Johnson City Press Saturday, October 25, 2014
Blanket statement: S.D. woman crafted quilt for local veteran

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Blanket statement: S.D. woman crafted quilt for local veteran

October 24th, 2014 9:44 pm by Nathan Baker

A South Dakota woman was the answer to a local mystery uncovered this week by a Greene County veteran.

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Model pilots: Johnson City Radio Controllers gear down at Bowser Ridge Landfill

Model pilots: Johnson City Radio Controllers gear down at Bowser Ridge Landfill

October 24th, 2014 10:00 pm by Gary B. Gray

Pilots have been flying premier model aircraft across the skies at the city-owned Bowser Ridge Landfill for 20 years, and Johnson City Radio Controllers will hold its ground at that location for at least another five years thanks to a lease extension appr

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Medical histories out front during senior center's Flashback Friday

Medical histories out front during senior center's Flashback Friday

October 24th, 2014 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

When Julia Martin's father, Dr. Bowman, used to go out on house calls, she and her sisters would go along, oftentimes playing doctor as their father did anything but play.

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Harvard professors offers guideposts for pursuit of happiness

Harvard professors offers guideposts for pursuit of happiness

October 24th, 2014 9:38 pm by Tony Casey

A Harvard professor told an ETSU crowd his research suggested that having children makes people less happy.

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Watauga Lake Winery

October 24th, 2014 8:00 pm by John Thompson

Watauga Lake Winery is working with Western North Carolina wineries to create a nationally designated wine producing region.

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Good Samaritan Ministries' Thanksgiving food relay underway

Good Samaritan Ministries' Thanksgiving food relay underway

October 24th, 2014 5:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

East Tennessee Christian Home & Academy's Joyfest concert featuring some the area's best gospel and bluegrass talent will be held for Nov. 1, at T.A. Dugger Junior High School in Elizabethton.

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Free lifesaving: Johnson City residents can obtain smoke detectors

Free lifesaving: Johnson City residents can obtain smoke detectors

October 24th, 2014 11:08 am by Becky Campbell

The American Red Cross and Johnson City Fire Department will team up to help provide free smoke detectors to city residents without the first-line defense in a house fire, according to Assistant Fire Chief Jerome Palmer.

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Fracas at the fair brings roller derby to Gray

Fracas at the fair brings roller derby to Gray

October 24th, 2014 10:42 am by Staff Report

Johnson City's own Little City Roller Girls will face off against the beautiful but deadly Rome Rollergirls in the main bout of a three-event throwdown Saturday at the Appalachian Fairgrounds.

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Federal trial date set for suit against Unicoi Co. deputy

Federal trial date set for suit against Unicoi Co. deputy

October 24th, 2014 10:35 am by Brad Hicks

A jury trial date has been set in U.S. District Court in Greeneville in the case of an Erwin woman who alleged she was assaulted by a Unicoi County Sheriff's Department deputy during a February incident at her home.

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Update: Feds say 5 helped make meth over 4 years

Update: Feds say 5 helped make meth over 4 years premium content

October 24th, 2014 10:04 am by Max Hrenda

An investigation that spanned more than four years' time resulted in the arrest of five Northeast Tennessee residents on federal methamphetamine-related charges.

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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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