Johnson City Press Friday, December 19, 2014
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Auto dealers to hold United Way event

Auto dealers to hold United Way event

September 23rd, 2014 9:29 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson City car dealers will conduct their sixth annual United Way Auto Event over the next two weekends, giving a portion of the proceeds from every new or used vehicle they sell to this year's United Way campaign for 17 nonprofit organizations serving

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Teen indicted on vehicular homicide charge

Teen indicted on vehicular homicide charge

September 23rd, 2014 9:24 am by Becky Campbell

A Chilhowie, Va., teenager was indicted by a Washington County grand jury Friday on a vehicular homicide charge related to an April fatal crash on Interstate 26.

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Zoning group gives approval to stage in Covered Bridge Park

Zoning group gives approval to stage in Covered Bridge Park

September 23rd, 2014 9:19 am by John Thompson

After delaying a decision on the matter last month, the Elizabethton Historic Zoning Commission gave unanimous approval Monday night for a certificate of appropriateness for a public performance stage in the Covered Bridge Park. The request for the certif

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Sheriff says more money needed, plans to sue

Sheriff says more money needed, plans to sue

September 22nd, 2014 10:04 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Commission approved the county's overall 2014-15 fiscal year budget on Monday, but the matter of the budget remains unsettled as Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said he intends to pursue legal action against the county to have funding

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Nails scattered in Tweetsie Trail parking lot

Nails scattered in Tweetsie Trail parking lot

September 22nd, 2014 10:04 pm by Becky Campbell

Nearly two pounds of roofing nails were collected from the Tweetsie Trail trailhead parking lot on Alabama Street early Sunday, and police are looking for the culprit.

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Commissioners vote for new medical examiner, agreement

Commissioners vote for new medical examiner, agreement

September 22nd, 2014 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Dr. Karen Cline became the new Washington County medical examiner Monday, and a new agreement between the county and East Tennessee State University's William L. Jenkins Forensic Center has the center set to begin its run as an accredited regional death i

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Lockdown rundown: School system investigating SHHS threat response

Lockdown rundown: School system investigating SHHS threat response

September 22nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

A lockdown triggered by perceived threats against a student at Science High School made for 90 tense minutes Friday, both for students secured in classrooms and their parents, growing more anxious with each passing minute on the outside.

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DUI suspect dies in Kingsport jail

DUI suspect dies in Kingsport jail

September 22nd, 2014 8:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Bristol, Va., man has been identified as the inmate who passed away over the weekend in the Kingsport city jail, with court records stating he had been arrested on a charge of DUI.

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Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case

September 22nd, 2014 8:48 pm by PETE YOST and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a federal prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Ob

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Woman says Rob Bironas tried to run her off the road

Woman says Rob Bironas tried to run her off the road

September 22nd, 2014 8:04 pm by Jim Wyatt, The Tennessean

A woman at the scene of the fatal one-vehicle accident involving Rob Bironas alleges in a 911 call that the former Titans kicker tried to run her car off the road moments before crashing.

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