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Update: Johnson City man remains critical after Cherokee Road crash

Update: Johnson City man remains critical after Cherokee Road crash

December 18th, 2014 10:30 am by Staff Report

Clinton Lady was taken to Johnson City Medical Center after the crash near the intersection with Brook Hollow Road.

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Justice too late? Boy exonerated, 70 years after his execution

Justice too late? Boy exonerated, 70 years after his execution

December 18th, 2014 9:56 am by Associated Press

The boy was black; the girls found dead were white.

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Christmas comes early for Carter Countians

Christmas comes early for Carter Countians

December 18th, 2014 9:19 am by John Thompson

Christmas will be a merrier holiday for 523 Carter County families and 600 Carter County children after Wednesday's distribution of Johnson City Press Christmas Boxes and Salvation Army Angel Tree toys.

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Middle Tenn. mayors urge road funding fix

Middle Tenn. mayors urge road funding fix

December 18th, 2014 6:59 am by Associated Press

A group representing 40 mayors in Middle Tennessee is urging Republican Gov. Bill Haslam and state lawmakers to find new sources of revenue to pay for transportation needs.

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Alexander successor Gardenhour says Elizabethton school director leaves 'big shoes to fill'

Alexander successor Gardenhour says Elizabethton school director leaves 'big shoes to fill'

December 17th, 2014 10:00 pm by John Thompson

The man selected by the Elizabethton City School Board to serve as interim director of schools when Ed Alexander retires on Jan. 5 has not always had a passion for education and meeting the academic needs of children.

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Emotions run high during testimony at child abuse trial

Emotions run high during testimony at child abuse trial

December 17th, 2014 9:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Several jurors in an aggravated child abuse case wiped tears from their eyes as a forensic nurse - who also had moments of emotion show through - testified Wednesday about injuries she documented on a 2-year-old Washington County boy last year.

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City to discuss resolution asking state to up hotel tax max

City to discuss resolution asking state to up hotel tax max

December 17th, 2014 9:37 pm by Max Hrenda

In a bid to acquire additional revenue for pending city projects - without a property tax increase - the city will consider a resolution asking for the state's approval in increasing another tax.

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Methadone clinic ordinance goes under examination by planning commission

Methadone clinic ordinance goes under examination by planning commission

December 17th, 2014 9:32 pm by Max Hrenda

Methadone clinics are coming to Johnson City, a local attorney said, but before they arrive, the city needs to be better-prepared to address the potential concerns that may come with them.

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Erwin hopes to hammer down details on liquor by the drink

Erwin hopes to hammer down details on liquor by the drink

December 17th, 2014 9:21 pm by Brad Hicks

Officials with the town of Erwin will continue their work to nail down the town's regulations pertaining to liquor by the drink and retail package stores this Friday, as members of the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet in a work session this Fri

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After threats, Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release

After threats, Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release

December 17th, 2014 5:41 pm by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

The largest multiplex chains in North America had already pulled the film from its screens.

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