Johnson City Press Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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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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Second Annual Festival of Tables Benefits Salvation Army

Second Annual Festival of Tables Benefits Salvation Army

September 16th, 2014 3:10 pm by Contributed By Pam Blair

To help raise funds for local Salvation Army services, area businesses, civic organizations and individuals designed themed tables with towering centerpieces representing their professions and passions.

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Grand jury to decide whether NASCAR star Tony Stewart will face charges in driver's death

Grand jury to decide whether NASCAR star Tony Stewart will face charges in driver's death

September 16th, 2014 2:54 pm by Associated Press

Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. at a sprint car event in upstate New York on Aug. 9.

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Tennessee recidivism among key topics during criminal justice hearings

Tennessee recidivism among key topics during criminal justice hearings

September 16th, 2014 2:45 pm by Associated Press

Many of the presenters during the hearings said the state's sentencing structure, which has been in place for more than 20 years, needs to be reviewed.

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Top general says U.S. ground troops possible in Iraq

Top general says U.S. ground troops possible in Iraq

September 16th, 2014 2:35 pm by DAVID ESPO and DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Tuesday's remarks by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff drew a prompt, polite rebuttal from the White House. Obama "will not deploy ground troops in a combat role into Iraq or Syria," said spokesman Josh Earnest.

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Georgia man gets 20 years for gun battle at school

Georgia man gets 20 years for gun battle at school

September 16th, 2014 2:28 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

Michael Brandon Hill, 21, entered the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy near Decatur on Aug. 20, 2013, armed with a rifle patterned after an AK-47 and nearly 500 bullets, according to police.

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