Johnson City Press Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Car crashes into porch on East Main Street - PHOTOS

January 21st, 2015 10:03 pm by Tony Casey

The car, a white Toyota Camry, was traveling east when it popped over the sidewalk, went up a two-foot embankment, through shrubbery and into the residence's porch.

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Downtown Johnson City's Betty Gay building looking to get makeover

Downtown Johnson City's Betty Gay building looking to get makeover

January 21st, 2015 9:12 pm by Nathan Baker

A building that once housed a women's clothing store in downtown Johnson City could soon undergo a much-needed makeover, both inside and out.

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Washington County public comment talk tabled to February meeting

Washington County public comment talk tabled to February meeting

January 21st, 2015 8:58 pm by Gary B. Gray

A Washington County commissioner's attempt to give residents more time at the lectern ended up being tabled this week, but Robbie Tester's resolution will be reviewed again in February.

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No, that's not the Boone Dam leak

No, that's not the Boone Dam leak

January 21st, 2015 8:51 pm by Brad Hicks

The warmer days of spring are just over the horizon, but what that will mean for boaters, skiers and fishermen who want to take to Boone Lake's waters is, well, up in the air.

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Regional homeless count to begin at noon on Thursday

Regional homeless count to begin at noon on Thursday

January 21st, 2015 8:45 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"Each agency and person who comes in contact with a homeless person can make a difference in this count," Jon White, outreach coordinator for Appalachian Regional Coalition on Homelessness

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TSA discovers handgun in passenger's carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

TSA discovers handgun in passenger's carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

January 21st, 2015 11:38 am by Staff Report

The pistol was the first firearm discovered at the security checkpoint by TSA officers at Tri-Cities this year. A total of four firearms were discovered at the checkpoint in 2014, up from one in 2013.

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Carter commissioners try hands at electronic voting

Carter commissioners try hands at electronic voting

January 21st, 2015 11:06 am by John Thompson

For the first time in its 200-year history, the Carter County Commission tried a new way of voting at Tuesday's monthly meeting. As part of a trial basis, the commission voted electronically instead of using the old-fashioned roll-call voting.

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Police charge man in two home burglaries

Police charge man in two home burglaries

January 21st, 2015 10:25 am by Staff Report

A witness gave police a detailed description of the suspect and the vehicle he was driving from one of the residences.

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State funding cuts proposed for services for intellectually disabled

State funding cuts proposed for services for intellectually disabled

January 20th, 2015 9:49 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Governor Bill Haslam's request for an across the board 7 percent reduction in state agency spending and the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' proposal to meet that request with nearly $14 million cuts to its Medicaid Wavier and Fa

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Delivery man still suffering from injuries received in attack

Delivery man still suffering from injuries received in attack

January 20th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jessica Fuller

Brad Booker began his night shift on Jan. 13 delivering food for Mid-City Grill like any other. He received an order for delivery, packed the food into his car, and headed to make a delivery at 2217 Wyndale Road.Little did he know that delivery would cost

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