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Head downtown for a variety of last-minute gifts

Head downtown for a variety of last-minute gifts

December 23rd, 2014 9:21 am by Tony Casey

Downtown Johnson City businesses are boasting a variety of gifts for those who've waited until the last few days before the Christmas holiday to buy presents.

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Wreck snaps telephone pole, snags University Parkway traffic

Wreck snaps telephone pole, snags University Parkway traffic

December 22nd, 2014 10:00 pm by Jessica Fuller

A single-vehicle crash snapped a telephone pole in half and stalled eastbound traffic on University Parkway Monday night.

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Emmanuel COO Hall takes reins at Family Promise

Emmanuel COO Hall takes reins at Family Promise

December 22nd, 2014 9:54 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Bob Hall, chief operations officer for Emmanuel Christian Seminary, began work Dec. 1 as director of the nonprofit organization formerly known as Interfaith Hospitality Network, which provides emergency and long-term transitional shelter and support for h

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Firm, city ink deal for land development on W. State of Franklin Road

Firm, city ink deal for land development on W. State of Franklin Road

December 22nd, 2014 9:47 pm by Gary B. Gray

A deal between Johnson City and Raleigh, N.C.-based Coalyard Restoration has finally been inked, giving the company about 1.4 acres of property at 1100 W. State of Franklin Road on which a 23,000-square-foot commercial development supported by restaurants

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Erwin boy's wish bounces in on Christmas week

Erwin boy's wish bounces in on Christmas week - VIDEO

December 22nd, 2014 9:44 pm by Max Hrenda

Although 10-year-old Bradin Renfro has undergone about 20 surgeries in his life - with the bulk of them affecting his legs and spine - his parents and a national charity found a way to put an extra bounce in his holiday season.

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City mitigation efforts help flood market with insurance discounts

City mitigation efforts help flood market with insurance discounts

December 22nd, 2014 9:36 pm by Gary B. Gray

Homeowners who live within certain floodplains in Johnson City are now eligible for a 5 percent discount on flood insurance premiums, thanks to the city's voluntary actions to control flooding.

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Local Cuban-American says changes are needed in country

Local Cuban-American says changes are needed in country

December 22nd, 2014 9:33 pm by Tony Casey

While announcing last week that the United States and Cuba struck a deal to allow greater fluidity of travel between the two countries, President Barack Obama told the Associated Press he did not expect improvements overnight.

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Police: Woman, juvenile arrested after stealing multiple items from Wal-Mart

Police: Woman, juvenile arrested after stealing multiple items from Wal-Mart

December 22nd, 2014 6:26 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Police arrested a Johnson City woman and a juvenile Monday after officers said they shoplifted almost $1000 worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart.

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Updated with photos and video: Firefighters battle blaze near Washington College Academy

Updated with photos and video: Firefighters battle blaze near Washington College Academy

December 22nd, 2014 3:34 pm by Jessica Fuller

Firefighters were working to control a fire that started Monday at MRJ Sales, Inc., located at 439 Washington College Station Road in Limestone.

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