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Miller: NN Inc. project could lead to 200 new jobs

Miller: NN Inc. project could lead to 200 new jobs

April 14th, 2014 11:31 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City headquartered NN Inc. was confirmed Monday as the manufacturer being courted by local economic development leaders hoping to land a new $10 million corporate office building and 200 new jobs.

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JCDA commits more money to Northeast State

JCDA commits more money to Northeast State

April 14th, 2014 11:26 pm by Nathan Baker

A new lease agreement between the Johnson City Development Authority and Northeast State Community College will provide the school with an additional $1.2 million to renovate the Downtown Centre.

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County planners to review campground regulations

County planners to review campground regulations

April 14th, 2014 11:21 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Regional Planning Commission will begin a review of current campground zoning allowances and restrictions tonight, following a number of requests to the county's Zoning Administrators' Office for more inviting outdoor recreational op

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Jonesborough BMA approves plan aimed at reducing employee, town health care costs

Jonesborough BMA approves plan aimed at reducing employee, town health care costs

April 14th, 2014 11:18 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite facing increases to insurance premiums, the town of Jonesborough elected to play the odds that helping its employees pay for medical care would be cheaper than paying for policies with low deductibles.

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UPDATE: Fire claims Boones Creek home, up to 17 animals' lives

UPDATE: Fire claims Boones Creek home, up to 17 animals' lives - VIDEO

April 14th, 2014 4:53 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite spending approximately seven hours battling a blaze, firefighters were unable to save a Boones Creek home, or what could have been as many as 17 animals that were trapped inside.

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Van Huss says he would raise money for 'bogus' costs for Tennessee open carry

Van Huss says he would raise money for 'bogus' costs for Tennessee open carry

April 14th, 2014 4:23 pm by Associated Press

The bill would eliminate the state's background and training requirements for openly carrying guns in public. It would keep the permit rules in place for concealed firearms.

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Police: 911 caller said Johnson City man was prying open window

Police: 911 caller said Johnson City man was prying open window

April 14th, 2014 4:05 pm by Staff Report

A Cherokee Road man was arrested Monday morning after he was caught leaving a residence he had just burglarized, Johnson police said in a news release.

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Sheriff: 2 pounds of pot found in I-26 traffic stop, 2 charged

Sheriff: 2 pounds of pot found in I-26 traffic stop, 2 charged

April 14th, 2014 3:58 pm by Staff Report

An Interstate 26 traffic stop led Unicoi County deputies to arrest a Rogersville man and his passenger Saturday after about two pounds of marijuana were found in the vehicle.

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Update: Jonesborough police, fire crews have barn fire under control

Update: Jonesborough police, fire crews have barn fire under control

April 14th, 2014 3:10 pm by Staff Report

Members of the Jonesborough police and fire departments are battling a barn fire in the area of 231 Old State Route 34, near the intersection with Judge Vines Road.

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Off the Wall News: Me-ow! Tennessee cat survives being shot in head with arrow

Off the Wall News: Me-ow! Tennessee cat survives being shot in head with arrow

April 14th, 2014 3:03 pm by Associated Press

"It was right by his ear; half was sticking out one side and half was sticking out the other."

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