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Sheriff: Facebook messages with 15-year-old led deputies to Abingdon man's child porn on phone

Sheriff: Facebook messages with 15-year-old led deputies to Abingdon man's child porn on phone

December 18th, 2014 4:40 pm by Staff Report

Christopher Chad Thompson, Abingdon, was charged with possession of child pornography and solicitation of a minor by electronic means.

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Update: TBI resumes involvement in 24th Judicial District

Update: TBI resumes involvement in 24th Judicial District

December 18th, 2014 4:14 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation resumed investigations Thursday in the five-county judicial district where the high-profile death of a 20-year-old nursing student is being prosecuted, a day after saying it was suspending activities there.

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Downtown Johnson City restaurateurs to push back against food trucks on public land

Downtown Johnson City restaurateurs to push back against food trucks on public land

December 18th, 2014 3:42 pm by Tony Casey

Leave it alone. That's Main Street Pizza Company owner Jamie Dove's solution to the debate over a food truck ordinance in Johnson City.

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Did you know Tennessee bans atheists from holding public office?

Did you know Tennessee bans atheists from holding public office?

December 18th, 2014 2:27 pm by Associated Press

The Supreme Court struck down such restrictions in 1961.

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Update: Woman with gun at Gray School allegedly said she could 'take care of it' if intruder showed up

Update: Woman with gun at Gray School allegedly said she could 'take care of it' if intruder showed up

December 18th, 2014 1:50 pm by Staff Report

A Gray woman was arrested on a weapons charge, deputies said, after she showed a gun to a school receptionist and asked if it was legal to bring it there.

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Woman found shot in wrecked car in East Tennessee; police seek clues about shooting

Woman found shot in wrecked car in East Tennessee; police seek clues about shooting

December 18th, 2014 1:36 pm by Staff Report

Authorities are working to determine how a woman found in a wrecked car early Thursday morning in Sevierville was shot.

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Sheriff: 3-hour standoff near Johnson City ends with arrest; family escaped man with gun

Sheriff: 3-hour standoff near Johnson City ends with arrest; family escaped man with gun

December 18th, 2014 1:29 pm by Staff Report

A three-hour standoff with deputies at a residence near the Watauga River ended Wednesday with a man's arrest on charges that he assaulted his family at gunpoint, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said.

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Kingsport mayor says he'll quit at end of term

Kingsport mayor says he'll quit at end of term

December 18th, 2014 1:01 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

After 10 years in office, Mayor Dennis Phillips has made the "gut wrenching" decision not to seek a sixth term as mayor in next year's city election.

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Haslam appoints new economic development commissioner

Haslam appoints new economic development commissioner

December 18th, 2014 11:41 am by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam has named former higher education adviser Randy Boyd to become his new commissioner of economic development.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

December 18th, 2014 11:32 am by Johnson City Press

Bad crash in JC, shaken baby in Kingsport, justice 70 years too late and more in today's trending stories.

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