Johnson City Press Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Oh my! First snakes, now bear spotted at Sullivan Co. elementary school

Oh my! First snakes, now bear spotted at Sullivan Co. elementary school

August 29th, 2014 11:39 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

No signs of lions and tigers yet, just one bear and four or five snakes.

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Uzi death: Family feels sorry for girl, 9, who shot their dad

Uzi death: Family feels sorry for girl, 9, who shot their dad

August 29th, 2014 10:04 am by Associated Press

Instructor Charles Vacca was standing next to the girl on Monday at the Last Stop range in White Hills, Arizona, about 60 miles south of Las Vegas, when she squeezed the trigger.

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Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

August 29th, 2014 9:39 am by John Thompson

The public is encouraged to attend. An entire section of the gym will be open to the public, with 800 seats available.

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Johnson City man accused of sex with teen during stint as assistant band director at Sullivan South

Johnson City man accused of sex with teen during stint as assistant band director at Sullivan South

August 29th, 2014 6:58 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Ethan J. Tate allegedly had at least 13 sexual encounters with the girl.

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County mayor proposes patch for schools' deficit

County mayor proposes patch for schools' deficit

August 28th, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

Taking a play from Johnson City's book, Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge proposed a one-time solution to the county school district's $3.5 million budget shortfall Thursday using a year-old state law.

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Test drive' of rotary tiller leads to charges

Test drive' of rotary tiller leads to charges

August 28th, 2014 9:07 pm by John Thompson

Rotary tillers were the focus of two arrests in Carter County on Wednesday.

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Vent catches fire at Elizabethton's Redi Mart

Vent catches fire at Elizabethton's Redi Mart

August 28th, 2014 8:56 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Fire Department and Elizabethton Police Department responded to a fire call at the Redi Mart at 725 W. G St. around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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Blood Assurance drive set at ETSU

Blood Assurance drive set at ETSU

August 28th, 2014 5:30 pm by Staff Report

One blood donation can save up to three lives.

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J.C. woman dies from motorcycle crash injuries

J.C. woman dies from motorcycle crash injuries

August 28th, 2014 5:22 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman involved in a June motorcycle crash during a veterans ride died this week from complications related to injures from the wreck.

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UPDATE: Tweetsie Trail officially opens with Thursday's dedication and ribbon cutting

UPDATE: Tweetsie Trail officially opens with Thursday's dedication and ribbon cutting

August 28th, 2014 4:46 pm by Tony Casey

Not a minute after the ribbon had been cut by Johnson City and Elizabethton leaders and trail organizers to officially open the Tweetsie Trail did dozens of people pedal down the new green space on their bikes and in their walking shoes to break in the re

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