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Johnson City father reunites with daughter after 34 years

Johnson City father reunites with daughter after 34 years

March 13th, 2014 8:41 pm by Tony Casey

Janet Tuvek, of west Johnson City, might have to set up more seats around the table at family gatherings after a recent reunion. And that's perfectly fine with her.

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Johnson City spring break camp popular with counselors, kids and parents

Johnson City spring break camp popular with counselors, kids and parents

March 11th, 2014 10:11 pm by Tony Casey

Contrary to popular belief, it's the boys at Johnson City's Spring Break Camp who take much longer to get ready for the swimming portion of their day than the girls.

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Community Heritage
New book highlights murder, history of lost community

New book highlights murder, history of lost community

March 10th, 2014 9:33 am by Max Hrenda

It's a story about passion, pain, war, and murder. But it's also a story about a little-known community in Northeast Tennessee that time - and hundreds of thousands of gallons of water - have almost washed away.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
1908 Johnson City known as The Coming City of the South'

1908 Johnson City known as The Coming City of the South'

March 10th, 2014 9:29 am by Bob Cox

Johnson City's mayor in 1908 was Guy L. Smith, who also worked for the Armbrust-Smith Co., a furniture store at 204-06 E. Main (much later the site of Nettie Lee's Boy and Girl Shop).

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Meet Your Neighbor: Carter County Deputy Scott Whitmire drawn back to law enforcement

Meet Your Neighbor: Carter County Deputy Scott Whitmire drawn back to law enforcement

March 9th, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Deputy Scott Whitmire got a surprise during his graduation ceremony from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy earlier this year. He was awarded the Casey-Fowler-Williams Leadership Award for providing the most outstanding leadershi

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Community shows support for ALS-stricken principal

Community shows support for ALS-stricken principal

March 8th, 2014 11:17 pm by Max Hrenda

Some people will never know what it's like to have someone tell them that their own body is killing them. Last year, East Side Elementary principal Josh Wandell heard exactly that.

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Girls Inc. takes on projects based on books

Girls Inc. takes on projects based on books

March 7th, 2014 9:45 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In celebration of the March birthday of the beloved children's author Dr. Seuss, the girls at Girls Inc. in Johnson City snacked on green eggs and ham after school Friday. And unlike the Cat in the Hat before Sam I Am let him be, they liked them. And they

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Pet of the week 3-7-14

Pet of the week 3-7-14

March 7th, 2014 4:43 pm by Ron Campbell

Jonah is an older adult DSH. He is very calm and sweet.

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Post transplant valve surgery goes well

Post transplant valve surgery goes well

March 5th, 2014 9:27 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Less than three months after receiving a heart and double lung transplant, 7-year-old Weston Keeton of Blountville sailed through heart valve replacement surgery Wednesday morning at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Dispatcher's calm actions during shootout earn her state honor

Dispatcher's calm actions during shootout earn her state honor

March 4th, 2014 9:22 pm by Max Hrenda

Moments after watching a car crash into two trees off Interstate 26, Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Jeff Appleba said he was taking cover behind his own cruiser while the vehicle's driver fired on him.

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