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TBI: Johnson City man charged with extortion, stalking of juror

TBI: Johnson City man charged with extortion, stalking of juror

April 17th, 2015 9:54 pm by Staff Report

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a Johnson City man being charged with extortion and trying to influence a juror, a news release said.

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Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

April 17th, 2015 9:46 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A freshman state lawmaker from Nashville was charged with drunken driving and violation of the implied consent law after a traffic stop early Friday morning.

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News Local News Erwin Town of Unicoi
Can Unicoi County attract retiring Baby Boomers?

Can Unicoi County attract retiring Baby Boomers?

April 17th, 2015 9:28 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Report says Unicoi County's assets fall in line with Boomer travel, spending and retirement trends.

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Car bomb explodes outside US Consulate in northern Iraq

Car bomb explodes outside US Consulate in northern Iraq

April 17th, 2015 11:45 am by BRAM JANSSEN, Associated Press

A car bomb exploded outside the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomy zone.

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News Local News Downtown JC
Business owners to weigh in on downtown Johnson City parking meters

Business owners to weigh in on downtown Johnson City parking meters

April 17th, 2015 9:48 am by Gary B. Gray

A January study revealed that the highest demand for parking is between East Main and East Market streets from Buffalo Street to Colonial Way. It was suggested at the time parking meters in this area could facilitate a higher, and faster, turnover.

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Johnson City Commission vote paves way for work at Boys & Girls Club

Johnson City Commission vote paves way for work at Boys & Girls Club

April 17th, 2015 9:43 am by Gary B. Gray

The Boys & Girls Club of Johnson City/ Washington County will soon benefit from nearly $700,000 in renovations and new construction to its outdoor recreational facilities.

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News Local News NASCAR/Racing
Campers happy about BMS spring race rescheduling - VIDEO

Campers happy about BMS spring race rescheduling - VIDEO

April 17th, 2015 9:38 am by Tony Casey

For campground owners around Bristol Motor Speedway, Thursday was the calm before the storm. And they're hoping that storm doesn't carry as much rain as is currently projected.

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News Local News Business & Technology Elizabethton
'We  have to stop the decay': Elizabethton ponders 25 percent water, sewer rate increase

'We have to stop the decay': Elizabethton ponders 25 percent water, sewer rate increase

April 17th, 2015 9:35 am by Nathan Baker

"We have been charging our customers too little to run our system" -Elizabethton Utilities Director Johann Coetzee.

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News Local News Education Elizabethton
Elizabethton City Schools: Director candidates to be trimmed Monday

Elizabethton City Schools: Director candidates to be trimmed Monday

April 17th, 2015 9:11 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Three finalists from a field of six candidates will be selected for interviews.

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News Local News Business & Technology Health
Fast-moving bill helps set stage for MSHA/Wellmont merger

Fast-moving bill helps set stage for MSHA/Wellmont merger

April 17th, 2015 9:01 am by Gary B. Gray

The potential consolidation was announced April 2, and legislation introduced 10 days later is just a few steps away from becoming law.

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