Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Tazewell animal shelter building area's first pet cemetery

Tazewell animal shelter building area's first pet cemetery

September 22nd, 2014 10:42 am by Associated Press

A Northeast Tennessee animal shelter is helping to build a pet cemetery in a move that will also fulfill a woman's dying wish.

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Police: Alcohol, drug-fueled rage causes Johnson City man to bite girlfriend, attack mother

Police: Alcohol, drug-fueled rage causes Johnson City man to bite girlfriend, attack mother

September 22nd, 2014 9:56 am by Staff Report

A Johnson City man was charged with aggravated domestic assault after police said he bit the tip off his girlfriend's nose and broke a bone in his mother's wrist during an incident two weeks ago at his residence.

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Magnitude 2.5 quake hits Monroe County

Magnitude 2.5 quake hits Monroe County

September 22nd, 2014 9:44 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.5 earthquake occurred in Monroe County Saturday night.

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Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash

Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash

September 21st, 2014 9:43 pm by Associated Press

Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36.

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Erwin officials hope new downtown ripe for Apple Festival

Erwin officials hope new downtown ripe for Apple Festival

September 21st, 2014 9:37 pm by Brad Hicks

Thousands of visitors will soon descend upon downtown Erwin as the area plays host to the 37th annual Unicoi County Apple Festival Oct. 3-4, and Erwin officials hope these attendees will find the new-look downtown more inviting than ever.

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Local youth inspires Scout project at educational park

Local youth inspires Scout project at educational park

September 21st, 2014 8:55 pm by Max Hrenda

While a Boy Scout must complete something community service-oriented to attain Eagle Scout status, one scout said a local boy's story served as his main motivation in selecting his project.

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'Power grab?' Doctors/candidates question Eldridge nominee's motives in seeking M.E. position

'Power grab?' Doctors/candidates question Eldridge nominee's motives in seeking M.E. position

September 21st, 2014 3:42 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County's current medical examiner, as well as the second of three doctors in the running for that spot, say County Mayor Dan Eldridge's choice for the job, Dr. Karen Cline, injected herself into the mix to gain personal and professional control

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Brother Wolf steps in to aid ailing animal caregiver

Brother Wolf steps in to aid ailing animal caregiver

September 21st, 2014 3:10 pm by Tony Casey

Pat Stone needs the public's help to find homes for 15 dogs.

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Hundreds attend second annual Race for Wandell

Hundreds attend second annual Race for Wandell

September 21st, 2014 2:59 pm by Carter Giegerich

Carter County turned out en force on Saturday for the second annual Race for Wandell, easily surpassing the race's rousing success last year.

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Inmate found dead in Kingsport jail

Inmate found dead in Kingsport jail

September 20th, 2014 5:55 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The discovery was made about 6 a.m.

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