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Juvenile Detention Center in Johnson City: Number of intakes at record low

Juvenile Detention Center in Johnson City: Number of intakes at record low

September 15th, 2014 8:42 am by Becky Campbell

The 463 juveniles who went through the facility in 2013 was a far cry from the 1,100 in the year 2000. That was the highest year in the center's history, and there has been a consistent decline, with just a few increases, since then.

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Tennessee voters to decide ban on income tax

Tennessee voters to decide ban on income tax

September 15th, 2014 12:01 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennesseans are just weeks away from voting on a constitutional amendment to bar lawmakers from ever imposing a state income tax.

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Medicaid changes to affect Dawn of Hope services

Medicaid changes to affect Dawn of Hope services

September 14th, 2014 10:08 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Dawn of Hope is asking the community and families of adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities to share their input on proposed changes to the federal Medicaid waiver program poised to dramatically impact its developmental day program and sh

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State law names county mayor accounting officer, CFO

State law names county mayor accounting officer, CFO

September 14th, 2014 10:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Many of the duties and responsibilities of the county mayor are not specifically addressed by state code, but it's clear the person elected to that position is expected to provide leadership and direction - perhaps much more than most understand.

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Power shift: New commissioners bring change to Wash. Co Commission

Power shift: New commissioners bring change to Wash. Co Commission

September 14th, 2014 9:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

However you choose to define the new-look Washington County Commission, it's hard not to have noticed a collective change in motive, purpose and a deliberate desire to clear away the clutter.

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Pro-To Club offering fun, tasty competition to benefit area students

Pro-To Club offering fun, tasty competition to benefit area students

September 14th, 2014 9:41 pm by Tony Casey

Not many events have the ability to bring people out than ones that involve food.

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North Carolina man dies in Ocoee rafting accident in Tennessee

North Carolina man dies in Ocoee rafting accident in Tennessee

September 14th, 2014 9:37 pm by Staff Report

A 50-year-old North Carolina man has been identified as the victim of a fatal rafting accident Saturday on the Ocoee River in Polk County.

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Police: Man arrested on 4th DUI charge

Police: Man arrested on 4th DUI charge

September 14th, 2014 9:33 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Jonesborough man was charged with his fourth drunken driving offense after officers found him with alcohol in his vehicle.

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TBI investigating Pigeon Forge police shooting

TBI investigating Pigeon Forge police shooting

September 14th, 2014 9:21 pm by Associated Press

Authorities are investigating a police-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a man in Pigeon Forge.

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Police say clerk arrested for taking money from register

Police say clerk arrested for taking money from register

September 14th, 2014 9:18 pm by Staff Report

Police said a grocery store clerk was arrested after loss prevention staff told them she was stealing from her register.

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