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Law enforcement to increase presence as local schools open

Law enforcement to increase presence as local schools open

August 1st, 2013 8:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Parents and schoolchildren won’t be the only additions to the morning and afternoon traffic flow next week, because there will also be plenty of law enforcement on hand to make sure everyone is safe.

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Softball tourney to provide payday for local economy

Softball tourney to provide payday for local economy

August 1st, 2013 8:36 pm by Nathan Baker

While hundreds of girls from across the South warmed up their bats, businesses in Johnson City were preparing to fill their coffers.

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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

August 1st, 2013 4:08 pm by Staff Report

In case you missed these posts, here are 10 items worth reading today on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Stocks boom with record highs

Stocks boom with record highs

August 1st, 2013 3:43 pm by Associated Press

The stock market got jolted out of the summer doldrums Thursday by better news on the economy, sending indexes back to all-time highs.

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Kingsport residents call police on exhibitionist neighbors

Kingsport residents call police on exhibitionist neighbors

August 1st, 2013 3:16 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A pair of Stone Drive neighbors called police on the residents of a third home, concerned about their coupling habits. One complainant said that her friends were driving past when they saw the neighbors having sex, adding that she was worried her child wo

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Ohio man gets life term in kidnapping of Amanda Berry and 2 other women held captive for decade

Ohio man gets life term in kidnapping of Amanda Berry and 2 other women held captive for decade

August 1st, 2013 2:11 pm by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and THOMAS J. SHEERAN, Associated Press

His victims included Berry, who has family in Elizabeththon

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A summer tradition: Lemonade stand

August 1st, 2013 1:56 pm by Sam Watson

A sunny afternoon in east Johnson City was the perfect opportunity for a little roadside enterprise.

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Elizabethton Police: Alcohol may have been factor in Wednesday crash

Elizabethton Police: Alcohol may have been factor in Wednesday crash

August 1st, 2013 12:46 pm by Staff Reports

Police believe alcohol may have been a contributing factor in a head-on traffic crash Wednesday on West Elk Avenue near Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park in Elizabethton.

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Homeless sex offender arrested on rape, kidnapping charges in Knoxville

Homeless sex offender arrested on rape, kidnapping charges in Knoxville

August 1st, 2013 12:20 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The victim told police the man strangled her, raped her and struck her head against a wall, knocking her unconscious.

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Johnson Co. Sheriff: Fugitive wanted on local meth charges caught in Colorado

Johnson Co. Sheriff: Fugitive wanted on local meth charges caught in Colorado

August 1st, 2013 12:19 pm by Staff Report

The man was among several people targeted in Operation Dixie Crystal, a joint task force investigation aimed at meth trafficking in Johnson County and several western North Carolina counties.

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