Johnson City Press Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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Haslam appoints new economic development commissioner

Haslam appoints new economic development commissioner

December 18th, 2014 11:41 am by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam has named former higher education adviser Randy Boyd to become his new commissioner of economic development.

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Kingsport man accused of shaking baby, causing severe brain damage

Kingsport man accused of shaking baby, causing severe brain damage

December 18th, 2014 11:02 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Police said the man is one of three potential men who may have fathered the child, depending on the outcome of paternity tests.

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Local organization hands out $15K to county classrooms

Local organization hands out $15K to county classrooms

December 18th, 2014 10:51 am by Staff Report

Eight grants worth a total $15,000 were awarded to classrooms in Washington County schools through a nonprofit created to help bridge the funding gap between available public dollars and education needs.

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Progress on the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter  - PHOTOS

Progress on the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter - PHOTOS

December 18th, 2014 10:33 am by Tony Casey

Shelter director Debbie Dobbs recently said she expects to be in the new location by the spring of 2015.

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Update: Johnson City man remains critical after Cherokee Road crash

Update: Johnson City man remains critical after Cherokee Road crash

December 18th, 2014 10:30 am by Staff Report

Clinton Lady was taken to Johnson City Medical Center after the crash near the intersection with Brook Hollow Road.

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Police: Johnson City women used boyfriend's vehicle to evade traffic stop

Police: Johnson City women used boyfriend's vehicle to evade traffic stop

December 18th, 2014 9:59 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City woman was charged with felony evading arrest, reckless driving, driving on a suspended license, stop sign violations and violation of a vehicle registration law after avoiding a traffic stop on Tuesday.

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Christmas comes early for Carter Countians

Christmas comes early for Carter Countians

December 18th, 2014 9:19 am by John Thompson

Christmas will be a merrier holiday for 523 Carter County families and 600 Carter County children after Wednesday's distribution of Johnson City Press Christmas Boxes and Salvation Army Angel Tree toys.

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Tony Casey

Adam Barnard: A champion among us

December 18th, 2014 9:13 am by Tony Casey

Daniel Boone's Adam Barnard is the real deal. He's so much the real deal that I wasn't even upset when he showed up to this weekend's Reindeer Run 5K to, without a doubt, block me from what I figured to be a confidence-building victory at a local 5K.

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Sue Guinn Legg

Good Samaritan still shopping as distribution begins

December 18th, 2014 9:08 am by Sue Guinn Legg

With time running short and more than 800 individual sponsorships and many shopping trips still to go, Good Samaritan Ministries' Christmas distribution of gifts for more than 1,200 area children and teens, 400 seniors and food for all of their families w

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Alexander successor Gardenhour says Elizabethton school director leaves 'big shoes to fill'

Alexander successor Gardenhour says Elizabethton school director leaves 'big shoes to fill'

December 17th, 2014 10:00 pm by John Thompson

The man selected by the Elizabethton City School Board to serve as interim director of schools when Ed Alexander retires on Jan. 5 has not always had a passion for education and meeting the academic needs of children.

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