Johnson City Press Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Whether cultural or economic, city, area poised for advances

Whether cultural or economic, city, area poised for advances

March 29th, 2014 9:33 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City and its surrounding communities, from the I-81/26 interchange to the mountainous state line, are poised to make great advances in the coming years, giving leaders and residents "Faith in the Future."

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Listening to you: Press responds to readers' concerns

Listening to you: Press responds to readers' concerns

March 29th, 2014 9:29 pm by Tony Casey

A successful newspaper is based on its ability to address the needs of its community, and that's the idea behind the Johnson City Press' development of a Community Advisory Board over the past few months.

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CERT course gets citizens ready for emergencies

CERT course gets citizens ready for emergencies

March 29th, 2014 9:21 pm by Tony Casey

It would be hard to imagination a more intense and hands-on final exam than the one needed to complete Community Emergency Response Team training, put on by the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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Figures show Johnson City crime down

Figures show Johnson City crime down

March 29th, 2014 9:15 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City Police Chief Mark Sirois is well aware of the crime, and its severity, in the downtown area of late, but he wants residents to know overall crime is down compared to last year and most violent crimes are not random.

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UPDATE: THP says alcohol, drugs may have played part in fatal Gap Creek crash

UPDATE: THP says alcohol, drugs may have played part in fatal Gap Creek crash

March 29th, 2014 8:14 pm by Staff Reports

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said that an Elizabethton man who was killed in a single-car accident this weekend may have been under the influence of drugs and alcohol before his death.

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Wine-in-stores vote may occur in November

Wine-in-stores vote may occur in November

March 29th, 2014 6:04 pm by Hank Hayes, Net News Service

If organizers get their way, all three Tri-Cities and other Northeast Tennessee localities will get a chance this November to vote on whether wine should be sold in grocery stores and other retail outlets.

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Sullivan County church treasurer accused of embezzling more than $10,000

Sullivan County church treasurer accused of embezzling more than $10,000

March 29th, 2014 5:36 pm by Wes Bunch, Net News Service

A Gray man is facing a felony theft charge for allegedly stealing more than $10,000 from the Sullivan County church where he served as treasurer.

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New objects seen, but still no evidence of jet

New objects seen, but still no evidence of jet

March 29th, 2014 4:31 pm by GILLIAN WONG and ROB GRIFFITH, Associated Press

A day after the search for the Malaysian jetliner shifted to a new area of the Indian Ocean, ships on Saturday plucked objects from the sea to determine whether they were related to the missing jet. None were confirmed to be from the plane, leaving search

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Kerry in Paris to meeting with Russia on Ukraine

Kerry in Paris to meeting with Russia on Ukraine

March 29th, 2014 4:26 pm by MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press

After a week of travel in the Mideast, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry changed course and arrived in Paris Saturday for talks with his Russian counterpart on the Ukraine crisis.

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Court date put off for Unicoi couple in moonshining case

Court date put off for Unicoi couple in moonshining case

March 29th, 2014 8:20 am by Brad Hicks

The couple accused of manufacturing moonshine behind their Unicoi home is scheduled to be back in court in the summer.

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