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Report: Carter Co. man likely committed suicide by fire; house was filled with gasoline

Report: Carter Co. man likely committed suicide by fire; house was filled with gasoline

June 7th, 2013 11:29 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department suspects the death of a man in a house fire on Friday morning was a suicide.

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Washington County school board gives director of schools new deal

Washington County school board gives director of schools new deal

June 7th, 2013 11:28 am by Madison Mathews

The Washington County Board of Education on Thursday voted to give Director of Schools Ron Dykes a new three-year contract.

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Update: JC police say man assaulted wife with belt, fists

Update: JC police say man assaulted wife with belt, fists

June 7th, 2013 11:03 am by Rex Barber

A Johnson City man punched his wife numerous times in her face, hit her with a leather belt and choked her, according to Johnson City police.

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JC police charge two men with making meth

JC police charge two men with making meth

June 7th, 2013 10:03 am by Staff report

Two men were charged in connection with making methamphetamine in a car on Lakeview Drive in Johnson City early Friday morning, according to police.

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Update: Johnson City man charged with assaulting girlfriend by choking

Update: Johnson City man charged with assaulting girlfriend by choking

June 7th, 2013 9:59 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police said Andrew D. Price, 21, 764 Carroll Creek Road, was charged with aggravated domestic assault for choking his girlfriend.

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Blue Plum Festival ready to go

Blue Plum Festival ready to go - VIDEO

June 6th, 2013 10:01 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Vendors setup for 14th Annual Blue Plum Festival Thursday night. The festival begins Friday at 11 a.m.

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City Commission budget passes first test, Frontier Health officials discuss HEROES grant alternatives

City Commission budget passes first test, Frontier Health officials discuss HEROES grant alternatives

June 6th, 2013 9:48 pm by Gary B. Gray

The City Commission on Thursday approved a first reading of Johnson City’s more than $208 million proposed 2014 fiscal budget, which is about $2 million less than the current fiscal year in which a good chunk of change has been used to complete projects i

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Local man arrested for Stoney Creek burglaries

Local man arrested for Stoney Creek burglaries

June 6th, 2013 9:40 pm by John Thompson

Several items stolen in recent burglaries in the Stoney Creek area, including several fishing rods and large flat screen televisions, were recovered and a man was arrested Thursday. The burglaries were all reported in the past few days.

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Woman charged with felony child neglect after leaving child with friend for eight days

Woman charged with felony child neglect after leaving child with friend for eight days

June 6th, 2013 8:26 pm by Staff Reports

A woman who police say left her young child with a friend for what was supposed to be a few days but wound up being eight days was arrested Wednesday after being found by Johnson City Police at the Horseshoe Lounge.

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Severely injured Wash. Co. deputy credited by peers with saving son's life in Wednesday crash

Severely injured Wash. Co. deputy credited by peers with saving son's life in Wednesday crash

June 6th, 2013 5:03 pm by Becky Campbell and Sue Legg, Staff Writers

Knowing Washington County Sheriff’s Sgt. Dave Chambers the way they do, his fellow law enforcement officers think he likely saved his son’s life in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning by throwing his own body over the teen.

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