Johnson City Press Monday, November 24, 2014
Inmates, others charged with trying to sneak drugs into Unicoi Co. jail

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Inmates, others charged with trying to sneak drugs into Unicoi Co. jail

November 24th, 2014 3:45 pm by Brad Hicks

Deputies initiated an investigation after monitoring a phone call between an inmate and an alleged co-conspirator.

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N.C. women arrested on prostitution charges in Elizabethton

N.C. women arrested on prostitution charges in Elizabethton

November 24th, 2014 4:54 pm by Staff Report

Two North Carolina women were arrested, police said, on charges they worked together to commit acts of prostitution.

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Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

November 24th, 2014 2:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

No injuries were reported in an early Sunday morning shooting at a Bluff City youth home, where at least one round fired from outside entered the building.

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Charges pending in Sullivan County crash that seriously injured passenger

Charges pending in Sullivan County crash that seriously injured passenger

November 24th, 2014 12:21 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A weekend crash on South Holston Dam Road has injured four people, one of whom suffered life-threatening injuries.

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No lane closures scheduled on Tennessee highways during the Thanksgiving holiday

No lane closures scheduled on Tennessee highways during the Thanksgiving holiday

November 24th, 2014 11:38 am by Conributed

All construction related lane closures will be stopped beginning at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 26 through 6:00 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1.

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Johnson City Christmas Parade, ETSU Winter Celebration set for Dec. 6

Johnson City Christmas Parade, ETSU Winter Celebration set for Dec. 6

November 24th, 2014 11:21 am by Contributed to the Press

The parade will wind through downtown Johnson City to the ETSU campus, bringing friends and family home and the community together to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season.

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Erwin taking shots at regulation for liquor-by-the-drink

Erwin taking shots at regulation for liquor-by-the-drink

November 23rd, 2014 9:13 pm by Brad Hicks

Now that the referendums have passed, Erwin officials have begun researching ordinances and regulations that must be implemented to allow businesses to sell liquor by the drink and to allow for the establishment of retail package stores within the town.

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Police: Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

Police: Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

November 23rd, 2014 2:03 pm by RAIN SMITH, NET NEWS SERVICE

Road rage on Interstate 26 in Kingsport escalated to attempted murder, according to police, as a man wielded a machete to attack the occupant of another vehicle at an exit ramp.

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Tenn. Dept. of Human Services proposes cutting 300 jobs

Tenn. Dept. of Human Services proposes cutting 300 jobs

November 24th, 2014 4:59 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

The Tennessee department that oversees social service programs like food stamps is proposing cutting more than 300 jobs by the start of the 2016 budget year. That's a drop of about 900 positions since the 2014 budget year.

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Columns Heritage Yesteryear
Who was George?

Who was George?

November 24th, 2014 4:31 pm by Bob Cox

"Sometimes George would bring in a radio that needed fixing and then show us how to take it apart and find what was wrong with it" - Yesteryear reader Dick Church.

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Fantastic foursome visited city in 1918

Fantastic foursome visited city in 1918

November 24th, 2014 4:21 pm by Bob Cox

A crowd estimated at 500 to 1,000 people turned out that Monday afternoon to greet their guests.

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