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Kingsport police say Fall Branch man snatched money bag from armored van

Kingsport police say Fall Branch man snatched money bag from armored van

September 25th, 2014 5:06 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Fall Branch man has been arrested after allegedly entering the Kingsport branch of an armored vehicle service, snatching a bag of cash, and fleeing the scene to buy cigarettes.

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Man wounded by gunfire in Sullivan County, search on for alleged shooter

Man wounded by gunfire in Sullivan County, search on for alleged shooter

September 25th, 2014 4:54 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Deputies were gathering information and searching for a suspect following a Thursday afternoon shooting in Sullivan County, while the victim was transported to the hospital with at least one gunshot wound.

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2 Middle Tennessee men face drug charges after police search in Johnson City

2 Middle Tennessee men face drug charges after police search in Johnson City

September 25th, 2014 4:49 pm by Staff Report

About 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, police tried to stop a silver Chevrolet Impala near Mountcastle Drive and Sunset Drive.

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Navajo to get $554 million in settlement with US

Navajo to get $554 million in settlement with US

September 25th, 2014 4:29 pm by FELICIA FONSECA and TERRY TANG, Associated Press

Much of the land on the 27,000-square-mile reservation has been leased for things like farming, grazing, oil and gas development, mining and housing.

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UPDATE: Unicoi sheriff agrees to budget, foregoes lawsuit

UPDATE: Unicoi sheriff agrees to budget, foregoes lawsuit

September 25th, 2014 4:22 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley has signed a budgetary letter of agreement with County Mayor Greg Lynch and will not pursue a lawsuit against the county, the sheriff and mayor announced in a Wednesday afternoon news conference.

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Sewer work to cause Indian Ridge Road closures

Sewer work to cause Indian Ridge Road closures

September 25th, 2014 2:58 pm by For the Press

Due to ongoing sewer rehabilitation work, the Water and Sewer Services Department has issued traffic advisories.

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Pastor Appreciation

Pastor Appreciation

September 25th, 2014 2:25 pm by Staff Report

Say thank you to your pastor in the Johnson City Press. The deadline to submit entries for our Oct. 4 Pastor Appreciation page is 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26.

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Lack of school board chairman threatens teacher paychecks in Unicoi Co.

Lack of school board chairman threatens teacher paychecks in Unicoi Co.

September 25th, 2014 2:22 pm by Brad Hicks

The board will meet in a special called session this evening at 6 p.m. to consider electing a board chairman for the 2014-15 school year.

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Updated: All a joke? Two 17-year-old Science Hill students wanted to "mess with" another student

Updated: All a joke? Two 17-year-old Science Hill students wanted to "mess with" another student

September 25th, 2014 2:02 pm by Becky Campbell

One student claimed he purchased weapon for $40 and was being paid $100 for a "hit."

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Off the Wall News: 35,000 pounds of frozen chicken held for ransom

Off the Wall News: 35,000 pounds of frozen chicken held for ransom

September 25th, 2014 1:47 pm by Associated Press

An employee of an Idaho trucking company abandoned a semitrailer containing thousands of pounds of frozen chicken at a western Montana truck stop after the company reportedly refused the driver's repeated requests for more money, Missoula County officials

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