Johnson City Press Saturday, December 20, 2014
Sports High schools
Crockett ready to get season started in 25th Hardee's Classic

Crockett ready to get season started in 25th Hardee's Classic

November 12th, 2014 10:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Hardee's Classic high school basketball tournament celebrates its silver anniversary this season with no team ready to get started more than host David Crockett.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
NASCAR's Final Four lacking in star-power, but has intrigue

NASCAR's Final Four lacking in star-power, but has intrigue

November 12th, 2014 10:29 pm by AP

There's no Jeff, Jimmie or Junior. Bad Brad missed the cut and Smoke never contended. NASCAR's biggest stars are all absent from this final field of four racing for the Sprint Cup championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday.

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News Local News Education
State's Common Core course change leads to uncertainty

State's Common Core course change leads to uncertainty

November 12th, 2014 9:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Not knowing how a recent swing in public and political opinion might affect the set of educational benchmarks which schools in the state have been implementing for more than four years members of the Johnson City Board of Education last week left the ta

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Same security measures to be taken during second Science Hill-Dobyns-Bennett rivalry game

Same security measures to be taken during second Science Hill-Dobyns-Bennett rivalry game

November 12th, 2014 9:20 pm by Becky Campbell

New security measures used at the Halloween high school football match-up between Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett worked well, and school administrators will use the same plan Friday when the two rivals face off again.

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News Local News Elizabethton
Elizabethton to seek grant for Tweetsie Trail warning lights

Elizabethton to seek grant for Tweetsie Trail warning lights

November 12th, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

While no federal or state money was used to build the popular Tweetsie Trail bike path between Johnson City and Elizabethton, safety concerns at intersections with busy streets are leading to a request for $281,300 in improved warnings at five intersectio

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Piney Flats MD to share ER story on Discovery Fit & Health channel Friday

Piney Flats MD to share ER story on Discovery Fit & Health channel Friday

November 12th, 2014 9:07 pm by Tony Casey

It turns out Dr. Sarah Carrier wasn't the only one who thought the things she sees in the emergency room at Franklin Woods Community Hospital and other area hospitals are fit for the big screen.

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Crime
Johnson City man charged with stealing from cars, lockers at fitness center

Johnson City man charged with stealing from cars, lockers at fitness center

November 12th, 2014 4:37 pm by Staff Report

William Jacob Henry faced numerous counts of burglary, theft and fraud.

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Crime
Update: Victim tells Johnson City police gun was held to his head in pot deal gone wrong

Update: Victim tells Johnson City police gun was held to his head in pot deal gone wrong

November 12th, 2014 4:02 pm by Staff Report

Shawn R. Maynard, Greeneville, was arrested after a series of events that began in a downtown bar.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
State economic head Hagerty leaving for private sector

State economic head Hagerty leaving for private sector

November 12th, 2014 3:00 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty is leaving the administration to return to the private sector, Gov. Bill Haslam announced Wednesday.

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News Crime Local News Elizabethton
Carter Co. mother sentenced to 27 years for using young daughters in porn

Carter Co. mother sentenced to 27 years for using young daughters in porn

November 12th, 2014 2:40 pm by Max Hrenda

Although a Hampton woman was sentenced in federal court on charges she used her three daughters in the production of child pornography, she may face additional charges in Carter County, where she was arrested.

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