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Chuckey men charged in Virginia larcenies

Chuckey men charged in Virginia larcenies

October 4th, 2013 2:14 pm by Staff report

Two men from Chuckey were charged with 20 counts of grand larceny for burglaries in Washington County, Va.

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Dems say it's time for GOP to unite, end shutdown

Dems say it's time for GOP to unite, end shutdown

October 4th, 2013 11:18 am by ANDREW TAYLOR and NEDRA PICKLER — Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama decided to stay home from economic summits in Asia as Democrats stepped up pressure on congressional Republicans to rein in their tea party faction and reopen the government with no strings attached.

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Attorney seeks to have Carter County search warrant in meth case invalidated

Attorney seeks to have Carter County search warrant in meth case invalidated

October 4th, 2013 9:19 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A suppression hearing in Carter County Criminal Court on Thursday featured testimony by Circuit Court Clerk John Paul Mathes. a contention that a search warrant is invalid because it gave the wrong address and other problems and an argument

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Update: Two juveniles in custody; Gate City High School on soft lockdown after threats

Update: Two juveniles in custody; Gate City High School on soft lockdown after threats

October 4th, 2013 9:06 am by Wes Bunch — NET News Service

Gate City High School is on a soft lockdown this morning following what authorities believe is credible information about one student threatening another.

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JC police report finding crack cocaine in Bristol, Va., man's car

JC police report finding crack cocaine in Bristol, Va., man's car

October 4th, 2013 8:50 am by Staff report

A Bristol, Va., man was charged with having crack cocaine after police pulled him over for following too closely to another vehicle Thursday night.

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Washington County school board joins licensure opposition

Washington County school board joins licensure opposition

October 4th, 2013 8:45 am by Nathan Baker

Following the leaders of other local districts, the Washington County Board of Education unanimously voted Thursday to send a resolution to state officials decrying a new policy that hinges teaching licenses largely on students’ performance on standardize

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Consider composting instead of raking leaves for pickup

Consider composting instead of raking leaves for pickup

October 4th, 2013 8:44 am by Staff Report

Public works crews in Johnson City are set to begin fall leaf pickup on Nov. 4. Leaves will be collected in each neighborhood of the city at least twice through Dec. 20.

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Health reform, WJHL and DISH and more in Friday's Forum

Health reform, WJHL and DISH and more in Friday's Forum

October 4th, 2013 8:42 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on the rule of the rich, health reform and DISH and WJHL.

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JC commissioners, developer close to $20M deal on potential retail property

JC commissioners, developer close to $20M deal on potential retail property

October 3rd, 2013 10:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Nashville’s GBT Realty cleared two procedural hurdles Thursday, moving the developer much closer to construction of the new $20 million Johnson City Retail Center off North State of Franklin Road.

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One charged in Kingsport man’s case increased to aggravated rape

One charged in Kingsport man’s case increased to aggravated rape

October 3rd, 2013 9:29 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A Kingsport man charged with raping two women in separate incidents reported within a half-mile stretch of West Market Street during the early morning of Sept. 27 had one of his rape charges increased to aggravated rape.

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