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Second arrest made in theft of antique farm implements

Second arrest made in theft of antique farm implements

November 23rd, 2013 4:53 pm by John Thompson

A second arrest has been made in the theft of several items of antique farm implements and antique carriages.

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5-year-old Buddy Backpacker passes through Erwin on record-breaking hike

5-year-old Buddy Backpacker passes through Erwin on record-breaking hike

November 22nd, 2013 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

As his parents were calculating just how many more miles they had on their journey on the Appalachian Trail, 5-year-old Christian Thomas, or Buddy Backpacker as he’s known on the trail, blurted out that they had 500 miles to go.

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Rutherford challenging Mayor Eldridge in Republican primary

Rutherford challenging Mayor Eldridge in Republican primary

November 22nd, 2013 9:22 pm by Gary B. Gray

Zoning Administrator Mike Rutherford will challenge incumbent County Mayor Dan Eldridge for Washington County's top administrative post in the county's May 6 Republican primary.

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City hopes threats of demolition spark 1888 building repairs

City hopes threats of demolition spark 1888 building repairs

November 22nd, 2013 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

City codes officials considered asking for the demolition of one of downtown Johnson City’s oldest buildings to spur its out-of-town owners into making vital safety repairs.

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Fire destroys home, leads to burglary charge

Fire destroys home, leads to burglary charge

November 22nd, 2013 9:06 pm by John Thompson

A Thursday afternoon fire at 114 Mountain Ridge Lane destroyed the residence of Jason Blackwell and the subsequent investigation by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department has led to aggravated burglary charges against Larry Daniel Rainbolt, 34, 1089 Tiger

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Our front pages from JFK assassination

Our front pages from JFK assassination

November 22nd, 2013 6:09 pm by Staff Report

See our front pages from Nov. 22-24, 1963 — when we were the Johnson City Press-Chronicle — reporting the news of President John F. Kennedy's Assassination.

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96-year-old Johnson City man burned over 75 percent of body in mower fire

96-year-old Johnson City man burned over 75 percent of body in mower fire

November 22nd, 2013 5:22 pm by John Thompson

Ray Garland was riding on his mower behind his residence when dry leaves under the mower caught fire.

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Update: 12 meth lab bottles found in Boones Creek residence

Update: 12 meth lab bottles found in Boones Creek residence

November 22nd, 2013 4:40 pm by Kristen Swing

Deputies had to 'beat the doors down with some sledgehammers,' found man hiding in crawl space beneath floor.

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Johnson City resident visits Dealey Plaza and Texas School Book Depository ahead of JFK anniversary celebration

Johnson City resident visits Dealey Plaza and Texas School Book Depository ahead of JFK anniversary celebration

November 22nd, 2013 4:08 pm by Contributed by Ed Herbert

Let me start this by saying I would learn later that no photographs were allowed. Before that moment, I accidentally took a photo of the one area I wanted to visit — the sixth floor window.

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Update: Name released of teen killed in early morning Johnson City crash

Update: Name released of teen killed in early morning Johnson City crash

November 22nd, 2013 2:19 pm by Staff Report

The crash took place on Carroll Creek Road.

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