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Schools' budget gets initial OK

Schools' budget gets initial OK

September 4th, 2014 9:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Commission's Budget Committee on Thursday approved the county schools' $63.2 million proposed 2015 fiscal budget, which now moves to the County Commission for approval.

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News Local News Erwin
Grant to allow Erwin Linear Trail's expansion to downtown

Grant to allow Erwin Linear Trail's expansion to downtown

September 4th, 2014 8:59 pm by Brad Hicks

For years, the Erwin Linear Trail has been a popular destination for area for bicyclists and those wishing to take a casual stroll, and soon, visitors to the trail will have improved access to the heart of Erwin.

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Crime
Judge hears Johnson City man's defense in bigamy trial

Judge hears Johnson City man's defense in bigamy trial

September 4th, 2014 8:54 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man charged with bigamy testified he believed he was divorced from the woman he thought was his ex-wife before he married his current wife, but a judge rejected that defense in a Washington County Sessions courtroom Thursday.

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Crime
UPDATE: Two men accused of stealing copper arrested

UPDATE: Two men accused of stealing copper arrested

September 4th, 2014 5:40 pm by Staff Report

Two men were apprehended for allegedly stealing copper from a location in Greeneville, authorities said Thursday.

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Crime
Johnson City woman accused of burglarizing acquaintance's residence

Johnson City woman accused of burglarizing acquaintance's residence

September 4th, 2014 4:41 pm by Staff Report

Jade Whitney Aukamp was charged with aggravated burglary and theft over $500.

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Drug arrests in Carter Co. keep coming in transitions between sheriffs

Drug arrests in Carter Co. keep coming in transitions between sheriffs

September 4th, 2014 4:22 pm by John Thompson

One of the last arrests made under the Chris Mathes administration was the discovery of a methamphetamine lab and arrest on Friday.

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Crime Elizabethton
Carter County inmate charged with assaulting another prisoner

Carter County inmate charged with assaulting another prisoner

September 4th, 2014 3:58 pm by John Thompson

A corrections officer reported finding the victim lying on his back on the floor in a pool of blood.

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News Regional & National
Federal appeals court rules against gay marriage bans in 2 states

Federal appeals court rules against gay marriage bans in 2 states

September 4th, 2014 3:43 pm by MICAHEL TARM, Associated Press

The ruling bumps the number of states where gay marriage will be legal from 19 to 21.

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News Local News Outdoors
Winged Deer Park boat ramp to close for race

Winged Deer Park boat ramp to close for race

September 4th, 2014 3:40 pm by For the Press

In addition, no boats will be allowed to dock along the shoreline during the three-day schedule.

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News Regional & National
Ex-Virginia governor McDonnell, wife guilty of public corruption

Ex-Virginia governor McDonnell, wife guilty of public corruption

September 4th, 2014 3:35 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

A federal jury in Richmond convicted Bob McDonnell of 11 of the 13 counts he faced.

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