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Unaka Avenue Baptist Church secretary gets 8 years for stealing $420,000

Unaka Avenue Baptist Church secretary gets 8 years for stealing $420,000

April 9th, 2015 8:45 am by Becky Campbell

Testimony from a woman facing eight years in prison for stealing more than $420,000 from a local church might have been her undoing that led to a judge ordering her to serve her sentence.

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Church Brothers owner decides to stay put; city official to consider options

Church Brothers owner decides to stay put; city official to consider options

April 9th, 2015 8:35 am by Gary B. Gray

Church Brothers Family Fun Store owner Dennis Church said Wednesday he does not intend to relocate his West Watauga Avenue business nearer the former Kelly's Foods site in a land swap with Johnson City to accommodate a large makeover in that area.

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Knack, Brown duel as Hilltoppers edge Cyclones

Knack, Brown duel as Hilltoppers edge Cyclones

April 8th, 2015 10:47 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

With two friends on the hill for their respective teams, there was no doubt that a duel was about to take place. Science Hill's Landon Knack earned the bragging rights as his 'Toppers held on to defeat Connor Brown and Elizabethton Cyclones 3-1.

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Norris not stressed about start in Yankee Stadium

Norris not stressed about start in Yankee Stadium

April 8th, 2015 10:46 pm by Douglas Fritz

Facing the New York Yankees in their home park isn't something Daniel Norris thinks will keep him awake at night. The Blue Jays play the Yankees on Thursday at 7:05 p.m.

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Potential 'Facebook Murders' jurors report for orientation

Potential 'Facebook Murders' jurors report for orientation

April 8th, 2015 5:11 pm by Becky Campbell

Nearly 200 Washington County residents showed up Wednesday for jury duty in preparation for an upcoming multi-defendant murder trial transferred here from Mountain City.

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Tweetsie Trail presents education, community service opportunities for ETSU - PHOTOS

Tweetsie Trail presents education, community service opportunities for ETSU - PHOTOS

April 8th, 2015 4:59 pm by Tony Casey

There's a tunnel that goes underneath the Tweetsie Trail near the three-mile mark, and East Tennessee State University's Dr. Mick Whitelaw hopes he gets to learn more about it and use it as a way to teach his students.

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The Latest: Police radio recording released in South Carolina cop's shooting of unarmed black man

The Latest: Police radio recording released in South Carolina cop's shooting of unarmed black man - VIDEO

April 8th, 2015 4:05 pm by Associated Press

North Charleston Patrolman Michael Slager has been charged with murder.

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Blountville man left Bristol crash scene after 12-year-old cyclist flipped over vehicle, police say

Blountville man left Bristol crash scene after 12-year-old cyclist flipped over vehicle, police say

April 8th, 2015 2:38 pm by Staff Report

Nathan Boothe was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injuries after police tracked him down.

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Despite Lt. Gov. Ramsey's opposition, bill to make Bible official state book of Tennessee advances

Despite Lt. Gov. Ramsey's opposition, bill to make Bible official state book of Tennessee advances

April 8th, 2015 2:27 pm by Associated Press

Sen. Ron Ramsey said the legislation "belittles the most holy book that's ever been written."

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Train plows into tractor trailer at Kingsport crossing

Train plows into tractor trailer at Kingsport crossing

April 8th, 2015 2:08 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The truck driver was cited.

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