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Last call for Bailey's Sports Grille; employees lose jobs

Last call for Bailey's Sports Grille; employees lose jobs

February 25th, 2015 11:53 am by Tony Casey

After 20 years of service, the last drinks have been poured and the last billiard balls have been pocketed at one of Johnson City's most frequented sports clubs.

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Crime
Johnson City police identify murder victim, still looking for suspect

Johnson City police identify murder victim, still looking for suspect

February 25th, 2015 9:37 am by Becky Campbell

Perry Folk, 38, 105 McCall Circle, Johnson City was found dead in the parking lot of the Roadrunner, 1908 E. Unaka Avenue, around 10:15 p.m. Feb. 18. Folk was identified through fingerprints, according to a JCPD press release.

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Local News Elizabethton
Weather keeps Elizabethton, Carter County road crews busy

Weather keeps Elizabethton, Carter County road crews busy

February 25th, 2015 9:31 am by John Thompson

Tuesday was another hard winter day for road crews from the Elizabethton Street Department, the Carter County Highway Department and the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

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News Local News Education Elizabethton
Revised Carter County schools debt plan saves $835,000

Revised Carter County schools debt plan saves $835,000

February 25th, 2015 9:25 am by John Thompson

Although an earlier plan to pay down the Carter County School System's debt was rejected by the Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission last month, Director of Schools Kevin Ward has a new pay-down plan he says will save the taxpayers over $835,0

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Local News
Erwin Utilities receives $100K to extend waterlines to Rocky Fork

Erwin Utilities receives $100K to extend waterlines to Rocky Fork

February 25th, 2015 9:17 am by Brad Hicks

Although Erwin Utilities did not receive the full commitment it was seeking from Unicoi County, Erwin Utilities General Manager Lee Brown said every little bit will help.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Busch crash leads to additional barriers

Busch crash leads to additional barriers

February 24th, 2015 9:03 pm by AP

International Speedway Corp. is developing a plan for the installation of additional SAFER barriers at Daytona and Talladega, and will review the safety standards at its other racetracks.

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Sports UT Sports
Jones says off-field conduct distracts from on-field success

Jones says off-field conduct distracts from on-field success

February 24th, 2015 9:02 pm by AP

Tennessee coach Butch Jones acknowledges he is concerned about the off-field incidents involving his football team over the last year.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Safety has to be the top priority for NASCAR

Safety has to be the top priority for NASCAR

February 24th, 2015 8:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There are always risks when a person decides he or she is going to race cars for a living. Still, what happened with Kyle Busch's accident in the Xfinity Series race at Daytona was inexcusable on behalf of the track and the International Speedway Corporat

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Family of pedestrian killed by garbage truck files lawsuit against Johnson City

Family of pedestrian killed by garbage truck files lawsuit against Johnson City

February 24th, 2015 8:52 pm by Becky Campbell

The son of a woman killed when a Johnson City garbage truck driver failed to stop for her in a crosswalk filed a suit against the city in Washington County Circuit Court asking for monetary compensation for his mother's death.

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News Local News Education
Enrollment down, but completion rates up at Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Elizabethton

Enrollment down, but completion rates up at Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Elizabethton

February 24th, 2015 8:52 pm by John Thompson

There are fewer students enrolled at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Elizabethton this spring. But while the numbers are down, the school continues to generate program completion rates of 90 percent.

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