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Police: Sullivan County woman arrested after staging rape

Police: Sullivan County woman arrested after staging rape

March 28th, 2014 11:33 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police say the woman lied about being raped and took extraordinary measures to stage the fake crime, all in an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend.

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ETSU parking garage to open Monday for students

ETSU parking garage to open Monday for students

March 28th, 2014 11:18 am by Staff Report

The 425,000-square-foot facility, located on the corner of State of Franklin Road and Jack Vest Drive, will provide over 1,200 spaces for students.

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Opinion
Would proposed annexation bill be a job killer?

Would proposed annexation bill be a job killer?

March 28th, 2014 11:17 am by BERNARD HANLEY

I support Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin in his well-founded request to have state Sen. Rusty Crowe withdraw legislation to revise the annexation law. Why?

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Is it time to end health care perk for commissioners?

Is it time to end health care perk for commissioners?

March 28th, 2014 11:15 am by Johnson City Press

Washington County commissioners voted down a motion Monday that would have redirected tax dollars now going to subsidize their own health care benefits.

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Bluff City traffic stop turns into police chase, crash in Elizabethton

Bluff City traffic stop turns into police chase, crash in Elizabethton

March 28th, 2014 10:52 am by Staff Report

After being stopped by an officer in Bluff City, a man reportedly took off, leading authorities on a chase that ended in a crash on Hwy. 19E.

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Businesses honored for longevity

Businesses honored for longevity

March 28th, 2014 10:20 am by Nathan Baker

Nineteen Washington County businesses were honored Thursday for their decades of contributions to the local economy.

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Carriger to challenge Hill for 7th District seat

Carriger to challenge Hill for 7th District seat

March 28th, 2014 10:04 am by Gary B. Gray

Carriger: "My platform follows from my political philosophy. Simply put, I'm a committed constitutional conservative. I believe in We the People.' Let the people decide. Keep government limited and local."

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Last suspect in Unicoi burglary bound over

Last suspect in Unicoi burglary bound over

March 28th, 2014 9:44 am by Brad Hicks

A Unicoi County grand jury will decide whether the only man not yet indicted for his alleged involvement in the October burglary of a Unicoi restaurant will be charged.

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City doesn't give concrete answer to neighborhood road problem

City doesn't give concrete answer to neighborhood road problem

March 28th, 2014 9:32 am by Tony Casey

Killing two birds with one stone might apply well to the Gump Addition neighborhood's most recent issue, but this time it doesn't involve Starlings.

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Case of woman charged with hitting child at school bus stop put off

Case of woman charged with hitting child at school bus stop put off

March 28th, 2014 9:16 am by Brad Hicks

The North Carolina woman who faces charges for striking a boy and his grandmother with her vehicle at a Unicoi bus stop in March appeared in Unicoi County Sessions Court on Thursday.

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