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Man facing attempted murder charge after deputies allege he stabbed friend

Man facing attempted murder charge after deputies allege he stabbed friend

January 27th, 2015 9:55 pm by Staff Report

Deputies said an Erwin man was arrested after he stabbed a friend in the chest during an argument over money.

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The Police Blotter returns with an ill-fated escape attempt, a ransom of entertainment and more

The Police Blotter returns with an ill-fated escape attempt, a ransom of entertainment and more

January 27th, 2015 9:51 pm by Max Hrenda

Also inside: Last-minute anniversary ideas, neighborly favors and more!

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School board expansion effort fails on split vote

School board expansion effort fails on split vote

January 27th, 2015 9:47 pm by Brad Hicks

The consideration of a measure intended to help prevent split votes from the Unicoi County Board of Education received a split vote of its own from the Unicoi County Commission.

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Carter planners hopeful commission will increase enforcement powers

Carter planners hopeful commission will increase enforcement powers

January 27th, 2015 9:35 pm by John Thompson

When the Carter County Planning Commission was created, the county was in the midst of the nation's longest and most prosperous economic boom in the nation's history. Its purpose was to make sure the many subdivisions and shopping centers being developed

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Buffalo Mountain camp still for sale as Methodists relocate to Bays Mountain

Buffalo Mountain camp still for sale as Methodists relocate to Bays Mountain

January 27th, 2015 9:33 pm by Tony Casey

In the wake of August 2012 flood damage, Holston Conference Camp and Retreat Ministries is selling its Buffalo Mountain Camp off Dry Creek Road, moving to an 80-acre camp on Bays Mountain.

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Solving for 'X': Signs point to dental product maker as incentive recipient from county's 'Project X' vote

Solving for 'X': Signs point to dental product maker as incentive recipient from county's 'Project X' vote

January 27th, 2015 9:23 pm by Nathan Baker

Local officials maintained their silence Tuesday, but sparse identifiers revealed about the elusive "Project X" company point to Rolling Hills Drive manufacturer Dentsply Tulsa Dental as being the corporate benefactor of the $1 million real estate incenti

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New county post goes to commission member

New county post goes to commission member

January 27th, 2015 9:18 pm by Gary B. Gray

A pair of significant revelations came to light at Monday's Washington County Commission meeting after its approval of a $1 million appropriation to help retain a local manufacturer.

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Crime Regional & National
Batey, Vandenburg found guilty on all charges in Vanderbilt rape trail

Batey, Vandenburg found guilty on all charges in Vanderbilt rape trail

January 27th, 2015 6:01 pm by Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

A Nashville jury found two former Vanderbilt University football players guilty of all charges today in what authorities said was a June 2013 campus rape.

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Update: Deliberations start in rape trial for ex-Vanderbilt players

Update: Deliberations start in rape trial for ex-Vanderbilt players

January 27th, 2015 1:53 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey are each charged with five counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery.

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Photos

Snow-covered Buffalo Mountain

January 27th, 2015 1:36 pm by Sam Watson

Except for cold temperatures, Johnson City escaped this week's winter blast of snow, but higher elevations got their fair share. Here's snow-covered Buffalo Mountain as seen from West Main Street in downtown Johnson City on Tuesday.

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