Johnson City Press Friday, September 19, 2014
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Police say woman arrested after assaulting neighbor with tack hammer

Police say woman arrested after assaulting neighbor with tack hammer

September 14th, 2014 6:46 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city woman was arrested after she broke into her neighbor's apartment to assault him or her on two separate occasions.

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JCPD women's prison unique in Tennessee

JCPD women's prison unique in Tennessee

September 13th, 2014 11:11 pm by Becky Campbell

In terms of being incarcerated, the Johnson City Police Department's mini-prison for state inmates might be considered a cakewalk compared to other facilities across Tennessee.

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Artist, students re-write tragic tale of hanged elephant

Artist, students re-write tragic tale of hanged elephant - VIDEO

September 13th, 2014 11:04 pm by Max Hrenda

With the help of a nationally recognized artist, East Tennessee State University students shined a light on one of the region's more abhorred stories - and maybe even chased away some bad mojo in the process.

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Hundreds turn out to witness 'Quake on the Lake'

Hundreds turn out to witness 'Quake on the Lake'

September 13th, 2014 10:58 pm by Max Hrenda

Although this weekend marks the first time Johnson City has hosted a national speedboat tour, organizers likened the turnout to that of an established event.

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Fathers, sons build relationships at Doe River Gorge - VIDEO

Fathers, sons build relationships at Doe River Gorge - VIDEO - VIDEO

September 13th, 2014 10:49 pm by Tony Casey

Robert Amaya is an actor who is well known for his roles in "October Baby," "Moms' Night Out" and the upcoming "Altar Egos," which will have Amaya as the leading man.

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ETSU geoscientists look to Founders Park for water lessons

ETSU geoscientists look to Founders Park for water lessons

September 13th, 2014 10:38 pm by Sam Watson

Downtown Johnson City's new Founders Park may be a scenic place to jog or walk your dog, and it's certainly a major part of the city's flood mitigation efforts, but its impact on the environment could go beyond the stormwater benefits.

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Police: Man threatened group with knife after groping woman

Police: Man threatened group with knife after groping woman

September 13th, 2014 6:43 pm by Staff Report

Police said an Erwin man was arrested after he brandished a knife during a fight that began when he molested a woman.

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Carter board picks Barnett as chairman

Carter board picks Barnett as chairman

September 13th, 2014 7:55 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Board of Education has a new chairman.

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Bluff City BMA devolves into shouting match between mayor and city manager (includes audio)

Bluff City BMA devolves into shouting match between mayor and city manager (includes audio)

September 13th, 2014 7:43 am by NICK SHEPHERD - NET News Service

What started as a normal meeting of the Bluff City Board of Mayor and Alderman devolved into a shouting match between the city manager and the mayor and saw a number of attendees thrown out by police.

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Dig it: ETSU archaeological center houses thousands of prehistoric artifacts

Dig it: ETSU archaeological center houses thousands of prehistoric artifacts

September 12th, 2014 9:30 pm by Nathan Baker

Thousands of artifacts left behind by prehistoric humans have been meticulously catalogued on East Tennessee State University's Valleybrook satellite campus, a process that gave archaeology students valuable experience in their field and will provide futu

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