Johnson City Press Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Edwards get third Sprint Cup win at BMS

Edwards get third Sprint Cup win at BMS

March 16th, 2014 10:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Carl Edwards jumped out quickly on a lap 460 restart as he saw fellow Ford drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Aric Almirola battle side-by-side behind him. It allowed Edwards to pull out to a big lead and cruise to victory in the Food City 500.

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Local businesses offer array of Irish eats, entertainment on St. Patrick's Day

Local businesses offer array of Irish eats, entertainment on St. Patrick's Day

March 16th, 2014 9:22 pm by Staff Report

If the adage is true that everybody is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, then there may be a lot of happy people flocking from restaurants Monday night.

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Elizabethton street director warns of campaign sign problems

Elizabethton street director warns of campaign sign problems

March 16th, 2014 9:11 pm by John Thompson

It happens every election. As candidates begin their run for local offices, their supporters begin placing small signs in yards all across town.

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Law would target drug-addicted new mothers

Law would target drug-addicted new mothers

March 16th, 2014 9:06 pm by Becky Campbell

Local prosecutors want to implement penalties for women who bear drug-addicted babies, but also offer incentives that would allow the woman to receive drug treatment and not face prosecution.

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Two arrested after deputies say meth made with mother, son inside home

Two arrested after deputies say meth made with mother, son inside home

March 16th, 2014 4:51 pm by Max Hrenda

The Carter County Sheriff's Department arrested two people this weekend after discovering an active methamphetamine lab inside one of their mother's homes with a juvenile present.

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Police: Drugs found after car nearly hits pedestrians in downtown Johnson City

Police: Drugs found after car nearly hits pedestrians in downtown Johnson City

March 16th, 2014 1:42 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police saw a car nearly hit several pedestrians in downtown Johnson City, resulting in a traffic stopped that revealed illegal drugs in the driver's possession, police said Sunday.

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Johnson City man seriously injured when vehicle hits tree on S. Roan

Johnson City man seriously injured when vehicle hits tree on S. Roan

March 16th, 2014 1:18 pm by Staff Report

The crash was reported around 2 a.m. Sunday on South Roan near Terrace Court.

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Update: Track prepped to begin Bristol race

Update: Track prepped to begin Bristol race

March 16th, 2014 1:03 pm by Contributed

The drying process was underway mid-afternoon.

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Apartments still planned for former mill property

Apartments still planned for former mill property

March 15th, 2014 9:38 pm by Nathan Baker

Representatives of a North Carolina company hoping to build a 216-unit multifamily apartment complex said Friday that the project will continue to move through Johnson City's approval process over the next two weeks and the interested company could close

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Saga of Brush Creek, Johnson City as winding as the waterway itself

Saga of Brush Creek, Johnson City as winding as the waterway itself

March 15th, 2014 9:32 pm by Gary B. Gray

When Henry Johnson appeared on the scene in the mid-1800s, he knew the railroad companies would lay tracks in Johnson City along the low-lying areas of Brush Creek.

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