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January 8th, 2015 11:31 am by Gary B. Gray

Suede Mays dares the frigid temperatures Thursday by doing a little strumming on West Main Street.

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Elizabethton firefighters put out Hughes Street fire

Elizabethton firefighters put out Hughes Street fire

January 8th, 2015 10:01 am by Staff Report

Firefighters contained an Elizabethton home fire to a utility room Thursday morning, sparing the rest of the structure from catastrophic damage.

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Dad accused of throwing 5-year-old off 60-foot-high bridge in Florida

Dad accused of throwing 5-year-old off 60-foot-high bridge in Florida

January 8th, 2015 9:36 am by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

Her body was recovered in the bay about a mile from the bridge and hour and a half later.

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Electricity usage soars as TVA, JCPB renew calls for conservation

Electricity usage soars as TVA, JCPB renew calls for conservation

January 8th, 2015 9:26 am by Staff Report

With the region still in the midst of a cold snap, the Johnson City Power Board and the Tennessee Valley Authority renewed their requests for energy conservation, as the federal power agency predicted one of its highest usage peaks on record today.

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There's no bloody excuse for not donating - VIDEO

January 8th, 2015 9:14 am by Tony Casey

Though I've always understood what Hitchens was talking about when discussing why moral decisions like donating blood are innate in us, I carried on, trying to keep as much of my blood in my body, where it belongs, for as long as possible.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol arrests 68 impaired drivers during no refusal' period

Tennessee Highway Patrol arrests 68 impaired drivers during no refusal' period

January 8th, 2015 8:58 am by Staff Reports

The Tennessee Highway Patrol arrested 68 on impaired driving charges over the New Year's Eve holiday in eight counties chosen for "no refusal" enforcement and checkpoints.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation says it's ready for winter

Tennessee Department of Transportation says it's ready for winter

January 8th, 2015 8:54 am by Max Hrenda

In anticipation of what could be an influx of wintry weather, the Tennessee Department of Transportation has made arrangements to ensure the state's roadways stay clear.

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Vols beat Mississippi State to win SEC opener

Vols beat Mississippi State to win SEC opener

January 8th, 2015 12:55 am by AP

Kevin Punter scored 15 points and contributions from unheralded players helped the Volunteers beat Mississippi State 61-47 on Wednesday night in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams.

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Hash oil trial delayed again, defendant's cell phone not in evidence

Hash oil trial delayed again, defendant's cell phone not in evidence

January 8th, 2015 12:00 am by Becky Campbell

A two-day continuance for a Gray man's marijuana possession trial was not long enough to resolve two issues that came up when it began on Tuesday.

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United Way campaign carries over into 2015

United Way campaign carries over into 2015

January 7th, 2015 9:58 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

For the sake of 17 local health and human service agencies strained by a cascade of cuts in federal, state and local government funding, the United Way of Washington County is continuing its 2014 fall fundraising campaign into the new year.

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