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Monday | WCYB

Courthouse Dogs On Duty

You get home after a difficult, stressful day and if your lucky the first person to greet you is not a person at all it's your faithful dog.

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Related Topix: Bristol, TN

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WMC-TV Memphis

Work resumes on roads torn up for repaving

Things are looking up for Washington County residents living on roads torn up last year for repaving, only to have the county run out of money for the job.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WCYB

Counties may soon pay more for autopsy fees

Behind the walls at ETSU Quillen College of Medicine, hundreds of autopsies are done every year, paid for by the taxpayers of the counties it services.

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Related Topix: Unicoi, TN

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

Edith Jeanette Crowder Shipley

Edith Jeanette Crowder Shipley, 91, of Blountville, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, April 4, 2014, at Johnson City Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Blountville, TN

Fri Apr 04, 2014

WCYB

Traffic can be tricky in Jonesborough these days

It can be a bumper-to-bumper bottleneck. The Highway 11E-State Route 354 intersection is one of the busiest in Washington County.

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Related Topix: Jonesborough, TN, Johnson City, TN

WCYB

Two charged with selling drugs in Johnson City

Johnson City Police tell News 5, 18-year-old Kairi Thompson and 19-year-old Eric Smith were arrested Thursday after an investigation of crack cocaine sales in the city.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Johnson City, TN

Wed Apr 02, 2014

WCYB

Johnson City woman charged with giving teenager drugs

A 24-year-old Johnson City woman is facing charges after investigators say she admitted to seducing a 15-year-old boy and giving him marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Johnson City, TN

Tue Apr 01, 2014

WCYB

New farmes market in Jonesborough

Fundraising continues to back the new Boone Street Farmer's Market, which will be located at the old Exxon service station building near the corner of Boone and Main Streets.

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Related Topix: Jonesborough, TN

The Elizabethton Star

Elizabethton eateries show support for Tweetsie Trail project

Diners in Carter and Washington counties can get double duty from their forks and knives today and Wednesday, appeasing their appetites and keeping the Tweetsie Trail on the fast track.

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Related Topix: Elizabethton, TN, Carter County, TN

Thu Mar 27, 2014

WCYB

Washington County businesses saluted for success

For 80 years, the Johnson City Bedding Company hasn't laid down on the job. One of the longest running businesses in Washington County, the Economic Development Council honored them with a milestone achievement award.

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WCYB

Motions filed in 'Facebook Murder' case

Lawyers for three people accused in the case were in court in Carter County Wednesday so a judge could hear three motions in the case.

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Related Topix: Carter County, TN, Johnson County, TN

Wed Mar 26, 2014

WCYB

New school possible for Washington County, Tennessee

A new school could be in the works for Washington County, Tennessee. Director of Schools Ron Dykes says Boones Creek Elementary School and Boones Creek Middle School are in need of repairs.

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Related Topix: Johnson City, TN

Tue Mar 25, 2014

WCYB

Trial for man charged with selling children to begin

The trial for a man accused of trying to sell three of his four daughters to make child pornography is expected to begin.

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The Elizabethton Star

Billie Jean Bowers Shell

Billie Jean Bowers Shell, 84, of Elizabethton, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at her residence following an extended illness.

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Related Topix: Elizabethton, TN

Fri Mar 21, 2014

WCYB

New theatre proposed for 'Tennessee's Oldest Town'

On the front burner: buying the old Jackson Theatre building. It's something Town Administrator Bob Browning is excited about.

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Related Topix: Jonesborough, TN

Mon Mar 17, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

Area unemployment rises to only 6.2

Bradley County's latest unemployment rate arguably could be seen as the first time in years that a rise in local joblessness is a cause for celebration.

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Related Topix: Bradley County, TN, Tennessee, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Coffee County, TN

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