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Emmanuel COO Hall takes reins at Family Promise

Emmanuel COO Hall takes reins at Family Promise

December 22nd, 2014 9:54 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Bob Hall, chief operations officer for Emmanuel Christian Seminary, began work Dec. 1 as director of the nonprofit organization formerly known as Interfaith Hospitality Network, which provides emergency and long-term transitional shelter and support for h

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Firm, city ink deal for land development on W. State of Franklin Road

Firm, city ink deal for land development on W. State of Franklin Road

December 22nd, 2014 9:47 pm by Gary B. Gray

A deal between Johnson City and Raleigh, N.C.-based Coalyard Restoration has finally been inked, giving the company about 1.4 acres of property at 1100 W. State of Franklin Road on which a 23,000-square-foot commercial development supported by restaurants

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Erwin boy's wish bounces in on Christmas week

Erwin boy's wish bounces in on Christmas week - VIDEO

December 22nd, 2014 9:44 pm by Max Hrenda

Although 10-year-old Bradin Renfro has undergone about 20 surgeries in his life - with the bulk of them affecting his legs and spine - his parents and a national charity found a way to put an extra bounce in his holiday season.

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City mitigation efforts help flood market with insurance discounts

City mitigation efforts help flood market with insurance discounts

December 22nd, 2014 9:36 pm by Gary B. Gray

Homeowners who live within certain floodplains in Johnson City are now eligible for a 5 percent discount on flood insurance premiums, thanks to the city's voluntary actions to control flooding.

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Local Cuban-American says changes are needed in country

Local Cuban-American says changes are needed in country

December 22nd, 2014 9:33 pm by Tony Casey

While announcing last week that the United States and Cuba struck a deal to allow greater fluidity of travel between the two countries, President Barack Obama told the Associated Press he did not expect improvements overnight.

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Baulkman, defense spark Tennessee past Mercer

Baulkman, defense spark Tennessee past Mercer

December 22nd, 2014 9:29 pm by AP

Devon Baulkman scored a career-high 22 points off the bench Monday as Tennessee held Mercer without a basket for an 11-minute stretch in the Volunteers' 64-54 victory.

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Sloppy Bucs can't stop VCU

Sloppy Bucs can't stop VCU

December 22nd, 2014 9:28 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State hung around for a half at VCU on Monday, but ultimately offered little resistance while suffering an 84-60 loss.

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World champion Hagan honored by BMS

World champion Hagan honored by BMS

December 22nd, 2014 8:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Two-time NHRA Funny Car World Champion Matt Hagan is no stranger to Speedway in Lights, every year coming to the holiday display with his family. But Monday's visit was different as the Christianburg, Va., driver was honored by BMS for his latest accompli

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Pioneers one of the teams to beat at Arby's Classic

Pioneers one of the teams to beat at Arby's Classic

December 22nd, 2014 8:49 pm by Douglas Fritz

What looked like a daunting task for David Crockett may now more closely resemble the Pioneers being in the role of favorite.

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Police: Woman, juvenile arrested after stealing multiple items from Wal-Mart

Police: Woman, juvenile arrested after stealing multiple items from Wal-Mart

December 22nd, 2014 6:26 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Police arrested a Johnson City woman and a juvenile Monday after officers said they shoplifted almost $1000 worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart.

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