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Baseball bat attack left 1 man hospitalized, another in jail, Johnson City police say

Baseball bat attack left 1 man hospitalized, another in jail, Johnson City police say

April 9th, 2015 9:24 am by Staff Report

A Hamilton Street man was arrested early this morning on a charge that he struck another man with a baseball bat several times during a fight at a rooming house.

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Tony Casey

Lopez Lomong: Running for the United States - VIDEO

April 9th, 2015 9:14 am by Tony Casey

Shortly after finishing the particularly hilly 3.1-mile course in 16 minutes and 27.7 seconds, the Tully senior was cranking out the easiest, most fluid chin-ups I'd ever seen, one after another, for what seemed to be 15 minutes. He did this until the rec

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Sue Guinn Legg

KaBOOM! playground coming to Rise Up! - Brother's Keeper campaign wraps up

April 9th, 2015 8:59 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The third custom-designed playground to be built by the nonprofit KaBOOM! organization in partnership with the Johnson City community is set to go up May 20 on the corner of the Rise Up! campus fronting East Millard and Railroad streets.

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Unaka Avenue Baptist Church secretary gets 8 years for stealing $420,000

Unaka Avenue Baptist Church secretary gets 8 years for stealing $420,000

April 9th, 2015 8:45 am by Becky Campbell

Testimony from a woman facing eight years in prison for stealing more than $420,000 from a local church might have been her undoing that led to a judge ordering her to serve her sentence.

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Church Brothers owner decides to stay put; city official to consider options

Church Brothers owner decides to stay put; city official to consider options

April 9th, 2015 8:35 am by Gary B. Gray

Church Brothers Family Fun Store owner Dennis Church said Wednesday he does not intend to relocate his West Watauga Avenue business nearer the former Kelly's Foods site in a land swap with Johnson City to accommodate a large makeover in that area.

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Knack, Brown duel as Hilltoppers edge Cyclones

Knack, Brown duel as Hilltoppers edge Cyclones

April 8th, 2015 10:47 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

With two friends on the hill for their respective teams, there was no doubt that a duel was about to take place. Science Hill's Landon Knack earned the bragging rights as his 'Toppers held on to defeat Connor Brown and Elizabethton Cyclones 3-1.

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Norris not stressed about start in Yankee Stadium

Norris not stressed about start in Yankee Stadium

April 8th, 2015 10:46 pm by Douglas Fritz

Facing the New York Yankees in their home park isn't something Daniel Norris thinks will keep him awake at night. The Blue Jays play the Yankees on Thursday at 7:05 p.m.

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Potential 'Facebook Murders' jurors report for orientation

Potential 'Facebook Murders' jurors report for orientation

April 8th, 2015 5:11 pm by Becky Campbell

Nearly 200 Washington County residents showed up Wednesday for jury duty in preparation for an upcoming multi-defendant murder trial transferred here from Mountain City.

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Tweetsie Trail presents education, community service opportunities for ETSU - PHOTOS

Tweetsie Trail presents education, community service opportunities for ETSU - PHOTOS

April 8th, 2015 4:59 pm by Tony Casey

There's a tunnel that goes underneath the Tweetsie Trail near the three-mile mark, and East Tennessee State University's Dr. Mick Whitelaw hopes he gets to learn more about it and use it as a way to teach his students.

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The Latest: Police radio recording released in South Carolina cop's shooting of unarmed black man

The Latest: Police radio recording released in South Carolina cop's shooting of unarmed black man - VIDEO

April 8th, 2015 4:05 pm by Associated Press

North Charleston Patrolman Michael Slager has been charged with murder.

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