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Elizabeth Archer to serve six months in jail, 10 years probation for boyfriend's stabbing death

Elizabeth Archer to serve six months in jail, 10 years probation for boyfriend's stabbing death

February 20th, 2015 7:43 pm by Becky Campbell

Elizabeth Ann Archer, 31, Johnson City, pleaded guilty in November to voluntary manslaughter for stabbing her boyfriend, Jeremy Mounts, 29, after they what had previously been portrayed as a political argument on July 9, 2013.

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Marcus Gergish sentenced to 21 years after homicide, robbery convictions

Marcus Gergish sentenced to 21 years after homicide, robbery convictions

February 20th, 2015 5:59 pm by Becky Campbell

A jury found Marcus Gergish, 36, guilty of criminally negligent homicide and two counts of attempted aggravated robbery, charges that stemmed from the April 3, 2013 shooting that left 47-year-old Timothy Peregoy Sr. dead.

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Washington County economic group gasses up for road study

Washington County economic group gasses up for road study

February 20th, 2015 11:55 am by Nathan Baker

Local leaders are now on the road to knowing how a planned corridor connecting State of Franklin Road to the Boones Creek area will impact the economy.

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Spanish cuisine and tapas dining debuts at Portico restaurant

Spanish cuisine and tapas dining debuts at Portico restaurant

February 20th, 2015 9:12 am by Mystery Diner

Spanish cuisine has come to town in a big way with the opening of Johnson City's Portico restaurant. Located in the Northridge Center on Bristol Highway across from the Food Lion shopping center, this latest project from the Stir Fry Group has all the sig

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5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

February 20th, 2015 9:03 am by Contributed

Six-piece rock, honky-tonk and soul group Banditos and New Orleans-based country-soul band The Deslondes will perform at The Down Home on Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $16.

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Rocky Mount Museum to celebrate Black History Month

Rocky Mount Museum to celebrate Black History Month

February 20th, 2015 8:56 am by Contributed

In observance of Black History Month, the Langston Heritage Group will present the one-act comedy "The Slabtown District Convention" in Rocky Mount Museum's theater, 200 Hyder Hill Road, Piney Flats, on Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m.

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Local doc urges caution before dashing through snow

Local doc urges caution before dashing through snow

February 19th, 2015 9:57 pm by Tony Casey

When many youngsters hit the snow, some end up also hitting the emergency departments of local hospitals.

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Area schools preparing for future after spending week frozen out

Area schools preparing for future after spending week frozen out

February 19th, 2015 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

After counting their lucky stars last month for a relatively mild winter, area school administrators are weathering the fourth consecutive day of classes canceled this week because of snow and cold temperatures.

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Freezer burn: Winter weather adds formidable factors for firefighters

Freezer burn: Winter weather adds formidable factors for firefighters

February 19th, 2015 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City firefighters responding to an apartment fire on Southwest Avenue Thursday morning received a huge dose of just how cold it was outside.

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Wintry weather shifts Meals on Wheels to park

Wintry weather shifts Meals on Wheels to park

February 19th, 2015 9:20 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The First Tennessee Human Resource Agency's delivery of Meals on Wheels to 1,000 shut-in seniors and disabled adults in eight Northeast Tennessee counties is wrestling with its own set of unique set of weather challenges.

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