Johnson City Press Friday, August 22, 2014
News Local News
Erwin board tables absentee policy; July 4 parade planned

Erwin board tables absentee policy; July 4 parade planned

May 13th, 2014 1:50 pm by Brad Hicks

The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen was set Monday to consider the second draft of a resolution aimed at addressing alderman absenteeism, but a vote on the matter was again delayed, as several aldermen feel the resolution's wording was fine the first ti

Comments
News Crime Local News
Judge denies diversion for man convicted of stabbing pregnant girlfriend at Johnson City bus stop

Judge denies diversion for man convicted of stabbing pregnant girlfriend at Johnson City bus stop

May 13th, 2014 1:39 pm by Becky Campbell

Sanders L. Dixon had already pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated assault but had asked Judge Stacy Street for judicial diversion.

Comments
News Community Local News
Youth Expo to highlight summer opportunities

Youth Expo to highlight summer opportunities

May 13th, 2014 12:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

What are you going to do this summer? It's the final grand question of the spring semester currently being put to scholars from grade school age through college.

Comments
News Crime Videos Local News Off the Wall News
Caught on video: Mattress dumper in Bristol

Caught on video: Mattress dumper in Bristol - VIDEO

May 13th, 2014 11:12 am by Staff Report

Bristol police were seeking public assistance to identify the person who dumped a mattress from a pickup truck into a city trash bin.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Attorneys dismissed, plea quashed in Bennett murder case

Attorneys dismissed, plea quashed in Bennett murder case

May 13th, 2014 9:52 am by Becky Campbell

Steven Odell Bennett also faced a new charge in the death of Vonda Donaldson - tampering with evidence.

Comments
Crime
Police: Seeing video camera, man admits to faking stolen car report after hit-and-run crash on I-26

Police: Seeing video camera, man admits to faking stolen car report after hit-and-run crash on I-26

May 13th, 2014 9:14 am by Staff Report

Jason Vela was charged with filing a false report.

Comments
Sports High schools
Unicoi's Garland tosses one-hitter with 17 strikeouts in region win

Unicoi's Garland tosses one-hitter with 17 strikeouts in region win

May 13th, 2014 1:30 am by Douglas Fritz

Unicoi County's impressive freshman left-hander littered the scorebook with the letter that stands for strikeouts, racking up 17 in a dominant one-hitter against Grainger

Comments
News Local News
Safety analysis results show JCFD in dire financial straits

Safety analysis results show JCFD in dire financial straits

May 12th, 2014 11:13 pm by Becky Campbell

The Johnson City Fire Department budget is at such a critical point that there soon may be a tough decision for city leaders - increase funding or reduce services to city residents, according to the firefighter at the helm.

Comments
News Local News
Curtains up: Jonesborough buys Jackson Theatre

Curtains up: Jonesborough buys Jackson Theatre

May 12th, 2014 11:07 pm by Max Hrenda

Though no action was required from the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen, they were nevertheless present when the public learned one of the town's longer-running projects had reached fruition.

Comments
Crime Local News
Shoplifting suspect receives slew of charges

Shoplifting suspect receives slew of charges

May 12th, 2014 11:02 pm by Staff Report

Elizabethton police said charges quickly escalated for a man who was initially suspected of shoplifting in Walmart on Friday.

Comments