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Board OKs subdivision of shelter land for fire station

Board OKs subdivision of shelter land for fire station

June 10th, 2014 9:13 pm by Max Hrenda

Citing a desire to construct a 10th fire station in Johnson City, City Manager Pete Peterson asked the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Control Board for a favor.

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Man accused in Johnson Inn shooting claims self defense

Man accused in Johnson Inn shooting claims self defense

June 10th, 2014 8:56 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

An attorney for an 18-year-old Johnson City man charged with the second-degree murder of a man who was fatally shot outside a West Market Street hotel on May 15 argued that evidence presented in a preliminary hearing on Tuesday clearly shows it was a case

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Cause unknown in fire that shut down Erwin mental health center

Cause unknown in fire that shut down Erwin mental health center

June 10th, 2014 3:48 pm by Brad Hicks

Erwin Fire Chief James Bailey said it appeared the fire had started in the building's attic area, and smoke had traveled down.

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Police identify fatal I-81 crash victim, passenger

Police identify fatal I-81 crash victim, passenger

June 10th, 2014 2:09 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The crash occurred near mile marker 64 in Kingsport about 2 p.m. Monday.

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Police respond to sinkhole next to Bailey's Sports Bar & Grille

Police respond to sinkhole next to Bailey's Sports Bar & Grille

June 10th, 2014 2:00 pm by Tony Casey

A Johnson City Police Department officer responded to a sinkhole in a driveway next to Bailey's Sports Bar & Grille Tuesday at around 1:30 p.m.

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Update: VA officials say waits need work, care top notch

Update: VA officials say waits need work, care top notch - VIDEO

June 10th, 2014 12:19 pm by Nathan Baker

In response to a nationwide audit of the Veterans Affairs medical system, leaders of the Mountain Home VA Medical Center in Johnson City said wait times for some local patients need improvement, but said the facility has not been implicated in wrongdoing

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Man found dead in Greeneville creek; police seek help in case

Man found dead in Greeneville creek; police seek help in case

June 10th, 2014 11:50 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Emergency personnel located the body of Robert Luther Young, 33, lying face down in a creek between the Greeneville Commons and Justice Drive.

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Smoke damage shuts down Erwin mental health office

Smoke damage shuts down Erwin mental health office

June 10th, 2014 11:43 am by Staff Report

Frontier Health's Erwin Mental Health Center will be closed today through Friday, according to a news release.

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Wait time scandal: VA official concedes 'integrity issue,' apologizes

Wait time scandal: VA official concedes 'integrity issue,' apologizes

June 10th, 2014 11:29 am by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Patients enduring long waits for care at Veterans Affairs Department facilities could get VA-paid treatment from local doctors under a bipartisan bill the House seemed likely to approve Tuesday.

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New $16M middle school for Carter Co.? Leaders make pitch to Budget Committee

New $16M middle school for Carter Co.? Leaders make pitch to Budget Committee

June 10th, 2014 10:21 am by John Thompson

The proposed facility would be built adjacent to the Watauga Industrial Park in Stoney Creek.

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