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Prosecution wraps up case in 6th day of 'Facebook murders' trial

Prosecution wraps up case in 6th day of 'Facebook murders' trial

May 9th, 2015 9:52 pm by Becky Campbell

State prosecutors wrapped up their case in a Jonesborough courtroom Saturday - the sixth day of trial - against a mother and daughter charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

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Tennessee touts 'weekend of prayer for students' despite experts calling it ineffective

Tennessee touts 'weekend of prayer for students' despite experts calling it ineffective

May 9th, 2015 9:44 pm by Tony Casey

Lawmakers and religious figures alike across Tennessee believe students need guidance, and the intervention of prayer is the best way to provide this.

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Death of man found in Boone Lake under investigation

Death of man found in Boone Lake under investigation

May 9th, 2015 5:14 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is investigating the death of a man found in Boone Lake on Saturday morning.

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Feds: Grandmother hid pill mill ring behind suburban facade

Feds: Grandmother hid pill mill ring behind suburban facade

May 9th, 2015 1:09 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

To neighbors, Sylvia Hofstetter was a wealthy businesswoman and grandmother who threw extravagant pool parties and went all out to decorate her upscale suburban home on Christmas and Halloween.

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Washington County district considers advertising on school buses

Washington County district considers advertising on school buses

May 9th, 2015 1:06 pm by Nathan Baker

As the wheels on the bus go round and round, dollars may roll into the Washington County School District's general fund if the system's Board of Education approves a proposal heard Thursday night to put advertising on its buses.

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Titans Caravan stop in Johnson City

May 9th, 2015 12:02 pm by Joe Avento

The Titans stopped at Academy Sports and Outdoor on Saturday morning.

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City proposes 37 cent property tax increase

City proposes 37 cent property tax increase

May 8th, 2015 10:12 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

After fielding a flurry of inquiries on a late-hour budget discussion conducted during Thursday night's Johnson City Commission meeting, City Manager Pete Peterson and Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin called reporters together Friday afternoon for a briefing on t

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'Return of the STEM': Elementary school invites community to get involved with students for annual STEM Day

'Return of the STEM': Elementary school invites community to get involved with students for annual STEM Day

May 8th, 2015 10:10 pm by Jessica Fuller

With the school year coming to a close, students at Towne Acres Elementary took a day to get some hands-on experience with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields during their annual STEM day.

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UPDATED with photos: Witness of 'Facebook murders' testifies in fifth day of trial

UPDATED with photos: Witness of 'Facebook murders' testifies in fifth day of trial

May 8th, 2015 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

Jamie Curd told the court Friday he never could have imagined he'd find himself inside his cousin's Mountain City house, acting as lookout with a gun in his hand three years ago, while another man gunned down that cousin and his girlfriend.

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Lady Buffs get ready for NAIA tournament

Lady Buffs get ready for NAIA tournament

May 8th, 2015 9:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After winning its two biggest tournaments of the season by surprisingly wide margins, the Milligan College women's golf team is now preparing for the NAIA National Championship to be held next week at the Savannah Quarters Club in Pooler, Georgia.

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