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Agreement reached on plea in federal sex solicitation case

Agreement reached on plea in federal sex solicitation case

January 8th, 2014 8:11 pm by Brad Hicks

A Johnson City man arrested last year and charged federally with attempting to solicit sex from a male juvenile has agreed to enter a plea agreement, according to a plea agreement document filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court.

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State Rep. Matthew Hill clarifies wine bill vote at JC town hall meeting

State Rep. Matthew Hill clarifies wine bill vote at JC town hall meeting

January 8th, 2014 8:09 pm by Gary B. Gray

State Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, was roughly halfway through an hourlong town hall meeting at Johnson City’s Memorial Park Community Center Wednesday when he leaned an elbow on the podium and spoke into the microphone: “Anyone want to talk about w

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Medical marijuana bill introduced in General Assembly

Medical marijuana bill introduced in General Assembly

January 8th, 2014 8:04 pm by Gary B. Gray

State Rep. Sherry Jones, D-Nashville, introduced legislation this week dubbed the Koozer-Kuhn Medical Cannabis Act, which would allow statewide legal protections for qualified patients authorized by their physicians to engage in cannabis therapy.

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Judge: Jury for Facebook Murder trial to come from Washington County

Judge: Jury for Facebook Murder trial to come from Washington County

January 8th, 2014 3:41 pm by John Thompson

Second round of trials rescheduled for August.

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Jonesborough woman charged with forgery, theft

Jonesborough woman charged with forgery, theft

January 8th, 2014 12:40 pm by Staff Report

Blankenship allegedly caught on surveillance video using stolen ATM card, signing victim's name.

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Vonderfecht to be named 2014 Foundation Spirit Award winner

Vonderfecht to be named 2014 Foundation Spirit Award winner

January 8th, 2014 11:14 am by Staff Report

Annual award given to a person "who has passion for his or her community, is recognized as a leader in the region, is highly respected among peers and has demonstrated support for Mountain States Health Alliance’s mission while giving unselfishly of his o

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Cheesy shortage: Kraft says Velveeta running low

Cheesy shortage: Kraft says Velveeta running low

January 8th, 2014 10:45 am by AP

Company representative didn't give any reasons for the apparent shortage, saying only that they happen from time to time given the "nature of manufacturing."

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‘Dine-Around’ to benefit trail project

‘Dine-Around’ to benefit trail project

January 8th, 2014 10:13 am by Jennifer Sprouse

Area restaurants hope to feed more people while raising money for the Tweetsie Trail.

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New dog in town

New dog in town

January 8th, 2014 9:18 am by Sue Guinn Legg

K9 Officer Loki joins the Jonesborough Police Department.

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ETSU names Means as new dean of Quillen College

ETSU names Means as new dean of Quillen College

January 8th, 2014 9:06 am by Staff Report

Dr. Robert T. Means Jr., who is board certified in internal medicine and hematology, comes to ETSU from the University of Kentucky.

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