Johnson City Press Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Sports High schools

TSSAA adopts 'Super 6' classification plan for football

August 11th, 2014 2:13 pm by Douglas Fritz

The TSSAA Board of Control voted Monday to split the state's largest 32 schools into their own classification - grabbing Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett from this end of the state - beginning with the 2015 football season.

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News Crime Regional & National
East Tennessee man charged with Aryan Nations beating, attempted murder

East Tennessee man charged with Aryan Nations beating, attempted murder

August 11th, 2014 2:01 pm by Bob Fowler, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A member of the Aryan Nations white supremacist gang has been indicted in the attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault of a 31-year-old Oak Ridge man in November.

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News Local News Yesteryear
In 1904, Bob Taylor made first trip to John Robinson Circus

In 1904, Bob Taylor made first trip to John Robinson Circus

August 11th, 2014 1:05 pm by Bob Cox

Governor "Our Bob" Taylor often commented that the John Robinson Circus that he occasionally visited was the first one that he ever witnessed, never forgetting the lingering memories of it.

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News Local News Business & Technology Heritage Downtown JC
HERITAGE: Tweetsie Depot an important part of JC's past, future

HERITAGE: Tweetsie Depot an important part of JC's past, future

August 11th, 2014 12:51 pm by Nathan Baker

Once a symbol and vehicle of Johnson City's prosperity, the 123-year-old East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad depot could once again become a sign of growth downtown.

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Photos Reader Photos

Reader photo: Super moon

August 11th, 2014 10:47 am by Justin Fleenor

Justin Fleenor sent us this pic of the super moon as seen from Bristol, Va., on Sunday.

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News Crime Local News
Guilty: Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

Guilty: Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

August 11th, 2014 10:11 am by Becky Campbell

Steven Odell Bennett was set to go to trial in October for the 2012 strangulation death of 28-year-old Vonda Donaldson in Johnson City.

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Community Heritage
Johnny Cash boyhood home renovated and ready to open

Johnny Cash boyhood home renovated and ready to open

August 11th, 2014 9:50 am by Cindy Watts, The Tennessean

Joanne Cash Yates remembers sitting on the front porch swing of her family's home as a child with her baby doll, slowly drifting back and forth as she sang little songs she made up to pass the time.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

U-Haul, Model Mill signs of the times

August 11th, 2014 9:24 am by Robert Houk

Making sure downtown doesn't drown every time it comes a heavy downpour will continue the unprecedented investment and growth in the business district.

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Opinion
Should major upgrades be made to Freedom Hall?

Should major upgrades be made to Freedom Hall?

August 11th, 2014 7:53 am by Johnson City Press

Times have changed and so have musical and cultural tastes, but not a whole lot has changed at Freedom Hall. It has the same heating, cooling and ventilation system that it did when the facility opened in 1974.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Probe: No sign of criminal intent in Stewart crash

Probe: No sign of criminal intent in Stewart crash

August 11th, 2014 6:48 am by AP

On Sunday, Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said that investigators also don't have any evidence at this point in the investigation to support criminal intent. But he also said that criminal charges have not been ruled out.

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