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Work starts to replace first of four Unicoi County bridges

Work starts to replace first of four Unicoi County bridges

November 13th, 2014 9:09 pm by Brad Hicks

It has been around two decades since the bridge along Mill Creek Road has been the recipient of any major improvements, but the structure is in the process of receiving the last big upgrade it may ever need.

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Calm down: State of Franklin curbing repairs to last a few months

Calm down: State of Franklin curbing repairs to last a few months

November 13th, 2014 9:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City motorists and pedestrians are having to use caution while improvements downtown on a stretch of West State of Franklin Road, officially dubbed a "traffic calming" project, cause temporary side-stepping and lane-changing over the next few mont

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Founders Park event policy set to be considered by commissioners

Founders Park event policy set to be considered by commissioners

November 13th, 2014 8:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners are expected to consider a Founders Park event policy next week that would give the Johnson City Development Authority the right to reserve and coordinate all private shindigs at the city's $5 million, 5-acre flood mitigation project-tu

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News Regional & National Education
Kevin Huffman resigns as state Education Commissioner

Kevin Huffman resigns as state Education Commissioner

November 13th, 2014 4:19 pm by Dave Boucher and Joey Garrison, Tennessean

Polarizing state education chief Kevin Huffman is leaving his position for the private sector, according to a news release from the office of Gov. Bill Haslam.

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News Crime Local News
50 counts of child rape lodged against Johnson City man

50 counts of child rape lodged against Johnson City man

November 13th, 2014 4:18 pm by Becky Campbell

According to the allegations, the sexual abuse started prior to the family moving to Johnson City several years ago, but continued after the relocation.

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Sports High schools
Daniel Boone and David Crockett won't hear appeal decision on 'Musket Brawl' until Friday morning

Daniel Boone and David Crockett won't hear appeal decision on 'Musket Brawl' until Friday morning

November 13th, 2014 3:02 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's still a waiting game for David Crockett and Daniel Boone. TSSAA assistant executive director Matthew Gillespie said the schools will hear word soon.

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News Local News Washington County
Washington Co. deputies back to work in wake of crash injuries, but DA still mum on blood alcohol content

Washington Co. deputies back to work in wake of crash injuries, but DA still mum on blood alcohol content

November 13th, 2014 2:39 pm by Becky Campbell

Two Washington County sheriff's deputies injured in an off-duty crash nearly seven months ago are now back at work though the crash is still under investigation, a department spokesperson confirmed.

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Memorial vases stolen from south Johnson City cemetery

Memorial vases stolen from south Johnson City cemetery

November 13th, 2014 2:05 pm by John Thompson

At least 12 memorial vases were reported stolen from graves at Roselawn Memory Gardens in the Okolona area south of Johnson City in recent days.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Man says wife's ashes lost in the mail

Off the Wall News: Man says wife's ashes lost in the mail

November 13th, 2014 1:38 pm by Associated Press

Eighty-year-old Barbara Kirkendall died Nov. 5 at a Cleveland hospital.

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Columns Local News Running Around
Tony Casey

Holston Mountain fire tower: A view to a kill

November 13th, 2014 1:04 pm by Tony Casey

The first time I reached the top of Buffalo and Bays Mountain's respective towers, I was as uneasy as I was floored by the 360-degree views that awaited me. Holston Mountain, the third and final of the more local towers, did not offer the same opportunity

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