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Hope and all the fixings served at Haven of Mercy

November 27th, 2014 6:09 pm by Tony Casey

Thomas Squires, the organizer of the Haven of Mercy Thanksgiving Day meal, stood at the door to greet and say farewell to those who stopped by the Johnson City shelter for a plate of food Thursday. When he noticed tears in the eyes of one of the patrons,

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Thousands brave weather to run in TurkeyTrot

Thousands brave weather to run in TurkeyTrot

November 27th, 2014 11:24 am by Joe Avento

David Crockett High School was well represented in the winner's circle.

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Photo gallery: Turkey Trot

November 27th, 2014 11:21 am by Joe Avento

Almost 4,000 participants braved the weather.

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Football, Yankee Stadium, Jordan favorites in Readers' Replies

Football, Yankee Stadium, Jordan favorites in Readers' Replies

November 27th, 2014 8:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Several weeks ago I asked the readers of the Johnson City Press to share their opinions with three specific sports questions. There were clear winners in each category with each of the three major sports represented.

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Tennessee pulls away late to beat Santa Clara

Tennessee pulls away late to beat Santa Clara

November 27th, 2014 8:27 pm by AP

Tennessee got 18 points apiece from Josh Richardson and Armani Moore, and took control with impressive defensive play to start the second half en route to a 64-57 win over Santa Clara Thursday in the opening round of the Orlando Classic.

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Vols get boost from players in Vandy's backyard

Vols get boost from players in Vandy's backyard

November 27th, 2014 8:26 pm by AP

Tennessee has five part-time or full-time starters who went to high school within about an hour's drive of Vanderbilt Stadium, including two of the SEC's most promising freshmen in defensive end Derek Barnett and running back Jalen Hurd.

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Chattanooga stuns No. 4 Lady Vols

Chattanooga stuns No. 4 Lady Vols

November 27th, 2014 8:24 pm by AP

Freshman guard Keiana Gilbert scored a career-high 27 points and made a critical block in the last minute Wednesday night as Chattanooga stunned No. 4 Tennessee 67-63 despite squandering a 17-point lead.

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Lady Bucs come up short at Indiana

Lady Bucs come up short at Indiana

November 27th, 2014 8:23 pm by Staff Report

For the fourth time this season, East Tennessee State's women's basketball team had four players reach double figures but it wasn't enough to overcome Indiana in a 97-69 loss to the Hoosiers on Wednesday at Assembly Hall.

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WCSO reports two cases of tires being slashed in Gray

WCSO reports two cases of tires being slashed in Gray

November 27th, 2014 6:01 pm by Staff Reports

Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said vandals slashed more than 200 tires at a used car lot in Gray and a nearby apartment complex early Thanksgiving morning.WCSO reports two cases of tires being slashed in Gray

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Man accused of stealing merchandise from Walmart

Man accused of stealing merchandise from Walmart

November 27th, 2014 5:28 pm by Staff Reports

Police say a Piney Flats man is being charged with felony shoplifting following a recent trip to Walmart.

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Regional hip hop concerts falling on def ears

November 27th, 2014 1:15 pm by Tony Casey

People in this part of the country will be much more familiar with what's been called "The Big Bang of Country Music" that occurred in the late 1920s in Bristol, Va. than what happened in the Bronx, New York City in the late 1970s, which would have been c

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