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Animal shelter grand opening celebration set for Saturday in Johnson City

Animal shelter grand opening celebration set for Saturday in Johnson City

June 24th, 2015 12:04 pm by Contributed to the Press

The new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control Center is located at 3411 N. Roan St.

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Birthplace of Country Music receives $1 million

Birthplace of Country Music receives $1 million

June 24th, 2015 11:00 am by Associated Press

The Birthplace of Country Music expects to use a new $1 million donation for programming, exhibits, improvements and as a cash reserve.

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Amber alert issued for missing Surgoinsville girl

Amber alert issued for missing Surgoinsville girl

June 24th, 2015 9:06 am by Staff Report

An East Tennessee Amber Alert has been activated for the Surgionsville Police Department for a 14-year-old Hayleigh Wilson.

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Murder conviction appeal denied for Poncho Juan Delgado

Murder conviction appeal denied for Poncho Juan Delgado

June 24th, 2015 8:43 am by Becky Campbell

A state appellate court issued an opinion this week confirming the first-degree murder conviction of a man who set a house on fire in 2006 to cover up the killing.

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Road scape work to continue in Erwin

Road scape work to continue in Erwin

June 23rd, 2015 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The town of Erwin is in line for another round of beautification.

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O. F. White Farm to be subdivided

O. F. White Farm to be subdivided

June 23rd, 2015 9:19 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Planning Commission unanimously approved the subdivision of the old O.F White Farm in the Siam community during its monthly meeting on Tuesday. The decision marks the end of the road for an old country store and mill that survived for ne

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Grad student's report examines growth potential along new highway

Grad student's report examines growth potential along new highway

June 23rd, 2015 9:15 pm by John Thompson

There is a shared belief between city planners and real estate developers that building a new road through undeveloped farmland and wooded acreage is a recipe for quick developmen

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Local flag retailer sees boost in Confederate sales amid national discussion

Local flag retailer sees boost in Confederate sales amid national discussion

June 23rd, 2015 9:13 pm by David Floyd

Debate over the Confederate battle flag has piqued people's interest in the controversial symbol, inspiring a surge in purchases before they think it's too late.

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Johnson City Board of Education approves 3-percent raise

Johnson City Board of Education approves 3-percent raise

June 23rd, 2015 9:11 pm by Tony Casey

It's not what they were initially aiming for, but members of the Johnson City Board of Education agreed to move forward with a three-percent raise for all school employees at a Tuesday night meeting.

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Washington County receives "Connected Community" designation

Washington County receives "Connected Community" designation

June 23rd, 2015 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

Proficiency in networking has long been a driver of successful economic development, but in today's technology-centered age, plugging in an Ethernet cable might be just as important to new business as a hearty handshake.

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