Johnson City Press Friday, May 22, 2015
Grades upend two ETSU Student Government officers; VP assumes presidency

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Grades upend two ETSU Student Government officers; VP assumes presidency

May 21st, 2015 5:06 pm by Dylan Chesser

Zach Tuggle and Morgan Southers, who were elected to the positions of president and secretary/treasurer, respectively, resigned from the ETSU SGA when their grades fell below the required GPA for students who serve on the executive branch.

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Johnson City man, 64, arrested on child sex charges

Johnson City man, 64, arrested on child sex charges

May 21st, 2015 5:44 pm by Staff Report

Hugh Campbell was charged with three counts of sexual battery and aggravated sexual battery.

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Science Hill gunning for first state soccer title

Science Hill gunning for first state soccer title

May 21st, 2015 9:36 pm by Douglas Fritz

In the Class AAA state soccer championship, Science Hill will battle Germantown Houston today at 5 p.m. (EDT) on the stadium field at the Richard Siegel Soccer Complex.

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Elizabethton's Vines cruises to state tennis title match

Elizabethton's Vines cruises to state tennis title match

May 21st, 2015 9:33 pm by Douglas Fritz

Vines defeated Murfreesboro Central's Jordan Berrios in straight sets (6-0, 6-0) in the quarterfinals before doing the same to Trinity Christian's Lindy Tatum (6-1, 6-0) in the semifinals.

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Science Hill's Morton to play for state tennis title.

Science Hill's Morton to play for state tennis title.

May 21st, 2015 9:23 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Andrew Morton romped to a 6-1, 6-0 quarterfinal win over Cole Crosland of White County. Later, he defeated Kato Richardson of Hendersonville 6-4, 6-2 in the semifinals to earn the championship berth.

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Community Photos

Photo Gallery: Play matters

May 21st, 2015 6:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Scenes form Wednesday's KaBOOM! playground raising at Rise Up!

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Community Good Neighbor

Summer Food Program underway for children at risk of hunger

May 21st, 2015 5:50 pm by Staff Report

The first of Good Samaritan Ministries' three, monthly Summer Food distributions will be conducted at its headquarters at 100 N. Roan St. on Friday May 29.

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Crime Off the Wall News
Naked man allegedly attacks NE Tennessee sheriff's deputy on bridge

Naked man allegedly attacks NE Tennessee sheriff's deputy on bridge

May 21st, 2015 4:34 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

He wanted a handshake in his birthday suit. The deputy refused.

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Passenger caught trying to break into vehicle after driver's DUI arrest, Johnson City police say

Passenger caught trying to break into vehicle after driver's DUI arrest, Johnson City police say

May 21st, 2015 4:18 pm by Staff Report

An Elizabethton woman was arrested in Johnson City last week on accusations that she tried to break into a car after its driver had been arrested for DUI while she was a passenger.

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Wanted man picks up motor vehicle theft charges in Johnson City

Wanted man picks up motor vehicle theft charges in Johnson City

May 21st, 2015 3:59 pm by David Floyd

As police arrested a Johnson City man on earlier warrants last week, they discovered evidence that he had stolen a Jeep and a personal watercraft from a local car dealer, police said in a news release.

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Body armor saves Knoxville policeman from bullet in motel shooting

Body armor saves Knoxville policeman from bullet in motel shooting

May 21st, 2015 3:37 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

A Knoxville police officer shot Wednesday night while trying to arrest a Florida career criminal at an East Knoxville motel has been released from a hospital.

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