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Johnson City Community Concert Band to perform at Memorial Park Community Center

Johnson City Community Concert Band to perform at Memorial Park Community Center

August 15th, 2014 9:05 am by Staff Reports

The Johnson City Community Concert Band will perform a concert at Memorial Park Community Center at 7 p.m. on Aug.18. The concert will take place at the center's amphitheatre.

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Opinion
Sound off! Should NFS be reissued a waste storage permit?

Sound off! Should NFS be reissued a waste storage permit?

August 15th, 2014 8:37 am by Johnson City Press

Linda Modica, a Jonesborough resident, told TDEC officials she would prefer the state keep NFS on a "shorter leash" by issuing a permit that spans far less than the 10 years now under consideration

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News Crime Local News
Bus stop abduction: Kingsport woman thwarts attacker's attempt

Bus stop abduction: Kingsport woman thwarts attacker's attempt

August 15th, 2014 7:47 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

About 3:30 p.m., the victim, 30, was waiting outside an apartment complex for her child to return home on the school bus.

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News Local News Erwin
Web series creator wants to roll out red carpet for debut

Web series creator wants to roll out red carpet for debut

August 14th, 2014 9:26 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi's Dalton Stout wants to give people in the area to get a taste of the Hollywood red carpet premiere experience before next month's official debut of his new science fiction Web series.

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News Local News Elizabethton
Carter County Sheriff slows down work programs

Carter County Sheriff slows down work programs

August 14th, 2014 9:22 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes has suspended most of the work projects done by prisoners of the Carter County Detention Center.

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Local News Education
School attendance down slightly in city

School attendance down slightly in city

August 14th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

On the ninth day of the school year for Johnson City students, attendance is down slightly, but district officials say it's not by a significant amount.

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News Local News Washington County
Jack Daniels leaves after 28 years as county trustee

Jack Daniels leaves after 28 years as county trustee

August 14th, 2014 9:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

Jack Daniels, the person tasked with guarding all money coming into Washington County's governmental coffers for the past 28 years, is leaning a little further back in his office chair with retirement just weeks away.

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Crime
THP: DUI driver triggered head-on Kingsport crash

THP: DUI driver triggered head-on Kingsport crash

August 14th, 2014 6:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A woman allegedly under the influence of prescription medications triggered a Wednesday afternoon traffic crash on Memorial Boulevard in Kingsport, striking another vehicle head-on and flipping it onto its roof.

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Sports
Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

August 14th, 2014 6:36 pm by RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years.

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Mountain States leaders address merger rumors

Mountain States leaders address merger rumors

August 14th, 2014 5:39 pm by Nathan Baker

An open letter from Mountain States Health Alliance's leaders sent Thursday afternoon during a tempest of speculation centered on the future of the region's two health care systems underscores the system's opposition to the outside merger option, but stil

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