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Christmas not over at Sycamore Shoals

Christmas not over at Sycamore Shoals

January 2nd, 2015 9:26 pm by John Thompson

Christmas is not over at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area. The annual Winterfest Christmas decorations of lampposts are still on display at the visitors center, and they are just getting ready to celebrate the holiday at Fort Watauga.

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Johnson City bleeds orange for Vols vs. Hawkeyes TaxSlayer Bowl

Johnson City bleeds orange for Vols vs. Hawkeyes TaxSlayer Bowl

January 2nd, 2015 9:21 pm by Max Hrenda

Although some Volunteer fans entered Friday's bowl game with a sense of cautious optimism, by the game's end, they may have been ready to throw that caution to the wind.

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Flu risk goes viral after claiming 6 Tennessee lives

Flu risk goes viral after claiming 6 Tennessee lives

January 2nd, 2015 9:17 pm by Tony Casey

Six influenza-related deaths across the state this year - including three children, one from East Tennessee - have health care officials urging Tennesseans to take every precaution.

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Woman faces multiple counts of theft for using grandma's debit card, police say

Woman faces multiple counts of theft for using grandma's debit card, police say

January 2nd, 2015 9:06 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County woman was charged with four counts of identity theft and four counts of theft under $500 last week after allegedly admitting to using her grandmother's debit card without permission.

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Registered sex offender arrested after investigation concerning 14-year-old juvenile, city police say

Registered sex offender arrested after investigation concerning 14-year-old juvenile, city police say

January 2nd, 2015 8:15 pm by Staff Report

Officers at the Johnson City Police Department arrested a registered sex offender following an investigation concerning a 14-year-old juvenile.

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'Beverly Hillbillies' star Donna Douglas dies at age 82

'Beverly Hillbillies' star Donna Douglas dies at age 82

January 2nd, 2015 4:00 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

She played beautiful tomboy Elly May Clampett from 1962-71.

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Update: Missing American hiker's body found in Mexico

Update: Missing American hiker's body found in Mexico

January 2nd, 2015 3:55 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

An American has been missing in rugged wilderness of central Mexico for four days after going on a hike wearing only a T-shirt and shorts and with little food and water, according to his wife and a Mexican official.

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Dodge ball for all

January 2nd, 2015 3:22 pm by Gary B. Gray

Children from Johnson City and Washington County schools let off some steam Friday playing dodge ball at the Memorial Park Community Center.

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US sanctions North Korea over Sony cyberattack

US sanctions North Korea over Sony cyberattack

January 2nd, 2015 3:15 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

The sanctions marked the first public act of retribution by the U.S.

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Federal prosecutors to seek death penalty in LAX shooting

Federal prosecutors to seek death penalty in LAX shooting

January 2nd, 2015 3:13 pm by BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press

Prosecutors said Paul Ciancia acted intentionally in the killing of an airport screening officer and terrorized passengers and colleagues of the fallen man.

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