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Dobyns-Bennett tops Boone to win JC Honda Classic

Dobyns-Bennett tops Boone to win JC Honda Classic

December 30th, 2014 10:02 pm by Ivan Sanders

Behind a gutsy performance by tournament MVP Sasha Morrisette who poured in a game-high 24 points, Dobyns-Bennett took a 51-44 slugfest over the host Daniel Boone Lady Trail Blazers to win the Johnson City Honda Trailblazer Classic.

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Lady Cyclones leave no doubt in win over Alabama's Hoover

Lady Cyclones leave no doubt in win over Alabama's Hoover

December 30th, 2014 9:59 pm by Douglas Fritz

Kayla Marosites scorched Hoover for 34 points, 10 rebounds, five steals and two assists, and Elizabethton hammered Hoover 73-47 in the championship game of the Carolina Invitational on Tuesday afternoon in Charleston, S.C.

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Parties, patrols on holiday agenda season as THP redoubles efforts

Parties, patrols on holiday agenda season as THP redoubles efforts

December 30th, 2014 9:54 pm by Becky Campbell

Tennessee is seeing fewer alcohol-related crashes, but don't assume law enforcement officers are standing around waiting for a tip of the hat.

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Local restaurateurs hoping Jonesborough makes for good location to park Hillbilly Butts

Local restaurateurs hoping Jonesborough makes for good location to park Hillbilly Butts

December 30th, 2014 9:51 pm by Tony Casey

After months of solid business, the town of Erwin sent Pat and Lewis Carsten a letter on Oct. 16 saying their Hillbilly Butts and Brisket BBQ food cart wasn't permitted within the town's B-2 zoning district.

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Johnson City Transit ridership slips for first time in 5 years

Johnson City Transit ridership slips for first time in 5 years

December 30th, 2014 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

For the first time in five years, fewer people have been getting on the bus in Johnson City.

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Downtown Johnson City businesses to ring in 2015 with champagne, food, fun

Downtown Johnson City businesses to ring in 2015 with champagne, food, fun

December 30th, 2014 9:38 pm by Jessica Fuller

Champagne, food and fun.If that's what you need to see this year go out with a bang, downtown Johnson City has it all for this New Year's Eve.

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Sabine Hill goes there, back again in anticipation of bicentennial

Sabine Hill goes there, back again in anticipation of bicentennial

December 30th, 2014 9:36 pm by John Thompson

Sabine Hill should once again be a showpiece in time for the 200th anniversary of its creation in 2018.

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Crime Regional & National
Kingsport animal complaint spirals to armed assault

Kingsport animal complaint spirals to armed assault

December 30th, 2014 9:11 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly bursting into his grandmother's apartment while wielding a handgun, threatening that he "had a bullet" for whoever called animal control about his dog.

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Abortion amendment legal battle continues

Abortion amendment legal battle continues

December 30th, 2014 9:03 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

The legal battle continues over Tennessee's Amendment 1, with opponents of the abortion measure calling the election process "tainted" and asking a federal judge to allow a lawsuit to continue that seeks to either re-count or reject the vote count in favo

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2-year-old accidentally kills his mother in department store

2-year-old accidentally kills his mother in department store

December 30th, 2014 6:57 pm by Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press

A 2-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother after he reached into her purse at a northern Idaho Wal-Mart and her concealed gun fired, authorities said Tuesday.

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