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O. F. White Farm to be subdivided

O. F. White Farm to be subdivided

June 23rd, 2015 9:19 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Planning Commission unanimously approved the subdivision of the old O.F White Farm in the Siam community during its monthly meeting on Tuesday. The decision marks the end of the road for an old country store and mill that survived for ne

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Grad student's report examines growth potential along new highway

Grad student's report examines growth potential along new highway

June 23rd, 2015 9:15 pm by John Thompson

There is a shared belief between city planners and real estate developers that building a new road through undeveloped farmland and wooded acreage is a recipe for quick developmen

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Local flag retailer sees boost in Confederate sales amid national discussion

Local flag retailer sees boost in Confederate sales amid national discussion

June 23rd, 2015 9:13 pm by David Floyd

Debate over the Confederate battle flag has piqued people's interest in the controversial symbol, inspiring a surge in purchases before they think it's too late.

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Johnson City Board of Education approves 3-percent raise

Johnson City Board of Education approves 3-percent raise

June 23rd, 2015 9:11 pm by Tony Casey

It's not what they were initially aiming for, but members of the Johnson City Board of Education agreed to move forward with a three-percent raise for all school employees at a Tuesday night meeting.

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Washington County receives "Connected Community" designation

Washington County receives "Connected Community" designation

June 23rd, 2015 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

Proficiency in networking has long been a driver of successful economic development, but in today's technology-centered age, plugging in an Ethernet cable might be just as important to new business as a hearty handshake.

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Kingsport man indicted on 49 additional child sex charges

Kingsport man indicted on 49 additional child sex charges

June 23rd, 2015 9:00 pm by RAIN SMITH, NET NEWS SERVICE

A man who has been jailed for six months - after a Kingsport woman allegedly found video of him molesting an infant - now faces new rape and child porn charges.

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Mistrial granted in Vanderbilt football players' rape case

Mistrial granted in Vanderbilt football players' rape case

June 23rd, 2015 8:56 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A judge has granted a mistrial in the case of two former Vanderbilt football players convicted in the dorm-room rape of a student, saying "bias has been clearly shown."

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Texting spat, speeding behind fatal school bus crash

Texting spat, speeding behind fatal school bus crash

June 23rd, 2015 8:54 pm by Don Jacobs, News Sentinel Staff

Veteran school bus driver James Davenport, 48, wasn't watching traffic on the rain-soaked Asheville Highway as he drove 22 children home.

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Law change may be needed to remove KKK leader's bust from Capitol

Law change may be needed to remove KKK leader's bust from Capitol

June 23rd, 2015 1:58 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Barring a waiver, it could take an act of the Tennessee General Assembly to remove the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest from the state Capitol.

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Wednesday power outage planned in Gray area

Wednesday power outage planned in Gray area

June 23rd, 2015 1:40 pm by Staff Report

A 10-minute power outage could affect customers in Gray Wednesday morning, as Johnson City Power Board crews connect the new Fordtown Substation.

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