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Makeover for justice: Construction begins on Carter County Justice Center

Makeover for justice: Construction begins on Carter County Justice Center

November 18th, 2014 10:41 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Justice Center has been turned into a construction zone this week, as the first in a series of renovations are taking place in the 30-year-old building.

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Erwin sets stage for tree-lighting

Erwin sets stage for tree-lighting

November 18th, 2014 10:37 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce will kick off the holiday season this Friday with the lighting of the town of Erwin's Christmas tree, and the Chamber is inviting the community to take part in the festivities.

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Senate says no on Keystone pipeline, but GOP vows replay

Senate says no on Keystone pipeline, but GOP vows replay

November 18th, 2014 8:23 pm by DAVID ESPO and DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The 59-41 Senate vote was one short of the 60 needed to clear the House-passed measure, and marked a severe blow to embattled Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana.

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Senate blocks NSA phone records measure

Senate blocks NSA phone records measure

November 18th, 2014 8:16 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

The measure was President Barack Obama's signature proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.

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Three face criminal charges in two states after Unicoi County burglary

Three face criminal charges in two states after Unicoi County burglary

November 18th, 2014 6:01 pm by Brad Hicks

Three Knoxville residents charged in an alleged break-in in Unicoi County over the weekend and later arrested in Yancey County, N.C., have picked up additional local charges, Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said Tuesday.

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Will medical aid mean lighter sentence for Johnson City woman convicted of killing boyfriend?

Will medical aid mean lighter sentence for Johnson City woman convicted of killing boyfriend?

November 18th, 2014 5:13 pm by Becky Campbell

Elizabeth Ann Archer pleaded guilty Tuesday to voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of Jeremy Mounts.

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Sentencing in Johnson City church theft postponed

Sentencing in Johnson City church theft postponed

November 18th, 2014 5:06 pm by Becky Campbell

A Bristol woman's sentencing for stealing more than $60,000 from the Johnson City church where she once worked was rescheduled Tuesday because her hearing will likely take longer than expected.

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Police report names Vols players in rape investigation

Police report names Vols players in rape investigation

November 18th, 2014 4:37 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson and cornerback Michael Williams have been identified as subjects of a rape investigation, according to a Knoxville Police report released Tuesday.

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Drug sting results in Erwin man's arrest

Drug sting results in Erwin man's arrest

November 18th, 2014 4:30 pm by Brad Hicks

An Erwin man was arrested Monday following an investigation in which he sold Suboxone to a police informant, according to Unicoi County Sheriff's Department officials.

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House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as minority leader

House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as minority leader

November 18th, 2014 4:22 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader on Tuesday, two weeks after elections in which the party lost at least a dozen seats in the chamber.

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