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Coming Home: Remains of Mountain City man's father, killed in WWII, discovered

Coming Home: Remains of Mountain City man's father, killed in WWII, discovered

June 2nd, 2014 11:15 pm by Max Hrenda

William Edwin "Eddie" Harris doesn't remember meeting his father, but the two spent time together in November 1944 when Pfc. Cecil Harris was granted leave to visit his wife and young son.

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Unicoi officials deny collusion in land deal

Unicoi officials deny collusion in land deal

June 2nd, 2014 11:10 pm by Brad Hicks

A candidate for the office of Unicoi County has accused the county's current mayor and a Unicoi County judge of colluding to see to it that they, and possibly others, profit from a possible land transaction.

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Chamber calls for unusual budget meeting

Chamber calls for unusual budget meeting

June 2nd, 2014 10:51 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City-Jonesborough-Washington County Chamber of Commerce has requested a meeting of the minds very near the end of a traditional city budget cycle - something Johnson City officials had not scheduled into their departmental workshop, three read

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Kingsport man acquitted of theft charges

Kingsport man acquitted of theft charges

June 2nd, 2014 10:35 pm by Becky Campbell

A Kingsport man accused of being part of a scheme to steal a woman's $500,000 inheritance was acquitted of his charge Monday after a judge ruled there was not sufficient evidence for a jury to deliberate on the case.

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Ridgewood voted king of barbecue

Ridgewood voted king of barbecue

June 2nd, 2014 10:23 pm by Nathan Baker

The Bluff City restaurant beat all its peers in the state for the title of best barbecue, as decided by a Facebook poll posted on the page for the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.

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Renovated Johnson City train depot soon to open with regional restaurant

June 2nd, 2014 7:44 pm by Lee Talbert

Historical preservation and economic development rolled into one.

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Tennessee man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

Tennessee man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

June 2nd, 2014 4:33 pm by Associated Press

Randall Mills spent more than 11 years in prison but was released after DNA evidence in 2008 proved that he couldn't have raped a 12-year-old neighbor.

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Getting fit at the Carter Co. Sheriff's Office

Getting fit at the Carter Co. Sheriff's Office

June 2nd, 2014 4:21 pm by John Thompson

Kristie Bowling was proclaimed the Biggest Loser.

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Change is Possible: Group works to help disaster victims back on feet

Change is Possible: Group works to help disaster victims back on feet

June 2nd, 2014 2:42 pm by Staff Report

The Unicoi Co. Sheriff's Dept. obtained furniture for the aid program at no cost to the county, other than pick up and transport, via the U.S. military's surplus program, a program the department has utilized often since early 2013.

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Summer feeding program aims to fill children's needs

Summer feeding program aims to fill children's needs

June 2nd, 2014 2:38 pm by John Thompson

Angie Odom of the TLC Community Center has learned that the end of the school year means the start of hungry times for many children.

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