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U-Haul gone; design for 2-acre site in the works

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U-Haul gone; design for 2-acre site in the works

May 29th, 2015 9:36 pm by Gary B. Gray

U-Haul is no more, which means engineers and Johnson City officials will soon be massaging plans for a water basin, greenspace, new parking and educational and aesthetic amenities on the 2-acre site.

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Sports High schools
Sweet 16/Spring Superlatives list

Sweet 16/Spring Superlatives list

May 30th, 2015 3:40 pm by Douglas Fritz

SWEET 16 TEAMPlayer of the year - Jordan Fortel, Greeneville

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Photos Heritage

PHOTO GALLERY: Confederate Cross dedication for Gen. Alfred E. Jackson

May 30th, 2015 1:17 pm by Sam Watson

The Gen. Alfred E. Jackson Camp of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans dedicated a Southern Cross of Honor at the grave of General Jackson on Sunday.

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News Crime Local News
Accused Johnson City Waffle House shooter captured in Unicoi Co.

Accused Johnson City Waffle House shooter captured in Unicoi Co.

May 29th, 2015 11:22 pm by Sam Watson

A man wanted for more than a month for a shooting outside a Johnson City Waffle House was arrested Friday after a neighboring county had arrested him on unrelated charges.

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Sports High schools
Greeneville's Fortel takes top honors on Sweet 16 team

Greeneville's Fortel takes top honors on Sweet 16 team

May 29th, 2015 9:55 pm by Douglas Fritz

Whatever Greeneville needed, the Lady Greene Devils could count on senior Jordan Fortel to deliver. And the leadoff hitter, ace pitcher, rally starter and leader was honored Friday as the Johnson City Press Sweet 16 softball player of the year.

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Sports ETSU Sports
ETSU golfer Kristjansson aces at NCAA

ETSU golfer Kristjansson aces at NCAA

May 29th, 2015 9:53 pm by Staff Report

ETSU junior Gudmunder Kristjansson birdied the first two holes of his NCAA Championship round and followed that up with his first-ever hole-in-one on the par-3, 183-yard No. 6.

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School board looks for another option to get teachers raises

School board looks for another option to get teachers raises

May 29th, 2015 9:45 pm by Tony Casey

Sometimes, even three options aren't enough.After hearing from the Johnson City Board of Commissioners, through city staff, that the school system would mostly likely not get the $518,205 it sought for the fiscal year 2016 budget - mostly to pay for 4-per

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Security ensured through TDOT's Yellow Dot program

Security ensured through TDOT's Yellow Dot program

May 29th, 2015 9:41 pm by David Floyd

A medical alert program offered through the Tennessee Department of Transportation could mean the difference between life and death if you're in a crash or have another type of roadside emergency.

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Elizabethton unveils study on future plans for West Elk Avenue area

Elizabethton unveils study on future plans for West Elk Avenue area

May 29th, 2015 9:32 pm by John Thompson

On Thursday, the Elizabethton Planning Department and the Carter County Tomorrow economic development organization revealed the results of a recent study of the potential development of a 330-acre area of the West Elk Avenue section, including the Watauga

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Police: Fake kidnap story led to real Amber Alert

Police: Fake kidnap story led to real Amber Alert

May 29th, 2015 9:22 pm by Megan Boehnke, News Sentinel Staff

Dozens of law enforcement officers across four agencies sent out a statewide alert and spent more than 150 manhours Friday searching for a 10-week-old baby snatched from her mother's arms in broad daylight - all for nothing.The story from the "mother" tur

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Mother sues Polk County Board of Education after bullied daughter's suicide

Mother sues Polk County Board of Education after bullied daughter's suicide

May 29th, 2015 9:18 pm by Kendi Anderson, Times Free Press

The mother of a Polk County 8th grader who took her own life has filed suit against the county's board of education, alleging that school officials were negligent in preventing what some have called "relentless bullying" that led Jazmine Harris to commit

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