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Retail sales report positive for Tri-Cities, but the jobs just aren't there

Retail sales report positive for Tri-Cities, but the jobs just aren't there

March 25th, 2015 9:30 am by Tony Casey

According to the quarterly Tri-Cities Retail Sales Report by East Tennessee State University's Bureau of Business and Economic Research, retail trends have continued to go up for Bristol, Johnson City and Kingsport, but an increase in jobs hasn't yet occu

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Cherokee National Forest announces changes at Watauga Point

Cherokee National Forest announces changes at Watauga Point

March 25th, 2015 9:21 am by Staff Reports

There won't be a designated swimming area at popular Watauga Point Recreation Area this year and there will no longer be a fee to use the facility.

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Carter County planners discuss extension of Tweetsie Trail to Roan Mountain

Carter County planners discuss extension of Tweetsie Trail to Roan Mountain

March 25th, 2015 9:14 am by John Thompson

The popularity of the new Tweetsie Trail between Johnson City and Elizabethton has been noticed by members of the Carter County Planning Commission.

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Work on new Elizabethton football field still on schedule

Work on new Elizabethton football field still on schedule

March 25th, 2015 9:07 am by John Thompson

A milestone was reached in the construction of the new football field at Elizabethton High School on Tuesday. Assistant Superintendent Richard VanHuss said the final truss was placed on one of the two concession stands.

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Caught on video: Johnson City man charged with using stolen credit card at Walmart

Caught on video: Johnson City man charged with using stolen credit card at Walmart

March 25th, 2015 8:51 am by Staff Report

Steven Touchton was charged with four counts of identity theft and theft over $300.

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Johnson City man accused of cashing 'missing' check, then cashing replacement at Walmart

Johnson City man accused of cashing 'missing' check, then cashing replacement at Walmart

March 25th, 2015 8:38 am by Staff Report

Eddie Eugene Graybeal was charged with theft of property over $1,000.

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Gas leak temporarily closes West Elk Avenue

Gas leak temporarily closes West Elk Avenue

March 24th, 2015 10:16 pm by John Thompson

It was only a small gas leak but it caused a big midmorning traffic jam on one of Elizabethton's busiest streets on Tuesday.

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Pizza joint fired up to upgrade mobile brick oven unit

Pizza joint fired up to upgrade mobile brick oven unit

March 24th, 2015 10:13 pm by Tony Casey

Fire in the Hole's owners Shawn and Jennifer Stanley could have what's considered a good problem with their mobile wood-fired pizza oven.

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Manna House foreclosure halted by supporters

Manna House foreclosure halted by supporters

March 24th, 2015 10:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The men of The Manna House - and the many community groups and individuals who support the 24-bed transitional shelter for veterans and others working to overcome issues that contribute to homelessness - are breathing much easier.

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Healthcare officials make push to revive Insure Tennessee

Healthcare officials make push to revive Insure Tennessee

March 24th, 2015 10:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

One vote could tip the scales and send Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee to the Senate floor, and healthcare officials are working overtime to make sure those potentially affected are aware of what's at stake.

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