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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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Justin Worley named Vols starting QB

Justin Worley named Vols starting QB

August 14th, 2014 4:38 pm by Dustin Dopirak, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Worley started seven games for the Vols last season before suffering a season-ending thumb injury.

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Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

August 14th, 2014 4:25 pm by Associated Press

The team announced that it had filed its complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and that it "points out the many errors" in the decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

August 14th, 2014 2:39 pm by Associated Press

The wife of the actor-comedian said he was not ready to share his Parkinson's diagnosis publicly.

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Middle Tennessee high school coach arrested on statutory rape charges

Middle Tennessee high school coach arrested on statutory rape charges

August 14th, 2014 2:34 pm by Josh Cross

"Once she told a couple of her friends, it started getting talked about among the students" - Gallatin Police Department spokesman Bill Storment.

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