Johnson City Press Friday, September 19, 2014
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Alcohol consumption equals big business for some local communities

Alcohol consumption equals big business for some local communities

February 8th, 2014 9:38 pm by Nathan Baker

Regardless of one’s moral views on alcohol consumption, the sale of suds and spirits is big business, and some local communities have seen their cups runneth over from the monetary benefits of allowing libations.

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City neighborhood set for war against feathered foes

City neighborhood set for war against feathered foes

February 8th, 2014 9:31 pm by Gary B. Gray

Gump Addition residents are in lock-and-load mode to rid their neighborhood of pesky and poop-happy flocks of starlings, even if it means donning goggles, roaming the streets and launching pyrotechnics at the critters from devices resembling flame thrower

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U.S. Nitrogen plans to take from, return millions of gallons to Nolichucky

U.S. Nitrogen plans to take from, return millions of gallons to Nolichucky

February 8th, 2014 9:27 pm by Brad Hicks

U.S. Nitrogen has submitted applications to the state to seek permission to withdraw water from the Nolichucky River, but some in the community are concerned about the facility’s possible impact on the western Greene County area.

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Johnson City woman accused of assaulting mother

Johnson City woman accused of assaulting mother

February 8th, 2014 8:08 pm by Staff Reports

A city woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly assaulted her mother and threatened to kill her.

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Johnson City police charge North Carolina woman with $93,400 Dempsey's jewelry heist

Johnson City police charge North Carolina woman with $93,400 Dempsey's jewelry heist

February 8th, 2014 8:04 am by Staff Report

On Jan. 29, a woman asked to see three diamond engagement rings — each three to four carats — and as she tried them on, she grabbed the rings and ran out the store.

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Autism license plate nearing goal

Autism license plate nearing goal

February 7th, 2014 9:24 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Autism Society of America’s three Tennessee chapters are zeroing in on their goal to put a new autism awareness specialty license plate on the road to advance autism awareness and help families of children on the autism spectrum statewide.

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Love of horses helps woman climb in sport’s rankings

Love of horses helps woman climb in sport’s rankings

February 7th, 2014 9:18 pm by Tony Casey

It might surprise you to know there’s a world champion honing her skills out on Flyin’ W Ranch in Watauga.

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Johnson City school sends wrong emergency cards home with students

Johnson City school sends wrong emergency cards home with students

February 7th, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City school district apologized to families for the accidental release of students’ personal information and offered identity monitoring services to those who were affected.

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Family seeking autopsy omission after WCDC death

Family seeking autopsy omission after WCDC death

February 7th, 2014 9:06 pm by Becky Campbell

The parents of a city man who died at the Washington County Detention Center after an apparent violent interaction with officers say their son’s autopsy should be stricken from proceedings of a federal civil case they’ve filed against the department.

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Teens charged in December burglary in Washington County

Teens charged in December burglary in Washington County

February 7th, 2014 4:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Arrest marks the second burglary charge this month for one of the suspects.

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