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Elizabethton official warns of deed-fee scam

Elizabethton official warns of deed-fee scam

December 28th, 2013 8:55 pm by John Thompson

Although the companies are not breaking the law, Carter County Register of Deeds Jody Bristol is warning new property owners not to pay any attention to official-looking letters that ask for a “document fee” of $83 for a copy of their deed.

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Unicoi County mayor seeks re-election

Unicoi County mayor seeks re-election

December 28th, 2013 9:13 am by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Mayor Greg Lynch wants to keep his job for at least four more years.

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THP to be out in full force for checkpoints

THP to be out in full force for checkpoints

December 28th, 2013 9:11 am by Tony Casey

In an effort to cut down on statewide drinking and driving, the Tennessee Highway Patrol is conducting “no refusal” enforcement in the days surrounding the New Year’s holiday.

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New committee aims to bring city, county together on annexation

New committee aims to bring city, county together on annexation

December 28th, 2013 9:08 am by Gary B. Gray

When the City-County Liaison Committee formally was revived in August, its members elected officers, set meeting dates and prioritized these issues as matters to be discussed: education, infrastructure, legislation, animal shelter, annexation, economic de

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Johnson City property taxes due on Tuesday

Johnson City property taxes due on Tuesday

December 27th, 2013 9:51 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City property taxes for 2013 are due Tuesday.

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Fire investigators probe Christmas Day house fire

Fire investigators probe Christmas Day house fire

December 27th, 2013 9:48 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City fire investigators are continuing to probe a Christmas Day house fire that sent a city woman to a Nashville hospital for smoke inhalation.

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Johnson City man's tree quite the conversation piece

Johnson City man's tree quite the conversation piece

December 27th, 2013 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City resident Lawrence Ford had a surprise earlier this month when his nephew pointed out an offshoot growing on a tree outside his home.

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Local nurse provides aid in danger zone

Local nurse provides aid in danger zone

December 27th, 2013 9:10 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Nathan Hitchcock still finds it hard to believe that he’s back in the United States, following his rather quick exit from South Sudan just a few days ago.

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Woman arrested in undercover drug buy near school zone

Woman arrested in undercover drug buy near school zone

December 27th, 2013 7:56 pm by Staff Reports

A woman was charged Dec. 19 with sale of a schedule II drug, violation of the drug-free school zone act, possession of schedule II drugs and possession of legend drugs after a undercover investigation, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office said in a news re

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Police file on Newtown yields chilling portrait

Police file on Newtown yields chilling portrait

December 27th, 2013 4:52 pm by John Christoffersen, Associated Press

The most detailed picture yet of the rampage and the 20-year-old gunman's chilling fascination with guns and violence.

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