Johnson City Press Saturday, November 22, 2014
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A policy of no policy: Washington County committee votes to cut commissioner benefits

A policy of no policy: Washington County committee votes to cut commissioner benefits

November 14th, 2014 9:42 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Employee Compensation and Benefits Committee on Thursday voted to move two resolutions to the County Commission that would end both health and life insurance benefits March 31.

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500,000th & Goal: $1/2M donation to kick off construction for Elizabethton High football stadium

500,000th & Goal: $1/2M donation to kick off construction for Elizabethton High football stadium

November 14th, 2014 9:25 pm by John Thompson

Board members also approved a guarantee from the construction managers, Goins, Rash and Cain, that the maximum price of the stadium will be $4.3 million.

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Cold night ahead: Avoid those frozen pipes

Cold night ahead: Avoid those frozen pipes

November 14th, 2014 4:50 pm by Contributed

Because of below-freezing temps this weekend, Johnson City water and sewer officials have issued tips on avoiding frozen and bursting pipes.

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Murder charge dismissed for 1 of 3 accused in Roan Mountain killings

Murder charge dismissed for 1 of 3 accused in Roan Mountain killings

November 14th, 2014 4:09 pm by John Thompson

Joyce Brock and Russell Glenn Shell were found dead in the burned garage at 120 Hemlock Lane in the Hampton Creek community of Roan Mountain on June 26, 2012.

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Explosion: Fire ignites propane tank, destroys Unicoi house

Explosion: Fire ignites propane tank, destroys Unicoi house

November 14th, 2014 2:38 pm by Brad Hicks

No one was injured.

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Update: New plan proposes sites for ETSU football stadium, fine arts center

Update: New plan proposes sites for ETSU football stadium, fine arts center

November 14th, 2014 1:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Proposed changes to East Tennessee State University's directing document reveal the possible locations for some high-profile facilities on the Johnson City campus.

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DA says deputy's blood alcohol was below legal limit in off-duty wreck in April

DA says deputy's blood alcohol was below legal limit in off-duty wreck in April

November 14th, 2014 11:04 am by Becky Campbell

District Attorney General Tony Clark has now confirmed that an off-duty Washington County sheriff deputy's blood alcohol content was below the legal limit when the officer wrecked his personal car in April, injuring himself and another off-duty deputy.

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Police: Johnson City man throws shelf at girlfriend in fight

Police: Johnson City man throws shelf at girlfriend in fight

November 14th, 2014 10:11 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City man was charged with attempted aggravated assault and felony vandalism following an early Thursday morning altercation with his girlfriend.

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News Local News Mystery Diner
Covered Bridge Cafe, they've got a good thing going

Covered Bridge Cafe, they've got a good thing going

November 14th, 2014 10:04 am by Mystery Diner

There is nothing like taking an old-fashioned stroll along Main Street. Towns that have them and properly maintain them can rightfully be congratulated for preserving a piece of Tennessee heritage.

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Elizabethton police: Woman used race car driver Darrell Waltrip's identity in scam

Elizabethton police: Woman used race car driver Darrell Waltrip's identity in scam

November 14th, 2014 9:31 am by John Thompson

A woman suspected of stealing the identity of race car driver and television commentator Darrell Waltrip and also suspected of posing as a fictitious executive at Kimberly-Clark Corp. was arrested by the Elizabethton Police Department this week.

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