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Pennyman's Diner: Classic roadside diner is alive and well

Pennyman's Diner: Classic roadside diner is alive and well

September 19th, 2014 9:31 am by Mystery Diner

You've done this, right? You are driving on your way to somewhere. You spot a place, just momentarily. If you spare a thought for what the place is, or what goes on there, it too is momentary, fleeting, and you go on your way, your mind already concentrat

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Scotland votes to remain part of United Kingdom

Scotland votes to remain part of United Kingdom

September 19th, 2014 9:01 am by Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press

Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

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Board discusses Humane Society handling animal adoptions at new shelter

Board discusses Humane Society handling animal adoptions at new shelter

September 18th, 2014 9:55 pm by Tony Casey

A meeting between members of the Animal Control Board and representatives from the Humane Society of Washington County concluded with all in attendance interested in setting the course for the latter group's control of the Washington County-Johnson City A

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Dog has its day: JCPD opens slot for K-9 officer after 8-month absence

Dog has its day: JCPD opens slot for K-9 officer after 8-month absence

September 18th, 2014 9:43 pm by Max Hrenda

After going more than eight months with an unfilled officer's position, a Johnson City police platoon is on the verge of becoming fully staffed.

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City tells schools not to budget $600K 'backstop'

City tells schools not to budget $600K 'backstop'

September 18th, 2014 9:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners unanimously voted Thursday to defer an ordinance to amend Johnson City Schools' 2015 general purpose school fund when it came to their attention $600,000 in guaranteed funds from the city to the school system was being plugged i

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Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

September 18th, 2014 9:32 pm by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment - and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath - after voters turned out in unprecedented numbers for an independence referendum that could end the cou

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50 years after death, Fiddlin' Charlie Bowman comes home

50 years after death, Fiddlin' Charlie Bowman comes home

September 18th, 2014 9:28 pm by Nathan Baker

A local music legend who helped shape the sound of early country music returned posthumously Thursday to the hills that birthed him and inspired some of his most memorable songs.

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Fight against Liberian Ebola comes to JC

Fight against Liberian Ebola comes to JC

September 18th, 2014 9:18 pm by Tony Casey

Handerson Bennah gets emotional when he talks about the Ebola virus that is ripping through Liberia, his country of birth.

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Update: Fla. sheriff says 6 children, 2 adults shot to death

Update: Fla. sheriff says 6 children, 2 adults shot to death

September 18th, 2014 7:53 pm by Staff Report

A sheriff says a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself at a home in a small town in North Florida.

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Facebook campaign to fight local hunger

Facebook campaign to fight local hunger

September 18th, 2014 3:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"Your vote every day from Sept. 15 to Oct. 5 can really make a difference in the lives of hungry individuals, families, children and seniors in Northeast Tennessee," Rhonda Chafin, executive director of the regional Second Harvest Food Bank.

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