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Weather closings for Friday start to accumulate

Weather closings for Friday start to accumulate

February 13th, 2014 3:02 pm by Staff Report

The National Weather Service expects the winter storm that dropped as much as 11.5 inches of snow on parts of the Tri-Cities area to move out late Thursday afternoon, but freezing overnight temperatures and more precipitation in the forecast Friday night

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Guns-in-parks bill passes Tennessee Senate 26-7

Guns-in-parks bill passes Tennessee Senate 26-7

February 13th, 2014 2:55 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A measure to do away with local government's power to decide whether to allow firearms in public parks overwhelmingly passed the Senate on Thursday despite concerns expressed by the governor.

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Update: 2 charged with killing man in Greene Co.

Update: 2 charged with killing man in Greene Co.

February 13th, 2014 2:51 pm by Staff Report

Amanda Kate Harris and Mario Donte "Rio" Keene were charged with first-degree murder.

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Candidate says Unicoi Co. Sheriff's Dept. revoked his badge, gun same day he announced intentions to run against current sheriff

Candidate says Unicoi Co. Sheriff's Dept. revoked his badge, gun same day he announced intentions to run against current sheriff

February 13th, 2014 2:25 pm by Brad Hicks

Don Whitson, an employee of the local court system who serves as the collector of court fines and fees, took out a petition from the Unicoi County Election Commission office on Feb. 5.

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King University faculty speak publicly about president's leadership

King University faculty speak publicly about president's leadership

February 13th, 2014 12:10 pm by Nathan Baker

After months of quiet unrest on King University’s Bristol campus, faculty and alumni members are speaking out against what they say is a failure of leadership at the private college.

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Despite heavy snowfall, no power outages in Johnson City area

Despite heavy snowfall, no power outages in Johnson City area

February 13th, 2014 9:22 am by Gary B. Gray

Wednesday afternoon, soon after the sleet and snow hit the area, JCPB reported about one dozen residential power outages in the Sulphur Springs area. The outages were the result of falling trees and were repaired in short order.

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Johnson City Transit services to resume mid-morning

Johnson City Transit services to resume mid-morning

February 13th, 2014 8:53 am by Contributed

Passengers are advised to call JCT after 9:30 a.m. for help planning a bus stop location.

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Wanted man and woman located in connection with Greene County death

Wanted man and woman located in connection with Greene County death

February 12th, 2014 9:19 pm by Staff Reports

Investigators said Wednesday night they had located two people wanted in connection with a recent suspicious death in Greene County.

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Winter weather puts Johnson City into a snow daze

Winter weather puts Johnson City into a snow daze

February 12th, 2014 8:27 pm by Tony Casey

The tailing off of a brief snow shower Wednesday afternoon shouldn’t give a false sense of security, said local meteorologist Sam Roberts.

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Work getting under way on I-26’s Exit 13

Work getting under way on I-26’s Exit 13

February 12th, 2014 8:18 pm by Gary B. Gray

A more than $14 million project aimed at keeping infrastructure improvements in step with growth at the Interstate 26/Tenn. Highway 75 interchange in Gray is picking up speed.

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