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Defendant pleads guilty in burglary of Erwin restaurant

Defendant pleads guilty in burglary of Erwin restaurant

August 5th, 2014 8:53 am by Brad Hicks

One of the six men charged late last year for his involvement in the October burglary of a Unicoi restaurant and/or a December home invasion pleaded guilty Monday in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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News Local News Election 2014
District 7 candidates debate

District 7 candidates debate

August 5th, 2014 12:26 am by Max Hrenda

Three days before the state's Republican primary election - and three days after the conclusion of early voting - two of the three candidates for the District 7 seat of the state House of Representatives appeared before an assemblage of Washington County

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News Local News Election 2014
Local early voting rises 15 percent over 2010 figures

Local early voting rises 15 percent over 2010 figures

August 4th, 2014 11:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Early voting numbers for Thursday's state primary and county general elections this year are significantly higher locally than 2010, the last year in which similar elections were held.

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Good Samaritan Ministries expands into Piney Flats

Good Samaritan Ministries expands into Piney Flats

August 4th, 2014 11:59 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Sarah Wells: "It's going to change things here, and it's going to change a lot for Good Sam,"

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Farmers market store receives 'boon' from USDA

Farmers market store receives 'boon' from USDA

August 4th, 2014 11:55 pm by Max Hrenda

In celebration of a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, government officials and Jonesborough residents gathered to share stories and refreshments inside what is slated to become the area's first year-round farmers market store.

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City schools renew HEROES contract

City schools renew HEROES contract

August 4th, 2014 11:50 pm by Nathan Baker

A mental health program threatened during Johnson City Schools' budget process this summer was renewed for another school year Monday evening at a lower cost than estimated.

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East Tennessee doctor quarantines himself after work with Ebola patients

East Tennessee doctor quarantines himself after work with Ebola patients

August 4th, 2014 11:39 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

An East Tennessee doctor who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa has voluntarily quarantined himself inside his home, and a local expert says it's an admirable move, but probably unnecessary.

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Police: Man swims across Holston River in attempted Eastman theft

Police: Man swims across Holston River in attempted Eastman theft

August 4th, 2014 5:01 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police are releasing surveillance images to solicit tips on his identity.

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Back to School: Usual hectic day in Johnson City, but still smooth

Back to School: Usual hectic day in Johnson City, but still smooth

August 4th, 2014 4:56 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

It may have been a half day, but school was in full force in Johnson City as students and teachers got acclimated for new academic year with assemblies, class assignments and get-to-know-you sessions.

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Could he be the oldest World War II vet?

Could he be the oldest World War II vet?

August 4th, 2014 4:38 pm by Becky Campbell

It was 1910 when Jason Snyder came into the world, the oldest of 10 children to a Valley Forge couple who would end up being honored this week as possibly the oldest surviving World War II veteran in Tennessee.

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