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Man draws 30-year prison sentence in robbery, police chase

Man draws 30-year prison sentence in robbery, police chase

July 19th, 2013 2:24 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood sentenced Travis Grover Richardson, 31, to 30 years in prison as a career criminal Thursday.

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Kingsport family loses everything to flood

Kingsport family loses everything to flood

July 19th, 2013 2:21 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

When the torrential rains started to pour over the region, Gary Duranso had returned home after taking his son Andrew to the park.

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ETSU Arts Initiative fundraising campaign nearing halfway mark

ETSU Arts Initiative fundraising campaign nearing halfway mark

July 19th, 2013 12:46 pm by Rex Barber

Right around 45 percent of the $9.5 million East Tennessee State University needs to raise for it’s part of a proposed $38 million fine and performing arts center has in fact been raised in five months.

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Crash reported on I-26 in Johnson City

July 19th, 2013 12:46 pm by Lee Talbert

The two-car crash happened just past the Unaka/Watauga Avenue on-ramp, not far from where Johnson City police had responded to dead deer found on the highway, blocking lanes.

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Johnson City Commission takes first step to land large retail development

Johnson City Commission takes first step to land large retail development

July 19th, 2013 11:13 am by Gary B. Gray

The City Commission on Thursday passed the first reading of an ordinance to rezone property off North State of Franklin Road that would support a 29-acre retail development proposed by Brentwood’s GBT Realty Corporation.

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Storm debris blamed for death of 10-year-old car passenger

Storm debris blamed for death of 10-year-old car passenger

July 19th, 2013 10:51 am by Staff report

The 10-year-old daughter of the driver of a car that was struck by debris blown by a storm Thursday died.

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Red Cross issues emergency call for blood

Red Cross issues emergency call for blood

July 19th, 2013 9:36 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Based on fewer than expected donations received in June and early July, the Johnson City Red Cross Blood Services Center is extending its collection hours and asking local donors to help make up the shortage.

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Elizabethton school board gives Superintendent Alexander two-year deal

Elizabethton school board gives Superintendent Alexander two-year deal

July 19th, 2013 9:29 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — By a 3-2 vote, the Elizabethton City School board decided Thursday night to give Superintendent Ed Alexander a new two-year employment contract. Board members Catherine Armstrong and Connie Baker voted against the motion.

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Unconscious, drunken child found on Johnson City school grounds; Elizabethton man charged with giving him alcohol, using wrench in robbery

Unconscious, drunken child found on Johnson City school grounds; Elizabethton man charged with giving him alcohol, using wrench in robbery

July 19th, 2013 9:06 am by Becky Campbell

The boy’s brother had already taken the 12-year-old to a nearby residence and medical personnel were attending to him.

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Greenhouse Crash

July 19th, 2013 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

Greenhouse Crash Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Johnson City police are on the scene of a traffic crash in Piney Flats involving at least one vehicle and a greenhouse from Torbett Plant Farm, 6185 Hwy 11E.

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