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Annexation measures clear Senate committee

Annexation measures clear Senate committee

March 19th, 2014 8:58 pm by Gary B. Gray

As promised, state Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, pushed legislation forward this week that would let voters decide for themselves whether they want to be annexed into municipalities, despite a public plea from Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin on March 6 for t

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Johnson City man accused of using stolen checks to make purchases

Johnson City man accused of using stolen checks to make purchases

March 19th, 2014 6:02 pm by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City man was arrested on six counts of forgery and seven counts of theft under $500 following an investigation.

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Students' protest song prompts meltdown from U.S. Senate candidate Joe Carr in Tennessee House

Students' protest song prompts meltdown from U.S. Senate candidate Joe Carr in Tennessee House

March 19th, 2014 5:43 pm by Associated Press

Carr said the students' actions amounted to what he called "a hijack of this committee."

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Johnson City woman accused of drug fraud

Johnson City woman accused of drug fraud

March 19th, 2014 5:21 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City woman was accused of drug fraud following an investigation into how she obtained medications, police said.

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Unicoi election officials find no fix on election sites at schools

Unicoi election officials find no fix on election sites at schools

March 19th, 2014 5:06 pm by Brad Hicks

In February, the Election Commission discussed the election day's possible impact on student safety, which prompted the concerned panel to send a letter to the Board of Education on March 7 requesting that schools be closed on the date of the primary.

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Education
Today in Education: Engineers in schools

Today in Education: Engineers in schools

March 19th, 2014 4:59 pm by Nathan Baker

It's not often that an eighth-grade teacher tells her students to do whatever floats their boats, but Katie Crowe told her science class just that last week.

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Like Girl Scout cookies? It can win you a year's worth

Like Girl Scout cookies? It can win you a year's worth

March 19th, 2014 4:56 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

To enhance awareness of Girl Scouting and all the regional Girl Scout Council has to offer, the Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians are giving away a year's supply of their trademark cookies.

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Josh Wandell: A community rallies

Josh Wandell: A community rallies

March 19th, 2014 4:47 pm by John Thompson

All the support is needed because the elementary school principal has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

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Off the Wall News: Police find that 'gun' turns out to be stomach tattoo

Off the Wall News: Police find that 'gun' turns out to be stomach tattoo

March 19th, 2014 4:00 pm by Associated Press

Police armed with assault rifles descended on a Maine man's home after members of a tree removal crew he'd told to clear off his property reported that he had a gun.

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Crime
Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

March 19th, 2014 3:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man has pleaded guilty to raping his 6-month-old daughter in 2012, along with abuse that left her with a fractured skull.

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