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Update: 2 people injured in apartment building fire in Elizabethton

Update: 2 people injured in apartment building fire in Elizabethton

September 12th, 2013 10:00 pm by John Thompson

An elderly woman was burned in the blaze, and a second victim may have broken a leg escaping from the 2nd floor.

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Hit and run injures one on Elizabethton Highway

Hit and run injures one on Elizabethton Highway

September 12th, 2013 9:52 pm by Staff Reports

A person was reportedly struck by a vehicle on Elizabethton Highway near Happy Valley Memorial Park Thursday night and suffered injuries.

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Former Johnson City Commissioner Phil Carriger may seek Hill’s 7th House District seat

Former Johnson City Commissioner Phil Carriger may seek Hill’s 7th House District seat

September 12th, 2013 9:44 pm by Gary B. Gray

Former Johnson City Commissioner Phil Carriger said Thursday he is seriously considering taking on incumbent state Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, for the 7th House District seat, beginning with an entrance into the May Republican primary.

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Homecoming still big deal for SHHS queen, students

Homecoming still big deal for SHHS queen, students

September 12th, 2013 9:30 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Already a Science Hill High School band member and swimmer, senior Michaela Humby added a bit more sparkle to her high school resume Sept. 6, as she was crowned the school’s 2013 Homecoming Queen.

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TVA recognizes community for thinking, acting green

TVA recognizes community for thinking, acting green

September 12th, 2013 9:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County’s emphasis on green initiatives and responsible growth has earned the community recognition from the Tennessee Valley Authority that may help foster economic development.

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MSHA: Long-term outlook uncertain

MSHA: Long-term outlook uncertain

September 12th, 2013 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

Mountain States Health Alliance CEO Dennis Vonderfecht said Thursday that there are no plans to close any of the system’s soon-to-be 14 hospitals in the immediate future, but said uncertainty in the health care industry leaves the long-term outlook uncert

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Johnson City man arrested for possession of crack cocaine, MDMA and firearm during traffic stop

Johnson City man arrested for possession of crack cocaine, MDMA and firearm during traffic stop

September 12th, 2013 9:04 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City man was arrested Tuesday after police reportedly located crack cocaine in his possession during a traffic stop, a Johnson City police news release said.

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Elizabethton up next for Crockett

Elizabethton up next for Crockett

September 12th, 2013 8:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

The Pioneers return to action a week after giving up 90 points to Science Hill.

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Crime Police Blotter
Man tells police 'just forget' 13 calls to 911

Man tells police 'just forget' 13 calls to 911

September 12th, 2013 4:27 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

In one hour's time, dispatch received thirteen 911 hang ups from a residence on Kingsport's Skyland Drive.

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Runway resurfacing to shut down flight operations at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

Runway resurfacing to shut down flight operations at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

September 12th, 2013 4:20 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

A resurfacing project for the 8,000-foot main runway at Tri-Cities Regional Airport will take place this weekend and next weekend.

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