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Inmate faces charges for damaging Carter County jail sprinkler

Inmate faces charges for damaging Carter County jail sprinkler

October 17th, 2013 10:02 pm by Staff Reports

A prisoner in the Carter County Jail is facing additional charges after he was charged with damaging a fire sprinkler head in his cell block.

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Roe says vote against budget deal reflected true goal

Roe says vote against budget deal reflected true goal

October 17th, 2013 9:55 pm by Nathan Baker

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe said Thursday he voted with Republican House members to defund portions of the Affordable Care Act, which contributed to a 16-day government shutdown at an estimated $24 bill ion loss to the U.S. economy, knowing that the measure was li

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Former Mullican Flooring buildings being torn down, cleared

Former Mullican Flooring buildings being torn down, cleared

October 17th, 2013 9:54 pm by Staff Report

Demolition continues at the former site of Mullican Flooring.

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Johnson City Sessions Weekend kicks off at ETSU

Johnson City Sessions Weekend kicks off at ETSU

October 17th, 2013 9:48 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

“He was one of the grandest fiddlers that ever was,” James T. “Tom” McCarroll said of his father, Fiddlin’ Jim McCarroll, who recorded with his band, the Roane County Ramblers, in the 1928 and 1929 Johnson City Sessions.

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Spay/neuter ordinance approved by City Commission

Spay/neuter ordinance approved by City Commission

October 17th, 2013 9:32 pm by Brad Hicks

The commission, by a 4-1 vote, passed the first reading of an ordinance to adopt a citywide spay/neuter regulation.

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Johnson City police: Blue Plum burglar charged with assaulting, coercing 14-year-old accomplice

Johnson City police: Blue Plum burglar charged with assaulting, coercing 14-year-old accomplice

October 17th, 2013 9:59 am by Staff Report

An 18-year-old man charged in June with burglarizing a vehicle during downtown Johnson City's Blue Plum Festival has been arrested again on charges that he assaulted his juvenile co-defendant in the case after threatening him in a coercion attempt.

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Federal workers back to work after 16-day shutdown

Federal workers back to work after 16-day shutdown

October 17th, 2013 7:27 am by Associated Press

By the thousands, furloughed federal workers began returning to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.

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Roe votes against budget deal

Roe votes against budget deal

October 16th, 2013 10:17 pm by Staff Report

The former Johnson City mayor and local physician released a statement following the House vote that approved the measure.

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Update: Congress approves and sends to Obama bill to reopen government, avoid default.

Update: Congress approves and sends to Obama bill to reopen government, avoid default.

October 16th, 2013 10:05 pm by Associated Press

Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown.

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Erwin Nine’s Hatcher shares a POW’s story

Erwin Nine’s Hatcher shares a POW’s story

October 16th, 2013 9:57 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

At age 93, George Hatcher, one of the last surviving members of The Erwin Nine, the troop of World War II Army Air Corpsmen from Erwin imprisoned together in Germany, shared his story for a purpose on Wednesday.

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