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Kids Fun Run

September 22nd, 2013 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

Kids Run for Fun Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press The Kids Fun Run and Family Fun Day kicked off early Saturday morning.

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Blowing away a possum, a family food fight, stolen Skoal and more!

Blowing away a possum, a family food fight, stolen Skoal and more!

September 21st, 2013 9:07 pm by Staff Report

A collection of recent police activity in the area.

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Inspection finds locally maintained bridges to be structurally deficient

Inspection finds locally maintained bridges to be structurally deficient

September 21st, 2013 8:44 pm by Gary B. Gray

Nothing lasts forever. The latest inspection of 289 bridges revealed that 16 locally maintained bridges and three state-maintained bridges in Washington County are “structurally deficient,” according to the Tennessee Inventory and Appraisal Report, an acc

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High school teacher inspires local public defender to publish article

High school teacher inspires local public defender to publish article

September 21st, 2013 8:38 pm by John Thompson

The latest edition of “For the Defense,” the journal of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, includes the first professional article ever published by Melanie Sellers, an assistant public defender for the First Judicial District.

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Children run for fun, fitness at event held at ETSU

Children run for fun, fitness at event held at ETSU

September 21st, 2013 6:27 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Parts of East Tennessee State University’s campus, especially the areas near University School, were infiltrated with young runners Saturday as they grouped to run the 2013 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Kids Run and Walk ’n’ Roll.

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Paleontologists build ties between fossil site, China

Paleontologists build ties between fossil site, China

September 21st, 2013 6:14 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While you wouldn’t normally associate East Tennessee with China, some East Tennessee State University paleontologists quickly made the important connection between related species of the two areas.

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SNAP cuts make food agencies' jobs to feed the hungry more difficult

SNAP cuts make food agencies' jobs to feed the hungry more difficult

September 20th, 2013 9:33 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

By chance, Thursday’s U.S. House of Representatives vote to cut $39 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program program, also known as food stamps, coincided with the Feeding America food bank network’s SNAP Challenge, a request for everyon

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Ex-Carter law officer leaving military post

Ex-Carter law officer leaving military post

September 20th, 2013 9:09 pm by John Thompson

After two years in command of the Department of Defense task force responsible for conducting criminal investigations on a global basis, Lt. Col. James Parrish will be returning home to Carter County to resume his law enforcement career.

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Drug charge against ex-ETSU basketball player dismissed

Drug charge against ex-ETSU basketball player dismissed

September 20th, 2013 9:08 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County Criminal Court judge said it was unconstitutional for a college postal employee to open a student’s package, which led to that student’s being charged with possession of marijuana for resale.

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Police share crime-stopping tips amid recent car break-ins

Police share crime-stopping tips amid recent car break-ins

September 20th, 2013 8:56 pm by Tony Casey

A string of auto break-ins in recent weeks has the Johnson City Police Department urging citizens to take all precautions in securing their vehicles, and police have released a list of tips to prevent auto break-ins.

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