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County commissioner: Sunshine Law 'stinks'

County commissioner: Sunshine Law 'stinks'

January 15th, 2015 9:14 pm by Louie Brogdon, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County commissioners say they could do their jobs a lot better if they didn't have to do everything in public. Just trust them.

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Former youth pastor charged with statutory rape

Former youth pastor charged with statutory rape

January 15th, 2015 9:04 pm by Andy Humbles, The Tennessean

A former youth pastor at a Lebanon church has been charged with 10 counts of statutory rape by an authority figure in Wilson County, according to indictments issued.

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Update: Gergish's ex offers alibi for night of Peregoy death

Update: Gergish's ex offers alibi for night of Peregoy death

January 15th, 2015 8:23 pm by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish's ex-wife told jurors Thursday she was with Gergish the entire night when Timothy Peregoy Sr. was gunned down and that they were at or near the scene twice that night.

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Bill outlines Haslam's changes to teacher evaluations

Bill outlines Haslam's changes to teacher evaluations

January 15th, 2015 8:09 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

A bill that reduces the role student test scores play in teacher employment evaluations was introduced Thursday, one of three that Gov. Bill Haslam plans to include in his legislative agenda this year.

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Sports Photos ETSU Sports

ETSU vs. Western Carolina basketball photo gallery

January 15th, 2015 8:00 pm by Joe Avento

From Cullowhee, North Carolina

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Running Around
Running Around: January Beech party, high in the sky

Running Around: January Beech party, high in the sky

January 15th, 2015 6:50 pm by Tony Casey

When the weatherperson announced, "this is going to be the weekend to go skiing," my wife and I dropped the hats, gloves, goggles and ski pants we were loading into our bags to high-five.

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Crime Local News
Police: Man stole, forged checks in JC

Police: Man stole, forged checks in JC

January 15th, 2015 6:08 pm by Staff Report

After a Limestone man was released from Greene County Jail, police said, he was arrested again on theft-related charges from Johnson City.

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Man sentenced to life in prison in Tennessee cannibal case

Man sentenced to life in prison in Tennessee cannibal case

January 15th, 2015 4:22 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man who told police he ate part of his victim's body has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty in the woman's death.

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Crime
Johnson City woman accused of stealing from Miller Crest vehicle

Johnson City woman accused of stealing from Miller Crest vehicle

January 15th, 2015 4:06 pm by Staff Report

Lorie A. Burchette was charged with auto burglary and theft of property under $500.

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Faulty wiring causes fire in Memphis home where 2 found dead

Faulty wiring causes fire in Memphis home where 2 found dead

January 15th, 2015 3:51 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say faulty electrical wiring caused a fire in a Memphis home where the bodies of a woman and her 2-year-old daughter were found in a bedroom.

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