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Police: 3rd arrest made in Dempsey's Jewelry robbery

Police: 3rd arrest made in Dempsey's Jewelry robbery

September 8th, 2014 10:32 pm by Staff Report

A third person was charged Monday with the January alleged theft of diamond rings from a city jeweler, Johnson City Police said in a news release.

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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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Vols' Pearson out, Wolf questionable vs. Oklahoma

Vols' Pearson out, Wolf questionable vs. Oklahoma

September 8th, 2014 10:09 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's offense may be missing two starters Saturday when the Volunteers play at No. 4 Oklahoma.

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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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Jonesborough Community Supper

September 8th, 2014 5:07 pm by Glenn Walker

Free Thanksgiving Supper in September

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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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Kingsport woman accused of stabbing husband during argument

Kingsport woman accused of stabbing husband during argument

September 8th, 2014 4:33 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Police were dispatched to downtown Kingsport in the early morning hours of Sept. 7 with a "be on the lookout" order for a possible drunken driver in the area.

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