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Who will replace Vonderfecht? Mountain States set to reveal new CEO Monday

Who will replace Vonderfecht? Mountain States set to reveal new CEO Monday

August 16th, 2013 9:33 am by Staff Reports

A new CEO will be named next week to lead a regional health care provider and Johnson City's largest employer.

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Washington County school board wants property tax revenue, not sales tax projections, to balance $62.7M  budget

Washington County school board wants property tax revenue, not sales tax projections, to balance $62.7M budget

August 16th, 2013 9:29 am by Nathan Baker

Director of Schools Ron Dykes recommended the new option to the board, which diverts three pennies into the district’s budget from property tax collections headed to the county’s debt service and takes $1 million from the system’s reserves.

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Where were you when you heard Elvis had died?

Where were you when you heard Elvis had died?

August 16th, 2013 7:37 am by Associated Press

Elvis Presley fans from around the world made their annual pilgrimage to Graceland on Thursday for a solemn candlelight vigil on the 36th anniversary of his death.

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10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

August 16th, 2013 7:28 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Inmate solicits murder of jailed gang member

Inmate solicits murder of jailed gang member

August 15th, 2013 10:12 pm by Staff Reports

A former inmate at Knox County Detention Center has been indicted for soliciting murder of a fellow incarcerated gang member following a August 13 Knox County grand jury decision, according to a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation news release.

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Accused man’s bag contained shotgun, knife, police say

Accused man’s bag contained shotgun, knife, police say

August 15th, 2013 9:55 pm by Tony Casey

A shotgun and a knife were among the items found in a duffle bag Wednesday that police said belonged to a Massachusetts man who was arraigned in Sessions Court on Tuesday for trying to kill his pregnant girlfriend.

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Jail gets carbon monoxide detectors

Jail gets carbon monoxide detectors

August 15th, 2013 9:47 pm by Rex Barber

Part of the Washington County Detention Center now has carbon monoxide detectors and the rest of the facility should have them within the next two weeks, a jail administrator said Thursday.

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Contaminated soil raises Founder’s Park price tag

Contaminated soil raises Founder’s Park price tag

August 15th, 2013 9:25 pm by Gary B. Gray

Founder’s Park engineer Lamar Dunn and Associates informed commissioners Thursday there is six times more contaminated soil at the project site than originally anticipated, a finding that will jack up the overall price by about $185,000.

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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

August 15th, 2013 6:25 pm by Staff Report

Miss something? Never fear, The Buzz is here to keep you up to date on local news.

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Police release armed robbery images from West Market liquor store

Police release armed robbery images from West Market liquor store

August 15th, 2013 4:33 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police Thursday released surveillance images from the armed robbery of a West Market Street liquor store in hopes of public assistance in identifying the robber.

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