Johnson City Press Friday, January 30, 2015
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Car strikes school bus in Johnson City

Car strikes school bus in Johnson City

January 22nd, 2015 9:00 am by Sam Watson

No students were aboard.

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Erwin's downtown off-limits to liquor stores in BMA discussions

Erwin's downtown off-limits to liquor stores in BMA discussions

January 22nd, 2015 7:31 am by Brad Hicks

An ordinance regulating liquor by the drink and retail package stores within the town of Erwin may soon be up for consideration but, before it gets to that point, town officials have some details left to hash out.

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Car crashes into porch on East Main Street - PHOTOS

January 21st, 2015 10:03 pm by Tony Casey

The car, a white Toyota Camry, was traveling east when it popped over the sidewalk, went up a two-foot embankment, through shrubbery and into the residence's porch.

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Downtown Johnson City's Betty Gay building looking to get makeover

Downtown Johnson City's Betty Gay building looking to get makeover

January 21st, 2015 9:12 pm by Nathan Baker

A building that once housed a women's clothing store in downtown Johnson City could soon undergo a much-needed makeover, both inside and out.

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Washington County public comment talk tabled to February meeting

Washington County public comment talk tabled to February meeting

January 21st, 2015 8:58 pm by Gary B. Gray

A Washington County commissioner's attempt to give residents more time at the lectern ended up being tabled this week, but Robbie Tester's resolution will be reviewed again in February.

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No, that's not the Boone Dam leak

No, that's not the Boone Dam leak

January 21st, 2015 8:51 pm by Brad Hicks

The warmer days of spring are just over the horizon, but what that will mean for boaters, skiers and fishermen who want to take to Boone Lake's waters is, well, up in the air.

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Regional homeless count to begin at noon on Thursday

Regional homeless count to begin at noon on Thursday

January 21st, 2015 8:45 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"Each agency and person who comes in contact with a homeless person can make a difference in this count," Jon White, outreach coordinator for Appalachian Regional Coalition on Homelessness

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TSA discovers handgun in passenger's carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

TSA discovers handgun in passenger's carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

January 21st, 2015 11:38 am by Staff Report

The pistol was the first firearm discovered at the security checkpoint by TSA officers at Tri-Cities this year. A total of four firearms were discovered at the checkpoint in 2014, up from one in 2013.

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Carter commissioners try hands at electronic voting

Carter commissioners try hands at electronic voting

January 21st, 2015 11:06 am by John Thompson

For the first time in its 200-year history, the Carter County Commission tried a new way of voting at Tuesday's monthly meeting. As part of a trial basis, the commission voted electronically instead of using the old-fashioned roll-call voting.

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Police charge man in two home burglaries

Police charge man in two home burglaries

January 21st, 2015 10:25 am by Staff Report

A witness gave police a detailed description of the suspect and the vehicle he was driving from one of the residences.

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