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ETSU dining worker being treated in suspected meningitis case

ETSU dining worker being treated in suspected meningitis case

January 16th, 2014 10:54 am by Nathan Baker

A suspected case of meningitis discovered Tuesday in a member of East Tennessee State University’s dining services staff set off alarms at Washington County health agencies and triggered protocol to ensure against the infection’s spread.

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Tennessee soldier killed in Afghanistan

Tennessee soldier killed in Afghanistan

January 16th, 2014 10:40 am by Associated Press

Sgt. Daniel T. Lee of Crossville is survived by his wife and 6-month-old son, as well as his parents and a sister.

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New Animal Shelter design approved

New Animal Shelter design approved

January 16th, 2014 10:28 am by Gary B. Gray

Animal Control Board members on Wednesday unanimously approved a nearly $2.3 million barn-shaped structure to serve as Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter’s new home.

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Eastman Chemical sued over West Virginia chemical spill

Eastman Chemical sued over West Virginia chemical spill

January 16th, 2014 9:11 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Eastman is among the defendants named in a suit filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Charleston, W. Va., according to published reports.

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Recurring finding among others listed in Carter County audit

Recurring finding among others listed in Carter County audit

January 15th, 2014 9:07 pm by John Thompson

The report of the annual audit of the Carter County government was released Monday and listed nine findings and recommendations, including one that has been a recurring finding for the past three years.

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Vehicle crashes into home on West Walnut Street

Vehicle crashes into home on West Walnut Street

January 15th, 2014 8:59 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Johnson City police and fire personnel responded to a crash Wednesday night after a vehicle carrying two adults and two children ran into a West Walnut Street home.

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New estimates would add $110,000 to Washington County Courthouse renovation

New estimates would add $110,000 to Washington County Courthouse renovation

January 15th, 2014 8:54 pm by Gary B. Gray

It’s been more than a year since plans to renovate Washington County Courthouse’s second floor originally were approved, and about six months since work was halted to review and debate and re-review how construction would go forward.

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Methamphetamine labs found in Washington County doubled from previous year, officials equate statistics to better officer training

Methamphetamine labs found in Washington County doubled from previous year, officials equate statistics to better officer training

January 15th, 2014 8:46 pm by Becky Campbell

The number of methamphetamine labs found in Washington County last year doubled from the previous year. That might sound scary for area residents, but at least one local official believes the statistic doesn’t necessarily mean there has been an increase i

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Bristol, Va., J.C. Penney to close by May

Bristol, Va., J.C. Penney to close by May

January 15th, 2014 5:42 pm by Staff Report

The J. C. Penney department store in a Tri-Cities mall is one of 33 identified as underperforming and slated for closure by the national chain.

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Man accused of beating infant son in SW Virginia

Man accused of beating infant son in SW Virginia

January 15th, 2014 4:35 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The 11-week-old child was transferred to Niswonger Children's Hospital in Johnson City for treatment.

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