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ALDI brings new grocery zeitgeist to Tri-Cities

ALDI brings new grocery zeitgeist to Tri-Cities

January 15th, 2015 11:23 am by Nathan Baker

Hundreds waited in below-freezing temperatures Thursday morning to shop at Johnson City's newest grocery store offering, ALDI.

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Lundberg distances himself from push underway to speed up wine in food stores

Lundberg distances himself from push underway to speed up wine in food stores

January 15th, 2015 10:04 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

State Rep. Jon Lundberg insists he will not be an insider in an anticipated legislative power play to move up the July 1, 2016 date allowing retail food stores to sell wine for the first time.

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County competing with outside state to keep 150 jobs local

County competing with outside state to keep 150 jobs local

January 15th, 2015 9:46 am by Nathan Baker

Competing to keep more than 150 high-value jobs local, Washington County Economic Development Council CEO Mitch Miller said Johnson City and Washington County are at a disadvantage.

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Missing SW Virginia woman found dead in quarry; no foul play suspected

Missing SW Virginia woman found dead in quarry; no foul play suspected

January 15th, 2015 8:39 am by Marci Gore, NET News Service

Authorities with several different agencies spent much of Wednesday searching for 65-year-old Vivian Gilbert after a friend reported her missing.

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Family members testify on day 2 of Gergish trial

Family members testify on day 2 of Gergish trial

January 14th, 2015 9:57 pm by Becky Campbell

A Criminal Court judge was on the verge Wednesday of barring the families of the victim and the defendant from the remainder of a Johnson City man's murder trial fraught with drama, but stopped short of that action unless there is another disruption.

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Getting schooled: Washington Co. begins planning for Boones Creek Middle School

Getting schooled: Washington Co. begins planning for Boones Creek Middle School

January 14th, 2015 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

Plans for a new $30.5 million, 1,100-student K-8 that would replace Washington County's Boones Creek Middle School are now officially in motion.

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In wake of Brown decision, Unicoi Co. discusses expanding school board size

In wake of Brown decision, Unicoi Co. discusses expanding school board size

January 14th, 2015 9:35 pm by Brad Hicks

A week ago, a split vote among members of the Unicoi County Board of Education resulted in the non-renewal of Director of Schools Denise Brown's contract.

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Commission to contemplate zoning changes that could pave way for methadone clinics

Commission to contemplate zoning changes that could pave way for methadone clinics

January 14th, 2015 9:27 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners will consider amending Johnson City's current zoning ordinance tonight for non-residential substance abuse treatment facilities - commonly known as methadone clinics - following suggested changes by the city's planning staff.

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Woman tells deputies she escaped kidnapper, abuser over weekend

Woman tells deputies she escaped kidnapper, abuser over weekend

January 14th, 2015 9:18 pm by John Thompson

A Stoney Creek man was accused of kidnaping and assaulting a woman over the past weekend.

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Ohio man accused of plotting to attack US Capitol, arrested

Ohio man accused of plotting to attack US Capitol, arrested

January 14th, 2015 7:49 pm by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press

A man who plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials inside it and spoke of his desire to support the Islamic State militant group was arrested on Wednesday, the FBI said.

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