Johnson City Press Sunday, February 1, 2015
Opinion
It's time to stop passing the bottle' in Tennessee

It's time to stop passing the bottle' in Tennessee

January 30th, 2015 1:27 pm by Johnson City Press

A loophole allows a driver to simply pass the bottle to a passenger if he or she is stopped by a law enforcement officer. It also costs Tennessee between $6 million and $12 million annually in federal highway funds.

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News Regional & National Off the Wall News
Winghazi? Pro-wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, stuffs food in fanny pack

Winghazi? Pro-wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, stuffs food in fanny pack

January 30th, 2015 12:52 pm by Associated Press

Professional wrestling star Mick Foley was ejected from the Wing Bowl eating contest Friday after stuffing uneaten chicken wings into a fanny pack.

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The Buzz
The Buzz: Catch up on local news and sports

The Buzz: Catch up on local news and sports

January 30th, 2015 11:35 am by Johnson City Press

In case you missed them, here are 11 articles trending today on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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News Regional & National
Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16

Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16

January 30th, 2015 11:00 am by Steve Peoples, Associated Press

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.

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News Regional & National
Judge's ruling allows closure of Greeneville developmental center

Judge's ruling allows closure of Greeneville developmental center

January 30th, 2015 10:49 am by Associated Press

A federal judge has accepted the state's proposal to close Tennessee's last large facility housing mentally disabled people by the end of next June.

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News Crime Regional & National
George Zimmerman assault case drops after ex-girlfriend recants story

George Zimmerman assault case drops after ex-girlfriend recants story

January 30th, 2015 10:44 am by Mike Schneider, Associated Press

An aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman opened when his ex-girlfriend said he threw a wine bottle at her has been dropped because she recanted her story and stopped cooperating with investigators, a prosecutor said Friday.

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News Crime Regional & National
Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

January 30th, 2015 10:07 am by RAQUEL MARIA DILLON, Associated Press

He was held on $2 million bail and could face a murder charge.

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Crime
Johnson City police to step up DUI enforcement for Super Bowl

Johnson City police to step up DUI enforcement for Super Bowl

January 30th, 2015 9:40 am by Contributed to the Press

The Johnson City Police Department will be placing additional officers on the streets this upcoming Super Bowl Sunday weekend on the lookout for impaired drivers.

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Local News Business & Technology Mystery Diner
What's Hillbilly Butts & Brisket BBQ's recipe for success? Perseverance

What's Hillbilly Butts & Brisket BBQ's recipe for success? Perseverance

January 30th, 2015 9:03 am by Mystery Diner

Their idea is barbecue, smoked by Carsten, prepared by Pat and assistant Terri, and sold to a hungry public as Hillbilly Butts & Brisket BBQ. Their business started life as a food truck plying the roads of Unicoi County, and receiving rave reviews whereve

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Local Entertainment
5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

January 30th, 2015 8:52 am by Contributed

Milligan College's student theatre organization, "The Major Players," collaborating with "Theatre Elkins," will present their first production, "Circle Mirror Transformation," today and Saturday at 7 p.m. in Milligan's McGlothlin-Street Theatre in the Gre

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