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Electronic dockets almost plugged in at Washington County courthouse

Electronic dockets almost plugged in at Washington County courthouse

October 26th, 2014 8:41 pm by Becky Campbell

Three large TV screens installed at the Washington County Justice Center a few months ago are intended to display the court dockets, but the monitors remain as dark today as they did the day of installation.

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Unicoi officials warn motorists of seasonal deer influx

Unicoi officials warn motorists of seasonal deer influx

October 26th, 2014 8:17 pm by Brad Hicks

Fall is rut season for deer, a time when the animals, as Unicoi County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Frank Rogers put it, "do what they do to reproduce."

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Police: Train strikes, kills pedestrian

Police: Train strikes, kills pedestrian

October 26th, 2014 5:56 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police officers said a pedestrian was killed after he was struck by a passing train this afternoon near the Mountain Home Veterans Affairs facility.

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Bands play on: Science Hill High hosts 2nd annual Hilltopper Invitational

Bands play on: Science Hill High hosts 2nd annual Hilltopper Invitational - VIDEO

October 25th, 2014 10:18 pm by Max Hrenda

Between increased participation, steady attendance and strong parental support, Carson Vermillion said Science Hill High School might be becoming known as a competition destination.

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Milligan president announces $40M expansion plan

Milligan president announces $40M expansion plan

October 25th, 2014 10:12 pm by Max Hrenda

Although Milligan College is years away from its sesquicentennial, by the time it's reached, the school president hopes a campus-wide improvement project will lead it into its next 150 years.

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Farmers market season winds to close

Farmers market season winds to close - VIDEO

October 25th, 2014 10:07 pm by Tony Casey

East Tennessee State University seniors Catherine Flood and Elizabeth Hoskins are perfect candidates to weigh in on what's going on at the Johnson City Farmers Market.

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Horses, houses, cars sought in Johnson City-based coal company Ponzi

Horses, houses, cars sought in Johnson City-based coal company Ponzi

October 25th, 2014 10:00 pm by Becky Campbell

Brian Rose lived in the fast lane with race horses and cars.

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Woman fights TennCare to stay in her home

Woman fights TennCare to stay in her home

October 25th, 2014 9:58 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

Angela Hibbitt relies on 20 hours of daily nursing care to maintain her independent lifestyle, but TennCare is trying to institutionalize her to cut costs.

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Sheriff: Man found near Backbone Rock killed himself

Sheriff: Man found near Backbone Rock killed himself

October 24th, 2014 10:04 pm by Staff Report

Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece said a man whose body was found near the Backbone Rock Recreation Center died from an apparent suicide.

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Model pilots: Johnson City Radio Controllers gear down at Bowser Ridge Landfill

Model pilots: Johnson City Radio Controllers gear down at Bowser Ridge Landfill

October 24th, 2014 10:00 pm by Gary B. Gray

Pilots have been flying premier model aircraft across the skies at the city-owned Bowser Ridge Landfill for 20 years, and Johnson City Radio Controllers will hold its ground at that location for at least another five years thanks to a lease extension appr

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