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Van Huss says he would raise money for 'bogus' costs for Tennessee open carry

Van Huss says he would raise money for 'bogus' costs for Tennessee open carry

April 14th, 2014 4:23 pm by Associated Press

The bill would eliminate the state's background and training requirements for openly carrying guns in public. It would keep the permit rules in place for concealed firearms.

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Crime
Police: 911 caller said Johnson City man was prying open window

Police: 911 caller said Johnson City man was prying open window

April 14th, 2014 4:05 pm by Staff Report

A Cherokee Road man was arrested Monday morning after he was caught leaving a residence he had just burglarized, Johnson police said in a news release.

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Crime
Sheriff: 2 pounds of pot found in I-26 traffic stop, 2 charged

Sheriff: 2 pounds of pot found in I-26 traffic stop, 2 charged

April 14th, 2014 3:58 pm by Staff Report

An Interstate 26 traffic stop led Unicoi County deputies to arrest a Rogersville man and his passenger Saturday after about two pounds of marijuana were found in the vehicle.

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Update: Jonesborough police, fire crews have barn fire under control

Update: Jonesborough police, fire crews have barn fire under control

April 14th, 2014 3:10 pm by Staff Report

Members of the Jonesborough police and fire departments are battling a barn fire in the area of 231 Old State Route 34, near the intersection with Judge Vines Road.

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Off the Wall News: Me-ow! Tennessee cat survives being shot in head with arrow

Off the Wall News: Me-ow! Tennessee cat survives being shot in head with arrow

April 14th, 2014 3:03 pm by Associated Press

"It was right by his ear; half was sticking out one side and half was sticking out the other."

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Opinion
Will you be voting in the county GOP Primary?

Will you be voting in the county GOP Primary?

April 14th, 2014 2:37 pm by Johnson City Press

The early voting period for the May 6 Republican Primary for county offices begins Wednesday and runs through May 1. In Washington County, voters will be asked to decide contested primary battles for County Commission, county mayor, sheriff, county clerk,

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Community
A NIGHT IN THE LIFE at the emergency pet clinic

A NIGHT IN THE LIFE at the emergency pet clinic

April 14th, 2014 2:26 pm by Tony Casey

The staff at the Airport Pet Emergency Clinic see the good, the bad and the ugly at their Blountville location directly across from the Tri-Cities Regional Airport.A NIGHT IN THE LIFE at the

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What is Fair Trade really all about?

What is Fair Trade really all about?

April 14th, 2014 2:16 pm by Jennie Young

By recent accounting, human trafficking, or modern-day slavery, has moved into second place among global illegal trades and is still the fastest growing. Women and children, especially young girls, are most frequently the "merchandise."

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Opinion
Dan Eldridge deserves four more years as mayor

Dan Eldridge deserves four more years as mayor

April 14th, 2014 2:05 pm by Johnson City Press

The job of county mayor is one of the most difficult and misunderstood jobs at the courthouse. A county mayor is considered the chief executive officer of county government in Tennessee.

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Opinion
Graybeal is competent, serves county well

Graybeal is competent, serves county well

April 14th, 2014 2:05 pm by Johnson City Press

To say Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal has had a long and distinguished career in law enforcement would be an understatement. During his more than 30 years in the profession, he has demonstrated dedication, compassion and a joyful tenacity in doing

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