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Jonesborough mushroom grower sentenced to 9 years in prison

Jonesborough mushroom grower sentenced to 9 years in prison

July 3rd, 2014 4:17 pm by Becky Campbell

Kelvin Conerway Jr. arrested after he called 911 to report his wife had killed herself.

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Cyclist sues Elizabethton after crashing on bridge

Cyclist sues Elizabethton after crashing on bridge

July 3rd, 2014 4:02 pm by John Thompson

Steven Douglas Roper said he broke his left ankle. He is asking for reimbursement for his medical expenses and for the loss of income from his job as a satellite television dish installer.

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Crews safely rescue horse from Middle Tennessee sinkhole

Crews safely rescue horse from Middle Tennessee sinkhole

July 3rd, 2014 2:45 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Boomer was sedated during the rescue and was sleeping comfortably soon afterward.

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Reader photo: Mill view from Founders Park

July 3rd, 2014 2:39 pm by Jim Benelisha

Founders Park

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Johnson City police say woman used credit card scam to embezzle $19K from bedding store

Johnson City police say woman used credit card scam to embezzle $19K from bedding store

July 3rd, 2014 1:52 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested an Elizabethton woman Thursday on accusations that she had faked $19,000 in credit card transactions at a retail bedding store and pocketed the cash.

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Pyrotechnic specialists preparing for BIG BOOM

July 3rd, 2014 1:41 pm by Gary B. Gray

Lafollette, Tenn.-based Pyro Shows made their return to the Science Hill campus Wednesday to unload and set up the Pepsi-Beverages Co. of Johnson City and the City of Johnson City 29th Annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration at Freedom Hall.

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Tony Casey

Finding one's selfie at Unicoi's Beauty Spot

July 3rd, 2014 1:29 pm by Tony Casey

I have a friend, who shall go nameless for this sentence alone, who constantly declares that he hates the idea of driving a car to run somewhere.

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Tennessee gets low marks on number of painkiller prescriptions

Tennessee gets low marks on number of painkiller prescriptions

July 3rd, 2014 1:14 pm by Tony Casey

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention put Tennessee just behind Alabama in the list of states that are prescribing the most powerful painkillers at the highest rate.

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Firefighters battle oil tanker blaze on U.S. 23 in SW Virginia

Firefighters battle oil tanker blaze on U.S. 23 in SW Virginia

July 3rd, 2014 12:20 pm by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

The wreckage was located near the first northbound exit off U.S. 23 into Norton, near J.I. Burton High School, according to sources.

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Johnson City family among those evacuating North Carolina coast ahead of Hurricane Arthur

Johnson City family among those evacuating North Carolina coast ahead of Hurricane Arthur

July 3rd, 2014 12:10 pm by Associated Press

Brian Hinkel was vacationing with his family on Bear Island and was on the last ferry leaving Bear Island and the last passenger off the dock in Swansboro, N.C.

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