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DA says deputy's blood alcohol was below legal limit in off-duty wreck in April

DA says deputy's blood alcohol was below legal limit in off-duty wreck in April

November 14th, 2014 11:04 am by Becky Campbell

District Attorney General Tony Clark has now confirmed that an off-duty Washington County sheriff deputy's blood alcohol content was below the legal limit when the officer wrecked his personal car in April, injuring himself and another off-duty deputy.

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News Local News Mystery Diner
Covered Bridge Cafe, they've got a good thing going

Covered Bridge Cafe, they've got a good thing going

November 14th, 2014 10:04 am by Mystery Diner

There is nothing like taking an old-fashioned stroll along Main Street. Towns that have them and properly maintain them can rightfully be congratulated for preserving a piece of Tennessee heritage.

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Elizabethton police: Woman used race car driver Darrell Waltrip's identity in scam

Elizabethton police: Woman used race car driver Darrell Waltrip's identity in scam

November 14th, 2014 9:31 am by John Thompson

A woman suspected of stealing the identity of race car driver and television commentator Darrell Waltrip and also suspected of posing as a fictitious executive at Kimberly-Clark Corp. was arrested by the Elizabethton Police Department this week.

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New ventures give rise to Old South

New ventures give rise to Old South

November 13th, 2014 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

This week the Johnson City restaurant formerly known as The Battery debuted a new partner, a new menu, a new events venue and a new name - Old South.

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Work starts to replace first of four Unicoi County bridges

Work starts to replace first of four Unicoi County bridges

November 13th, 2014 9:09 pm by Brad Hicks

It has been around two decades since the bridge along Mill Creek Road has been the recipient of any major improvements, but the structure is in the process of receiving the last big upgrade it may ever need.

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Calm down: State of Franklin curbing repairs to last a few months

Calm down: State of Franklin curbing repairs to last a few months

November 13th, 2014 9:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City motorists and pedestrians are having to use caution while improvements downtown on a stretch of West State of Franklin Road, officially dubbed a "traffic calming" project, cause temporary side-stepping and lane-changing over the next few mont

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Founders Park event policy set to be considered by commissioners

Founders Park event policy set to be considered by commissioners

November 13th, 2014 8:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners are expected to consider a Founders Park event policy next week that would give the Johnson City Development Authority the right to reserve and coordinate all private shindigs at the city's $5 million, 5-acre flood mitigation project-tu

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Kevin Huffman resigns as state Education Commissioner

Kevin Huffman resigns as state Education Commissioner

November 13th, 2014 4:19 pm by Dave Boucher and Joey Garrison, Tennessean

Polarizing state education chief Kevin Huffman is leaving his position for the private sector, according to a news release from the office of Gov. Bill Haslam.

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50 counts of child rape lodged against Johnson City man

50 counts of child rape lodged against Johnson City man

November 13th, 2014 4:18 pm by Becky Campbell

According to the allegations, the sexual abuse started prior to the family moving to Johnson City several years ago, but continued after the relocation.

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Washington Co. deputies back to work in wake of crash injuries, but DA still mum on blood alcohol content

Washington Co. deputies back to work in wake of crash injuries, but DA still mum on blood alcohol content

November 13th, 2014 2:39 pm by Becky Campbell

Two Washington County sheriff's deputies injured in an off-duty crash nearly seven months ago are now back at work though the crash is still under investigation, a department spokesperson confirmed.

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