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Feed the Children delivery for local homeless students

Feed the Children delivery for local homeless students

September 27th, 2013 9:07 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

“The backpacks are back,” said a jubilant Bonnie White, coordinator of Johnson City Schools Homeless Education Program.

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Johnson City police awarded grant to add SRO positions

Johnson City police awarded grant to add SRO positions

September 27th, 2013 9:04 pm by Tony Casey

When Johnson City Police Chief Mark Sirois received word Friday afternoon that his department had been awarded a grant to add new school resource officer positions, he was said he couldn’t wait to get busy.

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Appellate court upholds pair’s convictions in death of child

Appellate court upholds pair’s convictions in death of child

September 27th, 2013 9:01 pm by Tony Casey

A state Court of Criminal Appeals judge affirmed convictions against a Johnson City couple charged with killing their baby by child abuse, in a ruling posted Friday.

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East Tennessee having success in fighting rabies

East Tennessee having success in fighting rabies

September 27th, 2013 8:47 pm by Tony Casey

It appears the rabies vaccinations are working.

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Kittens rescued from piping outside local grocery store, animal cruelty suspected

Kittens rescued from piping outside local grocery store, animal cruelty suspected

September 27th, 2013 6:55 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Fast action by a local grocery store’s employees and a call to Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control saved the lives of four kittens that were found stuck in piping Friday afternoon.

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Matthew Hill says he may reverse course and support supermarket wine in Tennessee

Matthew Hill says he may reverse course and support supermarket wine in Tennessee

September 27th, 2013 10:52 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The Tennessee House chairman who cast a deciding vote against a bill seeking to allow supermarket wine sales in the state said Thursday that he's willing to reconsider the measure next session.

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Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare renew relationship

Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare renew relationship

September 27th, 2013 10:45 am by Hank Hayes — Kingsport Times-News

KINGSPORT - Northeast Tennessee Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage plans will continue to have access to care at Wellmont Health System facilities, Wellmont announced Friday.

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Police: 2 caught making meth in Elizabethton woods near apartment complex

Police: 2 caught making meth in Elizabethton woods near apartment complex

September 27th, 2013 10:25 am by John Thompson

Two Lynnwood Apartments residents were arrested late Thursday night on accusations that they were making meth in a wooded area behind a residence near the complex.

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Hearing set after Judge Cupp called out Distric Attorney Clark canceled

Hearing set after Judge Cupp called out Distric Attorney Clark canceled

September 27th, 2013 10:08 am by Becky Campbell

The hearing that District Attorney General Tony Clark was indirectly ordered to attend — scheduled for Thursday — to tell a judge why two similar vehicular homicide cases were handled so differently was canceled about two hours before it was supposed to s

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Wellmont, United Healthcare avoid deadline, reach deal on services

Wellmont, United Healthcare avoid deadline, reach deal on services

September 27th, 2013 9:57 am by Staff Report

Wellmont Health System and United Healthcare reached a deal this week to continue providing in-network benefits at local hospitals.

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