Johnson City Press Thursday, October 30, 2014
Local News Education
Carter board to dispose of Range school, property

Carter board to dispose of Range school, property

September 19th, 2013 9:54 pm by John Thompson

The old Range Elementary School may soon be on the auction block.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Woman arrested after recanting story about Johnson City child rape; boyfriend released

Woman arrested after recanting story about Johnson City child rape; boyfriend released

September 19th, 2013 4:56 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman who told police earlier this month she witnessed her boyfriend sexually abuse a 3-year-old girl has been charged with filing a false report for recanting her story.

Comments
Crime Regional & National
NE Tennesssee man accused of beating girlfriend because she was mourning her deceased daughter

NE Tennesssee man accused of beating girlfriend because she was mourning her deceased daughter

September 19th, 2013 4:51 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Rogersville woman told police her boyfriend beat her up Wednesday night because he was tired of her talk about the death of her 25-year-old daughter, who passed away Sept. 13 following a long illness.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
Deputies seize 80 marijuana plants in S.W. Virginia field

Deputies seize 80 marijuana plants in S.W. Virginia field

September 19th, 2013 4:37 pm by Staff Report

An anonymous tip led deputies to a location in the Konnarock area of the county in a field just off U.S. Route 58.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Two men sought in Johnson City pharmacy robbery

Two men sought in Johnson City pharmacy robbery

September 19th, 2013 3:34 pm by Staff report

Police said two men robbed Boones Creek Pharmacy, 4729 North Roan St., Suite 2, just after 11 a.m.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Update: Jurors convict Rep. Hawk of reckless endangerment

Update: Jurors convict Rep. Hawk of reckless endangerment

September 19th, 2013 3:15 pm by Associated Press

GREENEVILLE— An East Tennessee jury has convicted a state lawmaker of reckless endangerment stemming from an altercation with his ex-wife.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Tennessee awards anti-drunk-driving grants to local law enforcement

Tennessee awards anti-drunk-driving grants to local law enforcement

September 19th, 2013 12:57 pm by Staff Report

Agencies in Washington County have been awarded nine grants worth more than $350,000 for anti-drunk-driving initiatives, state Sen. Rusty Crowe announced today.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
NAPA dropping Waltrip team in wake of Richmond scandal

NAPA dropping Waltrip team in wake of Richmond scandal

September 19th, 2013 12:51 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NAPA Auto Parts said Thursday it will end its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of Michael Waltrip Racing at the end of the year, the latest fallout from the team's attempt to manipulate a race to get Martin Truex Jr. into NASCAR's version of the playoffs.

Comments
Crime Local News
Smoke shop co-owner who cooperated with police avoids jail time for bath salts sales and tax evasion case

Smoke shop co-owner who cooperated with police avoids jail time for bath salts sales and tax evasion case

September 19th, 2013 10:34 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

The charges are in connection to the selling of synthetic marijuana and bath salts at the Ultimate Smoke shop for about a year in 2011-2012 and the structuring of more than $288,000 in deposits to Eastman Credit Union in a way as to avoid detection by the

Comments
Local News
Johnson City Commission likely to OK FEMA grant application to help buy property for stormwater project

Johnson City Commission likely to OK FEMA grant application to help buy property for stormwater project

September 19th, 2013 10:33 am by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners likely will approve a $250,000 federal grant application tonight in hopes the money would help buy the Kelly’s Foods property at the corner of Sevier Street and State of Franklin Road.

Comments