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House in Jonesborough fire a total loss

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House in Jonesborough fire a total loss

September 2nd, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

A small propane tank exploded and launched into a home's back yard during a Jonesborough house fire Tuesday afternoon, but no injuries were reported, and the blaze has been extinguished.

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Updated with photos: Johnson City police say pharmacy robber killed himself in standoff

Updated with photos: Johnson City police say pharmacy robber killed himself in standoff

September 2nd, 2014 10:56 am by Becky Campbell

A man suspected of robbing a West Market Street pharmacy shot himself in a standoff with Johnson City police this morning, according to emergency radio communications.

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Update: 9 still on run after 32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

Update: 9 still on run after 32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

September 2nd, 2014 9:28 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The teens - ages 14 to 19 - left their rooms at about 11 p.m. Monday night and "overwhelmed" the staff in a common area.

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Danger zone: 134 school zone speeding tickets issued since start of school

Danger zone: 134 school zone speeding tickets issued since start of school

September 1st, 2014 10:21 pm by Becky Campbell

In the month since school started back in Johnson City, police have written 134 tickets for speeding during the critical morning and afternoon hours when school is about to begin or has just ended.

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Local vets sound off on Mountain Home VA care

Local vets sound off on Mountain Home VA care

August 31st, 2014 9:28 pm by Tony Casey

Veterans discussed wait times and quality-of-care.

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Two North Carolina men sought for alleged baseball bat, knife attack in Gray

Two North Carolina men sought for alleged baseball bat, knife attack in Gray

September 2nd, 2014 11:48 am by Staff Report

Deputies were looking for two North Carolina men accused of assaulting three Gray residents with a baseball bat and a knife, Sheriff Ed Graybeal reported today in a news release.

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Greeneville police seek alleged copper burglar

Greeneville police seek alleged copper burglar

September 2nd, 2014 10:32 am by Staff Report

Police were looking for a man who recently burglarized a building at the Greeneville Boy's and Girl's Club.

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Should Johnson City revise its regulations for murals?

Should Johnson City revise its regulations for murals?

September 2nd, 2014 9:36 am by Johnson City Press

Do you think Johnson City's sign and zoning regulations are too restrictive when it comes to murals and wall paintings in the downtown area?

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Labor Day enjoyed inside, outside on land, water

Labor Day enjoyed inside, outside on land, water

September 1st, 2014 10:16 pm by Max Hrenda

In the spirit of Labor Day, many in Johnson City took advantage of the holiday to venture out of their homes to enjoy the day with friends, family or on their own.

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Norris gets called up to major leagues

Norris gets called up to major leagues

September 1st, 2014 10:10 pm by Trey Williams

The Toronto Blue Jays gave Norris the call-up on Monday from the Triple-A Buffalo, which concluded its season Monday.

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Greek to Johnson City: Bristol-based Mediterranean restaurant to open mid-Sept.

Greek to Johnson City: Bristol-based Mediterranean restaurant to open mid-Sept.

September 1st, 2014 10:05 pm by Nathan Baker

An established Bristol eatery is advancing south and bringing a taste of the Mediterranean to Johnson City.

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