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'No Comment': Lunceford won't talk about raises dished out by sheriff he ousted in election

'No Comment': Lunceford won't talk about raises dished out by sheriff he ousted in election

August 22nd, 2014 11:30 am by John Thompson

The raises will make the budget more difficult for Lunceford, who has already announced he will fill the chief deputy position with James Parrish, who bowed out of the sheriff's race before the primary in May and threw his support to Lunceford.

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ETSU President Noland: Keep health care local

ETSU President Noland: Keep health care local

August 22nd, 2014 11:20 am by Nathan Baker

Wellmont Health System released a statement saying the search for a potential partner was narrowed to three systems, one regional and the other two from outside the area.

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Home sales rise in Tri-Cities

Home sales rise in Tri-Cities

August 22nd, 2014 10:04 am by Nathan Baker

Johnson City led in home sales last month with 75, up from 60 last year.

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Downtown murals or signs? City says businesses' art must go

Downtown murals or signs? City says businesses' art must go

August 22nd, 2014 8:33 am by Nathan Baker

Hazy lines separating the definitions of murals and signs have put some downtown Johnson City businesses at odds with the codes enforcement office.

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Community mourns loss of local attorney Bob Jessee

Community mourns loss of local attorney Bob Jessee

August 22nd, 2014 7:47 am by Becky Campbell

Attorneys and friends , young and old, admired Jessee's style, called him a "good human."

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Bright's Zoo waits for news on cause of baby giraffe's death

Bright's Zoo waits for news on cause of baby giraffe's death

August 21st, 2014 9:47 pm by Max Hrenda

Less than two weeks after its birth at a local zoo, a baby reticulated giraffe has died.

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City accepts bid for business development/flood mitigation site

City accepts bid for business development/flood mitigation site

August 21st, 2014 9:43 pm by Gary B. Gray

The City Commission started the ball rolling Thursday on a potential $5 million commercial development along West State of Franklin Road that would come with additional storm water storage at no cost to the city.

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Lockdown lifted after police say bomb rumors all smoke, no fire

Lockdown lifted after police say bomb rumors all smoke, no fire

August 21st, 2014 9:18 pm by John Thompson

Chief of Police Greg Workman said Thursday that after an extensive investigation, his department found there was "no legitimate threat" to Elizabethton City Schools after the schools were on a "soft" lockdown for most of the day Wednesday after rumors beg

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US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

US judge strikes down Florida gay marriage ban

August 21st, 2014 9:01 pm by CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer

A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.

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Of 163 arrests since teen's slaying by police, 7 from Ferguson

Of 163 arrests since teen's slaying by police, 7 from Ferguson

August 21st, 2014 2:12 pm by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER and JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Police have come under gunfire and been targeted with Molotov cocktails and bricks. They've also been accused of instances of heavy-handedness and unnecessary arrests, including some journalists.

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