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Construction starts on Johnson City Farmers market

Rain and contaminated soil have caused delays for construction, but crews are now preparing to lay the foundation.

Vigil for marriage equality held in Johnson City

Roughly 100 people gathered in Founder's Park  ahead of tomorrow's arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court on the freedom to marry for LGBT people in the United States.

Unicoi County now officially has a property assessor.

Wayne Peterson has the job after the county commission voted five to three.

Seniors making last stand for Mount Carmel Senior Center

Seniors in Mount Carmel are trying to hold onto their independent senior center, but town leaders were forced to make what they say was a difficult decision.

Evaluation for Hawkins County EMS services

Hawkins County commission approved continuing two of the three EMS services operating in the county.

Arrest in case of missing fire equipment

There is now an arrest in the case of a missing Johnson City Fire Department thermal imager. Authorities say it’s a crucial piece of firefighting equipment, used to detect victims in burning structures and hidden fires.

Concerns about possible wastewater treatment plant

Plans to build a waste water treatment plant have some people in a Washington County, Va,. community worried. And some property owners are now fighting the proposal.

Ed. Commissioner taking notes from area teachers

Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen visited our area, talking with teachers and letting them share concerns.

Feds investigate BVU paperwork

BVU board members met Monday to be told the latest on the fraud investigation. The four people who pleaded guilty must pay restitution by June and could spend years in prison. Also, the U.S. Attorney office's staff was on-site several days last week.

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