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Update: Body identified in fatal north Johnson City house fire

Update: Body identified in fatal north Johnson City house fire

August 2nd, 2013 11:00 am by Staff Report

Firefighters were called to 4200 Englewood Blvd. just before 1 a.m.

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First Friday to feature local band, Science Hill mega reunion

First Friday to feature local band, Science Hill mega reunion

August 2nd, 2013 12:01 am by Jennifer Sprouse

As merchants and restaurant owners open their doors for locals during this month's First Friday events, some attendees will be reuniting with old classmates and friends from their high school days.

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Greenspace along State of Franklin Road to remain Founder's Park

Greenspace along State of Franklin Road to remain Founder's Park

August 1st, 2013 10:39 pm by Gary B. Gray

Founder’s Park by any other name just wouldn’t do on Thursday when city commissioners voted unanimously to christen the $2.8 million, 5-acre greenspace along State of Franklin Road — Founder’s Park.

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Traffic concerns idle $20M development at Sunset/State of Franklin

Traffic concerns idle $20M development at Sunset/State of Franklin

August 1st, 2013 10:15 pm by Gary B. Gray

Traffic, and all the potential problems linked with high vehicles counts and crowded streets, became the main focus at Thursday’s City Commission meeting when a second reading to rezone a 29-acre parcel off North State of Franklin Road to accommodate a $2

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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

August 1st, 2013 4:08 pm by Staff Report

In case you missed these posts, here are 10 items worth reading today on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Ohio man gets life term in kidnapping of Amanda Berry and 2 other women held captive for decade

Ohio man gets life term in kidnapping of Amanda Berry and 2 other women held captive for decade

August 1st, 2013 2:11 pm by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and THOMAS J. SHEERAN, Associated Press

His victims included Berry, who has family in Elizabeththon

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Elizabethton Police: Alcohol may have been factor in Wednesday crash

Elizabethton Police: Alcohol may have been factor in Wednesday crash

August 1st, 2013 12:46 pm by Staff Reports

Police believe alcohol may have been a contributing factor in a head-on traffic crash Wednesday on West Elk Avenue near Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park in Elizabethton.

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Homeless sex offender arrested on rape, kidnapping charges in Knoxville

Homeless sex offender arrested on rape, kidnapping charges in Knoxville

August 1st, 2013 12:20 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The victim told police the man strangled her, raped her and struck her head against a wall, knocking her unconscious.

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Dog eats sleeping, paralyzed man's testicle in Arkansas

Dog eats sleeping, paralyzed man's testicle in Arkansas

August 1st, 2013 12:14 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel

The man told police that he woke up to a "burning pain" in his mid-section.

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Blountville man wanted after pointing shotgun at children

Blountville man wanted after pointing shotgun at children

August 1st, 2013 11:32 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police are attempting to locate a Blountville man accused of pulling a shotgun on children playing near his home, then striking an adult in the face with the weapon's barrel when confronted about the incident.

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