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Frigid temperatures produce supply problems for electric utilities

Frigid temperatures produce supply problems for electric utilities

January 7th, 2014 8:59 pm by Nathan Baker

With heat pumps and water heaters across the southeastern United States working overtime Tuesday morning to combat the frigid temperatures delivered by a weather phenomenon known as a polar vortex, skyrocketing demand led to supply problems for many elect

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Charter customers could lose WJHL Wednesday night

Charter customers could lose WJHL Wednesday night

January 7th, 2014 8:54 pm by Nathan Baker

Local Charter Communications customers watching as DISH network subscribers endure their second consecutive blackout of local broadcast stations could soon be lamenting the loss of one of their own channels.

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Nolichucky River Ice Floe

January 7th, 2014 4:43 pm by Lee Talbert

Nolichucky River Ice Floe

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Cold weather closes many area schools for second day

Cold weather closes many area schools for second day

January 7th, 2014 3:38 pm by Staff Report

After closing Tuesday under the threat of near-zero degree temperatures, most area schools opted to close again on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

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UPDATE: Kingsport man who brought loaded gun to airport says it was an accident

UPDATE: Kingsport man who brought loaded gun to airport says it was an accident

January 7th, 2014 1:12 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

"The firearm was in a backpack and it was accidentally left there. I forgot it was there," Christopher Scott says.

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Reward being offered for capture of Hampton Pharmacy robber

Reward being offered for capture of Hampton Pharmacy robber

January 7th, 2014 1:04 pm by Staff Report

On Dec. 16, 2013, a man came in through the front door of the pharmacy, displayed a semi-automatic handgun and demanded a controlled substance. He fled out the front door after being handed the drugs.

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Fire damages mobile home in Jonesborough

Fire damages mobile home in Jonesborough

January 7th, 2014 12:17 pm by Staff Reports

A mobile home caught fire in Jonesborough late Tuesday morning in a blaze that was believed to have been started by a woodstove, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

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Naked Aussie freed from washer with olive oil

Naked Aussie freed from washer with olive oil

January 7th, 2014 11:22 am by AP

A naked Australian man who became stuck in a washing machine as part of an ill-planned practical joke was freed from the appliance with the help of an unusual rescue device: olive oil.

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Mize to consolidate to Gray

Mize to consolidate to Gray

January 7th, 2014 10:50 am by Nathan Baker

In a statement emailed Monday on behalf of the Mize family, Helen Wagner, president of Mize Farm & Garden Supply Inc., announced the Johnson City retail store would soon be consolidated into the location in Gray.

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Former JCPB head, Jonesborough alderman takes job at area bank

Former JCPB head, Jonesborough alderman takes job at area bank

January 7th, 2014 9:51 am by Nathan Baker

G’Fellers will serve on bank’s Advisory Board for town, will stay on Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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