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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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UPDATE: Body recovered from Watauga Lake identified as JC eatery owner

UPDATE: Body recovered from Watauga Lake identified as JC eatery owner

September 18th, 2014 1:47 pm by Staff Report

Authorities reported the body of Scratch Brick Oven owner John Wrestler was recovered from Watauga Lake Thursday after his sailboat was found unmanned.

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Anti-gay billboard stirs debate in Middle Tennessee

Anti-gay billboard stirs debate in Middle Tennessee

September 18th, 2014 1:35 pm by Associated Press

An anti-gay billboard is stirring a debate over bullying and religion in a rural community about 30 miles north of Nashville.

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Haslam, legislative speakers call education summit

Haslam, legislative speakers call education summit

September 18th, 2014 9:18 am by The Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says a summit convening in Nashville is meant to review the ongoing education overhaul in Tennessee and plan for the future.

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Ex-deputy reindicted on assault charges from domestic incident

Ex-deputy reindicted on assault charges from domestic incident

September 18th, 2014 8:35 am by John Thompson

A former deputy with the Carter County Sheriff's Department has been reindicted by a Carter County grand jury on charges he assaulted an ex-girlfriend in October and a neighbor who had come to the woman's aid after the alleged domestic violence.

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Unicoi school officials look to snag grant by encouraging safe driving by students

Unicoi school officials look to snag grant by encouraging safe driving by students

September 18th, 2014 8:33 am by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County School System officials agree that encouraging safe driving practices among local teens is the priority, but they also agree the monetary benefits that may come from doing so are a great bonus.

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NRC to hold meeting in Erwin on NFS

NRC to hold meeting in Erwin on NFS

September 18th, 2014 8:30 am by Staff Reports

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a meeting in Erwin later this month to provide residents with information on the agency's inspection and oversight activities at the Nuclear Fuel Services facility.

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City project to provide better parking, drainage

City project to provide better parking, drainage

September 18th, 2014 8:27 am by Gary B. Gray

A plan is in motion to accommodate both more stormwater and downtown parking in Johnson City near West Main and West Market streets.

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