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Johnson City police say habitual motor offender lied about identity

Johnson City police say habitual motor offender lied about identity

July 20th, 2015 9:56 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police say an Abingdon man arrested after a traffic stop on Interstate 26 lied about his identity to keep officers from realizing his license was revoked because of multiple prior citations.

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Douglas School served Elizabethton during segregation

Douglas School served Elizabethton during segregation

July 20th, 2015 9:35 am by John Thompson

The tradition of Douglas School can be traced back to the 19th century.

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Firefighters need chainsaws to reach porch fire in Johnson City - PHOTOS

Firefighters need chainsaws to reach porch fire in Johnson City - PHOTOS

July 19th, 2015 11:48 pm by Sam Watson

The fire was smoldering beneath decking on a two-apartment house on East Oakland Avenue.

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Christmas Box provides the necessities

Christmas Box provides the necessities

July 19th, 2015 9:45 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Last year in the week before Christmas, more than 1,400 low-income families in Washington, Carter and Unicoi counties with children included in the Salvation Army Angel Tree gift distribution came to the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray and the National Gu

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Meet your neighbor: Veteran engaged in a different battle

Meet your neighbor: Veteran engaged in a different battle

July 19th, 2015 9:43 pm by Douglas Fritz

Harry Farthing fought for his country, and now he fights for the everyday kid as part of the American dream.

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Summer is a busy time at TCAT-Elizabethton

Summer is a busy time at TCAT-Elizabethton

July 19th, 2015 9:38 pm by John Thompson

Most local elementary and high schools enjoy a long vacation during the summer months, but that is not the case at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Elizabethton. The school stays just as busy during the summer as it does during the rest of th

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Woman arrested after witness catches her stealing from vehicle, police say

Woman arrested after witness catches her stealing from vehicle, police say

July 18th, 2015 9:55 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City woman has been jailed after she stole money and a pocket knife from a vehicle, police said.

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Your friendly, neighborhood Rob-Con is back and bigger than ever

Your friendly, neighborhood Rob-Con is back and bigger than ever

July 18th, 2015 9:52 pm by Jessica Fuller

If you didn't get the chance to go to San Diego Comic Con last weekend, you're still in luck.

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Man arrested after admitting to vandalizing vehicle, according to police

Man arrested after admitting to vandalizing vehicle, according to police

July 18th, 2015 9:49 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Police Department officers arrested a man after text messages confirmed he had vandalized a vehicle, according to a JCPD news release.

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Tomita calls for school consolidation study

Tomita calls for school consolidation study

July 18th, 2015 9:47 pm by Gary B. Gray

The first person to serve simultaneously as both a Johnson City and Washington County commissioner is calling for the creation of a task force to shake down the shared needs of both school systems and to examine the plausibility of school consolidation.

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