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Unicoi, Carter counties join Retire Tennessee

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Unicoi, Carter counties join Retire Tennessee

July 31st, 2015 11:05 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development announced Friday that Carter and Unicoi counties have met the competitive stipulations for inclusion in the state's retiree recruitment marketing program, Retire Tennessee.

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Worktirement - Study ranks Johnson City third best in nation for working past retirement

Worktirement - Study ranks Johnson City third best in nation for working past retirement

July 31st, 2015 11:07 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

More and more seniors are finding retirement doesn't really mean leaving the workforce.

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Conference to provide lessons for Alzheimer's disease caregivers

Conference to provide lessons for Alzheimer's disease caregivers

July 31st, 2015 11:02 pm by David Floyd

About 5.4 million people have Alzheimer's disease in the United States.

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John Sevier resident files suit over bed bugs

John Sevier resident files suit over bed bugs

July 31st, 2015 10:58 pm by Becky Campbell

A resident at the John Sevier Center in Johnson City filed a lawsuit in Washington County General Sessions Court asking for money to replace his belongings after he moves because they are infested with bedbugs.

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Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group

Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group

July 31st, 2015 10:41 pm by SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press

A federal judge on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers' association by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader.

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Elizabethton safe house/domestic violence shelter needs help

Elizabethton safe house/domestic violence shelter needs help

July 31st, 2015 10:35 pm by Contributed

Shepherd's Inn representatives said nearly $10,000 must be paid before Aug. 13 in order to remove the foreclosure. Through gifts and a pledge, the balance has been reduced to $5,500

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Blue Moon photo gallery

July 31st, 2015 9:51 pm by Joe Avento

The moon wasn't actually blue on Friday night, but it was a Blue Moon -- the second fulll moon of the month.

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City resident recalls family's role in Johnson City Coca-Cola business

City resident recalls family's role in Johnson City Coca-Cola business

July 31st, 2015 4:25 pm by David Floyd

A.W. Griffin began work for the Coca-Cola company in 1914 and in 1933 moved his family to Johnson City to start the city's first Coca Cola bottling company.

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Police pursuit ends with crash into Holston River

Police pursuit ends with crash into Holston River

July 31st, 2015 3:06 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Driving on a suspended license has led to much more serious charges following a police pursuit in Southwest Virginia, as the suspect fled to Tennessee and crashed into the Holston River, then swam away to temporarily elude arrest.

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History Unveiled - Coca-Cola refreshes downtown

History Unveiled - Coca-Cola refreshes downtown

July 31st, 2015 2:15 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The long-faded Coca-Cola "ghost sign" at 126 Buffalo Street is the first of two in Johnson City planned for restoration.

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Teacher arrested on arson, fraud charges no longer a Carter County employee

Teacher arrested on arson, fraud charges no longer a Carter County employee

July 31st, 2015 9:52 am by John Thompson

Director of Schools Kevin Ward did not specify whether April Beam resigned or was terminated.

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