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Authorities search for possible missing person after unmanned sailboat found on Watauga Lake

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Authorities search for possible missing person after unmanned sailboat found on Watauga Lake

September 17th, 2014 6:00 pm by Staff Report

The identity of the sailboat's owner was not released Wednesday because next of kin had not been notified.

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Local pizzeria owner honored and admired by his peers

Local pizzeria owner honored and admired by his peers

September 19th, 2014 10:00 pm by Tony Casey

The Main Street Pizza Company's Jamie Dove said the recent loss of Scratch Brick Oven's owner John Wrestler is rightfully shocking for all who knew him.

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Fender seized at crash scene

Fender seized at crash scene

September 19th, 2014 4:57 pm by Staff Report

A man involved in a two-vehicle crash was arrested Friday by Johnson City police after investigating officers discovered he had outstanding warrants.

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UPDATE: Lockdown at Science Hill ended

UPDATE: Lockdown at Science Hill ended

September 19th, 2014 1:05 pm by Staff Report

A threat from a student overheard and reported to administrators led to a hard lockdown on Science Hill High School's campus Friday afternoon, Supervisor of Safety and Mental Health Greg Wallace said.

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Sheriff: Fla. man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter

Sheriff: Fla. man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter

September 19th, 2014 1:00 pm by Tamara Lush, Associated Press

An ex-convict who killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself had been in and out of jail and spent time in prison for accidentally shooting his son to death during a hunting trip, according to authorities and records.

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East Tennessee special needs student left on bus for hours

East Tennessee special needs student left on bus for hours

September 19th, 2014 9:46 am by Associated Press

A mother of a sixth-grade boy with special needs says her son was left on a bus for more than five hours.

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Buffalo Tales with the Guild at Milligan tonight

Buffalo Tales with the Guild at Milligan tonight

September 19th, 2014 9:37 am by Staff Reports

Milligan College will once again host "Buffalo Tales with the Guild," featuring members of the Jonesborough Storytellers Guild tonight at 7 in the McGlothlin-Street Theatre located in Milligan's Gregory Center for the Liberal Arts.

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Pennyman's Diner: Classic roadside diner is alive and well

Pennyman's Diner: Classic roadside diner is alive and well

September 19th, 2014 9:31 am by Mystery Diner

You've done this, right? You are driving on your way to somewhere. You spot a place, just momentarily. If you spare a thought for what the place is, or what goes on there, it too is momentary, fleeting, and you go on your way, your mind already concentrat

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Scotland votes to remain part of United Kingdom

Scotland votes to remain part of United Kingdom

September 19th, 2014 9:01 am by Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press

Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

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Board discusses Humane Society handling animal adoptions at new shelter

Board discusses Humane Society handling animal adoptions at new shelter

September 18th, 2014 9:55 pm by Tony Casey

A meeting between members of the Animal Control Board and representatives from the Humane Society of Washington County concluded with all in attendance interested in setting the course for the latter group's control of the Washington County-Johnson City A

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Dog has its day: JCPD opens slot for K-9 officer after 8-month absence

Dog has its day: JCPD opens slot for K-9 officer after 8-month absence

September 18th, 2014 9:43 pm by Max Hrenda

After going more than eight months with an unfilled officer's position, a Johnson City police platoon is on the verge of becoming fully staffed.

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