Johnson City Press Friday, December 19, 2014
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Va. town looks for ways to rid town of vultures

Va. town looks for ways to rid town of vultures

December 23rd, 2013 1:12 pm by AP

The town could apply for a federal permit to kill one vulture. The remains would be hung near the other vultures.

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Lawrence named AP Entertainer of the Year

Lawrence named AP Entertainer of the Year

December 23rd, 2013 10:11 am by AP

The battle for AP entertainer of the year came down to the Girl on Fire and the Queen of Twerk.

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Crews spend much of Monday cleaning up I-26 fuel spill that shut down westbound lane

Crews spend much of Monday cleaning up I-26 fuel spill that shut down westbound lane

December 23rd, 2013 10:08 am by Staff Reports

A ruptured tank on a garbage truck Monday morning shut down a westbound lane on Interstate 26 for most of the day.

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Authorities say suspect charged in beating, robbery met victim on dating website

Authorities say suspect charged in beating, robbery met victim on dating website

December 23rd, 2013 9:09 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The suspect, Christopher A. Fralix, 25, of East Sevier Avenue in Kingsport, already has an extensive record in Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.

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Making Gingerbread Houses

December 22nd, 2013 11:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Gingerbread Workshop Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Gingerbread Workshop at Memorial Park Community Center

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District DA offers precautions for holiday season

District DA offers precautions for holiday season

December 22nd, 2013 9:10 pm by Becky Campbell

While law enforcement officials often warn area residents to take precautions against burglars during the Christmas shopping season, it’s also wise to be careful after the presents are opened.

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Group pushes for giving pets as gifts

Group pushes for giving pets as gifts

December 22nd, 2013 9:04 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

For years, animal activist groups have not supported the idea of giving a pet as a present, but one group is changing its tune.

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Erwin skateboarders looking forward to park of their own

Erwin skateboarders looking forward to park of their own

December 22nd, 2013 8:59 pm by Brad Hicks

Early last week, a group of teens took advantage of the recent milder weather to take in a little skateboarding before the winter season made its official arrival.

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Rain closes Speedway in Lights Sunday night

Rain closes Speedway in Lights Sunday night

December 22nd, 2013 5:57 pm by Staff Reports

Due to heavy rains in the region, Bristol Motor Speedway has closed the Speedway in Lights attraction Sunday night.

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Castillo stepping down from WCEDC position

Castillo stepping down from WCEDC position

December 22nd, 2013 3:11 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Economic Development Council has lost its fourth higher-level employee this year now that Shannon Castillo, the organization’s Director of Redevelopment, left her position with the council Thursday.

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