Johnson City Press Monday, July 6, 2015
Sports Regional & National
Pioneering 16-year-old French shortstop breaking baseball barriers for women

Pioneering 16-year-old French shortstop breaking baseball barriers for women

July 1st, 2015 4:42 pm by JOHN LEICESTER, AP Sports Columnist

Melissa Mayeux is the first woman ever on Major League Baseball's international registration list.

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Crime
Fireworks tent operators stage stakeout to take down alleged burglar in Kingsport

Fireworks tent operators stage stakeout to take down alleged burglar in Kingsport

July 1st, 2015 4:32 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

"He looked like he had bees on him, or he was on fire. His arms were flapping in the air" - Bloomingdale stakeout participant.

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The Buzz
The Buzz: Today's top stories

The Buzz: Today's top stories

July 1st, 2015 4:15 pm by Johnson City Press

Here's what's trending today on JohnsonCityPress.com: new laws, drunk sting, cop dashcams, school bus ads and more.

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Outdoors
Holston Army Ammunition Plant accepting applications for five white-tailed deer hunts

Holston Army Ammunition Plant accepting applications for five white-tailed deer hunts

July 1st, 2015 4:04 pm by Contributed to the Press

Applications must be received by August 3, 2015 in order to be considered in the drawing for this year's hunts.

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Crime
2 found in Jeep stolen from Johnson City car lot

2 found in Jeep stolen from Johnson City car lot

July 1st, 2015 2:38 pm by Staff Report

Heather Marie Greer and Johnathan Lee Ellis were each charged with burglary, theft over $1,000 and simple possession.

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News Local News
Update: TVA to close areas around Boone Dam for repair work, mum on scope of work

Update: TVA to close areas around Boone Dam for repair work, mum on scope of work

July 1st, 2015 12:10 pm by Dylan Chesser

The Tennessee Valley Authority will be closing areas just above and below Boone Dam to boaters starting July 6.

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News Local News Education
UPDATE: When two become one: Emmanuel Christian Seminary officially becomes part of Milligan College - PHOTOS/VIDEO

UPDATE: When two become one: Emmanuel Christian Seminary officially becomes part of Milligan College - PHOTOS/VIDEO

July 1st, 2015 11:42 am by Tony Casey

As Milligan College President Dr. Bill Greer said, Wednesday was a "momentous" occasion when it was announced that Emmanuel Christian Seminary would become part of Milligan College.

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Opinion
Independence Day: Take time to brush up on your American history

Independence Day: Take time to brush up on your American history

July 1st, 2015 11:34 am by Johnson City Press

Many Americans are notoriously ignorant when it comes to knowing history. We are especially bad at recalling the history of this country.

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News Crime Regional & National
Dashcam cop videos: Proposed Knoxville Police policy would bar public from access

Dashcam cop videos: Proposed Knoxville Police policy would bar public from access

July 1st, 2015 11:23 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The proposed policy change would give the KPD and the Knox County district attorney general unfettered power to decide when the footage could be released, and no detailed explanation for a denial of the public's right to see videos would be required.

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Crime
Johnson City I-26 traffic stop results in Kingsport woman's arrest

Johnson City I-26 traffic stop results in Kingsport woman's arrest

July 1st, 2015 11:18 am by Staff Report

An Interstate 26 traffic stop led Johnson City police early this morning to arrest a Kingsport woman on several charges including identity theft.

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