Johnson City Press Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Sports Milligan Sports
Optimistic Buffs hope for upset at NAIA

Optimistic Buffs hope for upset at NAIA

March 11th, 2015 10:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Milligan basketball coach Bill Robinson isn't making bold predictions heading into the Buffs' matchup with No. 5-ranked Dakota Wesleyan in the opening round of the NAIA national championship tournament.

Comments
Sports
Globetrotters at Freedom Hall: Generals have good feeling about this one

Globetrotters at Freedom Hall: Generals have good feeling about this one

March 11th, 2015 10:15 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the hapless Washington Generals have spent five years retooling their roster in the hopes of notching their second-ever win against their longtime nemeses, the Harlem Globetrotters, one of the newer Globetrotters said fans shouldn't expect that t

Comments
News Local News ETSU Sports ETSU
With new venue, conference, ETSU basketball sees spikes in money, attendance

With new venue, conference, ETSU basketball sees spikes in money, attendance

March 11th, 2015 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

New venues and a new conference were slam dunks for both the men's and women's basketball teams at East Tennessee State University, bringing in more fans and revenue for the school.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR reinstates Busch; grants Chase waiver

NASCAR reinstates Busch; grants Chase waiver

March 11th, 2015 10:02 pm by AP

Kurt Busch was cleared Wednesday to get back in his race car and attempt to rebuild a career that was halted two days before the Daytona 500 when NASCAR suspended him for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
By our powers combined: Area breweries join forces to create craft beer line - VIDEO

By our powers combined: Area breweries join forces to create craft beer line - VIDEO

March 11th, 2015 10:00 pm by Tony Casey

A Wednesday meeting of the minds at Wolf Hills Brewing Co. in Abingdon, Virginia, will produce more than 3,000 pints of craft beer, collaborated on by several of the area's top brewing talents.

Comments
News Local News Education Erwin Town of Unicoi
Unicoi school board to consider Brown buyout

Unicoi school board to consider Brown buyout

March 11th, 2015 9:35 pm by Brad Hicks

ERWIN --The search for a new Unicoi County Director of Schools is underway, but the Unicoi County Board of Education is set to determine the fate of the school system's current director Thursday night.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Johnson City robber/shooting victim gets 10 years on plea deal, attorney says

Johnson City robber/shooting victim gets 10 years on plea deal, attorney says

March 11th, 2015 9:29 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man who was shot as he tried to flee from a home robbery pleaded guilty in Washington County Criminal Court this week to a reduced charge in the case and a string of unrelated church burglaries.

Comments
News Regional & National
Rogersville family learns relative's fate 70 years after WWII MIA report

Rogersville family learns relative's fate 70 years after WWII MIA report

March 11th, 2015 8:15 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The family of Pfc. Lewis E. Price were informed in May of 1945 that he had been reported missing in action in Germany on Nov. 16, 1944, but they never received any further notice about the Hawkins County native.

Comments
Crime Local News
Police: Johnson City teens pick up felony charges in shoplifting attempt

Police: Johnson City teens pick up felony charges in shoplifting attempt

March 11th, 2015 8:04 pm by Staff Report

Police said two teens each picked up felony shoplifting charges after they were caught trying to steal hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from a local department store.

Comments
News Local News Regional & National
Van Huss' bid to end Tennessee carry permit requirement fails in House

Van Huss' bid to end Tennessee carry permit requirement fails in House

March 11th, 2015 7:32 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A proposal to eliminate Tennessee's requirement to obtain a state-issued permit to openly carry handguns was defeated in a House subcommittee on Wednesday.

Comments