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City school board talks tax hike to make up shortfalls

City school board talks tax hike to make up shortfalls

June 3rd, 2014 11:08 pm by Nathan Baker

City government leaders appear to be bracing for the first property tax rate increase in 12 years for the municipality's residents.

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Pharmacy company, Boys & Girls hope to be happy as Lark St. expands

Pharmacy company, Boys & Girls hope to be happy as Lark St. expands

June 3rd, 2014 11:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Construction of the Lark Street Extension Project will not consume the Boys and Girls Club of Johnson City/Washington County, though the club's recreational fields will be moved to accommodate the new two-lane road.

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Road work may yield fields of dreams for Boys & Girls Club

Road work may yield fields of dreams for Boys & Girls Club

June 3rd, 2014 10:54 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Boys & Girls Club of Johnson City Washington County is preparing to ride out the construction of the new Lark Street Extension in place and expecting to come out of the road work with its three sports fields significantly improved.

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Grocery stores look to become one-stop shop for wining, dining

Grocery stores look to become one-stop shop for wining, dining

June 3rd, 2014 10:50 pm by Nathan Baker

Petitions are already circulating in Northeast Tennessee to trigger referendum votes to allow wine in food stores, but the campaign is set to begin in earnest next week.

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Police: Man switched price tags to underpay for item

Police: Man switched price tags to underpay for item

June 3rd, 2014 10:40 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Rogersville man was arrested on theft charges after he switched price tags on items at a hardware store.

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Bike rider, 11, dies after being hit by vehicle in SW Virginia

Bike rider, 11, dies after being hit by vehicle in SW Virginia

June 3rd, 2014 5:16 pm by NET News Service

The child was flown by Virginia State Police to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, where he was pronounced dead.

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Grand Canyon - VIDEO

June 3rd, 2014 4:40 pm by Photo by Joe Grable

The Grand Canyon and the muddy Colorado River.

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UPDATE: Sevierville woman says she didn't mean to put dog in danger

UPDATE: Sevierville woman says she didn't mean to put dog in danger - VIDEO

June 3rd, 2014 4:05 pm by Becky Campbell

A Sevierville woman said Tuesday she never meant to put her dog, Buster Brown, in harm's way when she left the young Red Nose Pit Bull/Boxer mix inside her car last month while shopping in Johnson City.

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Off the Wall News: Twins slapped with misdemeanor charge after faking 4-year-old nephew's kidnapping

Off the Wall News: Twins slapped with misdemeanor charge after faking 4-year-old nephew's kidnapping

June 3rd, 2014 2:27 pm by Associated Press

The 25-year-old brothers said they were making a video to promote child abduction awareness.

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Kingsport mother charged with abuse, neglect after kids found unattended

Kingsport mother charged with abuse, neglect after kids found unattended

June 3rd, 2014 2:24 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Julia A. Smith turned herself in at the Kingsport Police Department on Monday.

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