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Unicoi County Memorial Hospital board again accepts MSHA offer

Unicoi County Memorial Hospital board again accepts MSHA offer

July 18th, 2013 10:01 pm by Brad Hicks

For the third time, the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Board of Control has opted to move forward with allowing Mountain States Health Alliance to acquire the 60-year-old hospital, and MSHA officials and supporters hope this time is a charm.

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Work to accelerate on Boone Street flood basin

Work to accelerate on Boone Street flood basin

July 18th, 2013 9:38 pm by Gary B. Gray

One thing public works employees noticed Wednesday was the water flowing down Market Street.

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Greenhouse at Torbett Plant Farm blown into highway, struck vehicle

Greenhouse at Torbett Plant Farm blown into highway, struck vehicle

July 18th, 2013 6:09 pm by Staff Reports

Johnson City police are on the scene of a traffic crash on Highway 11E involving at least one vehicle and a structure from Torbett's Greenhouse.

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Erwin man accused of depositing check from fake account

Erwin man accused of depositing check from fake account

July 18th, 2013 5:01 pm by Staff Report

Police were called to Peoples Community Bank, 300 Sunset Drive, on June 13.

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Update: Plane crashes in Limestone, pilot taken to hospital

Update: Plane crashes in Limestone, pilot taken to hospital

July 18th, 2013 4:15 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The plane took off from the pilot's residence at 583 Oakland Road about 4 p.m. and returned to the same location, but it had a hard landing and overturned.

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Woman charged with exposing Bluff City man, baby to disease

Woman charged with exposing Bluff City man, baby to disease

July 18th, 2013 4:03 pm by Staff Report

A woman has been arrested after allegedly neglecting a Bluff City baby she was left to care for, then attacking the child's irate father when he found she had passed out while drinking moonshine.

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The day after: Owners clean up in Johnson City after flooding hits businesses

The day after: Owners clean up in Johnson City after flooding hits businesses

July 18th, 2013 4:00 pm by Rex Barber

Frank Casteel recalls the headquarters for his roofing business being flooded 18 or 19 times in the 50 years he’s been at 113 Highland Ave.

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National News Alert: Detroit files for bankruptcy

National News Alert: Detroit files for bankruptcy

July 18th, 2013 4:00 pm by Associated Press

State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr on Thursday asked a federal judge permission to place the city into Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection.

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Carter mayor vetoes tax increase

Carter mayor vetoes tax increase

July 18th, 2013 3:29 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Mayor Leon Humphrey has vetoed the 2013-2014 Budget and the $2.33 tax rate resolutions approved by the County Commission on Monday.

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3 arrested after Sullivan deputies find bloody woman crawling for help

3 arrested after Sullivan deputies find bloody woman crawling for help

July 18th, 2013 3:12 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Three Kingsport residents have been arrested after a battered woman was spotted crawling to a door for help — directly behind the back of her father, who was telling officers nothing was wrong.

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