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Attorneys dismissed, plea quashed in Bennett murder case

Attorneys dismissed, plea quashed in Bennett murder case

May 13th, 2014 9:52 am by Becky Campbell

Steven Odell Bennett also faced a new charge in the death of Vonda Donaldson - tampering with evidence.

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Crime
Police: Seeing video camera, man admits to faking stolen car report after hit-and-run crash on I-26

Police: Seeing video camera, man admits to faking stolen car report after hit-and-run crash on I-26

May 13th, 2014 9:14 am by Staff Report

Jason Vela was charged with filing a false report.

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Sports High schools
Unicoi's Garland tosses one-hitter with 17 strikeouts in region win

Unicoi's Garland tosses one-hitter with 17 strikeouts in region win

May 13th, 2014 1:30 am by Douglas Fritz

Unicoi County's impressive freshman left-hander littered the scorebook with the letter that stands for strikeouts, racking up 17 in a dominant one-hitter against Grainger

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Safety analysis results show JCFD in dire financial straits

Safety analysis results show JCFD in dire financial straits

May 12th, 2014 11:13 pm by Becky Campbell

The Johnson City Fire Department budget is at such a critical point that there soon may be a tough decision for city leaders - increase funding or reduce services to city residents, according to the firefighter at the helm.

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Curtains up: Jonesborough buys Jackson Theatre

Curtains up: Jonesborough buys Jackson Theatre

May 12th, 2014 11:07 pm by Max Hrenda

Though no action was required from the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen, they were nevertheless present when the public learned one of the town's longer-running projects had reached fruition.

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Shoplifting suspect receives slew of charges

Shoplifting suspect receives slew of charges

May 12th, 2014 11:02 pm by Staff Report

Elizabethton police said charges quickly escalated for a man who was initially suspected of shoplifting in Walmart on Friday.

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Bloodied, bruised Carter County couple arrested on assault charges

Bloodied, bruised Carter County couple arrested on assault charges

May 12th, 2014 10:59 pm by John Thompson

A man and woman were arrested early Saturday morning on domestic violence charges after the woman was found with bruises on her throat and the man was covered in blood and had a large stab wound to his left bicep.

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Local News Education
FAFSA Disaster? Alexander's assessments analyzed, expanded

FAFSA Disaster? Alexander's assessments analyzed, expanded

May 12th, 2014 10:52 pm by Nathan Baker

To demonstrate the clumsy growth of federal regulations and their effect on the education system, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander unfurled an impressive visual aid Saturday before East Tennessee State University's commencement ceremony.

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Police Blotter
A hot mama, the lazy larceny, and more from the Police Blotter

A hot mama, the lazy larceny, and more from the Police Blotter

May 12th, 2014 10:45 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: Drunk political science, no patience like impatience, and more!

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Sports High schools

Hilltoppers' season ends in Region 1-AAA

May 12th, 2014 10:42 pm by Trey Williams

Sevier County took a 7-2 lead through two innings and rode pitchers, Nick Osborne and Devonte Matthews, to an 8-2 victory in a Region 1-AAA first-round game Monday at Sevier County.

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