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Dragon Boats lined up for Regional Cancer Centers

Dragon Boats lined up for Regional Cancer Centers

August 20th, 2013 12:05 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Mountain States Foundation’s eighth annual Dragon Boat Festival is set to run Sept. 7 on the lakefront at Winged Deer Park.

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Washington County Sheriff's Department files answer to family's $20 million lawsuit regarding inmate death

Washington County Sheriff's Department files answer to family's $20 million lawsuit regarding inmate death

August 20th, 2013 11:09 am by Becky Campbell

Stewart W. Peppers, 22, died April 29 while being transported to the Johnson City Medical Center by ambulance. His family believes he was subjected to 20 minutes of being beaten, shocked by Tasers and sprayed with a chemical agent used to subdue people w

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Update: Johnson City police investigating infant death at Knob Creek Road apartment

Update: Johnson City police investigating infant death at Knob Creek Road apartment

August 20th, 2013 10:32 am by Staff report

The death was reported at Johnson City Medical Center Monday afternoon after an EMS crew found the infant unresponsive at a Knob Creek Road apartment.

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Tenn. legislator to challenge US Sen. Alexander

Tenn. legislator to challenge US Sen. Alexander

August 20th, 2013 9:43 am by ERIK SCHELZIG — Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Sen. Lamar Alexander's efforts to ward off a primary challenge from the right fell short Tuesday with Tennessee state Rep. Joe Carr's announcement that he will mount a tea party challenge for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.

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Miss Fairest of the Fair 2013 crowned

Miss Fairest of the Fair 2013 crowned

August 20th, 2013 9:15 am by Staff report

This year's Fairest of the Fair Contest winner was Kayla Hobbs, 18, of Kingsport.

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NASCAR week offers more than racing

NASCAR week offers more than racing

August 20th, 2013 9:01 am by Sue Guinn Legg

While much has been written and said about the economic impact of the biannual NASCAR races at Bristol Motor Speedway, the impact a single NASCAR race week at Bristol has on nonprofit organizations around the region is lesser-known.

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Sullivan Co. Commission ‘tables’ resolution aimed at removing weapons signs at courthouse

Sullivan Co. Commission ‘tables’ resolution aimed at removing weapons signs at courthouse

August 20th, 2013 8:37 am by J.H. Osborne, NET News Service

Most Sullivan County commissioners indicated in a resounding vote Monday that they don’t want “no weapons permitted” signs removed from the doors of the Sullivan County Courthouse.

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MSHA hires Byers as new administrator of UCMH

MSHA hires Byers as new administrator of UCMH

August 19th, 2013 9:36 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Mountain States Health Alliance has hired Tracy Byers, CEO of Great Plains Regional Medical Center in Elk City, Okla., to serve as the new administrator of Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.

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Encouraging words: Reaccreditation team hears praise of JCPD

Encouraging words: Reaccreditation team hears praise of JCPD

August 19th, 2013 9:08 pm by Tony Casey

A public information session for Johnson City Police Department’s reaccreditation was held in the Johnson City Municipal and Safety Building Monday night, and there was a general consensus of those who spoke.

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