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City's purchase of Kelly's Foods site on track

City's purchase of Kelly's Foods site on track

March 20th, 2014 11:33 am by Gary B. Gray

A deal that would allow Johnson City to buy Kelly's Foods on Sevier Street and open up another section of Brush Creek identified years ago in the city's original downtown flood mitigation master plan appears to be on track.

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Pedestrian safety: Proposed traffic signal for near ETSU parking garage set for City Commission vote

Pedestrian safety: Proposed traffic signal for near ETSU parking garage set for City Commission vote

March 20th, 2014 9:59 am by Gary B. Gray

Signals at State of Franklin would facilitate traffic to and from the new parking garage and the developments across the street, both existing and future, including back access to the Millennium Centre parking garage.

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TVA switch failure triggers loss of power to 15,000+ in Colonial Heights, Gray

TVA switch failure triggers loss of power to 15,000+ in Colonial Heights, Gray

March 20th, 2014 8:11 am by NET News Service

Officials with the Tennessee Valley Authority and Johnson City Power Board say an equipment failure was to blame for a service outage early Wednesday that left more than 15,000 customers without power.

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Tennessee news roundup: Truck driver pleads guilty to cargo theft

Tennessee news roundup: Truck driver pleads guilty to cargo theft

March 20th, 2014 7:52 am by Staff Report

This story and more news from around the state.

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Could two objects in Indian Ocean be remnants of missing plane?

Could two objects in Indian Ocean be remnants of missing plane?

March 20th, 2014 7:40 am by KRISTEN GELINEAU and SCOTT MCDONALD, Associated Press

"This is a lead, it's probably the best lead we have right now" - John Young, manager of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority's emergency response division.

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New York City inmate 'baked to death' in cell

New York City inmate 'baked to death' in cell

March 19th, 2014 9:31 pm by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

Advocates for mentally ill inmates in New York say the death represents the failure of the city's justice system on almost every level.

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Investigator tries to piece together Holston Mountain plane crash puzzle

Investigator tries to piece together Holston Mountain plane crash puzzle

March 19th, 2014 9:22 pm by John Thompson

Crash investigator Russ Standifur with the Federal Aviation Administration was on the scene in a remote section of Holston Mountain on Wednesday, trying to recover all the pieces of the crashed plane and the puzzle of why it crashed shortly after take off

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Developer sinks Sinking Creek plan to build student-housing complex

Developer sinks Sinking Creek plan to build student-housing complex

March 19th, 2014 9:09 pm by Gary B. Gray

North Carolina's Stonegate Developers has pulled its proposal to build a $12 million student-housing complex in Washington County just outside the Johnson City limits in the Sinking Creek Road neighborhood.

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Teen bicyclist hurt in collision with car in Kingsport

Teen bicyclist hurt in collision with car in Kingsport

March 19th, 2014 9:09 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A teenage boy was injured Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle on Lynn Garden Drive while riding his bicycle.

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Annexation measures clear Senate committee

Annexation measures clear Senate committee

March 19th, 2014 8:58 pm by Gary B. Gray

As promised, state Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, pushed legislation forward this week that would let voters decide for themselves whether they want to be annexed into municipalities, despite a public plea from Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin on March 6 for t

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