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Update: Missing Greene Co. teen found

Update: Missing Greene Co. teen found

June 18th, 2014 5:03 pm by Staff Report

The Greene County Sheriff's Department reported that Sabrina A. Jones left her home with two adult women.

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2 boys, age 13, drown in Tennessee state park

2 boys, age 13, drown in Tennessee state park

June 18th, 2014 3:48 pm by Associated Press

The boys were part of a group of 39 children who went to Cummins Falls State Park with Backfield in Motion, a Nashville-based group that works with inner-city children.

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2 men charged after 24-year-old woman left to die in vehicle

2 men charged after 24-year-old woman left to die in vehicle

June 18th, 2014 2:51 pm by Todd South, Times Free Press

Police said the woman was alive and in distress when the men abandoned her.

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Junkin' for St. Jude

Junkin' for St. Jude

June 18th, 2014 12:48 pm by For the Press

Two recent scrap metal collection weekends in Johnson City raised $3,145 through the "Junkin' for St. Jude" project, which was started by 11-year-old Luke Barnes, of Johnson City, to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.Barnes is a leukemia patie

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MSHA honors five with Servant's Heart Awards

MSHA honors five with Servant's Heart Awards

June 18th, 2014 12:17 pm by Contributed to the Press

Four Johnson City Medical Center employees and a Sycamore Shoals Hospital leader recently received 2014 Servant's Heart Awards, Mountain States Health Alliance's highest honor.

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Reporter's book shows photographic history of Roan Mountain

Reporter's book shows photographic history of Roan Mountain

June 18th, 2014 12:03 pm by John Thompson

The latest book in the popular Images of America series by Arcadia Publishing is Roan Mountain, by Robert Sorrell, a reporter for the Bristol Herald-Courier.

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On the Roan again: Rhododendron Festival returns this weekend

On the Roan again: Rhododendron Festival returns this weekend

June 18th, 2014 11:50 am by Staff Report

One of the region's oldest festivals will be held this weekend, as the Roan Mountain Citizens Club presents the 68th Annual Rhododendron Festival.

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Baltimore attempted murder suspect captured in Kingsport

Baltimore attempted murder suspect captured in Kingsport

June 18th, 2014 11:47 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A man accused of trying to kill someone during a bar fight in Baltimore, Md., has been apprehended by Kingsport police and U.S. Marshals.

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Carter Co. Budget Committee at impasse over debt service

Carter Co. Budget Committee at impasse over debt service

June 18th, 2014 11:41 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission Budget Committee recessed Tuesday, unable to reach a consensus on debt service increases.

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Elizabethton schools to continue to award teachers for higher degrees

Elizabethton schools to continue to award teachers for higher degrees

June 18th, 2014 11:13 am by John Thompson

While many boards across the state are reducing the incentives for earning high degrees, Elizabethton's school board included pay raises for higher degrees in the differentiated pay plan approved by the board on Tuesday.

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