Johnson City Press Friday, December 19, 2014
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Elizabethton man arraigned on 63 charges of child sex abuse

Elizabethton man arraigned on 63 charges of child sex abuse

December 16th, 2014 9:38 pm by John Thompson

A man who had been indicted twice by a Carter County grand jury on sexual exploitation charges of minors had his initial appearance in Carter County Criminal Court last week on 63 of the charges.

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Jonesborough Genealogical Society offers new look at history with anthology

Jonesborough Genealogical Society offers new look at history with anthology

December 16th, 2014 9:16 pm by Jessica Fuller

After 15 years, the Jonesborough Genealogical Society has captured local history - in 298 glossy pages.

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EPD: Shoplifting claim led to drug investigation, 4 felony arrests

EPD: Shoplifting claim led to drug investigation, 4 felony arrests

December 16th, 2014 9:10 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said an investigation that resulted in an escape from a parking lot and four felony arrests began with an allegation of shoplifting last week.

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Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner in Mountain City

Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner in Mountain City

December 16th, 2014 6:22 pm by Staff Report

A Northeast Correctional Complex prisoner has been charged of killing another inmate and tampering with evidence, according to state agents.

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Columns Heritage Yesteryear
London-Kirkpatrick Hardware knew how to make Christmas merrier for downtown shoppers in 1914

London-Kirkpatrick Hardware knew how to make Christmas merrier for downtown shoppers in 1914

December 16th, 2014 4:41 pm by Staff Report

In the 1950s, many of us faithfully went to see western movies at the Liberty Theatre, at 221 E. Main Street. The building on the west (Fountain Square) side at 219 East Main was the Darling Shop, a ladies clothing store. If we were to turn the clock back

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Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings is found dead

Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings is found dead

December 16th, 2014 4:01 pm by SEAN CARLIN and MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

An Iraq War veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives was found dead in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home Tuesday after a day-and-a-half manhunt that closed schools and left people on edge.

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Entertainment
Yeah, oh yeah! Joan Jett among new acts elected to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Yeah, oh yeah! Joan Jett among new acts elected to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

December 16th, 2014 2:27 pm by Associated Press

Also in: Lou Reed, Green Day, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Ringo Starr and Bill Withers and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

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Tenn. AG asks high court to let same-sex marriage ruling stand

Tenn. AG asks high court to let same-sex marriage ruling stand

December 16th, 2014 2:24 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The Tennessee attorney general is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let a ruling stand that upheld the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

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Crime
2 Boone, N.C., teens charged with Johnson City shoplifting

2 Boone, N.C., teens charged with Johnson City shoplifting

December 16th, 2014 2:04 pm by Staff Report

Police said the pair took 19 cosmetics items with a total of $597 from JCPenney.

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Community Local Entertainment
Barter's Christmas season in full swing

Barter's Christmas season in full swing

December 16th, 2014 2:01 pm by Contributed

Barter Theatre is producing three different holiday shows for families and loved ones to enjoy together this Christmas season. Barter Christmas shows are always one of the most popular times of the year, and are said to get everyone into the holiday spiri

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