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Troopers to hold sobriety checkpoints in early October

Troopers to hold sobriety checkpoints in early October

September 16th, 2013 5:17 pm by Staff Reports

The Tennessee Highway Patrol announced plans to conduct sobriety checkpoints in Washington County from Oct. 6-12.

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Auto burglars hit ETSU, other locales; JCPD chief gives prevention advice

Auto burglars hit ETSU, other locales; JCPD chief gives prevention advice

September 16th, 2013 4:40 pm by Rex Barber

There have been 27 auto burglaries reported in Johnson City since Sept. 4, according to a Johnson City Police Department crime analysis.

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Juveniles charged in $50 cigar heist from JC store

Juveniles charged in $50 cigar heist from JC store

September 16th, 2013 2:04 pm by Staff report

Three juveniles were charged with the burglary of $50 in cigars from a business in August, according to Johnson City police.

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Kingsport police say car was going 104 mph in fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive Saturday

Kingsport police say car was going 104 mph in fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive Saturday

September 16th, 2013 11:16 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Johnson City man was one of two people who pulled victims from the burning wreckage.

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Update: 1 killed, 3 injured in fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport

Update: 1 killed, 3 injured in fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive in Kingsport

September 16th, 2013 7:27 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

One person was killed and three others critically injured in a fiery two-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday night in Kingsport.

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One day, ETSU fraternities could land on campus

One day, ETSU fraternities could land on campus

September 16th, 2013 7:25 am by Rex Barber

Fraternity chapters at East Tennessee State University with homes off campus could one day, maybe, be located on campus, which would be the desired outcome for some residents on the Tree Streets, where four ETSU fraternity chapters maintain houses.

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Health care reforms shifting hospital readmissions, ER traffic to paramedics

Health care reforms shifting hospital readmissions, ER traffic to paramedics

September 15th, 2013 9:26 pm by Becky Campbell

Talks are underway about how to address the issue of reducing hospital readmissions and unnecessary visits and it could bring about the creation of a community paramedic aspect of EMS.

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Hunger Action Month activities lined up to feed the needy

Hunger Action Month activities lined up to feed the needy

September 15th, 2013 9:11 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee has joined the national Feeding America food bank network in raising awareness and funds to curb hunger in America during September’s observance of Hunger Action Month.

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Johnson City Country Club turns 100 this week

Johnson City Country Club turns 100 this week

September 15th, 2013 8:48 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Thought up by a group of local businessmen in 1909 and established formally as an organization in 1913, the Johnson City Country Club will reach a significant birthday this week and will be celebratingthe big milestone in a three-day celebration.

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More than 20,000 people temporarily lose electricity west of Johnson City

More than 20,000 people temporarily lose electricity west of Johnson City

September 15th, 2013 8:29 pm by Tony Casey

The Johnson City Power Board confirmed power outages occurred in areas from Gray to Greene County Sunday at around 5 p.m.

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