A mechanical malfunction left a train stalled on the tracks near downtown Johnson City for nearly an hour shortly after 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday. The lead engine was stopped near the city's salt storage facility on New Street.

You can visit the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter at 3411 N. Roan St., or visit online at wcjcanimalshelter.org. You can also call at 423-926-8769.

On Friday morning, Brandon Huskins stood on the back of a city truck and used a hose with an elongated nozzle to water flowers in downtown Johnson City. He and Terry Davis, who was driving the vehicle, were making the rounds downtown, stopping at every planter to give the flowers a much-need…

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Will you go to the Appalachian Fair this year?

After a year’s hiatus, the Appalachian Fair will return to the region this summer. A local fixture since 1926, the only missed years for the fair were during World War II and last year’s COVID-19 pandemic.

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