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Burglar takes 2 turkeys, ham from downtown Johnson City church

Burglar takes 2 turkeys, ham from downtown Johnson City church

August 13th, 2013 12:13 pm by Staff Report

Police found a broken window and an unlocked door on the side of the church.

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Carter Co. residents sound off on drainage woes

Carter Co. residents sound off on drainage woes

August 13th, 2013 11:49 am by John Thompson

Residents from Brown’s Branch, Braemer, Biltmore and other areas have attended recent committee meetings to discuss drainage problems they want the county to correct.

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$1.5 million bid approved for Jonesborough water treatment plant project

$1.5 million bid approved for Jonesborough water treatment plant project

August 13th, 2013 11:30 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday approved a $1.5 million bid for construction of an effluent outfall line from the town’s wastewater treatment plant to the Nolichucky River.

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After the Deluge: Boone Street Detention Basin nearing completion

After the Deluge: Boone Street Detention Basin nearing completion

August 13th, 2013 11:05 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City’s Public Works Department employees Monday utilized a heavy-duty pump to pull water collected from Saturday’s heavy rains and route it into the city’s stormwater system.

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Former Jonesborough officer gets 18 months for steroid trafficking

Former Jonesborough officer gets 18 months for steroid trafficking

August 13th, 2013 9:53 am by Matthew Lane — Kingsport Times-News

GREENEVILLE — A former Jonesborough police officer who sold more than $80,000 worth of illegal steroids over a three-year period has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for steroid trafficking.

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Erwin property tax hike closer to reality

Erwin property tax hike closer to reality

August 13th, 2013 9:25 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — The town of Erwin’s property tax rate has held steady for more than a decade, but according to Erwin Town Recorder Randy Trivette, the costs associated with operating the town have continued to rise.

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Rain takes toll on Johnson City Umoja Festival

Rain takes toll on Johnson City Umoja Festival

August 13th, 2013 9:06 am by Rex Barber

Rain began falling around 3 p.m. Saturday and by 4 p.m. an estimated 2.5 inches of water had soaked Johnson City. Many downtown roads flooded. Vendor tents at Umoja were knocked down.

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Reactions have been strong to a Tennessee judge changing a baby's name from Messiah. What do you think?

Reactions have been strong to a Tennessee judge changing a baby's name from Messiah. What do you think?

August 13th, 2013 7:38 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The hubbub started when the boy's mother sought an order to establish paternity.

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Fan who died in Atlanta Braves stadium fall was a 29-year-old man

Fan who died in Atlanta Braves stadium fall was a 29-year-old man

August 13th, 2013 7:16 am by Associated Press

Atlanta police spokesman John Chafee says there's no indication of foul play, and the fall appears to have been an accident.

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Ex-state Rep. Cochran to challenge District Attorney General Clark

Ex-state Rep. Cochran to challenge District Attorney General Clark

August 13th, 2013 7:00 am by Becky Campbell

“I’ve had a lot of encouragement,” Jerome Cochran said. “I’m in the early stages of getting a campaign together.”

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