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Organizers: Founders Park's first big concert a booming success

Organizers: Founders Park's first big concert a booming success

June 8th, 2015 9:57 pm by Tony Casey

Joined by more than 500 people on Founders Park's Great Lawn Saturday evening for a ticketed concert, what Tracy Johnson was hearing was music to her ears.

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Business's donation crowns new facility: Topper Nation Center for Excellence by Blue Lizard

Business's donation crowns new facility: Topper Nation Center for Excellence by Blue Lizard

June 8th, 2015 9:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Science Hill High School's new $2 million field house now has a name: Topper Nation Center for Excellence by Blue Lizard.

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'I'm going to run you over' - Woman accused of hitting Johnson City cop with car arraigned on attempted murder charge

'I'm going to run you over' - Woman accused of hitting Johnson City cop with car arraigned on attempted murder charge

June 8th, 2015 9:53 pm by Becky Campbell

The woman accused of running over a Johnson City police officer after she backed up into his cruiser Friday was arraigned Monday afternoon in Washington County Sessions Court on attempted second-degree murder, DUI and numerous other charges.

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Jonesborough BMA approves final touches on Seniors Center

Jonesborough BMA approves final touches on Seniors Center

June 8th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Jonesborough Seniors Center is ready for its final touches, and the town's Board of Mayor and Aldermen passed a resolution to accept a paving company's bid to add an 82-space parking lot to the center.

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Carter Co. Budget Committee approves Highway Committee Budget

Carter Co. Budget Committee approves Highway Committee Budget

June 8th, 2015 9:48 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission's Budget Committee has once again voted to draw down reserves in order to balance a budget.

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Tennessee joins national debate on assisted suicide

Tennessee joins national debate on assisted suicide

June 8th, 2015 9:43 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Death isn't a choice. But there are options, and Marian Ziebell has a plan.She knows how she wants to die.

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Trading ride to the pharmacy for prescription narcotics results in arrests

Trading ride to the pharmacy for prescription narcotics results in arrests

June 8th, 2015 9:37 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County woman who allegedly admitted she'd traded narcotic medication for a ride to get her prescription filled last week was charged Thursday with delivery of a controlled substance.

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Video of officer who drew gun on black teens raises tension

Video of officer who drew gun on black teens raises tension

June 8th, 2015 9:33 pm by DAVID WARREN, Associated Press

A black teenager in a swimsuit repeatedly cried out, "Call my momma!" as a white police officer pinned her to the ground, only moments after drawing his handgun on other black teens.

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71-year-old pedestrian struck by minivan at Johnson City Walmart

71-year-old pedestrian struck by minivan at Johnson City Walmart

June 8th, 2015 5:28 pm by Staff Report

Investigators with the Johnson City Crash Reconstruction Unity believed speed contributed to the collision, the release said, and the investigation was ongoing.

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Same-sex marriage could yield $37M in Tennessee

Same-sex marriage could yield $37M in Tennessee

June 8th, 2015 2:24 pm by Jamie McGee, The Tennessean

A Franklin couple married in Vermont, contributing $10K to that state's economy.

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