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Bike enthusiasts hope Web could help Doe Mountain trail off

Bike enthusiasts hope Web could help Doe Mountain trail off

May 13th, 2014 2:02 pm by Staff Report

The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association of the Tri-Cities is seeking Internet votes from the community for a grant from Bell Helmets, which will be used to build mountain bike trails on Doe Mountain.

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Carter officeholders request raises for county employees

Carter officeholders request raises for county employees

May 13th, 2014 1:55 pm by John Thompson

The Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission focused on the offices that make up the county's General Fund during its meeting Monday afternoon. The committee is continuing its work to reach a recommendation for a budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year

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Erwin board tables absentee policy; July 4 parade planned

Erwin board tables absentee policy; July 4 parade planned

May 13th, 2014 1:50 pm by Brad Hicks

The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen was set Monday to consider the second draft of a resolution aimed at addressing alderman absenteeism, but a vote on the matter was again delayed, as several aldermen feel the resolution's wording was fine the first ti

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Judge denies diversion for man convicted of stabbing pregnant girlfriend at Johnson City bus stop

Judge denies diversion for man convicted of stabbing pregnant girlfriend at Johnson City bus stop

May 13th, 2014 1:39 pm by Becky Campbell

Sanders L. Dixon had already pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated assault but had asked Judge Stacy Street for judicial diversion.

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Youth Expo to highlight summer opportunities

Youth Expo to highlight summer opportunities

May 13th, 2014 12:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

What are you going to do this summer? It's the final grand question of the spring semester currently being put to scholars from grade school age through college.

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Caught on video: Mattress dumper in Bristol

Caught on video: Mattress dumper in Bristol - VIDEO

May 13th, 2014 11:12 am by Staff Report

Bristol police were seeking public assistance to identify the person who dumped a mattress from a pickup truck into a city trash bin.

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Attorneys dismissed, plea quashed in Bennett murder case

Attorneys dismissed, plea quashed in Bennett murder case

May 13th, 2014 9:52 am by Becky Campbell

Steven Odell Bennett also faced a new charge in the death of Vonda Donaldson - tampering with evidence.

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Defense attorneys ask judge for removal from murder case

Defense attorneys ask judge for removal from murder case

May 12th, 2014 11:20 pm by Becky Campbell

A vague motion filed in a 2012 first-degree murder case set for trial today asks a judge to release the court-appointed attorneys because of a conflict, but the basis for the conflict was not revealed in the document.

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Safety analysis results show JCFD in dire financial straits

Safety analysis results show JCFD in dire financial straits

May 12th, 2014 11:13 pm by Becky Campbell

The Johnson City Fire Department budget is at such a critical point that there soon may be a tough decision for city leaders - increase funding or reduce services to city residents, according to the firefighter at the helm.

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Curtains up: Jonesborough buys Jackson Theatre

Curtains up: Jonesborough buys Jackson Theatre

May 12th, 2014 11:07 pm by Max Hrenda

Though no action was required from the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen, they were nevertheless present when the public learned one of the town's longer-running projects had reached fruition.

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