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Meth lab component found by Johnson City road

Meth lab component found by Johnson City road

July 3rd, 2014 6:36 pm by Staff Report

A crew of commercial mowers working for Johnson City discovered a methamphetamine lab component Thursday afternoon in a roadside culvert.

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Assault charge against ETSU signee Prevo dropped

Assault charge against ETSU signee Prevo dropped

July 3rd, 2014 6:28 pm by Staff & AP reports

An aggravated domestic assault charge against East Tennessee State football signee Shawn Prevo has been dropped.

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Tennessee's Richardson adapting to leadership role

Tennessee's Richardson adapting to leadership role

July 3rd, 2014 6:26 pm by AP

Tennessee guard Josh Richardson is the lone returning starter and one of only four returning scholarship players from the Tennessee team that went 24-13 and reached an NCAA regional semifinal last season.

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Strong field ready for 20th East Tennessee Amateur

Strong field ready for 20th East Tennessee Amateur

July 3rd, 2014 6:18 pm by Joe Avento

The Carter County Bank East Tennessee Amateur turns 20 this year, and the tournament's field is full of contenders.

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Virginia man accused of stealing vehicle from Johnson City Honda

Virginia man accused of stealing vehicle from Johnson City Honda

July 3rd, 2014 6:06 pm by Staff Reports

Police say a man from Castlewood, Virginia, was charged with theft of a motor vehicle Thursday.

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Knoxville man claims $259M Powerball prize, plans to accept lump sum payment of $115M

Knoxville man claims $259M Powerball prize, plans to accept lump sum payment of $115M

July 3rd, 2014 5:26 pm by Associated Press

A Knoxville man has claimed the largest jackpot ever won in Tennessee with a winning $259 million Powerball ticket.

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Update: Rush-hour chain crash backs up traffic on I-26

Update: Rush-hour chain crash backs up traffic on I-26

July 3rd, 2014 5:23 pm by Staff Report

Traffic was backing up at least two miles to the State of Franklin Road exit in Johnson City.

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Crime
'Gun' gesture at issue in Peregoy murder case

'Gun' gesture at issue in Peregoy murder case

July 3rd, 2014 4:28 pm by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish, 35; Joshua Gergish, 31; and Chavez Hunter, 22, all of Johnson City, are charged in the case.

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Yorkie killer ordered to serve time

Yorkie killer ordered to serve time

July 3rd, 2014 4:22 pm by Becky Campbell

After more than a year of missing probation appointments, changing jobs and lying to employers, Dustin Harrell said he relapsed one time and used drugs.

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Jonesborough mushroom grower sentenced to 9 years in prison

Jonesborough mushroom grower sentenced to 9 years in prison

July 3rd, 2014 4:17 pm by Becky Campbell

Kelvin Conerway Jr. arrested after he called 911 to report his wife had killed herself.

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