Johnson City Press Friday, November 21, 2014
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Tony Casey

Holston Mountain fire tower: A view to a kill

November 13th, 2014 1:04 pm by Tony Casey

The first time I reached the top of Buffalo and Bays Mountain's respective towers, I was as uneasy as I was floored by the 360-degree views that awaited me. Holston Mountain, the third and final of the more local towers, did not offer the same opportunity

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Bristol man charged with sexually assaulting dog

Bristol man charged with sexually assaulting dog

November 13th, 2014 11:01 am by Staff Report

After an investigation into reports of sexual assault of a dog, the Washington County (Virginia) Sheriff's Office charged a Bristol, Tennessee, man with crimes against nature.

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Elizabethton Fire Department joins with church to give away more smoke alarms

Elizabethton Fire Department joins with church to give away more smoke alarms

November 13th, 2014 10:25 am by Staff Report

Elizabethton's free smoke alarms come from the Get Alarmed Program of the Tennessee Fire Marshal's Office.

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State's Common Core course change leads to uncertainty

State's Common Core course change leads to uncertainty

November 12th, 2014 9:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Not knowing how a recent swing in public and political opinion might affect the set of educational benchmarks which schools in the state have been implementing for more than four years members of the Johnson City Board of Education last week left the ta

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Same security measures to be taken during second Science Hill-Dobyns-Bennett rivalry game

Same security measures to be taken during second Science Hill-Dobyns-Bennett rivalry game

November 12th, 2014 9:20 pm by Becky Campbell

New security measures used at the Halloween high school football match-up between Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett worked well, and school administrators will use the same plan Friday when the two rivals face off again.

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Elizabethton to seek grant for Tweetsie Trail warning lights

Elizabethton to seek grant for Tweetsie Trail warning lights

November 12th, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

While no federal or state money was used to build the popular Tweetsie Trail bike path between Johnson City and Elizabethton, safety concerns at intersections with busy streets are leading to a request for $281,300 in improved warnings at five intersectio

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Piney Flats MD to share ER story on Discovery Fit & Health channel Friday

Piney Flats MD to share ER story on Discovery Fit & Health channel Friday

November 12th, 2014 9:07 pm by Tony Casey

It turns out Dr. Sarah Carrier wasn't the only one who thought the things she sees in the emergency room at Franklin Woods Community Hospital and other area hospitals are fit for the big screen.

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Carter Co. mother sentenced to 27 years for using young daughters in porn

Carter Co. mother sentenced to 27 years for using young daughters in porn

November 12th, 2014 2:40 pm by Max Hrenda

Although a Hampton woman was sentenced in federal court on charges she used her three daughters in the production of child pornography, she may face additional charges in Carter County, where she was arrested.

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SOF traffic calming project

November 12th, 2014 2:37 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City motorists and pedestrians are having to use caution while improvements downtown on a stretch of West State of Franklin Road.

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Veteran tells of past sacrifices, future service

Veteran tells of past sacrifices, future service

November 12th, 2014 2:12 pm by Tony Casey

It is usual for Carter County to hold two Veterans Day observances, but it is not every year that the same veteran happens to be the keynote speaker at both events.

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