Johnson City Press Monday, April 20, 2015
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Confident Bucs ready for Southern Conference tournament

Confident Bucs ready for Southern Conference tournament

March 6th, 2015 10:43 pm by Joe Avento

The Bucs take on Western Carolina in Saturday's 2:30 p.m. quarterfinal at U.S. Cellular Arena. The tournament runs through Monday. The champion earns the SoCon's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.

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Gordon wins Vegas pole for first time in last race at track

Gordon wins Vegas pole for first time in last race at track

March 6th, 2015 10:42 pm by AP

Jeff Gordon, preparing for his final start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, won the pole for Sunday's race - his first career pole at the track.

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Bucs sqander chances in 7-6 loss to West Virginia

Bucs sqander chances in 7-6 loss to West Virginia

March 6th, 2015 10:41 pm by Gene Renfro, Press Correspondent

A 10th-inning home run from Kyle Davis propelled West Virginia to a 7-6 decision over East Tennessee State in Friday's series opener at Thomas Stadium despite numerous chances for the Bucs.

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Richardson set for final home game at Tennessee

Richardson set for final home game at Tennessee

March 6th, 2015 10:39 pm by AP

Josh Richardson didn't know what to expect when he first arrived at Tennessee. Now the senior guard is winding up his college career as one of the SEC's most indispensable players.

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Annex steps: Johnson City approves recommendations for shift in state annexation law

Annex steps: Johnson City approves recommendations for shift in state annexation law

March 6th, 2015 9:37 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners on Thursday approved 11 recommendations they hope state legislators will use to amend Public Chapter 707, annexation legislation passed last year that left both the city and Washington County officials calling for changes.

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Commissioners want action on adequate downtown parking

Commissioners want action on adequate downtown parking

March 6th, 2015 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City officials are moving aggressively to address the need for increased downtown parking, beginning with striping streets, enforcing two-hour parking, additional signage and the possible implementation of parking meters.

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And many more: Broadmore resident Harry Feigin celebrates 102nd birthday

And many more: Broadmore resident Harry Feigin celebrates 102nd birthday

March 6th, 2015 9:30 pm by Jessica Fuller

Dozens of residents crowded in Broadmore Senior Living's activity room Friday afternoon as Harry Feigin blew out the candles on his 102nd birthday cake.

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Downtown Johnson City restaurant owners supportive of parking proposals

Downtown Johnson City restaurant owners supportive of parking proposals

March 6th, 2015 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

Downtown restauranteurs are widely supportive of the city's recent talks to aggressively pursue turnover, saying the stepped-up discussions of strict enforcement and new parking time limits, though potentially aggravating to those ticketed, are positive s

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Crime Off the Wall News
Police say brazen thief wheeled jewelry case out of Kmart

Police say brazen thief wheeled jewelry case out of Kmart

March 6th, 2015 5:22 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

It contained $9,000 worth of earrings.

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Carter County jailer, inmates, residents charged in contraband ring

Carter County jailer, inmates, residents charged in contraband ring

March 6th, 2015 5:04 pm by Staff Report

A Carter County jailer, five inmates and four area residents have all been arrested in connection with an alleged contraband ring.

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