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Lopez Lomong: Running for the United States - VIDEO

April 9th, 2015 9:14 am by Tony Casey

Shortly after finishing the particularly hilly 3.1-mile course in 16 minutes and 27.7 seconds, the Tully senior was cranking out the easiest, most fluid chin-ups I'd ever seen, one after another, for what seemed to be 15 minutes. He did this until the rec

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Unaka Avenue Baptist Church secretary gets 8 years for stealing $420,000

Unaka Avenue Baptist Church secretary gets 8 years for stealing $420,000

April 9th, 2015 8:45 am by Becky Campbell

Testimony from a woman facing eight years in prison for stealing more than $420,000 from a local church might have been her undoing that led to a judge ordering her to serve her sentence.

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Church Brothers owner decides to stay put; city official to consider options

Church Brothers owner decides to stay put; city official to consider options

April 9th, 2015 8:35 am by Gary B. Gray

Church Brothers Family Fun Store owner Dennis Church said Wednesday he does not intend to relocate his West Watauga Avenue business nearer the former Kelly's Foods site in a land swap with Johnson City to accommodate a large makeover in that area.

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Potential 'Facebook Murders' jurors report for orientation

Potential 'Facebook Murders' jurors report for orientation

April 8th, 2015 5:11 pm by Becky Campbell

Nearly 200 Washington County residents showed up Wednesday for jury duty in preparation for an upcoming multi-defendant murder trial transferred here from Mountain City.

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Tweetsie Trail presents education, community service opportunities for ETSU - PHOTOS

Tweetsie Trail presents education, community service opportunities for ETSU - PHOTOS

April 8th, 2015 4:59 pm by Tony Casey

There's a tunnel that goes underneath the Tweetsie Trail near the three-mile mark, and East Tennessee State University's Dr. Mick Whitelaw hopes he gets to learn more about it and use it as a way to teach his students.

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Train plows into tractor trailer at Kingsport crossing

Train plows into tractor trailer at Kingsport crossing

April 8th, 2015 2:08 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The truck driver was cited.

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I've been working on what used to be the Tweetsie railroad - PHOTOS

April 8th, 2015 1:38 pm by Tony Casey

Crews from Johnson City's Department of Public Works worked with inmates from to Carter County Detention Center to build the a pavilion on the Tweetsie Trail, paid for and organized by area Rotary Clubs.

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Johnson City man charged with 6th DUI

Johnson City man charged with 6th DUI

April 8th, 2015 12:15 pm by Staff Report

Joseph E. Carter was already classified as a habitual motor offender.

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Erwin business owner pleads guilty to attempted tax evasion

Erwin business owner pleads guilty to attempted tax evasion

April 8th, 2015 9:09 am by Sue Guinn Legg

An Erwin business owner arrested in November on 17 charges of of attempted tax evasion pleaded guilty to two of the charges Monday in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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Carter County board hears of improvements in health care rankings

Carter County board hears of improvements in health care rankings

April 8th, 2015 8:58 am by John Thompson

The members of the Carter County Health Board heard some good news from director Caroline Hurt on Tuesday.

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