Johnson City Press Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Brace yourselves for the return of the state General Assembly

January 13th, 2015 10:53 am by Robert Houk

Political columnists relish the return of state lawmakers. Their antics often make for great fodder. Unfortunately, a lot of what legislators do in our good names is really nothing to laugh about.

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Opinion
Have the college football playoffs been a winner?

Have the college football playoffs been a winner?

January 13th, 2015 9:20 am by Johnson City Press

The Oregon Ducks and the Ohio State Buckeyes met last night in the first College Football Playoff championship game. It was the culmination of a four-team playoff system that began this season to determine the champion of I-A college football.

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Crime Local News Police Blotter
The Police Blotter is back with a possible ninja turtle campsite, a local art heist and more

The Police Blotter is back with a possible ninja turtle campsite, a local art heist and more

January 13th, 2015 9:01 am by Max Hrenda

A search of the car resulted in the discovery of Subutex strips, two Klonopin pills, a syringe filled with an unidentified clear substance and a crystalline substance that the driver identified as bath salts. After failing field sobriety tests, the driver

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Local News
Jonesborough closes books on wastewater improvement project

Jonesborough closes books on wastewater improvement project

January 13th, 2015 8:53 am by Max Hrenda

In approving a change order for the town of Jonesborough's ongoing wastewater improvement project, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen also closed out the town's remaining obligations to the task.

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News Crime Local News
Update: Jury finalized in 1st murder trial in April 2013 Johnson City shooting death

Update: Jury finalized in 1st murder trial in April 2013 Johnson City shooting death

January 13th, 2015 8:47 am by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish is accused of gunning down Timothy B. Peregoy Sr. outside Peregoy's son's apartment building on Nathaniel Drive shortly after 12 a.m. April 3, 2013.

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Local News Regional & National
Local families concerned by Greene Valley Development Center closing

Local families concerned by Greene Valley Development Center closing

January 13th, 2015 8:45 am by Sue Guinn Legg

What appears to be the inevitable closing of Greene Valley Development Center, Greeneville's 54-year-old state operated residential care center for people with developmental disabilities, moved a step closer last week with the filing of a proposed settlem

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News Crime Local News
Johnson City police blew door off hotel room to reach murder suspect

Johnson City police blew door off hotel room to reach murder suspect

January 13th, 2015 8:31 am by Max Hrenda

On Monday, Kingsport police released the names of the shooting victims.

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Sports Sports Live UT Sports
Vols looking for more balance

Vols looking for more balance

January 12th, 2015 11:55 pm by AP

No other player in the Southeastern Conference has scored a higher percentage of his team's points than Tennessee guard Josh Richardson. The lack of proven threats beyond Richardson could be a season-long problem for the Vols.

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Sports Sports Live High schools
This week's games could help bring focus to season

This week's games could help bring focus to season

January 12th, 2015 11:48 pm by Douglas Fritz

After a season of many ups and downs for area basketball teams, this could be the biggest week of the regular season in terms of developing a focused picture for championship chases.

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News Local News
Perspiring beauty queen: Miss Tennessee describes trouble with excessive sweat

Perspiring beauty queen: Miss Tennessee describes trouble with excessive sweat

January 12th, 2015 10:40 pm by Jessica Fuller

Blush, sweat and tiaras.Two of these things belong on a pageant stage, while the other is a non-welcome intruder that rears its ugly head under sweltering stage lights.

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