Johnson City Press Monday, November 24, 2014
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Superintendent's usual foes not running for re-election

Superintendent's usual foes not running for re-election

August 22nd, 2014 8:56 pm by John Thompson

There will be major changes on the next Elizabethton School Board after two incumbents on the five-person board have chosen not to run for re-election.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Harvick captures pole for Night Race

Harvick captures pole for Night Race

August 22nd, 2014 8:33 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kevin Harvick turned the fastest lap ever in a stock car at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night to earn the pole for tonight's IRWIN Tools Night Race.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Food City 500 will move to April

Food City 500 will move to April

August 22nd, 2014 7:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It's official: The Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway will move to April 19 in 2015.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Busch looks to add more highlights

Busch looks to add more highlights

August 22nd, 2014 7:32 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kurt Busch has already provided one of the top highlights of the 2014 Sprint Cup season on the short tracks. Now, he wants to add another highlight at Bristol Motor Speedway where he has five wins.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Whitaker remembered as a tough competitor

Whitaker remembered as a tough competitor

August 22nd, 2014 7:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Legendary NASCAR car owner Ed Whitaker died Friday morning in Bristol. He was 76.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Teague denied entry into Food City 300

Teague denied entry into Food City 300

August 22nd, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Johnson City driver Brad Teague was denied the opportunity to compete in Friday night's Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway in a decision that left him and several local sponsors fuming.

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News Crime Regional & National
Tennessee inmates sue over electric chair

Tennessee inmates sue over electric chair

August 22nd, 2014 4:56 pm by Associated Press

Ten death row inmates in Tennessee are suing to prevent the state from using the electric chair as a backup execution device should it be unable to obtain drugs needed to give lethal injections.

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Crime
Manhunt: Church Hill police offer $1,000 reward for man accused of pointing pistol at cop's face

Manhunt: Church Hill police offer $1,000 reward for man accused of pointing pistol at cop's face

August 22nd, 2014 4:32 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Chief Mark Johnson said it was later determined that the man was attempting to break in to a bakery.

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News Regional & National
Charges dropped for man arrested at Greeneville meeting about U.S. Nitrogen

Charges dropped for man arrested at Greeneville meeting about U.S. Nitrogen

August 22nd, 2014 4:27 pm by Associated Press

District Attorney General C. Berkeley Bell said he sought the dismissal, which was granted last week, after reviewing video of the meeting.

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News Photos Local News

T-bone crash turns SUV onto side, snarls traffic

August 22nd, 2014 3:31 pm by Becky Campbell

Wreck happened around 2:30 p.m. Friday on Greenwood Drive near State of Franklin

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