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Erwin eateries explore outdoor dining options

Erwin eateries explore outdoor dining options

September 24th, 2014 8:57 pm by Brad Hicks

Several of Erwin's eatery owners are interested in taking advantage of the new-look downtown by offering patrons a sidewalk dining experience, and town officials are looking at ways to accommodate this.

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Academy Sports + Outdoors to open in Johnson City, bringing 125 jobs

Academy Sports + Outdoors to open in Johnson City, bringing 125 jobs

September 24th, 2014 4:43 pm by Staff Report

Academy Sports + Outdoors will offer casual and athletic footwear and apparel, team sports and golf products along with hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear.

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Crime
Johnson City woman accused of using stolen debit card at Walmart

Johnson City woman accused of using stolen debit card at Walmart

September 24th, 2014 4:15 pm by Staff Report

A 35-year-old Johnson City woman used a debit card stolen from a purse to shop at a local Walmart, resulting in her arrest on Wednesday, police said.

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Update: Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

Update: Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

September 24th, 2014 3:15 pm by JENNA FRYER and CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said the victim, Kevin Ward Jr., was under the influence of marijuana the night of the accident "enough to impair judgment."

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Federal grand jury indicts former East Tennessee deputy

Federal grand jury indicts former East Tennessee deputy

September 24th, 2014 1:32 pm by Associated Press

A federal grand jury in East Tennessee has indicted a former Hamilton County sheriff's deputy on charges of civil rights violation, kidnapping and possessing a gun during the commission of a crime.

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UPDATE: Johnson City Power Board hikes electrical rates

UPDATE: Johnson City Power Board hikes electrical rates

September 24th, 2014 1:13 pm by Gary B. Gray

All Johnson City Power Board customers will be seeing a roughly 1.6-percent increase in their electric rates beginning Oct.1 - the equivalent of a roughly $2 per month increase on energy bills.

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Opinion
Sunshine Law doesn't allow private powwows

Sunshine Law doesn't allow private powwows

September 24th, 2014 11:48 am by Johnson City Press

The Carter County Commission needs a do-over.

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ETSU, Johnson City police to hold drug take-back events this week

ETSU, Johnson City police to hold drug take-back events this week

September 24th, 2014 11:38 am by For the Press

ETSU's event is Saturday. The JCPD's event is Saturday.

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Is rape joke on 'Family Guy,' 'Simpsons' crossover over the line?

Is rape joke on 'Family Guy,' 'Simpsons' crossover over the line?

September 24th, 2014 11:12 am by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

The Fox network isn't responding to suggestions that it edit its upcoming crossover episode of "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy" to remove a joke where the punch line is "your sister's being raped."

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Updated: Murder trial set for mother of boy killed in 2012

Updated: Murder trial set for mother of boy killed in 2012

September 24th, 2014 11:09 am by Staff Report

Almost two years after a 4-year-old boy was killed, the trial dates were set for his mother - who prosecutors allege played a part in his death.

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