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UPDATE: Body recovered from Watauga Lake identified as JC eatery owner

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UPDATE: Body recovered from Watauga Lake identified as JC eatery owner

September 18th, 2014 1:47 pm by Staff Report

Authorities reported the body of Scratch Brick Oven owner John Wrestler was recovered from Watauga Lake Thursday after his sailboat was found unmanned.

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Dog has its day: JCPD opens slot for K-9 officer after 8-month absence

Dog has its day: JCPD opens slot for K-9 officer after 8-month absence

September 18th, 2014 9:43 pm by Max Hrenda

After going more than eight months with an unfilled officer's position, a Johnson City police platoon is on the verge of becoming fully staffed.

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City tells schools not to budget $600K 'backstop'

City tells schools not to budget $600K 'backstop'

September 18th, 2014 9:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners unanimously voted Thursday to defer an ordinance to amend Johnson City Schools' 2015 general purpose school fund when it came to their attention $600,000 in guaranteed funds from the city to the school system was being plugged i

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50 years after death, Fiddlin' Charlie Bowman comes home

50 years after death, Fiddlin' Charlie Bowman comes home

September 18th, 2014 9:28 pm by Nathan Baker

A local music legend who helped shape the sound of early country music returned posthumously Thursday to the hills that birthed him and inspired some of his most memorable songs.

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Fight against Liberian Ebola comes to JC

Fight against Liberian Ebola comes to JC

September 18th, 2014 9:18 pm by Tony Casey

Handerson Bennah gets emotional when he talks about the Ebola virus that is ripping through Liberia, his country of birth.

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Update: Fla. sheriff says 6 children, 2 adults shot to death

Update: Fla. sheriff says 6 children, 2 adults shot to death

September 18th, 2014 7:53 pm by Staff Report

A sheriff says a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself at a home in a small town in North Florida.

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Trailblazers take on physical Falcons

September 18th, 2014 9:41 pm by Douglas Fritz

One thing Daniel Boone coach Jeremy Jenkins said he knows about this week's opponent: physicality. The Trailblazers will travel to face the Falcons in a Big Seven Conference contest tonight in Church Hill. Kickoff is set for 7:30.

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Hilltoppers not fooled by Stars' winless record

September 18th, 2014 9:39 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill head coach Stacy Carter has no major concern his players will focus on Murfreesboro Siegel's winless record.

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Vols use off week to work on pass protection

Vols use off week to work on pass protection

September 18th, 2014 9:38 pm by AP

Now that Tennessee has found its quarterback, the Volunteers must figure out how to protect him.

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Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

September 18th, 2014 9:32 pm by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment - and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath - after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum that could end the cou

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Science Hill vs. David Crockett volleyball

September 18th, 2014 9:05 pm by Joe Avento

Science Hill's volleyball team played host to David Crockett on Thursday night and won a competitive match, 25-20, 25-21, 25-16.

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