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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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North Korea experiencing widespread Internet outages in the wake of Sony hacking attack

North Korea experiencing widespread Internet outages in the wake of Sony hacking attack

December 22nd, 2014 3:11 pm by Associated Press

It's not immediately clear if the Internet connectivity problems were an act of retribution for a major intrusion at Sony Pictures Entertainment that the FBI last week linked to North Korea.

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Iconic Woodstock singer Joe Cocker succumbs to cancer

Iconic Woodstock singer Joe Cocker succumbs to cancer

December 22nd, 2014 2:30 pm by Associated Press

Cocker was known for a memorable Woodstock performance and cover of the Beatles' "With a Little Help From My Friends."

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Tennessee joins multi-state lawsuit against Obama's executive orders

Tennessee joins multi-state lawsuit against Obama's executive orders

December 22nd, 2014 1:06 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee is joining a multi-state lawsuit seeking to halt President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.

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