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Johnson City Press seeking photos, interviews from those affected by the Okla. tornado

Johnson City Press seeking photos, interviews from those affected by the Okla. tornado

May 21st, 2013 9:40 am by Staff report

Anyone affected by or who knows someone affected by the devastating tornado in Oklahoma Monday is asked to contact the Johnson City Press.

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School safety tops Johnson City budget talks

School safety tops Johnson City budget talks

May 21st, 2013 9:06 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City’s 2014 fiscal budget, estimated at about $210 million, is filled with numbers, estimates, projections and percentages, but the glaring human side of this particular spending plan emerged in a lengthy meeting Monday night when the safety, heal

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New techniques taught to avoid school intruders

New techniques taught to avoid school intruders

May 20th, 2013 10:10 pm by Becky Campbell

A group of 60 Washington County schoolteachers are likely the first in the country to receive armed intruder training to learn how to protect students and themselves in the event of a school shooting event here.

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Man charged with stalking arraigned

Man charged with stalking arraigned

May 20th, 2013 9:50 pm by Staff Report

A convicted sex offender arrested last week on four counts of felony aggravated stalking was arraigned Monday in a Washington County courtroom.

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Popeyes to open first Tri-Cities location in Johnson City

Popeyes to open first Tri-Cities location in Johnson City

May 20th, 2013 6:52 pm by Madison Mathews

A little taste of the Big Easy will soon be coming to Johnson City.

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Escaped cows help police nab accused cattle rustlers

Escaped cows help police nab accused cattle rustlers

May 20th, 2013 5:21 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

BULLS GAP — Nine stolen Hawkins County cows escaped from a small corral Saturday in Hamblen County, resulting in an investigation which led to two alleged rustlers being charged with one count each of theft over $10,000.

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Jonesborough woman accused of repeatedly using stolen debit card

Jonesborough woman accused of repeatedly using stolen debit card

May 20th, 2013 5:14 pm by Staff Report

A Jonesborough woman was arrested Friday on charges that she used a stolen debit card numerous times at several Johnson City businesses in March.

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Johnson City teen's drug charge thrown out after search deemed questionable

Johnson City teen's drug charge thrown out after search deemed questionable

May 20th, 2013 12:50 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man facing a drug sale charge from a November search at his apartment “dodged a bullet,” a judge told him Monday because prosecutors threw out the case.

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Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival

May 20th, 2013 12:25 pm by Dave Boyd

The town of Unicoi’s annual Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival was held just as Scott Strawberry Farm berries were ripening up this year.

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Johnson City youth receives numerous honors for work to save animals, but new phase awaits

Johnson City youth receives numerous honors for work to save animals, but new phase awaits

May 20th, 2013 8:34 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Jurnee Carr, a senior at University High School, a former Miss Teen International title holder and founder of the nonprofit Jurnee’s Journey organization that raises awareness and funds for no-kill animal rescue groups and spay and neuter clinics worldwid

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