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TDOT, city to study improvements to deadly stretch of Fort Henry Drive

TDOT, city to study improvements to deadly stretch of Fort Henry Drive

March 14th, 2014 11:44 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

The city of Kingsport plans to work with the Tennessee Department of Transportation to see if any improvements can be made to a stretch of Fort Henry Drive where five people have been killed in car crashes in the past six months.

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New football stadium a go after council vote

New football stadium a go after council vote

March 14th, 2014 11:27 am by John Thompson

Preparation for a new football stadium at Elizabethton High School can now commence at full speed after the Elizabethton City Council unanimously approved on second and final reading the transfer of $5 million to the city school system. The vote was unani

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Unicoi closes deal on kitchen's future site

Unicoi closes deal on kitchen's future site

March 14th, 2014 11:06 am by Brad Hicks

The town of Unicoi now owns the future home of its Mountain Harvest Kitchen.

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Preliminary hearings set for 3 charged in Johnson City home invasion, shooting

Preliminary hearings set for 3 charged in Johnson City home invasion, shooting

March 14th, 2014 10:40 am by Becky Campbell

All three men remain jailed.

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J.C. police: Suspicious vehicle leads to drug arrest

J.C. police: Suspicious vehicle leads to drug arrest

March 14th, 2014 9:31 am by Staff Report

A Johnson City man was arrested on drug charges Thursday afternoon following a traffic stop on a "suspicious vehicle," according to a police department press release.

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County needs money for services, not perks

County needs money for services, not perks

March 14th, 2014 8:39 am by Johnson City Press

It's time to end the taxpayer-subsidized health insurance coverage for Washington County commissioners. As Press staff writer Gary B. Gray reported in Thursday's paper, the cost of this perk is estimated to be $122,508 for this year alone.

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UCHS teacher was under investigation by school system, USCD

UCHS teacher was under investigation by school system, USCD

March 13th, 2014 8:56 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County High School ROTC instructor Sgt. Melvin Cooper, the school system employee suspended last month during an investigation, retired from his post in late February rather than face dismissal, according to Unicoi County Director of Schools Denise

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Johnson City father reunites with daughter after 34 years

Johnson City father reunites with daughter after 34 years

March 13th, 2014 8:41 pm by Tony Casey

Janet Tuvek, of west Johnson City, might have to set up more seats around the table at family gatherings after a recent reunion. And that's perfectly fine with her.

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Work nears completion on ETSU parking garage

Work nears completion on ETSU parking garage

March 13th, 2014 8:29 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University's $26.1 million parking garage, which has at times driven both university officials and contractors to the point of exasperation, now seems to be coasting into the final stages of construction.

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Proposed development facing fight

Proposed development facing fight

March 13th, 2014 8:25 pm by Gary B. Gray

A North Carolina company is testing the waters in Washington County for feedback on a proposed $12 million student-housing development just outside the Johnson City limits in the Sinking Creek Road neighborhood.

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