Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Teddy bear GPS leads police to thief

Off the Wall News: Teddy bear GPS leads police to thief

June 5th, 2014 9:19 am by Associated Press

Alert: The bear is on the move. Repeat - the bear is on the move.

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Downtown flooding: Johnson City turns to Army Corps of Engineers for possible fix

Downtown flooding: Johnson City turns to Army Corps of Engineers for possible fix

June 5th, 2014 9:15 am by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners will consider an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tonight that would result in an evaluation of Brush and King creeks' water flow and be used to produce additional remedies for downtown flooding.

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Yes, we really do live in a hiker's nirvana

June 5th, 2014 9:15 am by Johnny Molloy

In this outdoor writer job I travel a lot. And inevitably, after new friends learn I am from Johnson City, Tennessee, they invariably say, "Oh, what a beautiful area", or "That is a pretty part of the country." Know what? They are right.

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News Crime Regional & National
Police arrest man in elevator stabbing death of boy, 6

Police arrest man in elevator stabbing death of boy, 6

June 5th, 2014 9:08 am by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

A 7-year-old girl also was critically injured in the knife attack in a public housing complex.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

New pantry providing food assistance in Carter County

June 5th, 2014 8:40 am by Sue Guinn Legg

There's a new nonprofit food pantry in Elizabethton working hard to meet the need for food in Carter County.

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Opinion
Drug courts will help curb drug abuse

Drug courts will help curb drug abuse

June 5th, 2014 8:38 am by Johnson City Press

Prescription drug abuse has long been a problem in our region, where painkillers have replaced heroin and cocaine as recreation drugs of choice. It is a problem that costs Tennesseans millions of dollars annually in inflated health care bills and crowded

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Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

June 5th, 2014 8:30 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

The company was "in the process of conducting a safe and orderly restart of operations and assessing the potential business and financial impacts of the shutdown."

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Suit challenges BZA's variance for complex

Suit challenges BZA's variance for complex

June 4th, 2014 8:58 pm by Nathan Baker

Plans to demolish a 100-year-old flour mill in Johnson City and build a five-building multifamily apartment complex in its place could be delayed again, this time from a legal challenge to a variance granted in April for the project.

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Beer likely to flow again at JC Cardinals games

Beer likely to flow again at JC Cardinals games

June 4th, 2014 8:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Sports Foundation has applied for a beer permit, and should the City Commission grant that request in a few weeks, a handful of Anheuser-Busch products will be added to Cardinal Park's concessions menu.

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News Photos Local News Rails to Trails
Tweetsie Trail Trek to open trail on August 30 - VIDEO

Tweetsie Trail Trek to open trail on August 30 - VIDEO

June 4th, 2014 8:40 pm by Tony Casey

Based on his 5,000-meter personal best time, 13 minutes and 19 seconds, it's possible that former East Tennessee State University "Irish Brigade" runner Ray Flynn could have completed a 4.3-mile stretch on the Tweetsie Trail from Lion's Field to the Alaba

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