Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
Crime
Police: Kingsport man shoved child into bushes, broke intervening neighbor's jaw

Police: Kingsport man shoved child into bushes, broke intervening neighbor's jaw

August 12th, 2014 2:34 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Cedric Shepherd, 32, of 933 Larry Neil Way, Apartment 1, was arrested early Tuesday morning.

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Sheriff's office says Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

Sheriff's office says Robin Williams hanged himself with belt

August 12th, 2014 2:24 pm by Associated Press

Shortly before noon Monday, the Sheriff's Department received an emergency call from the home, where the star of "Good Will Hunting," ''Mrs. Doubtfire," ''Good Morning, Vietnam" and dozens of other films was pronounced dead.

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Police offer reward for leads in tire slashing spree

Police offer reward for leads in tire slashing spree

August 12th, 2014 2:09 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police are offering a monetary reward for information regarding numerous tires that were slashed in a south Johnson City neighborhood over the weekend.

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Man gets life in prison for Tennessee post office killings

Man gets life in prison for Tennessee post office killings

August 12th, 2014 1:31 pm by Associated Press

Chastain Montgomery had faced the death penalty at trial but entered a plea.

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Grants available to help pay for children's health care costs

Grants available to help pay for children's health care costs

August 12th, 2014 1:17 pm by Staff Reports

The UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child's health care treatments, services or equipment not covered or not fully covered by a commercial health insu

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BMA approves funds for community needs assessment

BMA approves funds for community needs assessment

August 12th, 2014 1:11 pm by Max Hrenda

Before the town of Jonesborough offers help to its community, its governing body decided that it should know what help the community needs.

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Vols football: Inexperience, schedule could hamper Tennessee

Vols football: Inexperience, schedule could hamper Tennessee

August 12th, 2014 1:06 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

There are no shortcuts in the SEC, and the Volunteers still have far to go.

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Morning Rotary Club to celebrate 10th anniversary with social, party

Morning Rotary Club to celebrate 10th anniversary with social, party

August 12th, 2014 1:03 pm by Staff Reports

The Johnson City Morning Rotary Club will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a social and pool party for past and present members and their families Sunday.

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Carter Co. plans drainage improvements in Braemer area

Carter Co. plans drainage improvements in Braemer area

August 12th, 2014 12:39 pm by John Thompson

The county plans to build a V-shaped ditch down the middle of the alley to carry the sometimes heavy flow of water from the mountainous area above Braemer.

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Florida couple killed in apparent murder/suicide in Sevier rental cabin

Florida couple killed in apparent murder/suicide in Sevier rental cabin

August 12th, 2014 12:10 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Authorities were alerted at 11:50 a.m. by a woman who said two people had been shot in the cabin at 2560 Treehouse Lane, according to a news release from the Sevier County Sheriff's Office.

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