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Johnson City Press wants to see those selfies

Johnson City Press wants to see those selfies

November 23rd, 2013 10:50 pm by Kristen Swing

We need your “selfies.” Do you use your smartphone, webcam or other such device to take pictures of yourself?

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National Adoption Day a day for happy families

National Adoption Day a day for happy families

November 23rd, 2013 10:47 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

“I’ve always wanted a little brother. He’s been my little brother ever since he came home. Today just makes it official,” James R. Broyles said referring to his newly adopted brother, Solomon, during Saturday’s National Adoption Day celebration at the Geo

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Stolen funds impact Boys & Girls Club club, kids

Stolen funds impact Boys & Girls Club club, kids

November 23rd, 2013 10:44 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The $60,000 Johnson City’s former jail superintendent is accused of stealing from the Boys & Girls Club between 2004 and 2012 obviously could have made a difference for the club as it struggled through one of the most financially challenging eras in its h

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Bond-reduction requests in child abuse case get no traction

Bond-reduction requests in child abuse case get no traction

November 23rd, 2013 4:57 pm by Becky Campbell

A Jonesborough couple charged with aggravated child abuse of their newborn daughter asked a judge Friday to reduce their bonds, but those requests were delayed until later this year.

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Woman indicted on several burglary, theft charges

Woman indicted on several burglary, theft charges

November 23rd, 2013 4:56 pm by John Thompson

A woman is facing several burglary and theft charges following her indictment by a Carter County grand jury Nov. 8.

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Second arrest made in theft of antique farm implements

Second arrest made in theft of antique farm implements

November 23rd, 2013 4:53 pm by John Thompson

A second arrest has been made in the theft of several items of antique farm implements and antique carriages.

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5-year-old Buddy Backpacker passes through Erwin on record-breaking hike

5-year-old Buddy Backpacker passes through Erwin on record-breaking hike

November 22nd, 2013 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

As his parents were calculating just how many more miles they had on their journey on the Appalachian Trail, 5-year-old Christian Thomas, or Buddy Backpacker as he’s known on the trail, blurted out that they had 500 miles to go.

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Rutherford challenging Mayor Eldridge in Republican primary

Rutherford challenging Mayor Eldridge in Republican primary

November 22nd, 2013 9:22 pm by Gary B. Gray

Zoning Administrator Mike Rutherford will challenge incumbent County Mayor Dan Eldridge for Washington County’s top administrative post in the county’s May 6 Republican primary.

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City hopes threats of demolition spark 1888 building repairs

City hopes threats of demolition spark 1888 building repairs

November 22nd, 2013 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

City codes officials considered asking for the demolition of one of downtown Johnson City’s oldest buildings to spur its out-of-town owners into making vital safety repairs.

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Fire destroys home, leads to burglary charge

Fire destroys home, leads to burglary charge

November 22nd, 2013 9:06 pm by John Thompson

A Thursday afternoon fire at 114 Mountain Ridge Lane destroyed the residence of Jason Blackwell and the subsequent investigation by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department has led to aggravated burglary charges against Larry Daniel Rainbolt, 34, 1089 Tiger

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