Johnson City Press Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Tony Casey

Five Tri-Cities half marathons in eight months is Beastly

March 19th, 2015 10:46 am by Tony Casey

The half marathon is the most popular road racing distance in the United States, and it's no surprise that within the Tri-Cities area there is a series that challenges participants to complete five 13.1-mile races in just eight months.

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TCAT Elizabethton offering sign-up days for Tennessee Reconnect grants

TCAT Elizabethton offering sign-up days for Tennessee Reconnect grants

March 19th, 2015 10:26 am by Contributed to the Press

The state has a new initiative to help adults who complete a postsecondary degree or credential.

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Sue Guinn Legg

Good Neighbor: Fundraising underway for local child's special needs

March 19th, 2015 10:11 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Friends of R.J. Morelock, a 21-month old Washington County child with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a genetic neuro-muscular disease that renders him immobile and requires him to use a respirator, have been busy raising funds for a special computer controlled

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Felon had stolen gun, crack, coke and marijuana in downtown Johnson City traffic stop, police say

Felon had stolen gun, crack, coke and marijuana in downtown Johnson City traffic stop, police say

March 19th, 2015 10:08 am by Staff Report

Ernest Weaver was a passenger in a vehicle police stopped in the area of Buffalo and West Main streets.

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EPA official: No backing away from tightening regs on coal

EPA official: No backing away from tightening regs on coal

March 19th, 2015 9:52 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

President Obama's directive has been challenged in federal court by industry and state attorneys general.

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West Johnson City crash results in 'gravel' discovery, 2 arrests

West Johnson City crash results in 'gravel' discovery, 2 arrests

March 19th, 2015 9:40 am by Staff Report

Alerted by a 911 caller that one of the drivers was trying to flee the scene of the crash, police responded to the crash at Leisure Lane and West Market Street about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Willis conviction, sentence upheld, but Criminal Court of Appeals said statement should have been suppressed

Willis conviction, sentence upheld, but Criminal Court of Appeals said statement should have been suppressed

March 18th, 2015 9:26 pm by Becky Campbell

In a ruling released last week, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the conviction and death sentences for Howard Hawk Willis in the grisly murders of a teenage Georgia newlywed couple in 2002 after they traveled to Johnson City with him.

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ETSU kicks off fundraising campaign for football stadium - PHOTOS

ETSU kicks off fundraising campaign for football stadium - PHOTOS

March 18th, 2015 9:23 pm by Nathan Baker

The blue and gold Buccaneers need a little green.

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Commissioners to consider ETSU/Tipton Stadium lease agreement

Commissioners to consider ETSU/Tipton Stadium lease agreement

March 18th, 2015 9:19 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners will consider a $26,600 lease agreement with East Tennessee State University tonight for its use of Kermit Tipton Stadium for the 2015 football season.

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Town of Erwin ramps up skate park plans

Town of Erwin ramps up skate park plans

March 18th, 2015 9:15 pm by Brad Hicks

Erwin's base of skateboarding enthusiasts will soon have a place to call their own.

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