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24 charges for Carter County couple after drug investigation, escape, officials say

24 charges for Carter County couple after drug investigation, escape, officials say

December 15th, 2014 9:54 pm by Max Hrenda

Although it took more than a day and the combined efforts of three law enforcement agencies, officials said two Elizabethton residents were arrested on multiple felony charges that stemmed from an investigation into suspected methamphetamine-related activ

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Haslam announces program to give hundreds of thousands of state residents healthcare

Haslam announces program to give hundreds of thousands of state residents healthcare

December 15th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

Tri-Cities health care administrators and elected officials applauded a proposal Gov. Bill Haslam announced Monday to offer health insurance coverage to hundreds of thousands of state residents through vouchers and health reimbursement accounts, giving a

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Sous chef makes cut at nonprofit cafe

Sous chef makes cut at nonprofit cafe

December 15th, 2014 9:30 pm by Jessica Fuller

Johnson City has gained a new chef, and she's cooking for the hungry.

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Portrait unveiled to honor retired Judge Arden Hill

Portrait unveiled to honor retired Judge Arden Hill

December 15th, 2014 4:35 pm by Becky Campbell

Criminal Court Judge Stacy Street organized the unveiling, and said it was far past time for it to happen. Hill was first elected as a Carter County General Sessions judge in 1966 and elected as a Criminal Court judge in 1974. He was the first, and only,

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Ex-THP trooper's assault charge dismissed at wife's request

Ex-THP trooper's assault charge dismissed at wife's request

December 15th, 2014 4:15 pm by Becky Campbell

Russel D. Holtsclaw was arrested by Johnson City police Aug. 10 after an alleged assault on his wife at their home during an argument on his birthday.

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Robert Houk

Sunshine Law requires officials to be seen and heard

December 15th, 2014 3:58 pm by Robert Houk

Discussing important matters publicly and audibly allows concerned citizens to judge for themselves the merits of the proposals before governing boards, as well as the motivations of those proposing them.

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Should law enforcement wear body cameras?

Should law enforcement wear body cameras?

December 15th, 2014 3:45 pm by Johnson City Press

Even as more departments adopt the technology, a debate has begun on the effectiveness of body cameras in actually preventing violent encounters with citizens.

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Haslam reveals health care expansion plan

Haslam reveals health care expansion plan

December 15th, 2014 12:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced his proposal for a two-year pilot program to expand health insurance coverage to hundreds of thousands of state residents using federal dollars provided through the Affordable Care Act.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

December 15th, 2014 12:04 pm by Johnson City Press

Miss something? The Buzz is your best friend. Here are today's trending stories on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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