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Six kids accused of ransacking Johnson City apartment; 3 accused of setting fire to stolen backpack

Six kids accused of ransacking Johnson City apartment; 3 accused of setting fire to stolen backpack

August 4th, 2014 9:49 am by Staff Report

Six children ages 9-11 were cited Sunday on charges that they burglarized a Johnson City apartment while three of them were charged with setting fire to a stolen backpack near the complex.

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Teen accused of robbery, sexual battery at Johnson City Walmart

Teen accused of robbery, sexual battery at Johnson City Walmart

August 4th, 2014 8:04 am by Staff Report

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Saturday after he tried to steal a woman's purse, injured her grandson and grabbed another child's groin in an incident at a Johnson City Walmart, police said.

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Railroad depot future on track?

Railroad depot future on track?

August 3rd, 2014 10:38 pm by Nathan Baker

With one of Johnson City's downtown railroad depots back in business, attention has now turned to its partner from the other side of the tracks.

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Cards, Twins split pair

Cards, Twins split pair

August 3rd, 2014 9:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Cardinals stayed in the pennant race in the Appalachian League West Division after the Twins won 9-7 earlier in the completion of a game which was suspended the previous Sunday.

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Restauranteur says Dickey's led him into financial pit

Restauranteur says Dickey's led him into financial pit

August 3rd, 2014 9:53 pm by Nathan Baker

James Neighbors sat with his wife Nancy Friday afternoon in a darkened retail suite in the Kroger-anchored shopping center off State of Franklin Road.

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KPD investigating shooting near middle school

KPD investigating shooting near middle school

August 3rd, 2014 9:33 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Police are investigating a shooting that left one man wounded in East Knoxville on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

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Sports
Crusaders overcome injuries to have fruitful trip to Florida

Crusaders overcome injuries to have fruitful trip to Florida

August 3rd, 2014 9:31 pm by Trey Williams

Despite losing two of their pitchers shortly prior to the tournament, the Crusaders rallied to finish tied for fifth in a field featuring many of the nation's premier 11- and 12-year-old baseball players.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Local racing champion Laymon Utsman dead at 81

Local racing champion Laymon Utsman dead at 81

August 3rd, 2014 9:29 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Laymon Utsman, whose driving career spanned from 1955-78, made three starts in NASCAR's top series. He drove two races in 1959 for Johnson City car owner Jess Potter at Asheville-Weaverville and North Wilkesboro Speedways.

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Erwin downtown construction ready to move above surface

Erwin downtown construction ready to move above surface

August 3rd, 2014 9:26 pm by Brad Hicks

Since work on the second phase of Erwin's downtown revitalization project began in April, it has been hard not to notice the construction crews in the area.

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Sports High schools
Crockett quarterback looks for continued success

Crockett quarterback looks for continued success

August 3rd, 2014 9:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David Crockett, a program never known for putting up big passing numbers, remains a threat to pick up huge chunks of yardage with Burger throwing the football.

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