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Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

February 21st, 2015 9:59 pm by Nathan Baker

Nearing the date when a decision is expected from a company considering a million-dollar incentive package from Washington County to keep nearly 200 manufacturing jobs in Johnson City, Washington County Economic Development Council CEO Mitch Miller said t

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Proposed mental health cuts baffle area officials

Proposed mental health cuts baffle area officials

February 21st, 2015 9:53 pm by Max Hrenda

While wintry weather has been a cause for concern in Tennessee of late, a proposed cut in the Bureau of TennCare's operating budget has health care professionals, advocates, legislators and law enforcement personnel concerned the state's mental patients c

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PHOTOS: Tweetsie Trail could stretch beyond Elizabethton

PHOTOS: Tweetsie Trail could stretch beyond Elizabethton

February 21st, 2015 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

Theoretically, the Tweetsie Trail could extend as far as Roan Mountain, taking it into what Johnson City's Director of Public Works Phil Pindzola has called "the heart of the Appalachians

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Snow heads out, rain rolls in for weekend

Snow heads out, rain rolls in for weekend

February 21st, 2015 9:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

After days of ice and snow, last week's winter storm system is finally moving out of the area. But it's leaving us with a flood watch over the weekend.

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Kingsport man sentenced for allegedly pistol whipping woman

Kingsport man sentenced for allegedly pistol whipping woman

February 21st, 2015 9:29 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Kingsport man accused of pistol whipping his girlfriend and attempting to shoot her last June was sentenced last week to six years as part of a plea agreement that reduced an attempted murder charge.

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TVA changing the way in charges for electricity

TVA changing the way in charges for electricity

February 21st, 2015 4:08 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority is giving notice that it plans to change the way it charges customers for electricity.

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Rain turning roads slick in Tennessee, flood watches issued

Rain turning roads slick in Tennessee, flood watches issued

February 21st, 2015 4:04 pm by Associated Press

Rains and above-freezing temperatures throughout much of Tennessee are causing flooding and slick roadways.

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Wood stove caused fire that killed 3 in Knoxville

Wood stove caused fire that killed 3 in Knoxville

February 21st, 2015 3:59 pm by Cortney Roark, Knoxville News Sentinel

A wood-burning stove caused the North Knox County house fire that killed three people this week, authorities said Saturday.

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War vet freezes to death inside home in Dunlap

War vet freezes to death inside home in Dunlap

February 21st, 2015 3:50 pm by Kevin Hardy and Will Healey, Chattanooga Times Free Press

After surviving two wars, frigid weather took the life of Bradley Sutter this week. Police found the 85-year-old dead in his rural mobile home with nothing but electric blankets for heat.

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Cold snap causes record demand for area homeless shelters, centers

Cold snap causes record demand for area homeless shelters, centers

February 20th, 2015 10:00 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

This week's snow and extreme cold have left Johnson City shelters and homeless day centers in short supply of coats and warm clothing, blankets, sleeping bags and other cold weather gear to help those who sleep outside regardless of the weather survive.

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