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Former student's father confronts Dykes, alleges criminal behavior

Former student's father confronts Dykes, alleges criminal behavior

July 8th, 2014 10:56 pm by Nathan Baker

The father of a former Jonesborough Middle School student publicly and explosively confronted Washington County Director of Schools Ron Dykes at a board of education meeting Tuesday evening, alleging a district coverup of reported cases of abuse by a spec

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New charged lodged against accused Myrtle Ave. shooter

New charged lodged against accused Myrtle Ave. shooter

July 8th, 2014 10:50 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman charged in connection with an Independence Day murder will also face a violation of her felony probation, according to court records.

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UCSD: Domestic disturbance yields 5 arrests on gun-, drug-related charges

UCSD: Domestic disturbance yields 5 arrests on gun-, drug-related charges

July 8th, 2014 10:43 pm by Max Hrenda

Members of the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department said a domestic violence call led to the arrests of five Erwin residents on drug-related charges.

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EPA says JC drinking water A-OK

EPA says JC drinking water A-OK

July 8th, 2014 10:32 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City's drinking water meets or surpasses strict regulations required by both the state of Tennessee and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Gordon, Murphy fuel Twins into first place

Gordon, Murphy fuel Twins into first place

July 8th, 2014 10:32 pm by Douglas Fritz

Nick Gordon and Max Murphy combined for four hits, three runs and a pair of RBIs to spark the Twins to a 9-3 win over Johnson City on Tuesday night in an Appalachian League baseball game played at East Tennessee State's Thomas Stadium.

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Unicoi, deli owner clash over culvert, flood concerns

Unicoi, deli owner clash over culvert, flood concerns

July 8th, 2014 10:28 pm by Brad Hicks

The proprietor of a local eatery said flooding of the property caused by heavy rains has been a problem since the restaurant opened, but pleas for assistance from the town of Unicoi have fallen on deaf ears.

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Police: Man picks up arson charge after fight involving machete

Police: Man picks up arson charge after fight involving machete

July 8th, 2014 10:11 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested a city man on an arson charge after he and witnesses said he poured gasoline into a man's living room, porch and lawn and tried to light it.

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Police: Drunken teen tried to escape twice after crash

Police: Drunken teen tried to escape twice after crash

July 8th, 2014 10:08 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said an Elizabethton teenager tried to escape capture before and after he picked up his second drunken driving offense.

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Twins players on deck for Niswonger Children's Hospital patients

Twins players on deck for Niswonger Children's Hospital patients

July 8th, 2014 10:02 pm by John Thompson

Each summer, some of the Twins take time out from baseball to provide inspiration for some children who are struggling just to become healthy.

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Feds give Tennessee 10 days to address Affordable Care Act failures

Feds give Tennessee 10 days to address Affordable Care Act failures

July 8th, 2014 8:44 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

The federal director of Medicaid programs has put Tennessee on notice that it has failed to provide services for people as required by the Affordable Care Act and is giving the state 10 days to submit a correction plan.

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