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Johnson City blames pedestrian for garbage truck crash that killed her

Johnson City blames pedestrian for garbage truck crash that killed her

May 14th, 2015 10:03 am by Becky Campbell

The city response to the family's lawsuit says Julie A. Harper had "physical incapacity" from being drunk to safely cross the street.

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Sullivan Co. school leader leaving for Wyoming job

Sullivan Co. school leader leaving for Wyoming job

May 14th, 2015 9:50 am by NET News Service

Sullivan County Director of Schools Dr. Jubal Yennie has been hired as school superintendent in Albany County, Wyo.

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Mountain States seeks new leader for Unicoi County hospital in wake of administrator's exit

Mountain States seeks new leader for Unicoi County hospital in wake of administrator's exit

May 14th, 2015 9:47 am by Staff Report

Mountain States named Chase Wilson, previously the chief financial officer for the the company's Southeast Market, as interim administrator for Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.

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Developer asks for TIF deal to locate new restaurant

Developer asks for TIF deal to locate new restaurant

May 14th, 2015 9:37 am by Gary B. Gray

Mitch Cox Companies is asking Washington County to approve nearly $1 million in tax increment financing to build a $3.5 million nationally known restaurant to complement a planned $8.5 million, 90-room Fairfield Inn & Suites in Johnson City.

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Milligan track and field fine tunes for NAIA national meet - VIDEO/PHOTOS

Milligan track and field fine tunes for NAIA national meet - VIDEO/PHOTOS

May 14th, 2015 9:10 am by Tony Casey

As they say, the hay is in the barn for Milligan College's track and field program, which will be sending several athletes to the 64th Annual NAIA Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shore

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You had Michael Jordan. I had Haile Gebrselassie. - VIDEO

May 14th, 2015 8:57 am by Tony Casey

I consider the bubbly, small-bodied man the greatest distance runner the world has ever seen. How do I formulate my opinion on this when Gebrselassie is not the owner of the coveted 5,000 and 10,000-meter world records, nor the half and full marathon worl

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Good Neighbor: Rise Up! seeking KaBOOM! volunteers, Folks for Farms coming to Down Home

Good Neighbor: Rise Up! seeking KaBOOM! volunteers, Folks for Farms coming to Down Home

May 14th, 2015 8:39 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson City's Rise Up! after school and youth mentoring program is continuing to recruit volunteers to help with the construction of a new KaBOOM! playground going up Wednesday at the Rise Up! center on East Millard Street known as The Refuge.

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Greeneville rallies to beat Unicoi County for Region 1-AA softball title

Greeneville rallies to beat Unicoi County for Region 1-AA softball title

May 13th, 2015 10:48 pm by Douglas Fritz

Cayla Woods cranked a long three-run homer over the left field fence in the bottom of the sixth inning, lifting Greeneville to a come-from-behind 5-3 win over Unicoi County in the Region 1-AA softball championship game at Hardin Park.

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Rebels romp past Blue Devils for Region 1-AAA baseball crown

Rebels romp past Blue Devils for Region 1-AAA baseball crown

May 13th, 2015 10:12 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Sullivan South scored nine runs in the first inning, including a first-ever grand slam by Chase Fields, to win the Region 1-AA baseball championship on Wednesday night.

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'Toppers fall to D-B in Region 1-AAA baseball final

'Toppers fall to D-B in Region 1-AAA baseball final

May 13th, 2015 10:11 pm by Dave Ongie, Press Staff Writer

Caleb Cook and Drew Pierce came through in the clutch for Dobyns-Bennett, and the Indians beat Science Hill 8-1 at Cardinal Park on Wednesday in the Region 1-AAA title game.

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