Johnson City Press Thursday, March 26, 2015
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Sue Guinn Legg

Good Neighbor: Fundraising underway for local child's special needs

March 19th, 2015 10:11 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Friends of R.J. Morelock, a 21-month old Washington County child with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a genetic neuro-muscular disease that renders him immobile and requires him to use a respirator, have been busy raising funds for a special computer controlled

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Felon had stolen gun, crack, coke and marijuana in downtown Johnson City traffic stop, police say

Felon had stolen gun, crack, coke and marijuana in downtown Johnson City traffic stop, police say

March 19th, 2015 10:08 am by Staff Report

Ernest Weaver was a passenger in a vehicle police stopped in the area of Buffalo and West Main streets.

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EPA official: No backing away from tightening regs on coal

EPA official: No backing away from tightening regs on coal

March 19th, 2015 9:52 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

President Obama's directive has been challenged in federal court by industry and state attorneys general.

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West Johnson City crash results in 'gravel' discovery, 2 arrests

West Johnson City crash results in 'gravel' discovery, 2 arrests

March 19th, 2015 9:40 am by Staff Report

Alerted by a 911 caller that one of the drivers was trying to flee the scene of the crash, police responded to the crash at Leisure Lane and West Market Street about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Willis conviction, sentence upheld, but Criminal Court of Appeals said statement should have been suppressed

Willis conviction, sentence upheld, but Criminal Court of Appeals said statement should have been suppressed

March 18th, 2015 9:26 pm by Becky Campbell

In a ruling released last week, the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the conviction and death sentences for Howard Hawk Willis in the grisly murders of a teenage Georgia newlywed couple in 2002 after they traveled to Johnson City with him.

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ETSU kicks off fundraising campaign for football stadium - PHOTOS

ETSU kicks off fundraising campaign for football stadium - PHOTOS

March 18th, 2015 9:23 pm by Nathan Baker

The blue and gold Buccaneers need a little green.

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Commissioners to consider ETSU/Tipton Stadium lease agreement

Commissioners to consider ETSU/Tipton Stadium lease agreement

March 18th, 2015 9:19 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners will consider a $26,600 lease agreement with East Tennessee State University tonight for its use of Kermit Tipton Stadium for the 2015 football season.

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Town of Erwin ramps up skate park plans

Town of Erwin ramps up skate park plans

March 18th, 2015 9:15 pm by Brad Hicks

Erwin's base of skateboarding enthusiasts will soon have a place to call their own.

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Fire destroys outbuilding in Lamar - PHOTOS

Fire destroys outbuilding in Lamar - PHOTOS

March 18th, 2015 6:10 pm by Tony Casey

When all was said and done, more than 5,000 gallons of water were used to put out a blaze that sparked in an outbuilding Wednesday afternoon behind the residence at 250 Ralph Hoss Road near Lamar.

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Johnson City woman sentenced to 2 years for involvement in prostitution scheme

Johnson City woman sentenced to 2 years for involvement in prostitution scheme

March 18th, 2015 2:29 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Underage girls were driven across state lines to have sex with construction workers.

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