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Johnson City’s flooding problems unite state, local officials

Johnson City’s flooding problems unite state, local officials

August 28th, 2013 9:32 pm by Gary B. Gray

The General Assembly was not in session Wednesday, but serious plans of action were drawn following an hourlong meeting at which legislators quizzed state and local officials about where money could be found, how red tape could be eliminated and what info

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Johnson City Sessions box sets release, weekend celebration scheduled for October

Johnson City Sessions box sets release, weekend celebration scheduled for October

August 28th, 2013 9:28 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Holding on to the only CD box set of the 1928 and 1929 Johnson City Sessions currently in the United States, Ted Olson, said the historic collection of recordings — some of which are rumored to have inspired a folk revival generation with the unique sound

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Alexander in Erwin to promote hatchery

Alexander in Erwin to promote hatchery

August 28th, 2013 9:22 pm by Brad Hicks

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said some have asked him why a U.S. senator would spend time on an issue like fishing.

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‘Duck Dynasty’ star to appear in Bristol

‘Duck Dynasty’ star to appear in Bristol

August 28th, 2013 8:54 pm by Staff Reports

One of the stars of A&E’s hit TV show “Duck Dynasty” will be stopping in at Viking Hall Civic Center for a fundraising event in October.

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Bucs' Giplaye out following open-heart surgery

Bucs' Giplaye out following open-heart surgery

August 28th, 2013 4:59 pm by Kelly Hodge

Ron Giplaye had hoped to become an impact player for the East Tennessee State basketball team this season. He’s now hoping he’ll simply be able to play basketball again.

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ETSU showcase offers freebies, friendship, fun for students, staff, faculty

ETSU showcase offers freebies, friendship, fun for students, staff, faculty

August 28th, 2013 4:31 pm by Rex Barber

You never know where you’ll meet friends, but with thousands of people available and free food around, it’s likely you could make at least a new contact or two.

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Jonesborough man charged with attempted 1st degree murder after reportedly stabbing uncle over shower

Jonesborough man charged with attempted 1st degree murder after reportedly stabbing uncle over shower

August 28th, 2013 4:09 pm by Becky Campbell

A woman also is accused of wiping the knife clean and tossing it into the yard.

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Former Unicoi County sheriff Harris’ charges officially dropped

Former Unicoi County sheriff Harris’ charges officially dropped

August 28th, 2013 4:07 pm by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — District Attorney General Tony Clark previously said he intended to request dismissal of the charges former Unicoi County sheriff Kent Harris had not yet been prosecuted on. On Monday, dismissal of these charges became official.

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JCPB's customers to see slight rate hike

JCPB's customers to see slight rate hike

August 28th, 2013 4:02 pm by Nathan Baker

Local Johnson City Power Board customers can expect a slight increase on their electric bills starting in October, CEO Jeff Dykes said Tuesday at the company’s monthly board of directors meeting.

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Carbon monoxide detector installation complete at Wash. Co. jail

Carbon monoxide detector installation complete at Wash. Co. jail

August 28th, 2013 3:57 pm by Staff report

Inmates became sick from carbon monoxide earlier this summer.

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