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2 women charged with Johnson City robbery

2 women charged with Johnson City robbery

June 30th, 2015 9:41 am by Staff Report

Two women, one of whom was captured after running from police on Monday, were charged with committing a robbery on South Greenwood Drive, police said.

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Man takes 300-mile cab ride, stiffs driver for $749 fare

Man takes 300-mile cab ride, stiffs driver for $749 fare

June 30th, 2015 9:31 am by Associated Press

He took his kids across Pennsylvania to surprise his girlfriend but wound up in jail.

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UPDATE: Telephone outage affecting Washington County Sheriff's Office repaired

UPDATE: Telephone outage affecting Washington County Sheriff's Office repaired

June 30th, 2015 9:29 am by Staff Report

According to a new release from the Washington County Sheriff's Office, a phone service outage affecting the area has impacted the Sheriff's Office and Justice Center telephone and facsimile operation.

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Little buddies getting muddy at ETSU

Little buddies getting muddy at ETSU

June 30th, 2015 9:09 am by Dylan Chesser

This muddy display Monday at the playground behind Warf-Pickel Hall at East Tennessee State University was the Little Buccaneers' version of an international celebration called Mud Day.

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'I don't want anybody to forget her': Father prays for safe return of NE Tennessee girl missing with sex offender

'I don't want anybody to forget her': Father prays for safe return of NE Tennessee girl missing with sex offender

June 30th, 2015 8:36 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

As the search for his daughter and a convicted child molester enters its second week, Ed Wilson finds himself in a helpless position that would be a nightmare for any parent.

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Possible tax increase in Jonesborough's future to benefit police department

Possible tax increase in Jonesborough's future to benefit police department

June 29th, 2015 10:04 pm by Jessica Fuller

Jonesborough residents may see a rise in property taxes, as the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen pushed ideas around for meeting expenses in the 2015-16 town budget Monday evening.

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Washington County reorganizes legal team

Washington County reorganizes legal team

June 29th, 2015 10:03 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County is reshaping its legal team to mirror that of Johnson City, setting its two-person lineup with a staff attorney position, as well as a private attorney held on retainer to handle more weighty matters, such as court cases.

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Carter County fireworks sales set to explode before July 4

Carter County fireworks sales set to explode before July 4

June 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by Tony Casey

Brooks Russell isn't from the United States, but he thinks the way Americans celebrate their independence day on July 4 is great.

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Sarah Wells retiring from Good Samaritan Ministries, new leadership team to take helm

Sarah Wells retiring from Good Samaritan Ministries, new leadership team to take helm

June 29th, 2015 9:58 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The leadership at Good Samaritan Ministries is in transition.

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'Will you marry us?' Elected officials weigh in on performing same-sex wedding ceremonies

'Will you marry us?' Elected officials weigh in on performing same-sex wedding ceremonies

June 29th, 2015 9:53 pm by Becky Campbell

State law allows a pretty long list of people - including religious leaders and elected officials - who are permitted to perform marriage ceremonies, but a quick poll among the public officials show few who actually perform ceremonies.

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