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Pie Wars 4 competition heats up downtown Johnson City

Pie Wars 4 competition heats up downtown Johnson City

January 19th, 2014 10:20 pm by Tony Casey

War is Hell. Unless that war is a contest between local pizzerias to see which has the tastiest pies, then that war is a lot like paradise.

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Local teachers explain MLK importance to students

Local teachers explain MLK importance to students

January 19th, 2014 8:47 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Kids across the country may see today as just another day out of school, but teachers in Johnson City Schools are doing their part to educate local youths on what Martin Luther King Jr. Day is really about and the man was who behind the famous “I Have a D

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Group hopes to name part of city street after MLK

Group hopes to name part of city street after MLK

January 19th, 2014 2:48 pm by Gary B. Gray

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed in Johnson City on Monday without a street named after the legendary civil rights leader, as is the case in most sizeable communities.

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Girl Scouts learn skills through sale of sweet treats

Girl Scouts learn skills through sale of sweet treats

January 19th, 2014 2:42 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The girls of the local Southern Appalachian Council of Girl Scouts have launched their annual cookie sale and are once again out spreading sweetness as they learn to do business.

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The Week in Review: Local Buzzworthy stories that made headlines

The Week in Review: Local Buzzworthy stories that made headlines

January 19th, 2014 2:34 pm by Staff Reports

A glance at the week's top local stories on JohnsonCityPress.com:

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UPDATE: Identifying victim in fire to require DNA, dental-record testing

UPDATE: Identifying victim in fire to require DNA, dental-record testing

January 18th, 2014 9:38 pm by Becky Campbell

Identifying the person who died in a house fire over the weekend will likely require DNA testing and dental-record checks due to the extent of damage to the victim, local authorities said Monday.

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Smokey Mountain Medical Marijuana Rights Rally to be held

Smokey Mountain Medical Marijuana Rights Rally to be held

January 18th, 2014 9:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

A Bluff City man has organized the Smokey Mountain Medical Marijuana Rights Rally in support of pending legislation in Nashville that would legalize prescribing cannabis to qualifying patients.

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Local preteen's impact felt through past actions and words

Local preteen's impact felt through past actions and words

January 18th, 2014 9:17 pm by Becky Campbell

In some ironic way, a 12-year-old’s dream to travel the world doing mission work has materialized with her death, and though Tim and Ellen miss their youngest child terribly, they can see the impact she’s made around the globe.

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Proposal seeks to increase time for fleeing felons

Proposal seeks to increase time for fleeing felons

January 18th, 2014 9:03 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County government committee put its stamp of approval on a resolution that would name a new law after a local sheriff’s deputy nearly killed two years ago by fleeing felons.

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Questions asked about candidates' intentions in attending campaign events

Questions asked about candidates' intentions in attending campaign events

January 18th, 2014 8:57 pm by Becky Campbell

Attending the political campaign kickoff for a candidate could be perceived as showing support for that person, but on the other hand, it might not mean that at all.

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