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Proposed property tax increase defeated; alternative amendment passes first reading

Proposed property tax increase defeated; alternative amendment passes first reading

June 19th, 2014 10:33 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners rejected Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin's proposed 22-cent property tax increase Thursday in the form of an amendment to partially maintain city and school funding in fiscal 2015.

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City, county reviewing contract for industrial park land

City, county reviewing contract for industrial park land

June 19th, 2014 9:46 pm by Nathan Baker

Local economic development officials could be close to a deal to secure 97 acres of land intended for a new industrial park in Gray.

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Johnson City native Shulman not like 'Orange's' Yoga Jones

Johnson City native Shulman not like 'Orange's' Yoga Jones

June 19th, 2014 9:28 pm by Nathan Baker

"Work hard to make something as beautiful and meaningful as you can, and when you're done, pack it in and know it was all temporary."

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Severe weather rolls through area; death reported in Abingdon

Severe weather rolls through area; death reported in Abingdon

June 19th, 2014 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

Pea-sized hail, thunder, lightning and a whole lot of rain quickly came from the skies Thursday afternoon in the Johnson City area.

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Bench trial date set for woman accused of spitting on officer's pizza

Bench trial date set for woman accused of spitting on officer's pizza

June 19th, 2014 9:02 pm by Brad Hicks

A bench trial date has been set for the Erwin woman accused earlier this year of spitting on a Unicoi County Sheriff's Department official's dinner.

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Shoplifting call leads to drug charges for woman

Shoplifting call leads to drug charges for woman

June 19th, 2014 8:57 pm by Staff Reports

Police said they arrested a Chuckey woman Thursday on several drug charges following an investigation into a shoplifting call.

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UPDATE: Wrecks tie up area, send three to hospital as two charged

UPDATE: Wrecks tie up area, send three to hospital as two charged

June 19th, 2014 3:01 pm by Becky Campbell

Two serious car wrecks several hours apart on Thursday kept Johnson City police and EMS personnel busy and tied up traffic around the locations.

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Obama: US sending military advisers to Iraq

Obama: US sending military advisers to Iraq

June 19th, 2014 2:35 pm by LARA JAKES and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

He called on Iraqi leaders to govern with a more "inclusive agenda" to ensure the country does not descend into civil war.

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Prosecutors say Wisconsin Gov. Walker at center of 'criminal scheme' over campaign fundraising

Prosecutors say Wisconsin Gov. Walker at center of 'criminal scheme' over campaign fundraising

June 19th, 2014 2:09 pm by Associated Press

The documents were filed as part of an ongoing lawsuit challenging the probe by the conservative group Wisconsin Club for Growth.

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Iraq crisis: Is Afghanistan next?

Iraq crisis: Is Afghanistan next?

June 19th, 2014 10:47 am by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Senior Obama administration officials insist Afghanistan is not Iraq.

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