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Christmas Box campaigning early for the long run

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Christmas Box campaigning early for the long run

July 5th, 2015 8:58 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Now in its 35th year, the nonprofit Johnson City Press Christmas Box holiday food distribution to 1,900 area families in need, including 2,700 children served by the local Salvation Army Angel Tree and more than 500 low-income seniors, is kicking off its

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Johnson City bombing victim says business looks like a war zone - PHOTOS and VIDEO

Johnson City bombing victim says business looks like a war zone - PHOTOS and VIDEO

July 6th, 2015 5:04 pm by Becky Campbell

"It's mind boggling that someone could do this" - Victory Orthotics & Prosthetics co-owner Zach Smith.

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UPDATE with PHOTO GALLERY: Federal authorities name accused bomber of Johnson City medical office

UPDATE with PHOTO GALLERY: Federal authorities name accused bomber of Johnson City medical office - VIDEO

July 6th, 2015 9:58 am by Becky Campbell

ATF agent Michael Knight said the incident did not involve terrorism.

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Johnson City proves stronger draw than Big Apple

Johnson City proves stronger draw than Big Apple

July 6th, 2015 10:55 am by Jeff Birchfield

As the first-round pick of the Yankees' organization in 1965, 17-year-old Bill Burbach headed to Johnson City for his first professional baseball assignment.

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Bone marrow transplant gives Kingsport man new chance

Bone marrow transplant gives Kingsport man new chance

July 5th, 2015 9:04 pm by David Floyd

Five years ago, Tony Valk, a 54-year-old Kingsport native, was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, a cancer that targets the bone marrow. Three years after his diagnosis, Valk was still looking for an effective treatment.

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Have needles on you? Just say so

Have needles on you? Just say so

July 5th, 2015 9:01 pm by Becky Campbell

When police officers find probable cause to search a person, there are generally a few questions they've been trained to ask - do you have any sharp objects in your pockets.

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Meet your neighbor: Whitson's Barber Shop place to find answers, plenty of talk (with photo gallery)

Meet your neighbor: Whitson's Barber Shop place to find answers, plenty of talk (with photo gallery)

July 5th, 2015 8:52 pm by Joe Avento

If you want to know what's going on in Elizabethton, what's really going on, all you have to do is spend a little time at Whitson's Barber Shop.

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Showers, storms cause major flooding in downtown Johnson City, other areas

Showers, storms cause major flooding in downtown Johnson City, other areas

July 5th, 2015 6:04 pm by Jessica Fuller

Showers have kicked it into high gear this evening, flooding areas of downtown Johnson City, snagging cars in the streets and closing roads.

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4th of July: A time to celebrate, remember

4th of July: A time to celebrate, remember

July 4th, 2015 10:44 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Tri-Cities had no shortage of celebration Saturday as the country celebrated its 239th Independence Day with fireworks, parades, music and food.

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New Tenn. law requires mandatory jail time before probation for vehicular homicide

New Tenn. law requires mandatory jail time before probation for vehicular homicide

July 4th, 2015 10:35 pm by Becky Campbell

Sentences for anyone convicted of vehicular homicide or vehicular assault just got tougher with a new law that will require jail time before they can get probation, and their release eligibility just doubled.

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Face of JCPD, WCSO gets younger, retaining veteran officers becomes more difficult

Face of JCPD, WCSO gets younger, retaining veteran officers becomes more difficult

July 4th, 2015 10:32 pm by Becky Campbell

The face of the Johnson City Police Department - like many law enforcement agencies - is getting younger and younger.That also means the experience on the force is, to some degree, dwindling.

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