Johnson City Press Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Meet Your Neighbor: From hardwood to homestead, Heather Justis stays strong

Meet Your Neighbor: From hardwood to homestead, Heather Justis stays strong

October 26th, 2014 9:34 pm by Nathan Baker

Heather Justis is a mother and a wife, keeping things together in her Greene County home. White Rushin is a hard-hitting blocker for Johnson City's Little City Roller Girls, taking pleasure in knocking her roller derby opponents to the cold, hard floor of

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Wine-maker hoping new designation could uncork regional agri-tourism

Wine-maker hoping new designation could uncork regional agri-tourism

October 26th, 2014 9:17 pm by John Thompson

Wayne Gay is the only commercial producer of wine in the highlands of Carter and Johnson counties, but he is hoping a proposed federal wine-producing designation for the region will be approved and more wineries will be attracted to the area.

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Electronic dockets almost plugged in at Washington County courthouse

Electronic dockets almost plugged in at Washington County courthouse

October 26th, 2014 8:41 pm by Becky Campbell

Three large TV screens installed at the Washington County Justice Center a few months ago are intended to display the court dockets, but the monitors remain as dark today as they did the day of installation.

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Unicoi officials warn motorists of seasonal deer influx

Unicoi officials warn motorists of seasonal deer influx

October 26th, 2014 8:17 pm by Brad Hicks

Fall is rut season for deer, a time when the animals, as Unicoi County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Frank Rogers put it, "do what they do to reproduce."

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Police: Train strikes, kills pedestrian

Police: Train strikes, kills pedestrian

October 26th, 2014 5:56 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police officers said a pedestrian was killed after he was struck by a passing train this afternoon near the Mountain Home Veterans Affairs facility.

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Sports UT Sports
Vols can't turn back Tide, Cooper

Vols can't turn back Tide, Cooper

October 25th, 2014 11:27 pm by AP

Amari Cooper caught nine passes for a school-record 224 yards and scored two touchdowns to help No. 4 Alabama beat Tennessee 34-20 on Saturday night for its eighth consecutive victory in the series.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Firestone bringing his show to ETSU

Firestone bringing his show to ETSU

October 25th, 2014 11:09 pm by Joe Avento

Roy Firestone, the interviewer-extraordinaire on ESPN's Up Close for years, might be as active as ever, just not on your television, and he's bringing his show to ETSU on Wednesday night.

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Sports High schools
Elizabethton comes up short in sectional soccer

Elizabethton comes up short in sectional soccer

October 25th, 2014 11:07 pm by Douglas Fritz

Facing a major underdog role, Elizabethton stayed within striking distance, but in the end came up short in a 3-0 loss to Knox Catholic in a Class A-AA girls soccer sectional Saturday afternoon.

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Sports Milligan Sports
Brewer, St. John get Buffs back on course

Brewer, St. John get Buffs back on course

October 25th, 2014 11:06 pm by Trey Williams

A week after retreating in North Carolina, Milligan College cross country was on the attack Saturday in South Carolina.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Harvick has work cut out for him at Martinsville

Harvick has work cut out for him at Martinsville

October 25th, 2014 11:05 pm by AP

Kevin Harvick has picked his way through traffic before at Martinsville Speedway, never when the stakes were so high.

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