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Public stepping up to adopt abandoned dogs

Public stepping up to adopt abandoned dogs

February 26th, 2014 9:15 pm by Tony Casey

With a wet kiss goodbye to Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter Director Debbie Dobbs, a temporarily unnamed mixed Shih Tzu was sent off for a last veterinarian check-up before leaving with her new owners.

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Developer pulls rezoning request for mill property

Developer pulls rezoning request for mill property

February 26th, 2014 9:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

North Carolina's Evolve Development has pulled from the City Commission's March 6 agenda its request for a third and final reading to rezone property off West Walnut Street for a $18.5 million apartment complex.

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Arizona governor vetoes bill that would have legalized discrimination against gays

Arizona governor vetoes bill that would have legalized discrimination against gays

February 26th, 2014 7:55 pm by Staff Report

Jan Brewer's decision defused a national furor over gay rights and religious freedom.

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Texas gay marriage ban latest to be struck down

Texas gay marriage ban latest to be struck down

February 26th, 2014 3:56 pm by CHRIS TOMLINSON, Associated Press

"Without a rational relation to a legitimate governmental purpose, state-imposed inequality can find no refuge in our United States Constitution" - Judge Orlando Garcia.

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Vacant house burns in Carter Co., grass fire blamed

Vacant house burns in Carter Co., grass fire blamed

February 26th, 2014 3:46 pm by Staff Report

The owner told a deputy he had been burning a small pile of brush about 10 feet from the house.

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Johnson County discusses matching funds for state road grants

Johnson County discusses matching funds for state road grants

February 26th, 2014 2:28 pm by Jonathan Pleasant, The Tomahawk

With budgets only getting tighter, county finances have increasingly taken the forefront when it comes to making tough decisions.

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New Animal Control officers bring experience to job in Unicoi Co.

New Animal Control officers bring experience to job in Unicoi Co.

February 26th, 2014 1:55 pm by Thomas Knisley, Erwin Record

As the Unicoi County Animal Shelter continues to build its operations, the two new animal control officers have become a key part of not only helping build the shelter, but helping to educate those in the community with animal concerns.

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Update: Kingsport police say victim knew her 'brutal' killer

Update: Kingsport police say victim knew her 'brutal' killer

February 26th, 2014 1:55 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

"We're just overwhelmed with joy, but I know we're nowhere near the end of it" - Robin Caldwell, the daughter of Betty Sue Short.

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Paula Deen to open eatery in Pigeon Forge

Paula Deen to open eatery in Pigeon Forge

February 26th, 2014 10:34 am by Associated Press

The criticized celebrity cook plans to open Paula Deen's Kitchen in the popular East Tennessee tourist destination.

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Fighting back: Johnson City woman who survived attack advocates self-defense

Fighting back: Johnson City woman who survived attack advocates self-defense

February 26th, 2014 8:55 am by Tony Casey

Rachel Layer thought she was going to die during an attack in her home last year. Instead, she managed to escape and is now advocating self-defense.

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