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Knox deputy accused of choking UT student was subject of previous complaint

Knox deputy accused of choking UT student was subject of previous complaint

May 6th, 2014 9:15 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Seventeen months ago, Patricia Mesa made her own excessive force complaint with KCSO after an off-duty Frank Phillips pointed a gun at her husband and allegedly made racist comments to the couple in an incident in Grainger County.

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Potential expansion of animal shelter could allow for longer stays for unwanted animals

Potential expansion of animal shelter could allow for longer stays for unwanted animals

May 6th, 2014 9:04 am by Max Hrenda

An anonymous donor has offered $250,000 toward the project provided the new Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter house animals longer, have a private area for potential owners to meet animals. The board must also seek matching donations from the

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Former sheriff asks judge for leniency in Hoyle case

Former sheriff asks judge for leniency in Hoyle case

May 6th, 2014 8:51 am by Brad Hicks

Former Unicoi County Sheriff Kent Harris has written a letter asking a U.S. Magistrate to go easy on Rickie Lee Hoyle Jr., who agreed to plead guilty earlier this year to trying to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity.

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Opinion
Get to the polls and vote today

Get to the polls and vote today

May 6th, 2014 8:49 am by Johnson City Press

Today is Election Day, which means voters finally have their say in Republican primaries for a number of county offices. Polls open in Washington County at 8 a.m. and will close at 8 p.m.

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Cast your vote today

Cast your vote today

May 6th, 2014 8:29 am by Staff Report

Polls are open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. in Washington, Carter and Unicoi counties. Don't forget to vote!

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Ramsey backs effort to oust 3 Supreme Court justices

Ramsey backs effort to oust 3 Supreme Court justices

May 5th, 2014 10:16 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Conservative activists are laying the groundwork to campaign against three Supreme Court justices up for re-election this summer, but the judges' supporters are preparing to fight back.

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Logo-motive: SHHS logo to be removed after trademark violation

Logo-motive: SHHS logo to be removed after trademark violation

May 5th, 2014 10:07 pm by Nathan Baker

A costly trademark challenge will bring a new logo this year to the midfield of Science Hill High School's Kermit Tipton Stadium.

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Employee search tops Tupelo Honey-do list

Employee search tops Tupelo Honey-do list

May 5th, 2014 10:01 pm by Nathan Baker

Work continues at a historic Johnson City railroad depot this week as the incoming tenant holds a job fair to find employees to work there.

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Assistant fire chief's position ladder no easy climb

Assistant fire chief's position ladder no easy climb

May 5th, 2014 9:46 pm by Becky Campbell

When the assistant fire chief for operations position became available last year following a retirement, Johnson City Fire Chief Mark Scott was confident it would be filled within just a few months.

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ETSU hires alumnus to strike up band

ETSU hires alumnus to strike up band

May 5th, 2014 9:36 pm by Nathan Baker

In the fall of next year, the mighty Buccaneers will march to the beat of a new drummer - several of them, in fact.

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