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Family members testify on day 2 of Gergish trial

Family members testify on day 2 of Gergish trial

January 14th, 2015 9:57 pm by Becky Campbell

A Criminal Court judge was on the verge Wednesday of barring the families of the victim and the defendant from the remainder of a Johnson City man's murder trial fraught with drama, but stopped short of that action unless there is another disruption.

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Getting schooled: Washington Co. begins planning for Boones Creek Middle School

Getting schooled: Washington Co. begins planning for Boones Creek Middle School

January 14th, 2015 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

Plans for a new $30.5 million, 1,100-student K-8 that would replace Washington County's Boones Creek Middle School are now officially in motion.

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In wake of Brown decision, Unicoi Co. discusses expanding school board size

In wake of Brown decision, Unicoi Co. discusses expanding school board size

January 14th, 2015 9:35 pm by Brad Hicks

A week ago, a split vote among members of the Unicoi County Board of Education resulted in the non-renewal of Director of Schools Denise Brown's contract.

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Commission to contemplate zoning changes that could pave way for methadone clinics

Commission to contemplate zoning changes that could pave way for methadone clinics

January 14th, 2015 9:27 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners will consider amending Johnson City's current zoning ordinance tonight for non-residential substance abuse treatment facilities - commonly known as methadone clinics - following suggested changes by the city's planning staff.

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Woman tells deputies she escaped kidnapper, abuser over weekend

Woman tells deputies she escaped kidnapper, abuser over weekend

January 14th, 2015 9:18 pm by John Thompson

A Stoney Creek man was accused of kidnaping and assaulting a woman over the past weekend.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs going for 17th straight against Western

Bucs going for 17th straight against Western

January 14th, 2015 8:18 pm by Joe Avento

History says East Tennessee State has beaten Western Carolina in 16 consecutive basketball games. But the current players on ETSU's roster don't know much about history. And, frankly, they don't care.

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Lady Bucs off to good start  in SoCon

Lady Bucs off to good start in SoCon

January 14th, 2015 8:17 pm by Joe Avento

A tough non-conference schedule seems to be paying dividends for the ETSU women's basketball team. The Lady Bucs have already surpassed last season's victory total and will take a 10-7 record into Saturday's home game with UNC Greensboro.

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Sports High schools
Science Hill wrestlers face must-win against D-B

Science Hill wrestlers face must-win against D-B

January 14th, 2015 8:16 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Sky high after a strong showing in its own Fandetti-Richardson Brawl, the Science Hill wrestling team crashed back to Earth on Tuesday night with a surprising loss to Tennessee High. Now, the Hilltoppers face a must-win situation at Dobyns-Bennett.

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Science Hill's Little joins Sporting Kansas City Academy

Science Hill's Little joins Sporting Kansas City Academy

January 14th, 2015 8:15 pm by Douglas Fritz

Just last week, Little was a junior at Science Hill. Now he's attending Sporting Kansas City Academy in Missouri, where he will finish high school and perhaps one day it could lead to a professional soccer career.

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Ohio man accused of plotting to attack US Capitol, arrested

Ohio man accused of plotting to attack US Capitol, arrested

January 14th, 2015 7:49 pm by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press

A man who plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials inside it and spoke of his desire to support the Islamic State militant group was arrested on Wednesday, the FBI said.

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