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Carter County Commission shows interest in Tweetsie Trail extension to Roan Mountain

Carter County Commission shows interest in Tweetsie Trail extension to Roan Mountain

March 7th, 2015 9:32 pm by Tony Casey

Carter County Commissioner Mike Hill sees the opportunity to extend the Tweetsie Trail to Roan Mountain as a historic occasion.

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4 more troopers come forward about DUI quota system

4 more troopers come forward about DUI quota system

March 7th, 2015 9:28 pm by Becky Campbell

Four more Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers - including one recently retired and a supervisor - said the allegations of a DUI arrest quota system in the department are absolutely true, and they dispute the agency administration's denial.

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Johnson County veterans working to get local hospital approved as VA statelite

Johnson County veterans working to get local hospital approved as VA statelite

March 7th, 2015 8:48 pm by John Thompson

Veterans in the far northeastern corner of Tennessee, northwestern North Carolina and southwest Virginia may not have to drive all the way to the Veterans Affairs Hosptial at Mountain Home in Johnson City for medical treatment and lab work.

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Police: 2 men arrested on multiple charges after traffic stop prompted by expired tags

Police: 2 men arrested on multiple charges after traffic stop prompted by expired tags

March 7th, 2015 7:32 pm by Staff Report

Expired tags and one man fleeing a traffic stop led to the arrest of two men on multiple charges, according to a news release sent out by the Johnson City Police Department.

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Thousands gather to commemorate Bloody Sunday anniversary

Thousands gather to commemorate Bloody Sunday anniversary

March 7th, 2015 1:33 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

Thousands of people gathered in Selma, Alabama on Saturday morning ahead of a speech by President Barack Obama at the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement.

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UTC student dies hiking at Signal Point

UTC student dies hiking at Signal Point

March 7th, 2015 1:26 pm by Yolanda Putman, Chattanooga Times Free Press

It took rescuers hours on Friday to retrieve the body of a 20-year-old student who fell 200 feet to his death while hiking at Signal Point on Signal Mountain.

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Annex steps: Johnson City approves recommendations for shift in state annexation law

Annex steps: Johnson City approves recommendations for shift in state annexation law

March 6th, 2015 9:37 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners on Thursday approved 11 recommendations they hope state legislators will use to amend Public Chapter 707, annexation legislation passed last year that left both the city and Washington County officials calling for changes.

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Commissioners want action on adequate downtown parking

Commissioners want action on adequate downtown parking

March 6th, 2015 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City officials are moving aggressively to address the need for increased downtown parking, beginning with striping streets, enforcing two-hour parking, additional signage and the possible implementation of parking meters.

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And many more: Broadmore resident Harry Feigin celebrates 102nd birthday

And many more: Broadmore resident Harry Feigin celebrates 102nd birthday

March 6th, 2015 9:30 pm by Jessica Fuller

Dozens of residents crowded in Broadmore Senior Living's activity room Friday afternoon as Harry Feigin blew out the candles on his 102nd birthday cake.

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Downtown Johnson City restaurant owners supportive of parking proposals

Downtown Johnson City restaurant owners supportive of parking proposals

March 6th, 2015 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

Downtown restauranteurs are widely supportive of the city's recent talks to aggressively pursue turnover, saying the stepped-up discussions of strict enforcement and new parking time limits, though potentially aggravating to those ticketed, are positive s

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