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Christmas comes early for Carter Countians

Christmas comes early for Carter Countians

December 18th, 2014 9:19 am by John Thompson

Christmas will be a merrier holiday for 523 Carter County families and 600 Carter County children after Wednesday's distribution of Johnson City Press Christmas Boxes and Salvation Army Angel Tree toys.

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Columns Local News Running Around
Tony Casey

Adam Barnard: A champion among us

December 18th, 2014 9:13 am by Tony Casey

Daniel Boone's Adam Barnard is the real deal. He's so much the real deal that I wasn't even upset when he showed up to this weekend's Reindeer Run 5K to, without a doubt, block me from what I figured to be a confidence-building victory at a local 5K.

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Columns Local News Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Good Samaritan still shopping as distribution begins

December 18th, 2014 9:08 am by Sue Guinn Legg

With time running short and more than 800 individual sponsorships and many shopping trips still to go, Good Samaritan Ministries' Christmas distribution of gifts for more than 1,200 area children and teens, 400 seniors and food for all of their families w

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Middle Tenn. mayors urge road funding fix

Middle Tenn. mayors urge road funding fix

December 18th, 2014 6:59 am by Associated Press

A group representing 40 mayors in Middle Tennessee is urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and state lawmakers to find new sources of revenue to pay for transportation needs.

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Sports Milligan Sports
Milligan comes up short in exhibition with Ragin' Cajuns

Milligan comes up short in exhibition with Ragin' Cajuns

December 17th, 2014 10:44 pm by Staff Report

Three players scored 17 points for the Buffs, but it wasn't enough in a 115-76 loss to Louisiana-Lafayette in an exhibition game Wednesday night.

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Alexander successor Gardenhour says Elizabethton school director leaves 'big shoes to fill'

Alexander successor Gardenhour says Elizabethton school director leaves 'big shoes to fill'

December 17th, 2014 10:00 pm by John Thompson

The man selected by the Elizabethton City School Board to serve as interim director of schools when Ed Alexander retires on Jan. 5 has not always had a passion for education and meeting the academic needs of children.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
BMS chief confident about series sponsorship

BMS chief confident about series sponsorship

December 17th, 2014 9:52 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell feels confident that NASCAR will find the right title sponsor for its top series following Tuesday's news that Sprint would be leaving at the end of the 2016 season.

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Sports UT Sports
N.C. State fend off Vols' late rally

N.C. State fend off Vols' late rally

December 17th, 2014 9:51 pm by AP

Ralston Turner had career highs of 33 points and eight 3-pointers and N.C. State holding off a second-half comeback to beat the Volunteers 83-72 on Wednesday night.

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Emotions run high during testimony at child abuse trial

Emotions run high during testimony at child abuse trial

December 17th, 2014 9:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Several jurors in an aggravated child abuse case wiped tears from their eyes as a forensic nurse - who also had moments of emotion show through - testified Wednesday about injuries she documented on a 2-year-old Washington County boy last year.

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City to discuss resolution asking state to up hotel tax max

City to discuss resolution asking state to up hotel tax max

December 17th, 2014 9:37 pm by Max Hrenda

In a bid to acquire additional revenue for pending city projects - without a property tax increase - the city will consider a resolution asking for the state's approval in increasing another tax.

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