Johnson City Press Tuesday, October 21, 2014
News Local News
Chamber calls for unusual budget meeting

Chamber calls for unusual budget meeting

June 2nd, 2014 10:51 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City-Jonesborough-Washington County Chamber of Commerce has requested a meeting of the minds very near the end of a traditional city budget cycle - something Johnson City officials had not scheduled into their departmental workshop, three read

Comments
News Crime Local News
Kingsport man acquitted of theft charges

Kingsport man acquitted of theft charges

June 2nd, 2014 10:35 pm by Becky Campbell

A Kingsport man accused of being part of a scheme to steal a woman's $500,000 inheritance was acquitted of his charge Monday after a judge ruled there was not sufficient evidence for a jury to deliberate on the case.

Comments
News Local News Business & Technology
Ridgewood voted king of barbecue

Ridgewood voted king of barbecue

June 2nd, 2014 10:23 pm by Nathan Baker

The Bluff City restaurant beat all its peers in the state for the title of best barbecue, as decided by a Facebook poll posted on the page for the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
Tennessee man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

Tennessee man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

June 2nd, 2014 4:33 pm by Associated Press

Randall Mills spent more than 11 years in prison but was released after DNA evidence in 2008 proved that he couldn't have raped a 12-year-old neighbor.

Comments
News Community Local News Erwin
Change is Possible: Group works to help disaster victims back on feet

Change is Possible: Group works to help disaster victims back on feet

June 2nd, 2014 2:42 pm by Staff Report

The Unicoi Co. Sheriff's Dept. obtained furniture for the aid program at no cost to the county, other than pick up and transport, via the U.S. military's surplus program, a program the department has utilized often since early 2013.

Comments
News Community Local News Town of Unicoi
Meet Your Neighbor: Unicoi's Hazel Berry defines volunteerism

Meet Your Neighbor: Unicoi's Hazel Berry defines volunteerism

June 2nd, 2014 2:19 pm by Brad Hicks

For 50 years, the 89-year-old World War II veteran has traveled from Unicoi to Johnson City to volunteer her time at the VA nursing home.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
East Tennessee man dies in Russian roulette game

East Tennessee man dies in Russian roulette game

June 2nd, 2014 10:25 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Another man was charged with reckless homicide following the death in Roane County.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Apparent murder-suicide investigated in Bluff City

Apparent murder-suicide investigated in Bluff City

June 2nd, 2014 10:20 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Bluff City Police Chief Greg Depew said the discovery was spurred by a Friday afternoon welfare check at 238 Woodland Drive.

Comments
News Local News
The Dude abides: Testicular cancer survivor now helps raise awareness

The Dude abides: Testicular cancer survivor now helps raise awareness

June 2nd, 2014 10:04 am by Contributed to the Press

At age 29, John Taylor was diagnosed with Stage 3 testicular cancer. Now cancer-free, he has turned to the web to help others cope with the disease.

Comments
News Regional & National
6 climbers likely dead on Mount Rainier; search too risky

6 climbers likely dead on Mount Rainier; search too risky

June 2nd, 2014 8:10 am by RACHEL LA CORTE and PHUONG LE, Associated Press

Under safer conditions, crews could go in after the bodies.

Comments