Johnson City Press Friday, October 24, 2014
Watauga man dies of gunshot wound after being found near quarry

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Watauga man dies of gunshot wound after being found near quarry

October 23rd, 2014 9:10 pm by John Thompson

A man died Thursday afternoon, only a few hours after he suffered an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and despite efforts of Watauga Police Chief Jim Whaley to save the man's life.

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Winged Deer master plan: Proposals overflow lakefront at Johnson City park

Winged Deer master plan: Proposals overflow lakefront at Johnson City park

October 24th, 2014 9:27 am by Gary B. Gray

There is no lack of enthusiasm for ideas being considered for Winged Deer Park's master plan, but the excitement was tempered Thursday with concerns that too many amenities are being planned for the park's lakefront.

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Barnard, Garst lead 'Blazers to third straight XC title

Barnard, Garst lead 'Blazers to third straight XC title

October 23rd, 2014 10:22 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Adam Barnard won in a course record 15:37 and teammate James Garst gave Daniel Boone a 1-2 finish, leading the Trailblazers to their third straight region cross country title.

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Wolfe, Fitzgerald debate dollars, cents at Jonesborough mayor forum

Wolfe, Fitzgerald debate dollars, cents at Jonesborough mayor forum

October 23rd, 2014 10:21 pm by Max Hrenda

Though the topic of money can sometimes surface during election season, spectators in Jonesborough watched as a debate over finances turned into a renewal of a political rivalry.

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Shell wins 1-A/AA XC crown, leads Cyclones to state berth

Shell wins 1-A/AA XC crown, leads Cyclones to state berth

October 23rd, 2014 10:15 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Maci Shell beat the field by 24 seconds to win the Region 1-A/AA girls cross country race and help Elizabethton earn a berth for the state tournament.

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Devils slam door on Cyclones in Region soccer

Devils slam door on Cyclones in Region soccer

October 23rd, 2014 10:07 pm by Douglas Fritz

Greeneville defeated Elizabethton 7-1 in Thursday night's Region 1-A/AA girls soccer championship. The Cyclones will travel to Knox Catholic for Saturday's sectional match.

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D-B alums shine for Bucs in scrimmage in Kingsport

D-B alums shine for Bucs in scrimmage in Kingsport

October 23rd, 2014 9:39 pm by Joe Avento

Homecoming is still more than a week away, but that didn't stop a few East Tennessee State football players from returning to their roots.

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Pioneers face big challenge at Tennessee High

Pioneers face big challenge at Tennessee High

October 23rd, 2014 9:38 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's not just another game for David Crockett. The Pioneers (2-2, 5-3) travel to the Stone Castle to take on Tennessee High (2-2, 5-3). Kickoff is set for 7:30.

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Favored Cyclones looking for opportunity to get better

Favored Cyclones looking for opportunity to get better

October 23rd, 2014 9:38 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton remains in the heavy favorite role in its matchup with Unicoi County, and head coach Shawn Witten said he wants his team to use it wisely.

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Hilltoppers expect to get Boone's best

Hilltoppers expect to get Boone's best

October 23rd, 2014 9:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

Stacy Carter said he expects nothing less than Daniel Boone's best shot despite the rugged schedule the Trailblazers have recently faced.

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New York officials: Doctor has Ebola, 1st in city

New York officials: Doctor has Ebola, 1st in city

October 23rd, 2014 9:19 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE, COLLEEN LONG, ASSOCIATED PRESS

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said Thursday.

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