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Popeyes to open July 30

Popeyes to open July 30

July 25th, 2013 11:25 am by Staff Report

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, a fast food restaurant that specializes in fried chicken, jambalaya and red beans and rice, will open its first location in the Tri-Cities July 30.

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UPDATE: TDOT finds no significant damage to I-26 bridge hit by excavator

UPDATE: TDOT finds no significant damage to I-26 bridge hit by excavator

July 25th, 2013 11:20 am by Nathan Baker

A flatbed tractor trailer carrying machinery reportedly hit the bridge at Boones Creek Road and Interstate 26 around 11:36 a.m.

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The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

July 25th, 2013 9:01 am by Staff Reports

In case you missed these posts, here are eight local items that will get you talking today from JohnsonCityPress.com:

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Unicoi sheriff says pay plan would benefit county

Unicoi sheriff says pay plan would benefit county

July 24th, 2013 9:43 pm by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said something he heard recently best sums up his department’s move to introduce a step raise system for its officers.

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Storytelling director brings world view

Storytelling director brings world view

July 24th, 2013 9:37 pm by Nathan Baker

The incoming executive director at the International Storytelling Center in Jonesborough hopes to open a new chapter in the organization’s development and propel its central festival to the world stage.

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Punctured gas line scrambles university

Punctured gas line scrambles university

July 24th, 2013 9:28 pm by Becky Campbell

It took about an hour for gas company workers to send an “all-clear” signal after a backhoe operator punctured a gas line near the athletic center at East Tennessee State University.

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Police say man stole checks and pawned stolen property

Police say man stole checks and pawned stolen property

July 24th, 2013 4:52 pm by Staff Report

A man was accused of pawning an acquaintance’s personal property and cashing stolen checks at a Johnson City business, according to police.

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Man charged in June burglary

Man charged in June burglary

July 24th, 2013 4:47 pm by Staff Report

A man was arrested Sunday in connection with a burglary at a north Johnson City home that was reported to police in June.

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Man charged with shoplifting from Walmart

Man charged with shoplifting from Walmart

July 24th, 2013 4:43 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man who employees of the West Market Street Walmart saw pushing a shopping cart out of the store without paying for items inside of it was arrested Monday.

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Body found in river near Big Stone Gap

Body found in river near Big Stone Gap

July 24th, 2013 4:42 pm by STEPHEN IGO- Net News Service

Big Stone Gap authorities confirmed on Wednesday that a body was recovered from the Powell River just west of the downtown area on Tuesday evening.

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