Johnson City Press Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Friends, teammates mourn loss of Gavin Duncan

Friends, teammates mourn loss of Gavin Duncan

August 26th, 2014 10:41 pm by Max Hrenda

Members of the 2010 Science Hill High School boys' basketball team are in mourning after the loss of one of their former teammates and friends.

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News Local News Erwin Election 2014
Whether by drink or bottle, Unicoi to vote on liquor legality

Whether by drink or bottle, Unicoi to vote on liquor legality

August 26th, 2014 10:28 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Election Commission has made it official - voters residing within the town of Erwin will have the opportunity to decide if liquor by drink and the establishment of retail liquor stores will be permitted in the town's limits.

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Update: ETSU offers info in light of meningitis discovery

Update: ETSU offers info in light of meningitis discovery

August 26th, 2014 6:21 pm by Max Hrenda

East Tennessee State University has issued a public health warning after the discovery of two potential cases of bacterial meningitis.

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NE Tennessee man indicted for attempted murder after ex-girlfriend's shooting

NE Tennessee man indicted for attempted murder after ex-girlfriend's shooting

August 26th, 2014 4:12 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The woman was shot in the torso.

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Update: Sheriff, school system to investigate DBHS bomb scare

Update: Sheriff, school system to investigate DBHS bomb scare

August 26th, 2014 2:00 pm by Max Hrenda

Although a Washington County Schools official said a bomb threat at a high school was an apparent hoax, the administration and law enforcement will be looking into who made the threat.

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Erwin man stabbed to death in Colorado

Erwin man stabbed to death in Colorado

August 26th, 2014 12:11 pm by Brad Hicks

The victim was identified as Patrick Hampton, 31, of Erwin. According to police officials, Hampton was transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

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Ridgeview, University School named Reward Schools by state

Ridgeview, University School named Reward Schools by state

August 26th, 2014 11:52 am by Contributed - Washington County Schools

This honor places both schools in the top 5 percent of all schools in the state of Tennessee in their respective grade spans.

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Snakes found in Sullivan Co. elementary school

Snakes found in Sullivan Co. elementary school

August 26th, 2014 11:33 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Rat snakes can be mistaken for poisonous copperheads, although Principal Josh Davis and Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said the two snakes inside the building were definitely rat snakes, not copperheads.

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Tweetsie Trail sign installed at Alabama Street trailhead

Tweetsie Trail sign installed at Alabama Street trailhead

August 26th, 2014 11:25 am by Tony Casey

Snyder Signs and Johnson City public works crews helped oversee the installation of the Tweetsie Trail sign at the trailhead on Alabama Street Tuesday morning.

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Elizabethton principal battling ALS to speak at Milligan convocation

Elizabethton principal battling ALS to speak at Milligan convocation

August 26th, 2014 10:10 am by Contributed - Milligan College

Josh Wandell was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, in 2013.

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