Johnson City Press Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Sue Guinn Legg

New store's sales to help Rise Up!

March 7th, 2014 8:56 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson City's Rise Up! youth mentoring and after-school program has a creative new resource.

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Opinion
Learning to drive distracted by example?

Learning to drive distracted by example?

March 7th, 2014 8:52 am by JOEL D. FELDMAN

I do not text while driving because my daughter, Casey, was killed by a distracted driver. Before her death, I did drive distracted, including texting.

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Opinion
Sinkhole insurance coverage is important to homeowners

Sinkhole insurance coverage is important to homeowners

March 7th, 2014 8:50 am by Johnson City Press

The Tennessee General Assembly has passed a bill that consumer advocates believe could be bad news for homeowners in this part of the state. Both the House and Senate voted this week to approve legislation that will reduce or prevent insurance claims invo

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News Local News Education
Bill proposes traffic cameras on school buses

Bill proposes traffic cameras on school buses

March 6th, 2014 9:51 pm by Nathan Baker

A Franklin legislator hopes a bill he sponsored in the General Assembly will prevent accidents like the one police say happened Thursday morning at a Unicoi County bus stop.

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News Local News
In and out: Field in trustee's race shuffled

In and out: Field in trustee's race shuffled

March 6th, 2014 9:19 pm by Gary B. Gray

The extended qualifying deadline for candidates seeking Washington County's vacant trustee seat ended at noon Thursday with three on the ballot for the May 6 Republican primary.

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News Local News Elizabethton
State flags utility district for diversion of grant money, more

State flags utility district for diversion of grant money, more

March 6th, 2014 9:12 pm by John Thompson

The diversion of emergency grants for line extension into funding for a new district office building and the personal use of an unmarked district pickup truck were some of the findings of a special investigation of the Carderview Utility District.

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Crime Local News
North Carolina driver arrested after hitting two pedestrians Thursday morning in Unicoi County

North Carolina driver arrested after hitting two pedestrians Thursday morning in Unicoi County

March 6th, 2014 5:19 pm by Brad Hicks

Authorities say the grandmother threw herself in front her grandson in an attempt to protect him from being hit by the vehicle as he crossed Unicoi Drive to board the school bus waiting for him on the other side of the road.

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Crime Local News
Authorities searching for prisoner who escaped from Northeast Correctional Complex

Authorities searching for prisoner who escaped from Northeast Correctional Complex

March 6th, 2014 3:49 pm by Staff Report

Joshua Baber allegedly escaped while outside on work detail Thursday afternoon.

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Crime Local News
Two more arrested in Sullivan County beating

Two more arrested in Sullivan County beating

March 6th, 2014 10:52 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Investigation revealed an argument at a home on Wyatt Hollow Road led to the assault, with the victim allegedly choked, kicked, punched, bitten and struck with a baseball bat.

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Crime Local News Elizabethton
Elizabethton man charged with trying to burglarize gun store on West Elk Avenue

Elizabethton man charged with trying to burglarize gun store on West Elk Avenue

March 6th, 2014 9:53 am by Staff Report

Thad Buckles, denied being at the Gun Depot, however a witness positively identified him as the man trying to burglarize the business. Police say security camera video from the business also confirmed it was Buckles

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