Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
Sports Outdoors
Some changes for fifth running of Bluegrass Half-Marathon

Some changes for fifth running of Bluegrass Half-Marathon

September 16th, 2014 9:24 pm by Tony Casey

Accordingly, this year's new Bluegrass Half Marathon course is shaped like a guitar.

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Stingy defense has 'Toppers soccer on right course

Stingy defense has 'Toppers soccer on right course

September 16th, 2014 9:22 pm by Douglas Fritz

One of the best ways to have success in soccer is consistently and stubbornly denying the opponent's entry to the net.

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Elliott looks like man to beat in Nationwide

Elliott looks like man to beat in Nationwide

September 16th, 2014 9:19 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While the major focus is on NASCAR's "Chase for the Sprint Cup," a teenager appears to be the man to beat in the Nationwide Series.

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White named interim coach at Unicoi

White named interim coach at Unicoi

September 16th, 2014 9:19 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Glenn White was named interim head football coach at Unicoi County High School on Monday after the sudden resignation of first-year coach Bob McElwee.

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Liquor-by-the-drink lawsuits still fermenting

Liquor-by-the-drink lawsuits still fermenting

September 16th, 2014 7:27 pm by Nathan Baker

While Jonesborough publicly negotiates a settlement with the Washington County School District over collected taxes on liquor-by-the-drink sales, it appears Johnson City is posturing for a longer scuffle in Chancery Court.

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CASA for Kids wins $1,500 fans' choice donation

CASA for Kids wins $1,500 fans' choice donation

September 16th, 2014 6:45 pm by Staff Report

Bellafina Chocolate lovers make a difference

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$3,500 grant to help spay and neuter efforts

$3,500 grant to help spay and neuter efforts

September 16th, 2014 5:55 pm by Staff Report

The funding will not only assist with spay and neuter surgeries, it will enable the humane society to take move more high-risk animals out of the local shelter.

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Adam Stafford achieves Eagle rank

Adam Stafford achieves Eagle rank

September 16th, 2014 5:20 pm by Staff Report

For his Eagle project, Stafford led his troop and community volunteers in a restoration of a picnic pavilion at Philadelphia Cumberland Presbyterian Church that included new railings, ceiling fans and and landscaping.

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Appeals court upholds Knoxville torture-slayings sentence

Appeals court upholds Knoxville torture-slayings sentence

September 16th, 2014 4:00 pm by Associated Press

A state appeals court has upheld the conviction and sentence of one of the men who participated in the kidnapping, torture and killing of a young Knoxville couple in 2007.

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Johnson City's Flowers of Hope Program Expands to Chattanooga

Johnson City's Flowers of Hope Program Expands to Chattanooga

September 16th, 2014 3:35 pm by From staff reports

Volunteers meet every Tuesday and Friday at the Salvation Army Center of Hope on Ashe Street to create and deliver an average of 700 bouquets to people in need of a little beauty and cheer each month.

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