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District DA offers precautions for holiday season

District DA offers precautions for holiday season

December 22nd, 2013 9:10 pm by Becky Campbell

While law enforcement officials often warn area residents to take precautions against burglars during the Christmas shopping season, it’s also wise to be careful after the presents are opened.

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Group pushes for giving pets as gifts

Group pushes for giving pets as gifts

December 22nd, 2013 9:04 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

For years, animal activist groups have not supported the idea of giving a pet as a present, but one group is changing its tune.

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Erwin skateboarders looking forward to park of their own

Erwin skateboarders looking forward to park of their own

December 22nd, 2013 8:59 pm by Brad Hicks

Early last week, a group of teens took advantage of the recent milder weather to take in a little skateboarding before the winter season made its official arrival.

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Castillo stepping down from WCEDC position

Castillo stepping down from WCEDC position

December 22nd, 2013 3:11 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Economic Development Council has lost its fourth higher-level employee this year now that Shannon Castillo, the organization’s Director of Redevelopment, left her position with the council Thursday.

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Program makes kids’ day special

Program makes kids’ day special

December 22nd, 2013 2:13 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Regardless of whether they were munching on pizza, playing around in the gym or creating their own works of art, one group of kids was full of smiles and laughter Saturday afternoon as they participated in the Special Day for Special Kids event at the Mem

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Woman’s tragedy now effort to help others

Woman’s tragedy now effort to help others

December 21st, 2013 9:25 pm by Becky Campbell

When Angela Wills went on her first date with the man she eventually married, she noticed how his large hands enveloped her small ones. Little did she know those same hands would one day destroy her world and take her baby girl’s life.

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Grief can make holiday difficult with added pressure

Grief can make holiday difficult with added pressure

December 21st, 2013 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

It’s the holidays, the season of good cheer, glad tidings, merriment, home, family, tradition, peace, hope, joy and love. Good grief, that’s a lot of pressure.

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Stations return to DISH remains up in air

Stations return to DISH remains up in air

December 21st, 2013 9:14 pm by Nathan Baker

A blackout of two local broadcast stations on DISH network entered its third week today as the satellite television provider and the media company wrangle over a deal for the rights to air the feeds.

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United Way seeking to raise $189K in 12 days

United Way seeking to raise $189K in 12 days

December 21st, 2013 9:07 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Last week, the United Way of Washington County reported total donations of $1.51 million pledged toward its $1.7 million fundraising campaign for 2013. On Friday, the agency kicked off an 11th-hour campaign initiative titled “Twelve Days of Caring” aimed

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Man arrested for choking girlfriend, throwing her to the ground

Man arrested for choking girlfriend, throwing her to the ground

December 21st, 2013 4:31 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City man was arrested following a domestic dispute Saturday, police said.

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