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Deal would designate WCEDC as area’s sole ‘economic arm’

Deal would designate WCEDC as area’s sole ‘economic arm’

December 4th, 2013 9:29 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners tonight will consider an intergovernmental agreement that, if signed by each entity, would designate the Washington County Economic Development Council the area’s sole economic development arm.

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DA calls 5 Washington Co. inmate deaths in year 'tragic coincidence'

DA calls 5 Washington Co. inmate deaths in year 'tragic coincidence'

December 4th, 2013 9:24 pm by Becky Campbell

The Johnson City woman who died Tuesday while housed at the Washington County Detention Center was just minutes away from being transported to Sumner County on a probation violation, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said Wednesday.

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Off the Wall News: Surprise! Here comes a sex toy (or maybe just socks)

Off the Wall News: Surprise! Here comes a sex toy (or maybe just socks)

December 4th, 2013 4:21 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

What do these things have in common? They're the gifts that keep on giving — about every month.

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Crime
Elizabethton man indicted on meth charges

Elizabethton man indicted on meth charges

December 4th, 2013 4:12 pm by John Thompson

A Carter County deputy arrested Christopher Neal Dove at the Moccasin Bend Mental Health facility in Chattanooga.

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News Regional & National
10 whales dead, dozens stranded in Florida Everglades

10 whales dead, dozens stranded in Florida Everglades

December 4th, 2013 4:02 pm by Associated Press

Four of the pilot whales were euthanized Wednesday. Six others had already died.

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Fire displaces residents of nine Kingsport apartments

Fire displaces residents of nine Kingsport apartments

December 4th, 2013 4:00 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Wednesday afternoon fire has caused extensive damage to a pair of Kingsport apartments, displacing both those residents and the tenants of seven other units in the complex.

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Sports
NFL fines Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000

NFL fines Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000

December 4th, 2013 3:59 pm by WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin's ill-timed two-step has cost him $100,000 and could cost his team a pick in next year's draft.

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Local News
Fire causes Elizabethton Wendy's evacuation

Fire causes Elizabethton Wendy's evacuation

December 4th, 2013 3:52 pm by John Thompson

Fire Chief Barry Carrier said the fire spread through the duct work.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Accused dealership burglar claims he won pickup in lottery

Off the Wall News: Accused dealership burglar claims he won pickup in lottery

December 4th, 2013 3:36 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Police said a man who was allegedly caught red handed breaking into a pickup for sale on a Rogersville dealership lot early Friday morning claimed he’d won the truck in a lottery.

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Crime Regional & National
2 Tennessee residents charged with dumping thousands of tires in SW Virginia

2 Tennessee residents charged with dumping thousands of tires in SW Virginia

December 4th, 2013 2:22 pm by Staff Report

Sheriff Fred Newman said the illegal dumpsites were located on Cleveland Road and Slaughter Road and consisted of about 3,050 used waste tires.

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