Johnson City Press Thursday, May 28, 2015
News Crime Local News Erwin Town of Unicoi
Wrongful death lawsuits filed against Unicoi County, sheriff's department, corrections officers

Wrongful death lawsuits filed against Unicoi County, sheriff's department, corrections officers

April 13th, 2015 10:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A woman whose father died from a drug overdose soon after being placed in the Unicoi County Jail in April 2014 has filed two lawsuits against the county, the sheriff's department and seven corrections officers for alleged negligence and civil rights viola

Comments
News Crime Local News
Late urban artist Sam Mays painting missing

Late urban artist Sam Mays painting missing

April 13th, 2015 10:25 pm by Jessica Fuller

The five-foot tall portrait that hung in Sam Mays' living room was quite a unique one.

Comments
Crime Local News Regional & National
Husband fatally shot wife at doctor's office, police say

Husband fatally shot wife at doctor's office, police say

April 13th, 2015 10:17 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

A woman fighting with her husband ran into a doctor's office and begged the staff to call the police before the man shot her dead, ran to their home nearby and holed up there during a lengthy standoff with police, officials said Monday.

Comments
News Local News Regional & National Health
Bill allows use of certain amounts of cannabis oil

Bill allows use of certain amounts of cannabis oil

April 13th, 2015 10:13 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would allow a person to possess cannabis oil under certain circumstances is headed to the governor for his consideration.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
Dash cam: Officer who shot black man told boss he ran away

Dash cam: Officer who shot black man told boss he ran away

April 13th, 2015 10:09 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press and PHILLIP LUCAS, Associated Press

The white South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man can be heard telling his supervisor twice that he didn't understand why the man ran away, according to dashcam video.

Comments

Update: Most areas restored after major power outages reported across Johnson City, Jonesborough

Update: Most areas restored after major power outages reported across Johnson City, Jonesborough

April 13th, 2015 9:08 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Power Board is reporting outages across the Johnson City and Jonesborough areas, leaving thousands of customers without electricity.

Comments
News Local News Washington County
County eyes return on Dentsply investment

County eyes return on Dentsply investment

April 13th, 2015 8:05 pm by Gary B. Gray

Cash for cash.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
Downtown paintings still targeted by city codes officials

Downtown paintings still targeted by city codes officials

April 13th, 2015 5:40 pm by Nathan Baker

A colorful dispute over the difference between signs and art may soon be heard in city court, if codes officials and downtown business owners can't come to terms.

Comments
News Crime Local News Elizabethton
Fire destroys shed, threatens propane tank behind Elizabethton home

Fire destroys shed, threatens propane tank behind Elizabethton home

April 13th, 2015 3:07 pm by Nathan Baker

A fire escaped from smoldering embers in a trash barrel Monday afternoon behind an Elizabethton home and spread first to a nearby shed before threatening a large propane tank.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National Education
Update: Police search for ex-college student after fatal campus shooting

Update: Police search for ex-college student after fatal campus shooting

April 13th, 2015 3:02 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Authorities believe the alleged shooter has left the area but is still in North Carolina.

Comments