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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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Town of Jonesborough: Pig changes ahead

Town of Jonesborough: Pig changes ahead

January 14th, 2014 9:34 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In attempt to establish controls on hog pens inside the corporate limits of Jonesborough, Tennessee’s oldest town is revising its livestock ordinance for the first time in 103 years.

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Flood-prone Johnson City intersection gets upgrade

Flood-prone Johnson City intersection gets upgrade

January 14th, 2014 9:22 pm by Gary B. Gray

Another substantial link in Johnson City’s long-term flood mitigation plan is in full swing at the intersection of South Broadway and East Main streets, an area where businesses are hit hard during rain events and sustain more than their fair share of dam

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Distillery, winery talk brews in Unicoi

Distillery, winery talk brews in Unicoi

January 14th, 2014 9:19 pm by Brad Hicks

The town of Unicoi saw two retail liquor stores open their doors last year, and town officials are now researching the processes and laws associated with bringing a distillery or winery, or both, to Unicoi.

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Demolition of the old Suntrust bldg. on King St.

January 14th, 2014 7:39 pm by Lee Talbert

Demolition of the old Suntrust bldg. on King St.

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Meth lab found in Carter County

Meth lab found in Carter County

January 14th, 2014 3:10 pm by John Thompson

The investigation began when a blue bag was found containing lantern fuel, drain cleaner, cold packs and other items commonly used in methamphetamine manufacture.

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