Johnson City Press Friday, January 30, 2015
ETSU football team to play Vols in 2018 at Neyland Stadium

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ETSU football team to play Vols in 2018 at Neyland Stadium

January 30th, 2015 8:06 am by Joe Avento

An official announcement about the game is expected to come out within the next few days.

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ETSU student reports sexual assault on campus

ETSU student reports sexual assault on campus

January 30th, 2015 7:32 pm by Staff Report

A female student reported she was sexually assaulted Wednesday night on East Tennessee State University's campus, according to a safety notice sent out by the school.

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Update: Authorities say Carter County bomb threat was hoax

Update: Authorities say Carter County bomb threat was hoax

January 30th, 2015 5:10 pm by John Thompson

An unusual silence blanketed downtown Elizabethton Friday afternoon.

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Johnson City woman found guilty of vehicular homicide in Piney Flats crash

Johnson City woman found guilty of vehicular homicide in Piney Flats crash

January 30th, 2015 4:38 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Johnson City woman has been convicted of vehicular homicide by intoxication, stemming from a Piney Flats crash where she slammed into the side of another motorist just a block from his home.

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DA to seek death penalty for teen accused of Roan Mountain murder

DA to seek death penalty for teen accused of Roan Mountain murder

January 29th, 2015 9:56 pm by John Thompson

District Attorney General Tony Clark filed notice this week in Carter County Criminal Court that the state will seek the death penalty against one of the two teens charged with first-degree murder in the death of Danny Ray Vance.

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Purported Project X competitor decries 'unfair advantage' offered by county

Purported Project X competitor decries 'unfair advantage' offered by county

January 29th, 2015 9:48 pm by Nathan Baker

An owner of a Johnson City-based manufacturer competing with the company believed to be the recipient of a $1 million incentive package approved by the Washington County Commission this week said he feels the use of public funds is improper.

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UT-Chattanooga announces dean's list members from Washington Co.

UT-Chattanooga announces dean's list members from Washington Co.

January 30th, 2015 3:47 pm by Contributed to the Press

Students who make a 3.2 or higher semester grade point average are awarded the honor.

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Murder trial jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez mentioned, says judge

Murder trial jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez mentioned, says judge

January 30th, 2015 2:22 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

Hernandez caught quarterback Tom Brady's last Super Bowl touchdown pass in the Patriots' 2012 loss to the New York Giants.

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Miranda Lambert leads Academy of Country Music Awards with 8 nominations

Miranda Lambert leads Academy of Country Music Awards with 8 nominations

January 30th, 2015 2:10 pm by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

She has a nomination for entertainer of the year, pitting her against top-billing male stars Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line.

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A gruff billy goat's baaaad day: Deputy's bean-bag shotgun stops charging animal

A gruff billy goat's baaaad day: Deputy's bean-bag shotgun stops charging animal

January 30th, 2015 1:41 pm by John Thompson

A trespassing billy goat was the loser in an encounter with a Carter County deputy sheriff on Wednesday.

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Woman charged with hitting boy, grandmother with car waives hearing

Woman charged with hitting boy, grandmother with car waives hearing

January 30th, 2015 1:37 pm by Brad Hicks

The Tennessee Highway Patrol previously reported the collision that injured then-6-year-old Austin Smith and his grandmother, Katherine Bryant, occurred at around 6:30 a.m. March 6 at a bus stop in the 5200 block of Unicoi Drive.

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