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Former Marine, cop, firefighter works varied careers into stand-up routine, scheduled to visit Johnson City this weekend

Former Marine, cop, firefighter works varied careers into stand-up routine, scheduled to visit Johnson City this weekend

June 26th, 2013 9:43 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

A self-proclaimed “funny guy” who was even dubbed the class clown back in his high school days, Travis Howze has never let any of his jobs –– Marine Corps infantryman, Charleston, S.C., police officer and firefighter –– dampen his sense of humor.

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Update: Proposed Johnson City methadone clinic denied

Update: Proposed Johnson City methadone clinic denied

June 26th, 2013 5:22 pm by Rex Barber

Members of the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency denied a certificate of need filed by Tri-Cities Holdings, Inc. earlier this year to locate a methadone clinic at 4 Wesley Court.

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Carter Co. sheriff: No evidence of meth in Stoney Creek fire

Carter Co. sheriff: No evidence of meth in Stoney Creek fire

June 26th, 2013 3:48 pm by John Thompson

"This is the roughest thing I ever went through in my life ... I don't know where we will go" — homeowner Billy Harding.

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Johnson City man accused of selling heroin to undercover agents

Johnson City man accused of selling heroin to undercover agents

June 26th, 2013 3:07 pm by Rex Barber

A Johnson City man awaiting trial on drug charges was arrested Wednesday after selling heroin to undercover drug agents, according to Johnson City police.

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Johnson City man accused in Lamont Street bomb appointed public defender

Johnson City man accused in Lamont Street bomb appointed public defender

June 26th, 2013 11:00 am by Becky Campbell

David Collins, 49, was booked into the Washington County Detention Center about 4:30 p.m Tuesday on charges stemming from the June 14 incident.

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Employee: New doctor will practice at Castle Clinic in absence of physician accused in police chase

Employee: New doctor will practice at Castle Clinic in absence of physician accused in police chase

June 26th, 2013 10:34 am by Rex Barber

Castle Clinic in Johnson City remains open after the arrest of the physician who practiced there, despite other media reports that the state had shut it down.

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Carter County planners get complaints on cars, lots

Carter County planners get complaints on cars, lots

June 26th, 2013 9:05 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — With the abundant rainfall this year, the Carter County Planning Commission is receiving lots of complaints about residences with overgrown yards.

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Woman who broke her arm to get out of jail ordered to pay $24k for medical bill

Woman who broke her arm to get out of jail ordered to pay $24k for medical bill

June 26th, 2013 8:56 am by Jeff Bobo — Kingsport Times-News

ROGERSVILLE — A woman who believed that jail inmates with serious injuries get released from custody was ordered last week to pay the $24,726 medical bill she ran up for the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office after she had a fellow inmate break her arm.

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Wedding season begins to see larger ceremonies

Wedding season begins to see larger ceremonies

June 26th, 2013 8:38 am by Madison Mathews

After opting for smaller affairs over the last several years, brides and grooms are beginning to say “I do” to bigger ceremonies, according to local wedding business owners.

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School programs, jobs threatened due to county budget crunch

School programs, jobs threatened due to county budget crunch

June 26th, 2013 8:23 am by Madison Mathews

School programs and staff positions could be on the chopping block following the county’s rejection of a multi-million dollar spending plan if county commissioners don’t find a way to fund Washington County Schools’ needs next year, according to Director

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