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Bus stop abduction: Kingsport woman thwarts attacker's attempt

Bus stop abduction: Kingsport woman thwarts attacker's attempt

August 15th, 2014 7:47 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

About 3:30 p.m., the victim, 30, was waiting outside an apartment complex for her child to return home on the school bus.

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Web series creator wants to roll out red carpet for debut

Web series creator wants to roll out red carpet for debut

August 14th, 2014 9:26 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi's Dalton Stout wants to give people in the area to get a taste of the Hollywood red carpet premiere experience before next month's official debut of his new science fiction Web series.

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Carter County Sheriff slows down work programs

Carter County Sheriff slows down work programs

August 14th, 2014 9:22 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes has suspended most of the work projects done by prisoners of the Carter County Detention Center.

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School attendance down slightly in city

School attendance down slightly in city

August 14th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

On the ninth day of the school year for Johnson City students, attendance is down slightly, but district officials say it's not by a significant amount.

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Jack Daniels leaves after 28 years as county trustee

Jack Daniels leaves after 28 years as county trustee

August 14th, 2014 9:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

Jack Daniels, the person tasked with guarding all money coming into Washington County's governmental coffers for the past 28 years, is leaning a little further back in his office chair with retirement just weeks away.

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THP: DUI driver triggered head-on Kingsport crash

THP: DUI driver triggered head-on Kingsport crash

August 14th, 2014 6:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A woman allegedly under the influence of prescription medications triggered a Wednesday afternoon traffic crash on Memorial Boulevard in Kingsport, striking another vehicle head-on and flipping it onto its roof.

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Sports
Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

August 14th, 2014 6:36 pm by RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years.

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Mountain States leaders address merger rumors

Mountain States leaders address merger rumors

August 14th, 2014 5:39 pm by Nathan Baker

An open letter from Mountain States Health Alliance's leaders sent Thursday afternoon during a tempest of speculation centered on the future of the region's two health care systems underscores the system's opposition to the outside merger option, but stil

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Doing his part

August 14th, 2014 4:50 pm by Gary B. Gray

Jim Pennington said he's just doing his part during his weekly ritual, clearing rock and debris from Brush Creek as it rushes through Founders Park.

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Carter Co. jailer suspended in wake of suspected inmate assault

Carter Co. jailer suspended in wake of suspected inmate assault

August 14th, 2014 4:47 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said Thursday a corrections officer has been suspended without pay while an investigation is completed on an alleged assault of a prisoner in the detention center.

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