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UPDATE: Runaway vehicle ran over NE Tennessee child after she was ejected

UPDATE: Runaway vehicle ran over NE Tennessee child after she was ejected

September 25th, 2014 11:00 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A letter was sent home with the child's classmates at Surgoinsville Elementary School on Tuesday explaining that the girl will be out of school while her injuries heal.

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Exit 13 project on I-26 on track for finish in August 2015

Exit 13 project on I-26 on track for finish in August 2015

September 25th, 2014 9:14 am by Gary B. Gray

Elizabethton's Summers-Taylor is making hay while the sun shines on the $13.5 million state project aimed at keeping infrastructure improvements in step with growth at the Interstate 26/Tenn. Highway 75 interchange in Gray.

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Fun explodes at  Boys & Girls Club playground opening

Fun explodes at Boys & Girls Club playground opening

September 24th, 2014 9:07 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Fun, play and physical activity soared to new heights at the Boys & Girls Club of Johnson City/Washington County Wednesday with the opening the club's new community built KaBOOM! playground.

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Erwin eateries explore outdoor dining options

Erwin eateries explore outdoor dining options

September 24th, 2014 8:57 pm by Brad Hicks

Several of Erwin's eatery owners are interested in taking advantage of the new-look downtown by offering patrons a sidewalk dining experience, and town officials are looking at ways to accommodate this.

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Academy Sports + Outdoors to open in Johnson City, bringing 125 jobs

Academy Sports + Outdoors to open in Johnson City, bringing 125 jobs

September 24th, 2014 4:43 pm by Staff Report

Academy Sports + Outdoors will offer casual and athletic footwear and apparel, team sports and golf products along with hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear.

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Update: Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

Update: Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

September 24th, 2014 3:15 pm by JENNA FRYER and CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said the victim, Kevin Ward Jr., was under the influence of marijuana the night of the accident "enough to impair judgment."

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2 supervisors killed in Alabama UPS shooting

2 supervisors killed in Alabama UPS shooting

September 24th, 2014 1:43 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

The company released a statement Wednesday identifying the men as 46-year-old Brian Callans of Birmingham and 33-year-old Doug Hutcheson of Odenville.

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Supreme Court won't hear appeal in Middle Tennessee basketball player's death

Supreme Court won't hear appeal in Middle Tennessee basketball player's death

September 24th, 2014 1:39 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court says it won't hear an appeal from a woman convicted of murder in the stabbing death of a Middle Tennessee State University basketball player.

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Federal grand jury indicts former East Tennessee deputy

Federal grand jury indicts former East Tennessee deputy

September 24th, 2014 1:32 pm by Associated Press

A federal grand jury in East Tennessee has indicted a former Hamilton County sheriff's deputy on charges of civil rights violation, kidnapping and possessing a gun during the commission of a crime.

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UPDATE: Johnson City Power Board hikes electrical rates

UPDATE: Johnson City Power Board hikes electrical rates

September 24th, 2014 1:13 pm by Gary B. Gray

All Johnson City Power Board customers will be seeing a roughly 1.6-percent increase in their electric rates beginning Oct.1 - the equivalent of a roughly $2 per month increase on energy bills.

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