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Down Home hosts Jonathan Byrd tonight

Down Home hosts Jonathan Byrd tonight

January 9th, 2015 9:13 am by Contributed

Renowned Folk/Americana songwriter Jonathan Byrd brings his show to Johnson City tonight when he performs at Down Home.

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Local Entertainment
Sam Quinn making dreams come true at the Willow Tree

Sam Quinn making dreams come true at the Willow Tree

January 9th, 2015 9:01 am by Contributed

There is a vision board hanging in The Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room of people owner Teri Dosher dreams will play there one day. Sam Quinn was the very first name to go on that board.

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News Regional & National
Unemployment rate falls to 5.6 pct. as US gains 252,000 jobs in best hiring year since 1999

Unemployment rate falls to 5.6 pct. as US gains 252,000 jobs in best hiring year since 1999

January 9th, 2015 8:35 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, Associated Press

The U.S. capped its best year for hiring in 15 years with a healthy job gain in December and the unemployment rate falling to a six-year low. The data adds to signs of strength that contrast with sputtering global growth.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs hang on to beat Bears

Bucs hang on to beat Bears

January 8th, 2015 10:50 pm by Joe Avento

For the second game in a row, ETSU's victory wasn't certain until an opponent's shot bounced off the rim at the buzzer. This time, it was against Mercer. And the Bucs held on for a 71-70 victory.

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Sports High schools
Happy Valley wears down University High

Happy Valley wears down University High

January 8th, 2015 10:49 pm by Ivan Sanders

It was a non-conference tilt, but at this point in the season it really didn't matter to either as both teams wanted to get some momentum heading into the brunt of conference play. Happy Valley wore down UH late and took a needed 60-53 win.

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Sports UT Sports
Harrison, Lady Vols trounce Texas A&M

Harrison, Lady Vols trounce Texas A&M

January 8th, 2015 10:48 pm by AP

Isabelle Harrison scored 21 points and Cierra Burdick had a double-double Thursday night as No. 7 Tennessee trounced No. 9 Texas A&M 81-58 for its ninth consecutive victory.

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News Crime Regional & National
Bristol police search for potential owners of allegedly stolen items

Bristol police search for potential owners of allegedly stolen items

January 8th, 2015 10:21 pm by Staff Report

After a Sullivan County couple was indicted on charges that they stole more than $50,000 worth of items, Bristol police are searching for potential victims to return some of those items.

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News Local News
Euthanasia rate at WC/JC Animal Shelter sees sharp decline

Euthanasia rate at WC/JC Animal Shelter sees sharp decline

January 8th, 2015 9:49 pm by Max Hrenda

Even though the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter may have posted its lowest numbers ever in terms of animal euthanasia in 2014, Director Debbie Dobbs said she was optimistic that number could continue to decline once her new facility is opera

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News Crime Local News
5 years probation for Kingsport contractor who took money, then took off

5 years probation for Kingsport contractor who took money, then took off

January 8th, 2015 9:42 pm by Becky Campbell

A local contractor with a history of DUI offenses, driving without a license and violating his habitual motor offender status now stands convicted of taking money for a home remodeling job without doing any work.

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News Crime Local News
Man accused of carjacking, assault receives 5-year sentence for drug trafficking

Man accused of carjacking, assault receives 5-year sentence for drug trafficking

January 8th, 2015 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

A Bristol man charged in early 2014 with attempting to steal vehicles in a Unicoi County community and pointing a gun at a county woman was sentenced Wednesday to serve more than five years in prison.

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