Johnson City Press Friday, December 19, 2014
Sports Outdoors
Quake on the Lake to feature BMS-like speeds

Quake on the Lake to feature BMS-like speeds

September 12th, 2014 9:07 am by Joe Avento

They'll be racing on water, not concrete, but Todd Brinkman likens this weekend's Winged Deer Quake on the Lake to a NASCAR race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Local Entertainment
Tennessee's largest Oktoberfest set for Saturday in Kingsport

Tennessee's largest Oktoberfest set for Saturday in Kingsport

September 12th, 2014 9:04 am by Staff Reports

The fourth-annual Kingsport Oktoberfest kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday in downtown.

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Entertainment Community Local Entertainment
4th annual Barnaroo Music Festival starts today

4th annual Barnaroo Music Festival starts today

September 12th, 2014 9:02 am by Staff Reports

Matt Wertz, independent singer/songwriter, will headline the fourth annual Barnaroo Music Festival, set for Friday, Sept. 12, at Grace Meadows, the farmstead home of Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge and his wife, Tammy.

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Sports High schools
Football tonight: Hilltoppers expecting close one against Morristown West

Football tonight: Hilltoppers expecting close one against Morristown West

September 12th, 2014 9:01 am by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill and Morristown West have had their share of tough battles through the years, so Hilltoppers' head coach Stacy Carter said he thinks this year's matchup will be different from last year's blowout.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Local Honeys, Nott Brothers playing at Carter Fold

Local Honeys, Nott Brothers playing at Carter Fold

September 12th, 2014 8:58 am by Staff Reports

On Saturday at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Va., will present a concert of old time music by the Local Honeys and the Nott Brothers. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $1 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free.

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Local News Local Entertainment
Honey Dewdrops, My New Favorites at The Renaissance

Honey Dewdrops, My New Favorites at The Renaissance

September 12th, 2014 8:53 am by Staff Reports

The Engage Kingsport Performing Arts Series will present The Honey Dewdrops and special guests My New Favorites (pictured above) on Saturday night at The Renaissance Theatre in Kingsport.

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News Local News
Update: Tractor-trailer driver charged in crash that left 25 homes without power

Update: Tractor-trailer driver charged in crash that left 25 homes without power

September 12th, 2014 8:49 am by Becky Campbell and Max Hrenda, Press Staff Writers

A Johnson City Power Board official said more than two dozen people lost power Friday morning after a collision between a tractor-trailer and a Norfolk Southern train resulted in the destruction of a nearby utility pole.

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Community Local News
Grills Gone Wild cook-off festival set at Tusculum

Grills Gone Wild cook-off festival set at Tusculum

September 12th, 2014 8:48 am by Staff Reports

Professional barbecue cooks from across the country will converge on Tusculum College campus today and Saturday for the first-ever Grills Gone Wild barbecue cook-off and festival.

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News Local News Business & Technology
Merger still on tap? Wellmont won't seek permanent CEO

Merger still on tap? Wellmont won't seek permanent CEO

September 12th, 2014 8:39 am by Nathan Baker

Exactly how the sudden resignation of Wellmont Health System CEO Denny DeNarvaez will affect the organization's ongoing search for a merger was unclear.

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Crime
Police: Man left crash scene on Cherokee Road

Police: Man left crash scene on Cherokee Road

September 12th, 2014 7:27 am by Staff Report

Michael A. Penley was charged with filing a false report, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to exercise due care, and failure to comply with financial responsibility.

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