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Happy Valley teacher charged with arson, insurance fraud

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Happy Valley teacher charged with arson, insurance fraud

July 30th, 2015 9:15 am by John Thompson

The arson investigation stems from a fire at a Stoney Creek home.

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Accused serial burglar picks up 2 more charges in Johnson City

Accused serial burglar picks up 2 more charges in Johnson City

July 30th, 2015 4:05 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man already jailed on six burglary charges picked up two more on Thursday, as Johnson City police investigators pegged him for apartment burglaries that occurred in early July.

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TVA: Boone Dam repair to take 5-7 years, $200M-$300M price tag - PHOTOS

TVA: Boone Dam repair to take 5-7 years, $200M-$300M price tag - PHOTOS

July 30th, 2015 2:56 pm by Tony Casey

The Tennessee Valley Authority announced today that repairs to Boone Dam would take another five to seven years to complete, leaving the lake at record low levels.

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Daniel Norris traded to Detroit in deal for David Price

Daniel Norris traded to Detroit in deal for David Price

July 30th, 2015 1:51 pm by Douglas Fritz

The former Science Hill left-hander was shipped from Toronto, an organization he has called home for four years, to Detroit.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

July 30th, 2015 1:21 pm by Johnson City Press

Miss something? Don't sweat it. The Buzz is here with today's trending stories - teacher's arson charge, Yee-Haw! opening, THC toddler, Black Lives Matter rally and more.

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Local medic selected for volunteer medical team at last week's CrossFit Games

Local medic selected for volunteer medical team at last week's CrossFit Games

July 30th, 2015 11:30 am by Becky Campbell

If you haven't heard of Crossfit, you just might be an ostrich with your head in the sand. It's the workout craze that's taken ahold of the world with its WODs, AMRAPs, burpees and kipping pull-ups. And last week was the Olympics of CrossFit where top Cro

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Partnership helps provide bikes for kids at the Johnson City Boys and Girls Club

Partnership helps provide bikes for kids at the Johnson City Boys and Girls Club

July 30th, 2015 11:21 am by David Floyd

Kids swarmed around a collection of new bikes like bees to flowers Wednesday, eager to put them through their paces in an obstacle course set up in the Johnson City/Washington County Boys and Girls Club gym.

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Fireworks, the Mayberry Deputy and music help celebrate the weekend in Elizabethton

Fireworks, the Mayberry Deputy and music help celebrate the weekend in Elizabethton

July 30th, 2015 11:15 am by John Thompson

A lot of Elizabethton Twins fans were disappointed when it rained on July 3. In addition to raining out the last game of a homestand against Greeneville, it also meant the annual Snap-on 4th of July Fireworks show had to be postponed.

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Will TVA unveil repair plan for Boone Dam today?

Will TVA unveil repair plan for Boone Dam today?

July 30th, 2015 11:05 am by Gary B. Gray

A news conference is set for 2:30 this afternoon.

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Confederate battle flags placed at MLK center, historic church in Atlanta

Confederate battle flags placed at MLK center, historic church in Atlanta

July 30th, 2015 10:07 am by Associated Press

The Rev. Shannon Jones of Ebenezer Baptist tells The Associated Press that police and federal officials were working to remove the flags Thursday morning.

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Two injured in Roan Mountain crash

Two injured in Roan Mountain crash

July 30th, 2015 9:44 am by Staff Report

Two people from Georgia were injured Tuesday when the driver lost control of his 2005 Ford Explorer on a narrow mountain road and went down a 120-foot cliff.

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