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Meet Your Neighbor: Erwin woman puts pieces together

Meet Your Neighbor: Erwin woman puts pieces together

February 9th, 2014 9:16 pm by Brad Hicks

A corner room of Brenda Wilkins' tidy Erwin home is devoted to the tools of her trade. Stacked pieces of fabric fill shelves in the space. Equipment for measuring and cutting is kept close to the desk on which Wilkins completes her projects.

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Two charged with making meth in home they were visiting

Two charged with making meth in home they were visiting

February 9th, 2014 9:12 pm by John Thompson

The residents of a home at 836 Blue Springs Road were relocated Saturday evening and two people who had been visiting the residence were arrested by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department on methamphetamine charges.

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Man charged with intentionally causing crash

Man charged with intentionally causing crash

February 9th, 2014 8:45 pm by Staff Reports

A Banner Elk, N.C., man was charged Sunday after police said he caused a vehicle crash by intentionally slamming on his brakes several times, which caused the vehicle behind his to crash into the rear of his vehicle, Johnson City police said in a news rel

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Hundreds march for medical marijuana rights

Hundreds march for medical marijuana rights

February 8th, 2014 9:42 pm by Tony Casey

Allison Folsom brought her family all the way from Bristol to tote her “Moms for Medical Marijuana" sign Saturday.

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Alcohol consumption equals big business for some local communities

Alcohol consumption equals big business for some local communities

February 8th, 2014 9:38 pm by Nathan Baker

Regardless of one’s moral views on alcohol consumption, the sale of suds and spirits is big business, and some local communities have seen their cups runneth over from the monetary benefits of allowing libations.

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City neighborhood set for war against feathered foes

City neighborhood set for war against feathered foes

February 8th, 2014 9:31 pm by Gary B. Gray

Gump Addition residents are in lock-and-load mode to rid their neighborhood of pesky and poop-happy flocks of starlings, even if it means donning goggles, roaming the streets and launching pyrotechnics at the critters from devices resembling flame thrower

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U.S. Nitrogen plans to take from, return millions of gallons to Nolichucky

U.S. Nitrogen plans to take from, return millions of gallons to Nolichucky

February 8th, 2014 9:27 pm by Brad Hicks

U.S. Nitrogen has submitted applications to the state to seek permission to withdraw water from the Nolichucky River, but some in the community are concerned about the facility’s possible impact on the western Greene County area.

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Johnson City woman accused of assaulting mother

Johnson City woman accused of assaulting mother

February 8th, 2014 8:08 pm by Staff Reports

A city woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly assaulted her mother and threatened to kill her.

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Johnson City police charge North Carolina woman with $93,400 Dempsey's jewelry heist

Johnson City police charge North Carolina woman with $93,400 Dempsey's jewelry heist

February 8th, 2014 8:04 am by Staff Report

On Jan. 29, a woman asked to see three diamond engagement rings — each three to four carats — and as she tried them on, she grabbed the rings and ran out the store.

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Autism license plate nearing goal

Autism license plate nearing goal

February 7th, 2014 9:24 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Autism Society of America’s three Tennessee chapters are zeroing in on their goal to put a new autism awareness specialty license plate on the road to advance autism awareness and help families of children on the autism spectrum statewide.

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