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Patriots gain key Three Rivers win

January 23rd, 2015 11:05 pm by Gene Renfro

In a game that featured 21 lead changes, it was a 12-0 run from Sullivan East that propelled the Patriots to a 74-64 win at Unicoi County on Friday in a key Three Rivers Conference showdown.

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Local family touched by ebola

Local family touched by ebola

January 23rd, 2015 9:58 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Doris Kaifa, a 42-year-old Johnson City resident, single mother of four children, East Tennessee State University graduate and social worker at Good Samaritan Ministries, is attempting to help her mother and large family of siblings in Liberia survive the

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Weather boosts Traffic-Calming Project on State of Franklin Road

Weather boosts Traffic-Calming Project on State of Franklin Road

January 23rd, 2015 9:54 pm by Gary B. Gray

The State of Franklin Traffic-Calming Project still is on track for completion in March, thanks to relatively mild weather through the majority of this month.

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Erwin ambulance vote blasted

Erwin ambulance vote blasted

January 23rd, 2015 9:50 pm by Brad Hicks

Puzzled. Baffled."Frustrated beyond belief."The CEO of Unicoi County's ambulance provider says that's what he's feeling after the Unicoi County Commission's Ambulance Committee's vote Thursday to recommend putting the county's ambulance service contract b

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Mountain States' plans in Unicoi proceeding on schedule

Mountain States' plans in Unicoi proceeding on schedule

January 23rd, 2015 9:44 pm by Brad Hicks

Mountain States Health Alliance's new Unicoi County Memorial Hospital is set to open its doors in early spring of 2018, and according to MSHA officials, the behind-the-scenes strategic planning for the hospital continues to progress.

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Alleged home intruder nabbed with billy club that was described by victim

Alleged home intruder nabbed with billy club that was described by victim

January 23rd, 2015 9:32 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County man was charged with aggravated assault and aggravated burglary Tuesday night after allegedly bursting into a Rogersville home with a "billy club" - apparently looking for his brother.

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Knox jailer fired, 1 quits, 2 disciplined over inmate abuse

Knox jailer fired, 1 quits, 2 disciplined over inmate abuse

January 23rd, 2015 9:25 pm by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Sheriff's Office on Friday released video of a Nov. 28 use of force against a jail inmate that spawned an internal affairs investigation and led one deputy to quit, one corrections officer to be fired and two others to be disciplined.ntion

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N. State of Franklin crash sends 3 to hospital

N. State of Franklin crash sends 3 to hospital

January 23rd, 2015 8:29 pm by Staff Report

A serious crash on N. State of Franklin Road sent three to the hospital Friday afternoon.

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Bucs face 'statement' game against Wofford

Bucs face 'statement' game against Wofford

January 23rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Joe Avento

Are the Bucs going to climb back into the Southern Conference race? Or will they fall back to the middle of the pack? The answer should be clearer when they face the defending SoCon champion Terriers, who were picked to repeat and so far have done little

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Man wrongly convicted freed from prison after four decades of captivity

Man wrongly convicted freed from prison after four decades of captivity

January 23rd, 2015 5:18 pm by Jonathan Drew, Associated Press

A 70-year-old man wrongly convicted of the 1976 stabbing deaths of a mother and daughter walked out of prison Friday, saying he was looking forward to sleeping in a real bed and maybe swimming in a pool.

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