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Buchanan 'excited' for chance to serve county school system

Buchanan 'excited' for chance to serve county school system

August 8th, 2014 10:32 pm by Nathan Baker

Most of the incumbent candidates for the Washington County Board of Education retained their seats in Thursday's election, but a 16-vote gap between newcomer Annette Buchanan and the board's current chairman, Chad Williams, appears to have delivered the u

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City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles

City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles - VIDEO

August 8th, 2014 10:26 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite early, persistent rain showers, hundreds of people turned out for the opening day of Johnson City's annual celebration of unity.

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With new commissioner in, Elk Mills Convenience Center out

With new commissioner in, Elk Mills Convenience Center out

August 8th, 2014 10:19 pm by John Thompson

One impact of Thursday's election will be on the Carter County Landfill, which rents land in Elk Mills for a convenience station for people to drop off their household garbage. The election results mean that site will close and be moved to a new location

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On common ground: Mitch Cox, Universal cos. to move into, revamp Traco plant

On common ground: Mitch Cox, Universal cos. to move into, revamp Traco plant

August 8th, 2014 10:14 pm by Nathan Baker

A vacant former manufacturing site will soon be the headquarters for two of Johnson City's larger real estate developers.

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False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

August 8th, 2014 10:06 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It may have been intended as a prank, but the person who posted a "graffiti" false bomb threat at Cherokee High School Friday afternoon could be facing a felony charge.

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Israel, Hamas resume fire after 3-day Gaza truce

Israel, Hamas resume fire after 3-day Gaza truce

August 8th, 2014 1:47 pm by KARIN LAUB and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH, Associated Press

Gaza militants resumed rocket attacks on Israel on Friday, refusing to extend a three-day truce after Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for blockaded Gaza hit a deadlock.

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Johnson City moves closer to moving municipal elections to November ballots

Johnson City moves closer to moving municipal elections to November ballots

August 8th, 2014 12:08 pm by Max Hrenda

City elections are held in April of every odd-numbered year. If passed by voters, the referendum would move those municipal elections to the same date as the general election, the first Tuesday in November.

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GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

August 8th, 2014 11:55 am by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

The problem, revealed in documents posted by federal safety regulators this week, is so serious that GM is telling customers to park the SUVs outdoors until they are repaired because they could catch fire when left unattended.

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59 complaints filed over Greene Co. meeting about U.S. Nitrogen

59 complaints filed over Greene Co. meeting about U.S. Nitrogen

August 8th, 2014 11:49 am by Associated Press

Several complaints focused on not being able to hear board discussions and the arrest of a resident who asked the board to speak up.

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Shipley out: Big shakeup in Kingsport politics

Shipley out: Big shakeup in Kingsport politics

August 8th, 2014 11:25 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Challenger Bud Hulsey easily upset incumbent state Rep. Tony Shipley in the Tennessee 2nd House District GOP Primary on Thursday.

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