tony Casey

Apples through each spike of a fence just a few blocks from the epicenter of the 37th annual Apple Festival in downtown Erwin set the tone - and the scent - for those who competed in Saturday morning's four-mile race before walking to the activities.

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