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Buyer announces big plans for local historic home

December 19th, 2014 10:17 pm by Nathan Baker

Sorry ladies - like the world's formerly most eligible bachelor, George Clooney, the Oaks Castle is off the market.

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Update: Jury finds Allen guilty on child abuse, neglect charges

Update: Jury finds Allen guilty on child abuse, neglect charges

December 19th, 2014 4:58 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County jury has found Andrew Lorenze Allen guilty on charges of aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect.

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Oak Ridge whips Hilltoppers

Oak Ridge whips Hilltoppers

December 19th, 2014 11:15 pm by Trey Williams

Oak Ridge improved to 13-0 with Friday night's 67-43 win over Science Hill at the Buck Van Huss Dome in Kingsport.

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Fee structure changing for Tennessee 911 phone calls

Fee structure changing for Tennessee 911 phone calls

December 19th, 2014 10:51 pm by Max Hrenda

According to a representative from Washington County 911, 70 percent of callers may see a rate increase when calling 911 after the new year.

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Local business owner offers slice of parking to food truck vendors

Local business owner offers slice of parking to food truck vendors

December 19th, 2014 10:44 pm by Tony Casey

Fresh off what could be considered a favorable decision for downtown Johnson City restaurant owners by the City Commission, Jamie Dove, the owner of The Main Street Pizza Company, is offering vendors a seat at the table.

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Another second-half rally saves Vols

Another second-half rally saves Vols

December 19th, 2014 10:31 pm by AP

Josh Richardson scored 19 points Friday as the Volunteers continued their penchant for comebacks by erasing a six-point halftime deficit in a 61-58 victory over Tennessee Tech.

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Christmas arrives for 900 Unicoi, Washington Co. families

Christmas arrives for 900 Unicoi, Washington Co. families

December 19th, 2014 10:29 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Appalachian Fairgrounds were awhirl with the giving spirit on Friday as volunteers trotted out Salvation Army Angel Tree gifts and food from the Johnson City Press Christmas Box to 900 Washington and Unicoi county families in need.

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Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of pot

Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of pot

December 19th, 2014 9:45 pm by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

Despite growing public support for legalizing marijuana, a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma shows that at least two segments of American society are prepared to fight the idea before the nation's highest court - social conservatives and law enforcem

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Cold-shooting Lady Bucs fall to Wilmington

Cold-shooting Lady Bucs fall to Wilmington

December 19th, 2014 9:08 pm by Staff Report

Serena Clark posted her fourth double-double of the season, but East Tennessee State's four-game win streak came to an end in the opening game of the Seahawks Christmas Invitational in a 61-48 loss to host UNC Wilmington on Friday at Trask Coliseum.

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Hot start has Lady Warriors wanting more

Hot start has Lady Warriors wanting more

December 19th, 2014 9:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With reminders of past glory ever present and the current gold standard just five miles away, the Happy Valley girls' basketball team doesn't have to look far to see where it wants to be.

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Stolen items sold to scrap yard, police say

Stolen items sold to scrap yard, police say

December 19th, 2014 5:28 pm by Staff Report

A city man is being held at the Washington County Detention Center after police said he sold stolen items to a scrap yard.

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