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Crowe won't pull annexation bill

Crowe won't pull annexation bill

March 11th, 2014 9:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

State Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, said Tuesday he will not withdraw legislation that would let voters decide for themselves whether they want to be annexed into municipalities, regardless of Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin's plea last week for

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Court ruling won't derail Tweetsie Trail project

Court ruling won't derail Tweetsie Trail project

March 11th, 2014 9:57 pm by Tony Casey

If a U.S. Supreme Court decision to revert ownership of Rails-to-Trails property back to its original owners can't stop Johnson City and Elizabethton's Tweetsie Trail project, it's unlikely anything can knock it off its tracks.

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Father, son arrested on meth charges in Carter County

Father, son arrested on meth charges in Carter County

March 11th, 2014 9:53 pm by John Thompson

Carter County deputies said a father and son were arrested Monday evening when they were caught red handed manufacturing methamphetamine.

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Carter courtrooms set to get security upgrade after vote

Carter courtrooms set to get security upgrade after vote

March 11th, 2014 9:01 am by John Thompson

The courts in Carter County could soon be getting a $6,000 security upgrade from non-tax revenues.

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Welcome Home State Champions

March 10th, 2014 11:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Welcome Home State Champs Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressHundreds gathered at Elizabethton High School Sunday afternoon to welcome home the Ste Champion Lady Cyclones basketball team.

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City teen's death remains under investigation

City teen's death remains under investigation

March 10th, 2014 10:04 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police continue to investigate circumstances surrounding the death of a teenager who had been reported missing.

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No charges in death of Wash. Co. inmate

No charges in death of Wash. Co. inmate

March 10th, 2014 10:00 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County grand jury heard evidence last week in the death of a county jail inmate and ruled there was no foul play or criminal act that caused the man's death, District Attorney General Tony Clark said Monday.

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Methadone clinic attorney fights back

Methadone clinic attorney fights back

March 10th, 2014 9:51 pm by Gary B. Gray

An Atlanta attorney representing a methadone clinic turned away by Johnson City's Board of Zoning Appeals last year continues to fight in court for a company he claims can help battle an "apocalyptic" epidemic in the area.

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Moonshine makers look to make business more of a family deal'

Moonshine makers look to make business more of a family deal'

March 10th, 2014 9:46 pm by Brad Hicks

The town of Unicoi is continuing its due diligence into the possibility of bringing the first legal moonshine distillery to the town.

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Loudon mother charged with attempting to kill disabled adult son

Loudon mother charged with attempting to kill disabled adult son

March 10th, 2014 5:19 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel

A Loudon County woman has been charged with attempting to kill her mentally and physically disabled son.

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