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Johnson City man gets 30 days in jail for killing dogs with 2x4

Johnson City man gets 30 days in jail for killing dogs with 2x4

June 18th, 2014 5:47 pm by Becky Campbell

Gary Eugene Bailey was charged in late March after his arrest on unrelated charges. The dogs were discovered the following day by a neighbor after they heard an animal whimpering.

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Report: Memphis rape kit backlog not malicious

Report: Memphis rape kit backlog not malicious

June 18th, 2014 5:11 pm by Associated Press

No single individual is responsible for a backlog of 12,000 rape kits that sat untested for years in Memphis, a report said.

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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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