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Downtown utility work to close section of South Roan Street

Downtown utility work to close section of South Roan Street

September 6th, 2013 8:40 pm by Rex Barber

A significant utilities upgrade project in downtown Johnson City will close a portion of a major thoroughfare through late October.

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Carter County Landfill and its biggest customer, Blue Ridge Trash, part ways

Carter County Landfill and its biggest customer, Blue Ridge Trash, part ways

September 6th, 2013 8:34 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Landfill has lost its biggest customer to the newest landfill in the Tri-Cites.

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Teachers’ unions oppose Washington County payroll policy change

Teachers’ unions oppose Washington County payroll policy change

September 6th, 2013 8:23 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education cited state law when approving a policy change removing the option of payroll deductions for union dues, but local teachers view it as another erosion of educators’ rights.

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Crime Local News
Unicoi County Jail cook becomes inmate

Unicoi County Jail cook becomes inmate

September 6th, 2013 8:16 pm by Brad Hicks

An employee of the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department was arrested on Friday and now faces drug-related charges for allegedly delivering drugs to inmates in the Unicoi County Jail, according to Sheriff Mike Hensley.

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WCSD captain set to receive state award for school safety program

WCSD captain set to receive state award for school safety program

September 6th, 2013 8:14 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County sheriff’s administrator will receive a state award for implementing a school safety training program for local teachers.

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Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

September 6th, 2013 5:04 pm by Staff Report

Tink is a 3 year old Boxer looking for a home.

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Crime
Neighbor charged with burglarizing Johnson City apartment

Neighbor charged with burglarizing Johnson City apartment

September 6th, 2013 4:39 pm by Staff Report

Following an investigation into an apartment burglary earlier this year, Johnson City police on Friday arrested a man who lived in a neighboring apartment.

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Crime
Public defender appointed for Johnson City man accused of raping 4-year-old girl

Public defender appointed for Johnson City man accused of raping 4-year-old girl

September 6th, 2013 4:14 pm by Becky Campbell

A preliminary hearing for Holden Marshall Ledford was set for Sept. 12.

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Crime
Chuckey parents jailed on child abuse and neglect charges; deputy says father admitted to meth use

Chuckey parents jailed on child abuse and neglect charges; deputy says father admitted to meth use

September 6th, 2013 1:31 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County Sheriff's Deputy John Foister responded to the couple's Horse Creek Road residence after the Department of Children's Services went there to check on the children and found drugs inside the home, according to court records.

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