Johnson City Press Friday, September 19, 2014
News Regional & National
Acting VA head says 18 vets left off wait list have died

Acting VA head says 18 vets left off wait list have died

June 6th, 2014 10:56 am by TERRY TANG and MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

Acting VA Secretary Sloan Gibson said he would ask the inspector general to see if there is any indication those deaths were related to long wait times.

Comments
News Regional & National
Whites only water fountain in 2014? Warehouse supervisor in Tennessee fired

Whites only water fountain in 2014? Warehouse supervisor in Tennessee fired

June 6th, 2014 10:50 am by Associated Press

A contractor has fired a cotton warehouse supervisor in Memphis after two black employees accused him of saying that a microwave and a water fountain were for "whites only."

Comments
News Crime
Sentence cut for man convicted in son's Johnson City shooting death

Sentence cut for man convicted in son's Johnson City shooting death

June 6th, 2014 10:36 am by Becky Campbell

Christopher Mitchell, 31, was found responsible for the death of 2-year-old Jacob Mitchell in a hotel room where the family was living at the time.

Comments
News Regional & National
'Heroes' helped stop gunman at Seattle university

'Heroes' helped stop gunman at Seattle university

June 6th, 2014 9:59 am by MANUEL VALDES and PHUONG LE, Associated Press

"There are a number of heroes in this" - Assistant Police Chief Paul McDonagh.

Comments
News Local News Education
School board, director at odds over incident at Jonesborough Elementary

School board, director at odds over incident at Jonesborough Elementary

June 6th, 2014 9:33 am by Nathan Baker

A tense meeting Thursday night of the Washington County Board of Education revealed a divide between some of its members and Director of Schools Ron Dykes, allegations of misconduct against district staff and the threat of legal action.

Comments
News Entertainment Local News Local Entertainment Blue Plum
Familiar, new on the menu for Blue Plum

Familiar, new on the menu for Blue Plum

June 5th, 2014 9:02 pm by Tony Casey and David Floyd, Press Staff Writers

Hot dogs, popcorn, soda, pretzels and funnel cakes can be found at just about any fair or street festival, but the food made available by the painstaking efforts of the Blue Plum Festival's organizers is evident with just about every bite.

Comments
News Local News
Remembering D-Day: Medic who was there commemorates 70th anniversary

Remembering D-Day: Medic who was there commemorates 70th anniversary

June 5th, 2014 8:53 pm by Max Hrenda

Seventy years ago today, Allied Forces landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, and beat back Nazi forces to gain a foothold on the European front during World War II in what has become known as the D-Day Invasion.

Comments
News Local News
Mill goes back to Johnson City Board of Zoning Appeals

Mill goes back to Johnson City Board of Zoning Appeals

June 5th, 2014 8:44 pm by Nathan Baker

The proposed Walnut Street apartment complex already repeating its rezoning process because of improper public notice earlier this year will now return to the Johnson City Board of Zoning Appeals to answer procedural challenges posed in a lawsuit filed ea

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Should retail stores be like the Wild West?

Should retail stores be like the Wild West?

June 5th, 2014 5:12 pm by By Kavita Kumarm Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

Target has become the OK Corral of the open carry debate.

Comments
News Crime Local News Regional & National
Update: 2 identified from Greene Co. murder-suicide

Update: 2 identified from Greene Co. murder-suicide

June 5th, 2014 4:26 pm by Staff Report

The couple were found dead at 785 Doc Hawkins Road after a 911 caller reported a shooting just after 8 a.m.

Comments