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Renovations on Washington County courthouse expected to resume in upcoming weeks

Renovations on Washington County courthouse expected to resume in upcoming weeks

August 13th, 2014 9:19 pm by Gary B. Gray

It's been nearly five months since Washington County commissioners voted to spend $150,000 to pay a professional contractor and licensed workers to complete renovations on the Jonesborough courthouse's second floor - a project begun in January 2013.

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Banker backing Wellmont-MSHA merger

Banker backing Wellmont-MSHA merger

August 13th, 2014 9:11 pm by Nathan Baker

A local banker is taking Wellmont Health System up on its offer to "be as transparent as possible" in its search to evaluate potential mergers.

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NE Tennessee robbery, kidnapping victim recognizes suspect as grandson's friend

NE Tennessee robbery, kidnapping victim recognizes suspect as grandson's friend

August 13th, 2014 5:01 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The alleged robbery and burglary occurred Saturday at 12:30 a.m.

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Substitute Washington County teacher charged with statutory rape

Substitute Washington County teacher charged with statutory rape

August 13th, 2014 4:45 pm by Nathan Baker

A substitute teacher employed during three school years by the Washington County School District was arrested Tuesday by county authorities and charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a minor.

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East Tennessee group rallying to bring submarine to region

East Tennessee group rallying to bring submarine to region

August 13th, 2014 4:40 pm by Associated Press

If the sub isn't sold, it will be sunk off the coast of Florida and turned into an artificial reef.

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UPDATE: One man killed in western Washington County crash

UPDATE: One man killed in western Washington County crash

August 13th, 2014 3:45 pm by Tony Casey

An accident in which two pickup trucks, both towing utility trailers, crashed head-on Wednesday afternoon left one man dead and another man injured.

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UPDATE: Parents staying positive after son's school bus stop accident

UPDATE: Parents staying positive after son's school bus stop accident

August 13th, 2014 2:35 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A 7-year-old Johnson City boy struck by car near his school bus stop early Tuesday is awake, fully aware and showing no apparent neurological impairment from the 6- to 7-inch skull fracture suffered in the accident.

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Should Tony Stewart face criminal charges in racetrack death?

Should Tony Stewart face criminal charges in racetrack death?

August 13th, 2014 12:36 pm by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer

"The question over whether someone was reckless is a factual one, and one a prosecutor might let a jury decide" - Corey Rayburn Yung of the Kansas University School of Law.

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Execution date set for another Tennessee inmate

Execution date set for another Tennessee inmate

August 13th, 2014 12:28 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court has set an execution date for Lee Hall, who was convicted in the 1991 death of his ex-girlfriend.

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Same-sex marriage: Appeals court won't delay ruling striking down Virginia's ban

Same-sex marriage: Appeals court won't delay ruling striking down Virginia's ban

August 13th, 2014 12:21 pm by Associated Press

A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond on Wednesday denied the request by a county court clerk in northern Virginia to stay the decision while it is appealed to the Supreme Court.

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