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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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MSHA to eliminate 161 positions in 90 days

MSHA to eliminate 161 positions in 90 days

January 15th, 2014 1:11 pm by Nathan Baker

One of the Tri-Cities’ largest employers announced plans to eliminate 161 occupied and vacant positions Wednesday, pointing to decreasing revenues attributed to recent health care reform efforts.

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Unicoi man charged in Tuesday night robbery

Unicoi man charged in Tuesday night robbery

January 15th, 2014 10:11 am by Staff Report

Officers were called to the Sunoco at 1258 Milligan Hwy., around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Minutes before, a man reportedly entered the store and demanded money from the cashier.

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New barbecue restaurant coming to Johnson City shopping center

New barbecue restaurant coming to Johnson City shopping center

January 15th, 2014 9:03 am by Nathan Baker

Dickey's Barbecue Pit aims to bring a Texas twang to the local dining landscape.

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