Johnson City Press Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Money pit: Sinkhole forces closure of Dollar General

Money pit: Sinkhole forces closure of Dollar General

September 8th, 2014 10:18 pm by Nathan Baker

A discount store on one of Johnson City's northern tendrils is closed indefinitely while a crew assesses a sinkhole discovered in its parking lot.

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Johnson City attorney among candidates still in running for Tennessee attorney general

Johnson City attorney among candidates still in running for Tennessee attorney general

September 8th, 2014 10:14 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

"This is an impressive group of applicants and an important decision" - Chief Justice Sharon Lee.

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Search resumes for mountain lion that attacked 6-year-old boy

Search resumes for mountain lion that attacked 6-year-old boy

September 8th, 2014 10:06 pm by TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press

Officials said the boy was released from the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center on Monday, a day after suffering bite wounds and scratches on his head and neck.

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Trial set for January in Johnson City slaying

Trial set for January in Johnson City slaying

September 8th, 2014 4:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish, 35; Joshua Gergish, 31; and Chavez Hunter, 22, all of Johnson City, are charged with first-degree murder in the April 3, 2013, shooting death of Timothy Peregoy Sr.

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Update: Police say Johnson City Jail escapees had help from man at motel

Update: Police say Johnson City Jail escapees had help from man at motel

September 8th, 2014 4:11 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City Police Major Garry Younger said the women ran into a man they didn't know when they walked to a motel on Mountcastle Drive and were able to convince him to give them a ride to Warren County.

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DA's office yanks back plea deal in vehicular homicide case

DA's office yanks back plea deal in vehicular homicide case

September 8th, 2014 4:01 pm by Becky Campbell

A Telford man charged with vehicular homicide by intoxication for the 2012 traffic crash death of his fiance expected to plead to a lesser charge Monday in Washington County Criminal Court.

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Cleared for takeoff: Region's aviation jobs initiative being used to entice aerospace employers to Tennessee

Cleared for takeoff: Region's aviation jobs initiative being used to entice aerospace employers to Tennessee

September 8th, 2014 3:53 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Back in late June, Northeast State Community College and Bell Helicopter's Piney Flats operation rolled out an education collaboration with the intent of helping Bell and other potential aviation employers attract and develop local talent.

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Update: Niswonger CEO says staff 'well-prepared' for viral strain

Update: Niswonger CEO says staff 'well-prepared' for viral strain

September 8th, 2014 3:31 pm by Max Hrenda

After hundreds of children across the nation fell victim to an uncommon virus, local health care officials passed on information about the ailment - including treatment plans - to the public.

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Mountain City man sentenced to 20 years for shootout, police chase

Mountain City man sentenced to 20 years for shootout, police chase

September 8th, 2014 3:03 pm by Staff Report

Richard Shane Mabe will be 55 years old after serving the 240-month sentence handed down by U.S. District Judge Ronnie Greer.

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Update: Fire at Kingsport welcome center construction site caused by welding, under control now

Update: Fire at Kingsport welcome center construction site caused by welding, under control now

September 8th, 2014 10:18 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

There were no injuries and the Kingsport Fire Department had the fire under control in less than an hour.

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