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Roe votes against budget deal

Roe votes against budget deal

October 16th, 2013 10:17 pm by Staff Report

The former Johnson City mayor and local physician released a statement following the House vote that approved the measure.

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Erwin Nine’s Hatcher shares a POW’s story

Erwin Nine’s Hatcher shares a POW’s story

October 16th, 2013 9:57 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

At age 93, George Hatcher, one of the last surviving members of The Erwin Nine, the troop of World War II Army Air Corpsmen from Erwin imprisoned together in Germany, shared his story for a purpose on Wednesday.

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Local prosecutor announces bid for Criminal Court judge

Local prosecutor announces bid for Criminal Court judge

October 16th, 2013 9:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Assistant DA Dennis Brooks hopes to replace Judge Robert Cupp who is apparently retiring when his term ends next year.

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Calling all artists: City may want your work

Calling all artists: City may want your work

October 16th, 2013 9:10 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While Founders Park remains under construction, members of the Public Art Committee of Johnson City are already making plans to incorporate art in the finished product.

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Spay, neuter plan up for adoption by City Commission

Spay, neuter plan up for adoption by City Commission

October 16th, 2013 9:04 pm by Brad Hicks

An ordinance that aims to address the overpopulation of unwanted animals in the community and what Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter Director Debbie Dobbs referred to as the “unnecessary” euthanasia of kittens and puppies is once again up for

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Pat's Mountaineer Package Store closed

Pat's Mountaineer Package Store closed

October 16th, 2013 9:01 pm by Staff Report

A longtime Johnson City business, Pat’s Mountaineer Package Store, has closed.

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2 women charged after Johnson County store robbery

2 women charged after Johnson County store robbery

October 16th, 2013 4:19 pm by Staff Report

Both were arrested in Damascus, Va., after a traffic stop.

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Elizabethton police want help on SUV burglary at Walmart

Elizabethton police want help on SUV burglary at Walmart

October 16th, 2013 3:54 pm by Staff Report

Police said the store's security camera shows the man entering the 1995 Ford Explorer and stealing a smartphone.

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DA, TDEC file injunction against Roto Rooter owner over alleged Johnson City sewage dumping

DA, TDEC file injunction against Roto Rooter owner over alleged Johnson City sewage dumping

October 16th, 2013 3:12 pm by Becky Campbell

The lawsuit claims that despite a cease and desist order, the business has continued to engage in "underpermitted pumping and disposal of sewage."

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Tennessee woman charged with starving puppy

Tennessee woman charged with starving puppy

October 16th, 2013 2:25 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee woman has been charged with animal cruelty after officials say she chained a puppy to a tree and allowed him to starve to death.

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