Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
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3 years missing: Police say remains are those of Tennessee woman Holly Bobo

3 years missing: Police say remains are those of Tennessee woman Holly Bobo

September 9th, 2014 8:57 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The remains were found Sunday in Decatur County, not far from her home in the town of Parsons.

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Apple Festival set for 37th annual run

Apple Festival set for 37th annual run

September 9th, 2014 8:44 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce has released the lineup of entertainment and activities planned for this year's 37th annual Apple Festival.

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J'boro approves settlement offer for county schools' lawsuit

J'boro approves settlement offer for county schools' lawsuit

September 8th, 2014 10:35 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite misgivings over the dollar amount, the town of Jonesborough's governing body approved an offer to settle pending litigation from the county's school system.

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JCHA one step closer to housing homeless vets

JCHA one step closer to housing homeless vets

September 8th, 2014 10:24 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Housing Authority's new nonprofit Keystone Development corporation is zeroing in on its plans to build a seven-unit apartment complex for homeless veterans at the corner of Dyer and Alan streets.

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Appeals court reinstates defamation suit against ousted Tennessee lawmaker Campfield

Appeals court reinstates defamation suit against ousted Tennessee lawmaker Campfield

September 8th, 2014 10:20 pm by Associated Press

The panel found that the lower court erred in throwing out the $750,000 lawsuit filed by former candidate Roger Byrge last year, and that the case could result in a finding of "actual malice" by Stacey Campfield.

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Money pit: Sinkhole forces closure of Dollar General

Money pit: Sinkhole forces closure of Dollar General

September 8th, 2014 10:18 pm by Nathan Baker

A discount store on one of Johnson City's northern tendrils is closed indefinitely while a crew assesses a sinkhole discovered in its parking lot.

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Johnson City attorney among candidates still in running for Tennessee attorney general

Johnson City attorney among candidates still in running for Tennessee attorney general

September 8th, 2014 10:14 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

"This is an impressive group of applicants and an important decision" - Chief Justice Sharon Lee.

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Search resumes for mountain lion that attacked 6-year-old boy

Search resumes for mountain lion that attacked 6-year-old boy

September 8th, 2014 10:06 pm by TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press

Officials said the boy was released from the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center on Monday, a day after suffering bite wounds and scratches on his head and neck.

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Trial set for January in Johnson City slaying

Trial set for January in Johnson City slaying

September 8th, 2014 4:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish, 35; Joshua Gergish, 31; and Chavez Hunter, 22, all of Johnson City, are charged with first-degree murder in the April 3, 2013, shooting death of Timothy Peregoy Sr.

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Update: Police say Johnson City Jail escapees had help from man at motel

Update: Police say Johnson City Jail escapees had help from man at motel

September 8th, 2014 4:11 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City Police Major Garry Younger said the women ran into a man they didn't know when they walked to a motel on Mountcastle Drive and were able to convince him to give them a ride to Warren County.

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