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Jonesborough man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

Jonesborough man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

August 28th, 2013 2:09 pm by Becky Campbell

Michael Joseph Clay was charged with four counts of aggravated statutory rape.

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Driver survives plunge down Carter Co. ravine, charged with DUI

Driver survives plunge down Carter Co. ravine, charged with DUI

August 28th, 2013 10:40 am by John Thompson

The driver of a 1999 Ford F-250 survived a 250-foot drop from U.S. Highway 19E not far from the Carter-Sullivan County line on Tuesday afternoon.

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Officials seeking public's help to choose new logo for downtown Johnson City

Officials seeking public's help to choose new logo for downtown Johnson City

August 28th, 2013 10:02 am by Staff Report

Officials hope a new logo will help market downtown Johnson City as an area for shopping, dining and entertainment to residents and outsiders.

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Wash Co. Archivist keeping watch on county’s historical documents

Wash Co. Archivist keeping watch on county’s historical documents

August 28th, 2013 9:02 am by Gary B. Gray

In early 2012, Washington County’s first archivist, Ned Irwin, humbly made a nest in his new office at 103 W. Main St. in Jonesborough and slowly but surely began his journey to save the county’s most valuable historical documents.

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Beer can heaved at mower near Opie Arnold Road; two charged after mower overturns

Beer can heaved at mower near Opie Arnold Road; two charged after mower overturns

August 28th, 2013 8:47 am by Becky Campbell

A state contract mower overturned his John Deere tractor Monday after an irate motorist drove at him head-on, and the passenger threw a beer at him, which caused him to lose control of the machine, according to a court document filed in Jonesborough.

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50 years since King speech: Local citizens discuss its significance

50 years since King speech: Local citizens discuss its significance

August 27th, 2013 9:22 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Fifty years ago today, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech at the Lincoln Memorial that for many was a symbolic “cashing of a check” for equality not yet seen in the United States.

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Eastman insurance change: Local pharmacists say online competition is unfair, unsafe

Eastman insurance change: Local pharmacists say online competition is unfair, unsafe

August 27th, 2013 9:19 pm by Nathan Baker

As more and more Tri-Cities businesses urge their employees to purchase prescriptions online, local pharmacists say the trend will likely hurt independent small businesses the most and could lead to dangerous drug interaction for patients.

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Unicoi County Memorial Hospital sale efforts back in state’s hands

Unicoi County Memorial Hospital sale efforts back in state’s hands

August 27th, 2013 9:17 pm by Brad Hicks

Now that the sale of Unicoi County Memorial Hospital to Mountain States Health Alliance has the backing of the governing bodies of both the town of Erwin and Unicoi County, officials involved say the next step in the process is to get the proposed sale ba

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County 911 center outgrows century-old building

County 911 center outgrows century-old building

August 27th, 2013 9:09 pm by Becky Campbell

If the walls and halls of the Washington County 911 center could talk, they would have many a story to tell about the ongoings there the past 100 years or so.

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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

August 27th, 2013 8:44 pm by Staff Report

What's that sound? It's The Buzz, bringing you some of the hottest recent articles on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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