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Soldier's heroism recognized nearly 68 years later

Soldier's heroism recognized nearly 68 years later

June 12th, 2013 8:00 am by Gary B. Gray

On July 7, 1945, U.S. Air Force 2nd Lt. Charles E. McCoy was aboard a B-29 bombing mission over Akashi, Japan, when his courage and devotion to duty were put to the test.

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Iamarino welcomes ETSU back to SoCon

Iamarino welcomes ETSU back to SoCon

June 11th, 2013 9:26 pm by Kelly Hodge

East Tennessee State rolled out the welcome mat again for Southern Conference commissioner John Iamarino on Tuesday. This time the deal was already done.

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Housing Authority increase to force out higher income renters

Housing Authority increase to force out higher income renters

June 11th, 2013 9:26 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Housing Authority is implementing a second round of HUD mandated flat-rate rent increases intended to bring the rents within 80 percent of the local fair market rate and force the authority’s higher income residents to move on.

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Interim removed from Sander’s title

Interim removed from Sander’s title

June 11th, 2013 9:18 pm by Kelly Hodge

Richard Sander agreed to a one-year contract extension as East Tennessee State athletic director on Tuesday.

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Police: Crack cocaine found in man’s pocket after foot chase

Police: Crack cocaine found in man’s pocket after foot chase

June 11th, 2013 9:05 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a man after he allegedly fled on foot and was found in possession of crack cocaine, according to a press release.

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County constable accused of taking bike from car

County constable accused of taking bike from car

June 11th, 2013 5:03 pm by Kayla Carter

Earlier in the month, a grand jury indicted a Washington County constable on two felony charges — auto burglary and theft over $1,000.

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Unicoi man indicted for allegedly dragging girlfriend

Unicoi man indicted for allegedly dragging girlfriend

June 11th, 2013 2:35 pm by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — A Unicoi County grand jury indicted a county man Monday who was previously arrested for allegedly dragging his girlfriend from a residence she refused to leave and threatening the home’s owner.

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Man faces more Stoney Creek burglary charges

Man faces more Stoney Creek burglary charges

June 11th, 2013 2:21 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A man who was arrested last week on three Stoney Creek area burglary charges has been charged with two more and police said he confessed to committing the crimes because "he enjoyed stealing."

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Town of Erwin drops financial support for county’s animal shelter

Town of Erwin drops financial support for county’s animal shelter

June 11th, 2013 1:29 pm by Brad Hicks

Town officials said it would be less costly to operate their own animal shelter than it would to continue providing funding to the current Unicoi County Animal Shelter.

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Batman, Spider-Man lose battle as Jonesborough board agrees on Golden Oak Park as new playground name

Batman, Spider-Man lose battle as Jonesborough board agrees on Golden Oak Park as new playground name

June 11th, 2013 12:37 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Batman lost a battle to Golden Oak on Monday in Jonesborough as the Board of Mayor and Aldermen selected a winner in the competition to name the new playground soon to be built at the northern end of the newly extended Persimmon Ridge Trail.

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