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Reappraisal revenue dip could mean adjusting Washington County's tax rate

Reappraisal revenue dip could mean adjusting Washington County's tax rate

September 12th, 2014 11:43 am by Gary B. Gray

The average assessed value of Washington County's roughly 65,000 parcels, excluding new construction, dropped by about 3 percent over the past five years.

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ISIL battle: Roe wants well-defined plan to authorize force

ISIL battle: Roe wants well-defined plan to authorize force

September 12th, 2014 10:52 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

In a nationally-televised speech on Wednesday, President Barack Obama called for airstrikes against terrorist positions in Iraq and Syria.

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In the Navy: Johnson City sailor at work on the Pacific

In the Navy: Johnson City sailor at work on the Pacific

September 12th, 2014 10:48 am by Contributed

Aviation Support Equipment Technician 3rd Class Adam Black, Johnson City, is aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz.

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Tupelo Honey Cafe is scratch-made fun and more

Tupelo Honey Cafe is scratch-made fun and more

September 12th, 2014 9:16 am by Mystery Diner

I've a soft spot in my heart for anything that promotes Downtown Johnson City as a destination. I lived through downtown's economic desertification during the '70s and '80s when it seemed the business district decamped en masse for "greener pastures" on t

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Update: Tractor-trailer driver charged in crash that left 25 homes without power

Update: Tractor-trailer driver charged in crash that left 25 homes without power

September 12th, 2014 8:49 am by Becky Campbell and Max Hrenda, Press Staff Writers

A Johnson City Power Board official said more than two dozen people lost power Friday morning after a collision between a tractor-trailer and a Norfolk Southern train resulted in the destruction of a nearby utility pole.

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Merger still on tap? Wellmont won't seek permanent CEO

Merger still on tap? Wellmont won't seek permanent CEO

September 12th, 2014 8:39 am by Nathan Baker

Exactly how the sudden resignation of Wellmont Health System CEO Denny DeNarvaez will affect the organization's ongoing search for a merger was unclear.

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EMS conference allows local emergency workers to continue education and training

EMS conference allows local emergency workers to continue education and training

September 11th, 2014 9:21 pm by Becky Campbell

When Heather Lloyd Hahn and two friends decided to hike to a remote waterfall in Carter County four years ago, she never dreamed she would end up requiring a lengthy and technical rescue and the expertise of highly trained responders.

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Quillen medical student named a 2014 Tillman Military Scholar

Quillen medical student named a 2014 Tillman Military Scholar

September 11th, 2014 9:16 pm by Contributed - ETSU

As a 37-year-old father of three, James Johnston is hardly your typical second-year medical student. Throw in his seven deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq between 2002 to 2012 - in between which he spent seven years getting his bachelor's degree by takin

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Jonesborough hoping to attract more people to Main Street

Jonesborough hoping to attract more people to Main Street

September 11th, 2014 9:09 pm by Tony Casey

Will the future visitor of Jonesborough's Main Street be a young, well-to-do person in search of a pub, coffee shop, concert venue and independent movie theater?

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Parents seeking $600K in lawsuit against county schools

Parents seeking $600K in lawsuit against county schools

September 11th, 2014 6:41 pm by Nathan Baker

A lawsuit filed in Washington County Circuit Court by two sets of parents claims county school district administrators neglectfully ignored incidents reported, resulting in harm to their children.

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