Johnson City Press Saturday, August 30, 2014
News Photos Local News

Bitter cold grips region ... again

January 22nd, 2014 9:56 am by Becky Campbell

Tri-Cities residents awoke to frigid conditions this morning along with fine powdery snow.

Comments
News Community Photos Local News

Tweetsie Trail Donation

January 22nd, 2014 8:30 am by Dave Boyd

Tweetsie Trail Donation Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press

Comments
News Regional & National Heritage
Fire damages 1,800 tombstones at Chattanooga National Cemetery, including those of Civil War dead

Fire damages 1,800 tombstones at Chattanooga National Cemetery, including those of Civil War dead

January 22nd, 2014 7:55 am by Tyler Jett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The fire burned at least three tombstones so badly that cemetery officials will have to replace them.

Comments
News Local News
The freeze is on: Wind chills to be near zero for few days; UPDATE: JC schools closed

The freeze is on: Wind chills to be near zero for few days; UPDATE: JC schools closed

January 22nd, 2014 7:30 am by Tony Casey

In preparation for the cold weather, area schools either let out early or closed.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Proposed law would require jail time for meth

Proposed law would require jail time for meth

January 21st, 2014 9:41 pm by Becky Campbell

A new law proposed by a local state legislator would establish mandatory minimum sentencing for anyone convicted of possessing any amount of methamphetamine.

Comments
News Local News
EMS to take lead role in unattended deaths

EMS to take lead role in unattended deaths

January 21st, 2014 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

Unattended death investigations in Washington County’s rural areas will soon no longer be the sole responsibility of the sheriff’s office, with a new requirement for a medically trained person to be on scene.

Comments
News Community Local News Rails to Trails
Tweetsie Trail gets $25,000 boost from Turkey Trot group

Tweetsie Trail gets $25,000 boost from Turkey Trot group

January 21st, 2014 9:32 pm by Tony Casey

One of the area’s largest races intends to spread both the wealth and the health with a donation to the Tweetsie Trail project.

Comments
News Local News
Flu-linked deaths up in region

Flu-linked deaths up in region

January 21st, 2014 9:28 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Flu-related deaths are continuing to rise locally and at the state and national level. Locally, flu vaccine remains in good supply and available for free at health departments across the region.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Man accused of stealing a grandmother’s wallet

Man accused of stealing a grandmother’s wallet

January 21st, 2014 7:10 pm by Staff report

A city man was charged with aggravated burglary and theft under $500 after his recent arrest by police after an investigation into burglaries in October and December, police said in a news release.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife indicted on federal corruption charges

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife indicted on federal corruption charges

January 21st, 2014 4:01 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

A federal investigation overshadowed the final months in office for the once-rising star of the Republican Party, with authorities looking into gifts he and his family received from a political donor.

Comments