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Model pilots: Johnson City Radio Controllers gear down at Bowser Ridge Landfill

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Model pilots: Johnson City Radio Controllers gear down at Bowser Ridge Landfill

October 24th, 2014 10:00 pm by Gary B. Gray

Pilots have been flying premier model aircraft across the skies at the city-owned Bowser Ridge Landfill for 20 years, and Johnson City Radio Controllers will hold its ground at that location for at least another five years thanks to a lease extension appr

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Blanket statement: S.D. woman crafted quilt for local veteran

Blanket statement: S.D. woman crafted quilt for local veteran

October 24th, 2014 9:44 pm by Nathan Baker

A South Dakota woman was the answer to a local mystery uncovered this week by a Greene County veteran.

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Police: $12K in drugs fished from Kingsport toilet

Police: $12K in drugs fished from Kingsport toilet

October 24th, 2014 9:06 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Vice officers and a SWAT team raided a Kingsport home on Thursday night, netting a large amount of crack cocaine and two arrests.

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Authorities: Remains belong to missing Va. student

Authorities: Remains belong to missing Va. student

October 24th, 2014 5:12 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say remains found Oct. 18 in a rural area are that of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

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Johnson City police: Boy, 15, stabbed Science Hill classmate twice with pencil

Johnson City police: Boy, 15, stabbed Science Hill classmate twice with pencil

October 24th, 2014 2:59 pm by Staff Report

The girl had bruising in the area where she was struck and did not require medical attention.

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'Toppers get past Boone after slow start

'Toppers get past Boone after slow start

October 24th, 2014 11:54 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill was shut out in the first quarter for the first time this season at Daniel Boone, but the Hilltoppers found their stride in a 56-7 win over the Trailblazers.

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Cyclones overcome rough start to beat Devils

Cyclones overcome rough start to beat Devils

October 24th, 2014 11:51 pm by Douglas Fritz

Midway through the second quarter, Elizabethton was only up by one score but the Cyclones overcame their looking-ahead-to-Sullivan-South blues for a 43-7 win over Unicoi County.

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Vikings push past Crockett

Vikings push past Crockett

October 24th, 2014 11:49 pm by Jeff Birchfield

For the most part, David Crockett was able to shut down Tennessee High's offense in the first half , but the Vikings broke through with enough big plays for a 27-14 win.

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Rebels get past 'Horns to set up Three Rivers showdown

October 24th, 2014 11:48 pm by Gene Renfro

Sullivan South remained perfect in the Three Rivers Conference and set up a showdown for the league title next week with a 42-12 win over Johnson County.

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Ford's play sparks Hampton to win

October 24th, 2014 11:45 pm by Staff Report

Dylan Ford returned a blocked South Greene field goal attempt for a touchdown and Hampton scored the final 31 points in a 47-10 victory in a high school football game.

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Sheriff: Man found near Backbone Rock killed himself

Sheriff: Man found near Backbone Rock killed himself

October 24th, 2014 10:04 pm by Staff Report

Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece said a man whose body was found near the Backbone Rock Recreation Center died from an apparent suicide.

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