Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Stewart will return to track Sunday

Stewart will return to track Sunday

August 28th, 2014 11:17 pm by AP

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.

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Sports High schools
Boone, Science Hill among state's best in cross country

Boone, Science Hill among state's best in cross country

August 28th, 2014 11:16 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Daniel Boone's boys enters the year as the state's top-ranked cross country team after back-to-back runner-up finishes at state, while Science Hill's boys and girls have high aspirations aftert both finishing fifht last year's state meet.

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Sports High schools
'Toppers hope to challenge for Big Seven title

'Toppers hope to challenge for Big Seven title

August 28th, 2014 11:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Science Hill head soccer coach Megan Harmon thinks the stage is set for the Lady 'Toppers to make a postseason run.

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Sports UT Sports
Johnson, Maggitt ready to lead Tennessee defense

Johnson, Maggitt ready to lead Tennessee defense

August 28th, 2014 10:54 pm by AP

Since they cracked Tennessee's starting lineup as freshmen three years ago, A.J. Johnson and Curt Maggitt have been among the most recognizable faces of Tennessee's defense.

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Local News Election 2014
Eldridge: County finances solid; revenue, debt concerns

Eldridge: County finances solid; revenue, debt concerns

August 28th, 2014 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County's financial standing is solid, Mayor Dan Eldridge told the county Budget Committee Thursday, but the revenue growth outlook in the coming years may call for some careful planning to keep it that way.

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News Local News Education
County mayor proposes patch for schools' deficit

County mayor proposes patch for schools' deficit

August 28th, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

Taking a play from Johnson City's book, Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge proposed a one-time solution to the county school district's $3.5 million budget shortfall Thursday using a year-old state law.

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News Crime Local News
Test drive' of rotary tiller leads to charges

Test drive' of rotary tiller leads to charges

August 28th, 2014 9:07 pm by John Thompson

Rotary tillers were the focus of two arrests in Carter County on Wednesday.

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News Local News Elizabethton
Vent catches fire at Elizabethton's Redi Mart

Vent catches fire at Elizabethton's Redi Mart

August 28th, 2014 8:56 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Fire Department and Elizabethton Police Department responded to a fire call at the Redi Mart at 725 W. G St. around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Sports
After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

August 28th, 2014 6:42 pm by cHOWARD FENDRICH, AP Pro Football Writer

Since January 2000, 77 players have been involved in 85 domestic violence incidents with six being cut by their teams, according to USA Today's NFL Arrests Database.

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Blood Assurance drive set at ETSU

Blood Assurance drive set at ETSU

August 28th, 2014 5:30 pm by Staff Report

One blood donation can save up to three lives.

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