Johnson City Press Saturday, November 29, 2014
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Last shot: Hiker took photos of bear before it killed him

Last shot: Hiker took photos of bear before it killed him

November 26th, 2014 11:43 am by Associated Press

A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his cellphone before it mauled him to death.

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Community Elizabethton
Feast of Joy to raise funds for Carter Co. shelter

Feast of Joy to raise funds for Carter Co. shelter

November 26th, 2014 11:38 am by John Thompson

One of the highlights of the Christmas season in Carter County is especially appropriate, because it is a fundraiser for an organization that provides shelter for women and children who are temporarily homeless.

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Road work nothing new for latest Carter Co. highway superintendent

Road work nothing new for latest Carter Co. highway superintendent

November 26th, 2014 11:01 am by John Thompson

When Roger Colbaugh ran for highway superintendent for Carter County in this year's elections, he emphasized his 40 years of experience with the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

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Elizabethton wedding gone wrong: Bride drags groom with car

Elizabethton wedding gone wrong: Bride drags groom with car

November 26th, 2014 10:49 am by John Thompson

The groom went to the hospital with arm, back and leg injuries.

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More street work on tap for downtown Erwin

More street work on tap for downtown Erwin

November 26th, 2014 10:22 am by Brad Hicks

The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously approved a bid to complete roadway resurfacing and safety improvements along sections of Carolina Avenue and Love Street.

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Domestic violence: Grant aids Johnson City center in coping with cases

Domestic violence: Grant aids Johnson City center in coping with cases

November 26th, 2014 9:57 am by Becky Campbell

Domestic violence victims in Johnson City and Washington County will soon have access to a host of services to help them deal with their situation, and it will be located in one place to make the process easier.

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Update: Students, local residents stress importance of understanding, life at Michael Brown vigil

Update: Students, local residents stress importance of understanding, life at Michael Brown vigil

November 25th, 2014 10:25 pm by Max Hrenda

Although civil unrest, riots and violent protests followed the announcement of a decision reached by a Ferguson, Missouri grand jury Monday night, a group of area residents and college students chose to express their outrage in a more passive, but noticea

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Local churches donate pumpkin pies to community for Thanksgiving

Local churches donate pumpkin pies to community for Thanksgiving

November 25th, 2014 10:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

With help from area churches, Lake Ridge Elementary School and many individual volunteers and supporters, the kids at the Rise Up after school and youth mentoring program are giving away more than 1,000 fresh baked pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving.

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Sports High schools
Volunteer tops Boone in Hardee's Classic

Volunteer tops Boone in Hardee's Classic

November 25th, 2014 10:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Junior guard Blake Smith launched a 3-point shot right before the buzzer to lift the Falcons to a 58-55 victory over Daniel Boone in Tuesday's opening game of the 25th annual Hardee's Classic basketball tournament.

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Putting on the pounds: Thanksgiving paper to contain 778 pages of discounts, deals

Putting on the pounds: Thanksgiving paper to contain 778 pages of discounts, deals

November 25th, 2014 9:58 pm by Max Hrenda

Although some retailers have adjusted their strategies with regard to the country's biggest shopping day, for Johnson City Press staff, it's business as usual.

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