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Sycamore Shoals to keep celebrating holidays into January with Old Christmas

Sycamore Shoals to keep celebrating holidays into January with Old Christmas

December 24th, 2014 9:30 am by John Thompson

For most of the places in the Tri-Cities, the celebration of this Christmas season will come to an end after Thursday. That is not the case at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, where they are anxiously counting down the days until early January to cele

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Circuit Court clerk says communication paying off

Circuit Court clerk says communication paying off

December 24th, 2014 9:22 am by John Thompson

There have been a lot of changes in the Carter County Justice Center since Johnny Blankenship assumed the office of clerk of Circuit Court in September.

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Crime
Johnson City man accused of altering, cashing $1,700 check

Johnson City man accused of altering, cashing $1,700 check

December 24th, 2014 9:19 am by Staff Report

Jeremy A. Messer was arrested after the incident at the Suntrust Bank branch at 410 Roy Martin Road in Gray.

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Police: Missouri officer killed man who pulled gun

Police: Missouri officer killed man who pulled gun

December 24th, 2014 8:42 am by Associated Press

Berkeley is just a few miles from Ferguson, where a white police officer fatally shot black 18-year-old Michael Brown in August.

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Local ministry helps homeless families through holidays

Local ministry helps homeless families through holidays

December 23rd, 2014 7:23 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

More than a dozen Johnson City families will remember this Christmas, but not for the decorations, the songs or the presents. They'll remember it as the Christmas they spent homeless.

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Elizabethton police seek help in identification of 2 suspects

Elizabethton police seek help in identification of 2 suspects

December 23rd, 2014 7:06 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Wal-Mart filed a report with city police Dec. 2 about the theft of several items that occurred Dec. 1 at approximately 2:10 a.m.

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Sheriff: Deputy had no choice but to shoot dog during search for felon

Sheriff: Deputy had no choice but to shoot dog during search for felon

December 23rd, 2014 6:52 pm by Max Hrenda

Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece said one of his deputies had "no other choice" but to shoot and kill a dog officers encountered during a search for an armed felon.

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New hotel to make Johnson City scene in 2016

New hotel to make Johnson City scene in 2016

December 23rd, 2014 6:46 pm by Nathan Baker

A new hotel is coming to Johnson City in 2016, bringing 90 more rooms to an area of renewed interest to developers lately.

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Salvation Army offers 3 Christmas meals to needy

Salvation Army offers 3 Christmas meals to needy

December 23rd, 2014 6:43 pm by Becky Campbell

Dozens of people walked through the doors at the Salvation Army dining hall Tuesday for a full, traditional Christmas lunch, the first of three being held through Thursday.

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Gay marriage cases teed up for justices' action

Gay marriage cases teed up for justices' action

December 23rd, 2014 5:56 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Gay marriage cases are on the Supreme Court's agenda with enough time for the issue to be argued and decided by late June.

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