Johnson City Press Saturday, October 25, 2014
Sports High schools
Hilltoppers open Big Seven stretch against Vikings

Hilltoppers open Big Seven stretch against Vikings

October 2nd, 2014 10:14 pm by Douglas Fritz

After taking a couple of shots from the mid-state area, and suffering an uppercut to the loss column, Science Hill is ready to see if a tough schedule pays off in a run toward a Big Seven Conference title.

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Sports UT Sports
Vols' Hurd savors first matchup with Gators

Vols' Hurd savors first matchup with Gators

October 2nd, 2014 10:13 pm by AP

Tennessee's Jalen Hurd already has caught the attention of his favorite player. Now the freshman running back wants to make an impression on one of his team's biggest rivals.

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News Local News Elizabethton
Preliminary site plans OK'd for Elizabethton football stadium

Preliminary site plans OK'd for Elizabethton football stadium

October 2nd, 2014 9:40 pm by John Thompson

A revised preliminary site plan for a proposed football stadium on the campus of Elizabethton High School was approved by the Elizabethton Regional Planning Commission on Thursday evening by a 6-1 vote.

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News Local News ETSU Sports
Commissioners vote to shed new light on ETSU basketball

Commissioners vote to shed new light on ETSU basketball

October 2nd, 2014 9:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

The East Tennessee State University Basketball team will be playing under a new $500,000 lighting system in Freedom Hall thanks to a contract approved Thursday between Johnson City and Energy Systems Group.

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News Local News
Local hospitals set for Ebola

Local hospitals set for Ebola

October 2nd, 2014 8:54 pm by Tony Casey

East Tennessee State University's Dr. Wael Shams said he believes there will be more confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in the United States, but this country is better prepared for the virus than any other place on the planet.

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News Local News Education
Sexual assault response: 'Red zone' dangerous time on campuses

Sexual assault response: 'Red zone' dangerous time on campuses

October 2nd, 2014 8:47 pm by Tony Casey

Because the crime is so under-reported - for a variety of reasons - the amount of sexual assaults reported on any given campus don't necessarily have much to do with the overall safety of the students.

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News Crime Local News
UPDATE: Judge rejects defense objection in Telford vehicular homicide case, sets trial date

UPDATE: Judge rejects defense objection in Telford vehicular homicide case, sets trial date

October 2nd, 2014 1:41 pm by Becky Campbell

Brandon Pickering, 23, was charged in the May 10, 2012 crash that killed Britany Hankal.

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News Regional & National
Liberia to prosecute man who brought Ebola to US

Liberia to prosecute man who brought Ebola to US

October 2nd, 2014 1:35 pm by DAVID WARREN, Associated Press

Liberia alleges that he lied on a health questionnaire about not having any contact with an infected person, authorities said Thursday.

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Running Around
Tony Casey

The day you ran over a distance runner

October 2nd, 2014 1:35 pm by Tony Casey

As much fun as it looked like Michael J. Fox's character was having while surfing on the top of a van in the 1985 movie "Teen Wolf," I can assure you it's not very much fun to ride atop vehicles when neither the driver nor the surfer want any part of what

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Crime
BB vandals inflict $7K in damages along Stone Drive in Kingsport

BB vandals inflict $7K in damages along Stone Drive in Kingsport

October 2nd, 2014 1:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Courtesy Chevrolet is offering a $2,000 reward for tips that lead to the conviction of those responsible.

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