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SW Virginia woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

SW Virginia woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

August 1st, 2014 9:22 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Abuse and neglect of a child with reckless disregard for life is considered a Class 6 felony, punishable by up to five years in prison and a $2,000 fine.

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Crime
Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

August 1st, 2014 9:09 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The charge carries a possible penalty of one to two years in prison.

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Sports Elizabethton Twins
Undrafted Twins pitcher brings 100-mph fastball to Elizabethton

Undrafted Twins pitcher brings 100-mph fastball to Elizabethton

July 31st, 2014 10:25 pm by Joe Avento

Brandon Poulson and his 100-mph fastball joined the Elizabethton Twins on Wednesday night in the most talked-about signing of a non-drafted player in recent years.

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Sports High schools
Super Highlanders: Cloudland hoping no foe can stand against it

Super Highlanders: Cloudland hoping no foe can stand against it

July 31st, 2014 10:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Austin Whitehead and his superhero-themed teammates hope to lead the Highlanders to Mountain East Conference and state championships this season.

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Sports JC Cards
Cards cool off Greeneville

Cards cool off Greeneville

July 31st, 2014 10:19 pm by Staff Report

Blake Drake hit his third home run of the season and Matt Pearce pitched five effective innings as the Johnson City Cardinals cooled off the Greeneville Astros with a 4-1 victory Thursday night at Pioneer Park.

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News Local News Regional & National Election 2014
Candidate Carr looks for local push in race against Sen. Alexander

Candidate Carr looks for local push in race against Sen. Alexander

July 31st, 2014 9:47 pm by Tony Casey

Staffers from the Nashville area wearing "Beat Lamar" T-shirts passed buckets down the rows of the Life Fellowship Baptist Church on Thursday evening, hoping they would bring in funds that might give Republican U.S. Senate candiate Joe Carr an extra push

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Business & Technology
Can city rules stomach food trucks?

Can city rules stomach food trucks?

July 31st, 2014 9:31 pm by Nathan Baker

The purveyors of a new mobile eatery in downtown Johnson City are hitching their wagon to the recent rise in popularity of food trucks, although some regulatory speed bumps may slow progress.

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Diversion granted in crash death after Suboxone debate

Diversion granted in crash death after Suboxone debate

July 31st, 2014 9:27 pm by Becky Campbell

Thursday's sentencing hearing for a Washington County woman who pleaded guilty to felony reckless endangerment in a 2009 traffic crash death nearly turned into a trial about Suboxone for medication-assisted therapy to get people off opiates.

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Cowbell Night: Help the Twins ring in a record

Cowbell Night: Help the Twins ring in a record

July 31st, 2014 9:24 pm by Tony Casey

The Elizabethton Twins need more cowbell to break a world record in an Aug. 16 contest against the Johnson City Cardinals.

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Crime
Police: Johnson City man, 57, admitted to sex act with girl, 16

Police: Johnson City man, 57, admitted to sex act with girl, 16

July 31st, 2014 8:02 pm by Staff Report

Text messages on an underage girl's cellphone discovered by her mother led Johnson City police to arrest a 57-year-old man Thursday on an aggravated statutory rape charge.

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