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Woman accused of taking money from Walmart

Woman accused of taking money from Walmart

September 17th, 2013 9:27 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City woman was arrested by Johnson City Police Department officers Tuesday morning on a charge of theft of property over $1,000.

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Commissioners ready to try for $250,000 federal grant to help buy Kelly’s Foods

Commissioners ready to try for $250,000 federal grant to help buy Kelly’s Foods

September 17th, 2013 9:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners are hustling to approve and deliver a completed, $250,000 federal grant application by Friday in hopes the money would help buy the Kelly’s Foods property at the corner of Sevier Street and West State of Franklin Road.

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Downtown businesses feel pain of progress

Downtown businesses feel pain of progress

September 17th, 2013 8:27 pm by Nathan Baker

Downtown merchants are keeping their eyes on the prize of an updated and beautified Johnson City while suffering the lost business and delays of construction.

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ETSU, VA officers practice shooting scenarios

ETSU, VA officers practice shooting scenarios

September 17th, 2013 8:20 pm by Rex Barber

Simulations designed to prompt an effective response to a threat at schools around this region are regular occurrences, and the police chief at East Tennessee State University is glad of that.

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Carter County Board of Education set to auction Range Elementary School

Carter County Board of Education set to auction Range Elementary School

September 17th, 2013 8:15 pm by Tony Casey

The Carter County Board of Education is looking to auction Range Elementary School.

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Downtown Businesses Open

September 17th, 2013 6:42 pm by Lee Talbert

Downtown Businesses Open

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East Tennessee man accused of shooting neighbor to death

East Tennessee man accused of shooting neighbor to death

September 17th, 2013 4:28 pm by Staff Report

Union County Sheriff’s Office deputies found the man shot alongside the highway near the 500 block of Highway 370 after shots fired came into 911 just after 10 p.m. Monday.

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Tax abatement policy in works to entice industries, investors to Johnson City

Tax abatement policy in works to entice industries, investors to Johnson City

September 17th, 2013 3:54 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Industrial Development Board was created by the General Assembly as a means of financing business/industrial facilities that create employment and economic growth, but the group has been relatively dormant until its reformation in Februar

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New health care bill by Congressman Roe being touted as alternative to Obamacare

New health care bill by Congressman Roe being touted as alternative to Obamacare

September 17th, 2013 2:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., will submit to Congress on Wednesday an alternative health-care plan in direct opposition to President Barack Obama’s Affordable Health Care Act which he says includes sensible coverage at lower costs without mandates and ta

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Police seek information on robberies of JC gas stations

Police seek information on robberies of JC gas stations

September 17th, 2013 1:36 pm by Staff report

Police said a man dressed in a camouflage hat, bandana, tan shirt and tan cargo shorts robbed at knife-point the Roadrunner Market at 527 Princeton Road around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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