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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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Second person dies from fiery weekend Kingsport crash

Second person dies from fiery weekend Kingsport crash

September 17th, 2013 11:28 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport Police Department Public Information Officer Tom Patton confirms Walter K. Bellamy died Tuesday morning.

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2 arrested in Kingsport hit-and-run, multi-vehicle crash; 2 still on loose

2 arrested in Kingsport hit-and-run, multi-vehicle crash; 2 still on loose

September 17th, 2013 11:23 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The incident occurred at 11:40 a.m. Friday at the intersection of West Stone Drive and Fairview Avenue.

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Franchisee opens seventh restaurant in region

Franchisee opens seventh restaurant in region

September 17th, 2013 9:36 am by Nathan Baker

The newest Bojangles' restaurant location in the Tri-Cities opened Tuesday on Mountcastle Drive in Johnson City.

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Unicoi County committee sets to trying to balance budget

Unicoi County committee sets to trying to balance budget

September 17th, 2013 8:40 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — The Unicoi County Commission now has less than one week until it is set to consider the first reading of the county’s new 2013-14 fiscal year budget after the county’s original proposed budget was voted down last week.

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Inside jobs: Are U.S. military installations safe?

Inside jobs: Are U.S. military installations safe?

September 17th, 2013 7:09 am by Associated Press

The deadly attack at the Washington Navy Yard was carried out by one of the military's own: a defense contract employee and former Navy reservist using a valid pass.

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Knife-wielding man robs Johnson City convenience store

Knife-wielding man robs Johnson City convenience store

September 17th, 2013 6:44 am by Staff Report

Police said a man armed with a knife demanded money and cigarettes.

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