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City Commission hits brakes on food truck ordinance

City Commission hits brakes on food truck ordinance

December 18th, 2014 10:50 pm by Max Hrenda

When city commissioners were divided after hearing voices both in support of and in opposition to an ordinance regarding the regulation of mobile food carts, any plans for that regulation may have been sent back to the drawing board.

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Mother of child in abuse case testifies against ex-boyfriend, accused assailant

Mother of child in abuse case testifies against ex-boyfriend, accused assailant

December 18th, 2014 10:47 pm by Becky Campbell

Amanda Percell told a Washington County Criminal Court jury on Thursday that she no longer has custody of her children, but there was one last thing she could do for her oldest son - testify against the man she said beat the 2-year-old boy so bad that his

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Unicoi Commission votes to meet on vacant school board position Jan. 5

Unicoi Commission votes to meet on vacant school board position Jan. 5

December 18th, 2014 10:39 pm by Brad Hicks

Two days after a petition signed by the majority of the Unicoi County Commission requesting a special-called meeting of the commission to discuss the vacancy on the Unicoi County Board of Education was submitted to the county mayor's office, it was made o

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Photo Gallery : A Carter County Christmas

December 18th, 2014 7:45 pm by John Thompson

Angle Tree gifts and Christmas Box food went out to 523 families and 600 children in need Wednesday in Elizabethton.

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Photo Gallery: A Christmas visit to the children's hospital

December 18th, 2014 6:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"You can't change anyone's life but you can take their mind off of things for a few minutes." - Firefigher Adam Momberger.

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Deputies: Sex offender arrested after visit to school grounds

Deputies: Sex offender arrested after visit to school grounds

December 18th, 2014 5:25 pm by Staff Report

Sheriff's deputies said a registered sex offender was arrested after she visited a school without revealing her status.

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Accused Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

December 18th, 2014 5:14 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and he received a shout of encouragement from the mother-in-law of a man who was shot and killed while being questioned by

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3 injured, 1 charged in Limestone Cove crash

3 injured, 1 charged in Limestone Cove crash

December 18th, 2014 5:07 pm by Brad Hicks

According to the preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the collision occurred around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Tenn. Highway 107 and Tenn. Highway 173.

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More charges for Bristol, Virginia, teacher accused of sex with students at school

More charges for Bristol, Virginia, teacher accused of sex with students at school

December 18th, 2014 4:57 pm by Staff Report

On Thursday, Sheriff Ed Newman announced that the investigation revealed accusations that Mullins had one or more sexual encounters with the victims at John Battle in the fall of 2014.

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Sheriff: Facebook messages with 15-year-old led deputies to Abingdon man's child porn on phone

Sheriff: Facebook messages with 15-year-old led deputies to Abingdon man's child porn on phone

December 18th, 2014 4:40 pm by Staff Report

Christopher Chad Thompson, Abingdon, was charged with possession of child pornography and solicitation of a minor by electronic means.

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