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30-foot deep hole opens up in Cherokee Road near Casey Lane; motorists urged to avoid area

30-foot deep hole opens up in Cherokee Road near Casey Lane; motorists urged to avoid area

August 5th, 2013 4:26 pm by Staff report

A hole has opened up on Cherokee Road, near Casey Lane, according to a dispatcher with Washington County/Johnson City 911.

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Congestion, minor crashes occur near new Popeyes Lousiana Kitchen on North Roan Street

Congestion, minor crashes occur near new Popeyes Lousiana Kitchen on North Roan Street

August 5th, 2013 4:17 pm by Becky Campbell

Motorists attempting to get into Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, located at 2602 N Roan St., Johnson City, have had quite the wait since the business opened a week ago.

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Band Perry to appear at Greeneville Walmart Tuesday

Band Perry to appear at Greeneville Walmart Tuesday

August 5th, 2013 3:30 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel

National breakout country group the Band Perry will meet fans at a hometown appearance Tuesday, signing copies of their album "Pioneer" at the Walmart on East Andrew Johnson Highway in Greeneville.

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Alex Rodriguez, others suspended by MLB for drugs

Alex Rodriguez, others suspended by MLB for drugs

August 5th, 2013 3:06 pm by RONALD BLUM — AP Sports Writer

NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday when Major League Baseball disciplined 13 players in a drug case — the most sweeping punishment since the

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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

August 5th, 2013 2:45 pm by Staff Report

Here's a surefire way to catch up on local news. Ten local stories you may have missed from JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Crime
Johnson City man accused of assaulting woman, stealing car and cash

Johnson City man accused of assaulting woman, stealing car and cash

August 5th, 2013 2:35 pm by John Thompson

Jason Lee Avery was turned over to the Carter County Sheriff's Department by the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

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Meet Your Neighbors: Johnson City couple embraces DIY culture and eco-friendliness through creative endeavors

Meet Your Neighbors: Johnson City couple embraces DIY culture and eco-friendliness through creative endeavors premium content

August 5th, 2013 1:41 pm by Kayla Carter

With their do-it-yourself powers combined, one Johnson City couple buys up neglected and forgotten records that have been wasting away in thrift store basements and turns them into unique and custom time pieces.

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Thief strikes Hampton beverage store, breaks water line

Thief strikes Hampton beverage store, breaks water line

August 5th, 2013 1:33 pm by Staff Report

Store employee Shanon Matheson told Deputy Isaac Rhea of the Carter County Sheriff's Department that the burglary was discovered when he opened the store up around 5:20 a.m. Friday.

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Wet weather delays start of school for Love Chapel students

Wet weather delays start of school for Love Chapel students

August 5th, 2013 1:05 pm by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — The start of of the 2013-14 school year for Love Chapel Elementary School students will be delayed by one week.

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By the numbers: A breakdown of proposed Unicoi Co. expenditures prior to possible tax hike

By the numbers: A breakdown of proposed Unicoi Co. expenditures prior to possible tax hike

August 5th, 2013 9:53 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — As it stands today, Unicoi County is facing a shortfall of more than $360,000 and the county’s residents could again be facing a double-digit property tax rate increase in the 2013-14 fiscal year.

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