Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Labor Day enjoyed inside, outside on land, water

Featured Story

News Local News

Labor Day enjoyed inside, outside on land, water

September 1st, 2014 10:16 pm by Max Hrenda

In the spirit of Labor Day, many in Johnson City took advantage of the holiday to venture out of their homes to enjoy the day with friends, family or on their own.

Comments
News Local News Education hot
Danger zone: 134 school zone speeding tickets issued since start of school

Danger zone: 134 school zone speeding tickets issued since start of school

September 1st, 2014 10:21 pm by Becky Campbell

In the month since school started back in Johnson City, police have written 134 tickets for speeding during the critical morning and afternoon hours when school is about to begin or has just ended.

Comments
News Local News hot
Local vets sound off on Mountain Home VA care

Local vets sound off on Mountain Home VA care

August 31st, 2014 9:28 pm by Tony Casey

Veterans discussed wait times and quality-of-care.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
Greek to Johnson City: Bristol-based Mediterranean restaurant to open mid-Sept.

Greek to Johnson City: Bristol-based Mediterranean restaurant to open mid-Sept.

September 1st, 2014 10:05 pm by Nathan Baker

An established Bristol eatery is advancing south and bringing a taste of the Mediterranean to Johnson City.

Comments
News Local News
Labor of love: Home improvements can make for busy holiday weekend

Labor of love: Home improvements can make for busy holiday weekend

August 31st, 2014 9:46 pm by Max Hrenda

While some people see Labor Day weekend as an opportunity for recreation, others keep their activities in line with the holiday's namesake.

Comments
Crime Local News
Police: Man attacked his father with hammer

Police: Man attacked his father with hammer

August 31st, 2014 6:17 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested after he used a hammer during an assault on his father.

Comments
News Local News Education ETSU
Bringing sex-ed back: ETSU Sex Week hopes to inform, prepare students

Bringing sex-ed back: ETSU Sex Week hopes to inform, prepare students

August 30th, 2014 10:37 pm by Tony Casey

Because of the prominence of sexual assault and sexually transmitted disease among college-age people, Sex Week discussions couldn't come at a better time, organizers say.

Comments
News Local News Elizabethton
Into the sunset: Former Carter sheriff reflects on career, looks to future

Into the sunset: Former Carter sheriff reflects on career, looks to future

August 30th, 2014 10:15 pm by John Thompson

The past week has been a time of major transition for outgoing Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes. Last Wednesday, Mathes turned 44 years old.

Comments
News Community Local News
Round 2: Press seeks public input on Community Advisory Board

Round 2: Press seeks public input on Community Advisory Board

August 30th, 2014 10:01 pm by Becky Campbell

Almost one year ago, the Johnson City Press launched a new plan to involve readers in the process of ensuring the newspaper maintains its place in their lives, even as the industry, and how news is presented, changes.

Comments
News Videos Local News Outdoors Jonesborough
Big wheels: Cruise-in, poker run turnout surprises organizers

Big wheels: Cruise-in, poker run turnout surprises organizers - VIDEO

August 30th, 2014 9:52 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the organizers of Jonesborough's first automotive-themed affair said they had modest hopes with regard to participation, the actual turnout may have left those expectations in the dust.

Comments
News Local News Outdoors
A-maze-ing: Area corn mazes primed to begin season

A-maze-ing: Area corn mazes primed to begin season

August 30th, 2014 9:46 pm by David Floyd

Summer is finally coming to a close. Schools are opening, the weather is changing and leaves will soon be drained of their chlorophyll. However, that doesn't mean the fun has to stop. Corn mazes are opening, and Northeast Tennessee has a plentiful assortm

Comments