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Commissioners discuss downtown, zoning, business recruitment at lengthy meeting

Commissioners discuss downtown, zoning, business recruitment at lengthy meeting

February 22nd, 2014 8:51 pm by Gary B. Gray

Will Johnson City go into "de-annexation" mode and sue the state to recoup infrastructure investments? These were very serious points put forward Saturday morning at one of the City Commission's informal strategic planning sessions at Memorial Park Commun

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UPDATE: One dead, two suffer 'extremely serious injuries' in I-81 wreck

UPDATE: One dead, two suffer 'extremely serious injuries' in I-81 wreck

February 22nd, 2014 8:09 pm by Staff Reports

A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 81 left at least one person dead and two others with "extremely serious injuries," according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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Governors: Legalized pot buzz just smoke

Governors: Legalized pot buzz just smoke

February 22nd, 2014 6:44 pm by KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

All the buzz at the National Governors Association meeting over legalizing pot, some say, is just smoke.

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The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today

The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today

February 22nd, 2014 2:14 pm by Staff Report

Miss something? Here's a 8-pack of local news and sports stories from The Buzz to keep you in the loop:

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Mexico drug cartel chief arrested

Mexico drug cartel chief arrested

February 22nd, 2014 12:09 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, KATHERINE CORCORAN, Associated Press

The head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel was captured overnight by U.S. and Mexican authorities at a hotel in Mazatlan, Mexico, the Associated Press has learned.

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Second Barberitos to open next week

Second Barberitos to open next week

February 22nd, 2014 8:53 am by Nathan Baker

An established Johnson City Tex-Mex chain announced the opening of a second franchise Friday, hoping to cash in on the college and medical employee populations.

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Hall of Fame receiver scores big bucks for Salvation Army

Hall of Fame receiver scores big bucks for Salvation Army

February 22nd, 2014 8:48 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Fred Biletnikoff, the National Football League Hall of Fame wide receiver who spent 14 years on the field with the Oakland Raiders and another 18 years as a Raiders assistant coach, scored a $33,000 win for the Johnson City Salvation Army on Friday as the

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Volunteers sought for emergency-response team training class

Volunteers sought for emergency-response team training class

February 22nd, 2014 8:44 am by Becky Campbell

Citizens trained to act during a crisis are a valuable asset for Washington County, and there is an opportunity for residents to become a certified citizen responder next month.

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Salvation Army Souper Bowl

February 22nd, 2014 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Souper Bowl for the Hungry Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressRaiders Hall of Fame receiver Fred Biletnikoff was the featured speaker at the 18th Annual Souper Bowl for the Hungry sponsered by the Salvation Army Friday.

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Lady Toppers win; Tarter to sit after two technicals

Lady Toppers win; Tarter to sit after two technicals

February 21st, 2014 10:55 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill will have to avoid a technical knockout to reach the sectional tournament .With three minutes left in Science Hill's 73-44 win, senior point guard Tianna Tarter was whistled for two technical fouls and will have to sit out the next two.

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