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All that I survey: 2014 Citizen Survey to arrive Oct.

All that I survey: 2014 Citizen Survey to arrive Oct.

September 26th, 2014 10:47 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City's 2014 version of the National Citizen Survey nearly doubles the number of randomly chosen households to which surveys will be mailed around the first of October, a move aimed at increasing sample size to better inform officials about citizen

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FTHRA celebrates 40 years of service

FTHRA celebrates 40 years of service

September 26th, 2014 10:40 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

One of nine human resource agencies established by the state legislature to oversee the regional delivery of essential social services, the quasi-government umbrella organization first set to work in the local eight-county area in 1974 and has since grown

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Nazi salute with KKK mask: Tennessee school investigating controversial photo of student

Nazi salute with KKK mask: Tennessee school investigating controversial photo of student

September 26th, 2014 2:38 pm by Associated Press

A Middle Tennessee school is investigating after a photo appeared on social media of a student in a classroom giving a Nazi salute while holding white paper that resembles a Ku Klux Klan mask.

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US-led strikes hit Islamic State group as coalition grows

US-led strikes hit Islamic State group as coalition grows

September 26th, 2014 1:40 pm by RYAN LUCAS, Associated Press

American warplanes and drones hit Islamic State group tanks, Humvees, checkpoints and bunkers in airstrikes Friday targeting the extremists in Syria and Iraq, as the U.S.-led coalition expanded with Denmark, Belgium and Britain joining.

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Poverty Challenge' to be taken by youth, others at St. Mary's

Poverty Challenge' to be taken by youth, others at St. Mary's

September 26th, 2014 11:53 am by Sue Guinn Legg

More than 50 young people at St. Mary's Church will give up the many comforts of their homes - shelter, warmth, food and other basics - this weekend and spend 24 hours outdoors, hungry, dirty and begging for money to help a homeless family in one of the w

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Winged Deer wish list: Rowing, soccer, lacrosse among desires

Winged Deer wish list: Rowing, soccer, lacrosse among desires

September 26th, 2014 11:32 am by Gary B. Gray

"Can we use existing property to serve the public? I don't know" - Roger Blakeley, Parks and Recreation director.

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Motorcycle crash: Head-on collision in Kingsport claims life of Johnson City man

Motorcycle crash: Head-on collision in Kingsport claims life of Johnson City man

September 26th, 2014 9:30 am by NET News Service

Police said Jack Coffey's motorcycle was traveling on the wrong side of the road.

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Teacher paycheck delay avoided after 43 votes needed to elect Unicoi Co. school board chairwoman

Teacher paycheck delay avoided after 43 votes needed to elect Unicoi Co. school board chairwoman

September 26th, 2014 9:16 am by Brad Hicks

After failing to elect a chairman last week, the board adjourned and opted to call Thursday's meeting for that sole purpose.

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Wildlife Services set to drop raccoon vaccines from helicopters

Wildlife Services set to drop raccoon vaccines from helicopters

September 25th, 2014 8:59 pm by Tony Casey

It's a bird. It's a plane. It's ... the United States Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services dropping oral rabies vaccines from a helicopter?

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O'Reilly Auto Parts employee accused of embezzlement

O'Reilly Auto Parts employee accused of embezzlement

September 25th, 2014 8:02 pm by Staff Reports

A Chuckey man was accused of embezzlement from O'Reilly Auto Parts, 3102 W. Market St., on Thursday.

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