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Erwin's budget set to pass with no tax hike

Erwin's budget set to pass with no tax hike

August 12th, 2014 10:03 am by Brad Hicks

With the passage of the town of Erwin's 2013-14 fiscal year budget, town officials passed the town's first property tax increase since 2001, but tax rate hikes will not prove to be a trend if the second reading of the town's proposed 2014-15 fiscal year b

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Police: Johnson City man choked girlfriend, assaulted her son before evading arrest

Police: Johnson City man choked girlfriend, assaulted her son before evading arrest

August 12th, 2014 7:03 am by Staff Report

A 25-year-old Johnson City man choked his girlfriend, assaulted her son and broke down a bedroom door as she called 911 before leading police on a brief chase Monday night, police said.

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Grayson helps Cardinals bounce back against Kingsport

Grayson helps Cardinals bounce back against Kingsport

August 11th, 2014 11:50 pm by Douglas Fritz

Grayson, Johnson City's line-drive machine, authored a first-inning rope of a double and that was all the Cardinals needed.

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Tragic turn for twins', mother's tale

Tragic turn for twins', mother's tale

August 11th, 2014 11:07 pm by Max Hrenda

Almost four months into her pregnancy, April Helton learned that the twin boys she was carrying were suffering from a rare condition that threatened both of their lives.

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22 people, 25 vehicles, 32 slashed tires

22 people, 25 vehicles, 32 slashed tires

August 11th, 2014 11:02 pm by Becky Campbell

When Tammy Roberts returned home early Sunday morning from picking up her daughter at a friend's house, she was startled to see a knife lying on the sidewalk leading to her Beechwood subdivision home.

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New faces say new approach needed at Wash. Co. Commission

New faces say new approach needed at Wash. Co. Commission

August 11th, 2014 10:53 pm by Gary B. Gray

On Sept. 22, a majority of Washington County Commissioners pulling their seats up to the table will be doing so for the first time.

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Big baby: Newborn giraffe adjusts to life at Bright's Zoo

Big baby: Newborn giraffe adjusts to life at Bright's Zoo

August 11th, 2014 10:47 pm by Max Hrenda

Although zookeepers have lingering concerns over his diet, overall, they said the baby giraffe that was delivered less than a week ago is doing well.

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HAPPY SNAPS at Johnson City Cardinals vs. Kingsport Mets, Johnson City Press member appreciation night.

August 11th, 2014 9:17 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Press Happy Snaps photographer was out and about catching people having fun at the Johnson City Press member appreciation night for the Johnson City Cardinals baseball game.

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High school notes: Coaches will be walking a fine line

High school notes: Coaches will be walking a fine line

August 11th, 2014 9:14 pm by Douglas Fritz

One significant change is having the head linesman and line judge both on the sidelines - the same setup used in college and professional games. The head linesman is on the chain side while the line judge is on the other side.There's a line all the way do

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Witnesses: Teen had hands raised when he was killed by cops

Witnesses: Teen had hands raised when he was killed by cops

August 11th, 2014 7:17 pm by JIM SUHR and DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who police said was shot multiple times Saturday after being confronted by an officer in Ferguson, a suburb of 21,000 that's nearly 70 percent black.

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