Johnson City Press Friday, May 29, 2015
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D-B denies Hilltopper wrestlers

D-B denies Hilltopper wrestlers

January 15th, 2015 10:39 pm by Dave Ongie, NET News Service

With a desperate Science Hill squad rolling into the Buck Van Huss Dome on Thursday night, Dobyns-Bennett's wrestling team found itself in need of some momentum.

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Riley lifts Bucs to 17th straight over Western

Riley lifts Bucs to 17th straight over Western

January 15th, 2015 10:39 pm by Joe Avento

Jalen Riley scored 31 points, including 10 in a row in a late stretch, as the Bucs beat Western Carolina, 83-76, Thursday night at the Ramsey Center.

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Science Hill's Elliott headed to Walters State

Science Hill's Elliott headed to Walters State

January 15th, 2015 10:35 pm by Trey Williams

Lady Hilltoppers' senior pitcher Vanessa Elliott signed on Thursday with Walters State, where her sister Cassie was a second-team all-conference right fielder in 2011.

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Force will run Chevy this season

Force will run Chevy this season

January 15th, 2015 10:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The biggest name in drag racing will be driving a Chevrolet this season. John Force, the 16-time NHRA Funny Car World Champion, had signed a multi-year with the Bowtie brand.

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Lady Vols top Auburn despite season-low points

Lady Vols top Auburn despite season-low points

January 15th, 2015 10:32 pm by AP

Andraya Carter hit three first-half 3-pointers, scoring 11 points, and No. 6 Tennessee smothered Auburn defensively in a 54-42 victory on Thursday night.

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Witness account leads to man's arrest on 2 burglaries, police say

Witness account leads to man's arrest on 2 burglaries, police say

January 15th, 2015 9:59 pm by Staff Report

Police said it took officers two days to track down a man suspected of burglarizing two area residences.

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Police: Man fled pursuit after shoplifting allegation

Police: Man fled pursuit after shoplifting allegation

January 15th, 2015 9:58 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested after he tried to escape capture for an allegation of shoplifting.

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Carter County joins search for missing Sullivan Co. couple

Carter County joins search for missing Sullivan Co. couple

January 15th, 2015 9:54 pm by Staff Report

The Carter County Sheriff's Department is one of several local law enforcement agencies involved in discovering the whereabouts of a missing Kingsport couple.

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City backs zoning changes that would ease restrictions on methadone clinic location

City backs zoning changes that would ease restrictions on methadone clinic location

January 15th, 2015 9:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

Updated zoning codes have loosened restrictions on the physical requirements for methadone clinics and increased the potential for location in Johnson City.

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With deadline approaching, Unicoi reviews ambulance options

With deadline approaching, Unicoi reviews ambulance options

January 15th, 2015 9:31 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County's contract with its current ambulance services provider is set to expire April 1, and members of the Unicoi County Commission will have to decide later this month whether this contract should be extended or the county should begin exploring

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