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Buzzworthy: 10 local & regional news stories that will get you talking today

Buzzworthy: 10 local & regional news stories that will get you talking today

July 31st, 2013 4:35 pm by Staff Report

In case you missed these posts, here are 10 local and regional items that will get you talking today.

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SWAT team swarms 85-year-old Kingsport woman's home on drug arrest warrant

SWAT team swarms 85-year-old Kingsport woman's home on drug arrest warrant

July 31st, 2013 4:18 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An 85-year-old woman has been jailed after SWAT descended on her Kingsport home — marking her second arrest related to drug distribution in four years.

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Young children learn about emergency services during Transportation Day event in Johnson City

Young children learn about emergency services during Transportation Day event in Johnson City

July 31st, 2013 4:07 pm by Rex Barber

This past month, Cassidy Wilbanks, an early interventionist with Physical Therapy Services with Tennessee’s Early Intervention System, and others in that office have been educating young children on everything regarding the road, transportation and emerge

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Unicoi Co. residents may face 12-cent property tax increase

Unicoi Co. residents may face 12-cent property tax increase

July 31st, 2013 11:24 am by Brad Hicks

The County Commission’s Finance Committee met to discuss 2013-14 budget. The county was facing a shortfall of $521,873.

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Crashes reported on 11-E, I-26 in Washington County; traffic backed up

Crashes reported on 11-E, I-26 in Washington County; traffic backed up

July 31st, 2013 10:56 am by Staff Report

Three crashes with injuries have been reported on highways in Washington County.

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Serving ETSU with pride: Public safety first TBR force to receive accreditation honor

Serving ETSU with pride: Public safety first TBR force to receive accreditation honor

July 31st, 2013 10:10 am by Rex Barber

East Tennessee State University's Department of Public Safety was recently accredited by the Tennessee Association of Police Chiefs.

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Johnson City to install guardrail on street where car hit home

Johnson City to install guardrail on street where car hit home

July 31st, 2013 9:55 am by Gary B. Gray

About one week after a woman charged with drunken driving veered off Hamilton Street and crashed into a home, Johnson City’s Public Works Department Director Phil Pindzola said guardrails will be installed at and near the residence in an effort to improv

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Two men and a backhoe: Bizarre pursuit prompts arrest of Kingsport brothers

Two men and a backhoe: Bizarre pursuit prompts arrest of Kingsport brothers

July 31st, 2013 7:21 am by Staff Report

A stolen backhoe, three separate vehicle pursuits and a pair of foot chases have landed two Kingsport brothers in jail.

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State Chamber president outlines legislative agenda

State Chamber president outlines legislative agenda

July 30th, 2013 9:42 pm by Nathan Baker

Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Catherine Glover said Tuesday that she expects a busy 10 weeks for the lobbying group when the state General Assembly reconvenes in January.

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Numerous domestic assault calls keep city, county officers busy

Numerous domestic assault calls keep city, county officers busy

July 30th, 2013 9:42 pm by Staff Reports

Local law enforcement agencies in Johnson City and Washington County have responded in the last week to numerous domestic assaults, which have included quarrels between family members and boyfriend and girlfriend disputes.

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