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Free lifesaving: Johnson City residents can obtain smoke detectors

Free lifesaving: Johnson City residents can obtain smoke detectors

October 24th, 2014 11:08 am by Becky Campbell

The American Red Cross and Johnson City Fire Department will team up to help provide free smoke detectors to city residents without the first-line defense in a house fire, according to Assistant Fire Chief Jerome Palmer.

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Fracas at the fair brings roller derby to Gray

Fracas at the fair brings roller derby to Gray

October 24th, 2014 10:42 am by Staff Report

Johnson City's own Little City Roller Girls will face off against the beautiful but deadly Rome Rollergirls in the main bout of a three-event throwdown Saturday at the Appalachian Fairgrounds.

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Federal trial date set for suit against Unicoi Co. deputy

Federal trial date set for suit against Unicoi Co. deputy

October 24th, 2014 10:35 am by Brad Hicks

A jury trial date has been set in U.S. District Court in Greeneville in the case of an Erwin woman who alleged she was assaulted by a Unicoi County Sheriff's Department deputy during a February incident at her home.

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Update: Feds say 5 helped make meth over 4 years

Update: Feds say 5 helped make meth over 4 years premium content

October 24th, 2014 10:04 am by Max Hrenda

An investigation that spanned more than four years' time resulted in the arrest of five Northeast Tennessee residents on federal methamphetamine-related charges.

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Winged Deer master plan: Proposals overflow lakefront at Johnson City park

Winged Deer master plan: Proposals overflow lakefront at Johnson City park

October 24th, 2014 9:27 am by Gary B. Gray

There is no lack of enthusiasm for ideas being considered for Winged Deer Park's master plan, but the excitement was tempered Thursday with concerns that too many amenities are being planned for the park's lakefront.

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Wolfe, Fitzgerald debate dollars, cents at Jonesborough mayor forum

Wolfe, Fitzgerald debate dollars, cents at Jonesborough mayor forum

October 23rd, 2014 10:21 pm by Max Hrenda

Though the topic of money can sometimes surface during election season, spectators in Jonesborough watched as a debate over finances turned into a renewal of a political rivalry.

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Police dog helps with arrest made over armed robbery at residence

Police dog helps with arrest made over armed robbery at residence

October 23rd, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department quickly made an arrest following what police said was an armed robbery at a Peters Hollow residence on Thursday.

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Watauga man dies of gunshot wound after being found near quarry

Watauga man dies of gunshot wound after being found near quarry

October 23rd, 2014 9:10 pm by John Thompson

A man died Thursday afternoon, only a few hours after he suffered an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and despite efforts of Watauga Police Chief Jim Whaley to save the man's life.

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ETSU hoping new scholarships lure more students

ETSU hoping new scholarships lure more students

October 23rd, 2014 9:07 pm by Nathan Baker

New scholarship offerings may help East Tennessee State University shed its reputation as a commuter school and draw increased enrollment from both in-state and outside students.

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Early voting numbers show dip in Washington County participation

Early voting numbers show dip in Washington County participation

October 23rd, 2014 9:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election is at the halfway point, and Washington County has so far drawn fewer voters than the last comparable election in 2010.

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