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Economist says region’s job level declines

Economist says region’s job level declines

May 21st, 2013 9:48 pm by Madison Mathews

Uncertainty in the national economy and a growing number of people leaving the area for work in other areas where the job market is thriving has led to employment falling again in the region, continuing a trend that started last year.

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Storm spurs road closures, flooding

Storm spurs road closures, flooding

May 21st, 2013 8:49 pm by Staff Report

The quick onset of a thunderstorm in the Tri-Cities region has led to a road closure in Washington County and road closures and flooding in areas of Unicoi County, according to emergency radio traffic.

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Home School Golf Class

May 21st, 2013 5:39 pm by Lee Talbert

Home School Golf Class

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Jonesborough parents plead guilty to attempted child neglect

Jonesborough parents plead guilty to attempted child neglect

May 21st, 2013 5:08 pm by Becky Campbell

A Jonesborough couple charged with four counts of child neglect because their children were living in a filthy home with no running water pleaded guilty to attempted child neglect in a Washington County courtroom Tuesday.

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Possible hit and run incident leads to Elizabethton woman’s arrest

Possible hit and run incident leads to Elizabethton woman’s arrest

May 21st, 2013 4:02 pm by Staff Report

A woman was arrested on unrelated charges after two witnesses told Johnson City police she ran a stop sign and struck one of them while on his bike Friday afternoon.

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South Carolina woman charged with stealing more than $16K in antique farm items

South Carolina woman charged with stealing more than $16K in antique farm items

May 21st, 2013 3:35 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A woman was arrested Tuesday morning on charges she had stolen several items of antique farm implements and antique carriages.

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Old TV deemed cause of Elizabethton fire

Old TV deemed cause of Elizabethton fire

May 21st, 2013 2:56 pm by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — An old television set that was being repaired was believed to be the cause of a weekend fire at 158 Aviation Drive.

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Still no agreement between Carter County, rescue squad

Still no agreement between Carter County, rescue squad

May 21st, 2013 12:18 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — There is still no agreement between the Carter County Commission and the Carter County Emergency Rescue Squad that would designate the squad as the exclusive provider of emergency medical service in the county after June 30.

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School intruder training photos from Daniel Boone High School

May 21st, 2013 11:02 am by Tony Duncan

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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Update: Johnson City woman charged with felony shoplifting, drug possession

Update: Johnson City woman charged with felony shoplifting, drug possession

May 21st, 2013 10:41 am by Staff Report

An accused Johnson City mall shoplifter picked up a drug possession charge as she was arrested on Monday.

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