Johnson City Press Saturday, November 1, 2014
News Local News
Search underway for missing Piney Flats man

Search underway for missing Piney Flats man

September 26th, 2013 10:04 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Authorities are attempting to locate a Piney Flats man who left Monday morning for work in Spring City southwest of Knoxville but never arrived.

Comments
Crime
Johnson City police arrest man wanted for May burglary

Johnson City police arrest man wanted for May burglary

September 26th, 2013 9:41 am by Staff Report

Police were called the residence about 3:30 p.m. on May 28 and a witness reported seeing someone in the residence while the resident was away.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Judge lashes out at troopers, deputies over Criminal Court delays

Judge lashes out at troopers, deputies over Criminal Court delays

September 26th, 2013 9:38 am by Becky Campbell

Two days this week at least three cases had to be reset because the defendants had not yet been indicted and the responsibility for that apparently landed in an officer’s lap.

Comments
Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Local celebration to aid orphanage

September 26th, 2013 8:40 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City-based Christ Children’s Home Education Fund that is helping build a new orphanage school in war torn Liberia will mark its one-year anniversary this weekend with a community celebration at the Kaycliff Center on Boone Lake.

Comments
Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Be an ethical sportsman

September 26th, 2013 8:38 am by Johnny Molloy

It was day three of a five-day trip on the Buffalo River of Arkansas. The smallmouth bass were biting.

Comments
News Community Photos Local News
Lawmakers’ reps shown impact of cuts on food

Lawmakers’ reps shown impact of cuts on food

September 25th, 2013 9:58 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

To highlight the 20 percent reduction in food deliveries to homebound seniors in Northeast Tennessee that has occurred since the last since the start of federal funding cuts known as “sequestration,” the First Tennessee Human Resource Agency invited the r

Comments
Local News Education
Regional summit tackles prescription drug abuse

Regional summit tackles prescription drug abuse

September 25th, 2013 9:45 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

In an effort to combat the prescription drug problem, a two-day event — An Appalachian Regional Summit on Prescription Drug Abuse — started Wednesday at East Tennessee State University.

Comments
Crime Local News
Man receives 16-year term in 2012 shooting case

Man receives 16-year term in 2012 shooting case

September 25th, 2013 9:07 pm by Becky Campbell

A Jonesborough man who shot another man in the face during an argument last year was sentenced to 16 years in prison during a hearing Wednesday.

Comments
News Regional & National
Kingsport traffic fatalities hit eight-year high

Kingsport traffic fatalities hit eight-year high

September 25th, 2013 3:28 pm by Rain Smith — Kingsport Times-News

Though Kingsport's 14 traffic fatalities in 2013 are the most seen in a calendar year since 20 deaths in 2005, police say there's little they can do about the overriding factors in such tragedies: poor decisions and habits of motorists themselves.

Comments
News Regional & National
FBI agents work in nightmarish scene at Kenya mall

FBI agents work in nightmarish scene at Kenya mall

September 25th, 2013 3:22 pm by ANDREW O. SELSKY, JASON STRAZIUSO and TOM ODULA — Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya — Working near bodies crushed by rubble in a bullet-scarred, scorched mall, FBI agents began fingerprint, DNA and ballistic analysis Wednesday to help determine the identities and nationalities of victims and al-Shabab gunmen who attacked t

Comments