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Update: Authorities say Carter County bomb threat was hoax

Update: Authorities say Carter County bomb threat was hoax

January 30th, 2015 5:10 pm by John Thompson

An unusual silence blanketed downtown Elizabethton Friday afternoon.

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News Crime Local News
Johnson City woman found guilty of vehicular homicide in Piney Flats crash

Johnson City woman found guilty of vehicular homicide in Piney Flats crash

January 30th, 2015 4:38 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Johnson City woman has been convicted of vehicular homicide by intoxication, stemming from a Piney Flats crash where she slammed into the side of another motorist just a block from his home.

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Education
UT-Chattanooga announces dean's list members from Washington Co.

UT-Chattanooga announces dean's list members from Washington Co.

January 30th, 2015 3:47 pm by Contributed to the Press

Students who make a 3.2 or higher semester grade point average are awarded the honor.

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News Crime Sports Regional & National
Murder trial jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez mentioned, says judge

Murder trial jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez mentioned, says judge

January 30th, 2015 2:22 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

Hernandez caught quarterback Tom Brady's last Super Bowl touchdown pass in the Patriots' 2012 loss to the New York Giants.

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Entertainment
Miranda Lambert leads Academy of Country Music Awards with 8 nominations

Miranda Lambert leads Academy of Country Music Awards with 8 nominations

January 30th, 2015 2:10 pm by MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer

She has a nomination for entertainer of the year, pitting her against top-billing male stars Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line.

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News Local News Off the Wall News
A gruff billy goat's baaaad day: Deputy's bean-bag shotgun stops charging animal

A gruff billy goat's baaaad day: Deputy's bean-bag shotgun stops charging animal

January 30th, 2015 1:41 pm by John Thompson

A trespassing billy goat was the loser in an encounter with a Carter County deputy sheriff on Wednesday.

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News Crime Local News Erwin
Woman charged with hitting boy, grandmother with car waives hearing

Woman charged with hitting boy, grandmother with car waives hearing

January 30th, 2015 1:37 pm by Brad Hicks

The Tennessee Highway Patrol previously reported the collision that injured then-6-year-old Austin Smith and his grandmother, Katherine Bryant, occurred at around 6:30 a.m. March 6 at a bus stop in the 5200 block of Unicoi Drive.

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Opinion
It's time to stop passing the bottle' in Tennessee

It's time to stop passing the bottle' in Tennessee

January 30th, 2015 1:27 pm by Johnson City Press

A loophole allows a driver to simply pass the bottle to a passenger if he or she is stopped by a law enforcement officer. It also costs Tennessee between $6 million and $12 million annually in federal highway funds.

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News Regional & National Off the Wall News
Winghazi? Pro-wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, stuffs food in fanny pack

Winghazi? Pro-wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, stuffs food in fanny pack

January 30th, 2015 12:52 pm by Associated Press

Professional wrestling star Mick Foley was ejected from the Wing Bowl eating contest Friday after stuffing uneaten chicken wings into a fanny pack.

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The Buzz
The Buzz: Catch up on local news and sports

The Buzz: Catch up on local news and sports

January 30th, 2015 11:35 am by Johnson City Press

In case you missed them, here are 11 articles trending today on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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