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Local churches donate pumpkin pies to community for Thanksgiving

November 25th, 2014 10:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

With help from area churches, Lake Ridge Elementary School and many individual volunteers and supporters, the kids at the Rise Up after school and youth mentoring program are giving away more than 1,000 fresh baked pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving.

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Update: Students, local residents stress importance of understanding, life at Michael Brown vigil

Update: Students, local residents stress importance of understanding, life at Michael Brown vigil

November 25th, 2014 10:25 pm by Max Hrenda

Although civil unrest, riots and violent protests followed the announcement of a decision reached by a Ferguson, Missouri grand jury Monday night, a group of area residents and college students chose to express their outrage in a more passive, but noticea

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Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'

Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'

November 25th, 2014 7:05 pm by Associated Press

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death.

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Washington County Detention Center lieutenant fired after shoplifting charge

Washington County Detention Center lieutenant fired after shoplifting charge

November 25th, 2014 3:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Lt. Rick Edens is accused of concealing $254 worth of merchandise inside puppy training pad box

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Putting on the pounds: Thanksgiving paper to contain 778 pages of discounts, deals

Putting on the pounds: Thanksgiving paper to contain 778 pages of discounts, deals

November 25th, 2014 9:58 pm by Max Hrenda

Although some retailers have adjusted their strategies with regard to the country's biggest shopping day, for Johnson City Press staff, it's business as usual.

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Indian Trail alumni return from fame to speak to students about dreams, success

Indian Trail alumni return from fame to speak to students about dreams, success

November 25th, 2014 9:45 pm by Tony Casey

It would be hard to imagine a better example of dreams being fulfilled than former Indian Trail Intermediate School student and current Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Daniel Norris, standing below a screen in the school's filled auditorium as a video of Norris

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ETSU looks to Science Hill for home field advantage over next 2 seasons

ETSU looks to Science Hill for home field advantage over next 2 seasons

November 25th, 2014 9:29 pm by Nathan Baker

Looking to extend a partnership that Johnson City and East Tennessee State University officials are so far calling a success, the city Board of Education will consider the structure of an agreement with the college to play host to its rebooted football te

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5 Tennessee utility workers injured in gas line fire

5 Tennessee utility workers injured in gas line fire

November 25th, 2014 4:17 pm by Associated Press

Three Memphis Light, Gas & Water workers suffered critical wounds, and two others had less severe injuries.

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The Great Pumpkin Pie Giveaway

November 25th, 2014 3:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Pies in the oven.

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Chattanooga council prepares for Ferguson-related protests

Chattanooga council prepares for Ferguson-related protests

November 25th, 2014 2:28 pm by Louie Brogdon, Chattanooga Times Free Press

"I don't know what you would call disruptive, but I would fight for their right to come in and be heard in our normal process" - Councilwoman Carol Berz.

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Want the best deal? Skip the turkey

Want the best deal? Skip the turkey

November 25th, 2014 10:50 am by Associated Press

An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.

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