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Volunteer firefighter douses competition, takes home crown

Volunteer firefighter douses competition, takes home crown

August 20th, 2013 5:55 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Kayla Hobbs, 18, of Kingsport was crowned as the 2013 Miss Appalachian Fair Monday night at the Fairest of the Fair competition.

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ETSU Pride Week 2013  includes treasure hunting, event discounts, more

ETSU Pride Week 2013 includes treasure hunting, event discounts, more

August 20th, 2013 4:53 pm by Rex Barber

The 16th ETSU Pride Week, an annual awareness campaign celebrating the school and its impact on the region, actually begins Thursday and continues through Aug. 30.

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Southwest Virginia Army Reserve unit headed for Afghanistan

Southwest Virginia Army Reserve unit headed for Afghanistan

August 20th, 2013 4:52 pm by Stephen Igo — Kingsport Times-News

MARION, Va. — Afghanistan is the eventual destination of an Army Reserve unit based out of Marion with members from throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Crime Police Blotter
Assault rifle? Check. Ballistic vest? Check. Rubber gloves? Check. Knee pads? Check.

Assault rifle? Check. Ballistic vest? Check. Rubber gloves? Check. Knee pads? Check.

August 20th, 2013 4:43 pm by Staff Report

The case of the well-armed man prepared for anything and more in the Police Blotter.

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Buzzworthy: Local news stories sure to get you talking today

Buzzworthy: Local news stories sure to get you talking today

August 20th, 2013 4:42 pm by Staff Report

Miss something? The Buzz has your back. Check out these local news posts from JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Slain Australian player mourned on 2 continents

Slain Australian player mourned on 2 continents

August 20th, 2013 3:22 pm by KRISTI EATON — Associated Press

DUNCAN, Okla. — With the simplest of motives — breaking up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer — three teenagers followed an Australian collegiate baseball player who was attending school in the U.S. and killed him with a shot to the back for "the fun of it

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Official: Suspect in custody at Ga. school

Official: Suspect in custody at Ga. school

August 20th, 2013 1:24 pm by Associated Press

The superintendent of DeKalb County schools says police have a suspect in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area elementary school.

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Police roundup: Stolen laptop; assault; domestic disturbance

Police roundup: Stolen laptop; assault; domestic disturbance

August 20th, 2013 12:17 pm by Staff report

A roundup of local recent police activities includes the theft of a laptop computer.

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Dragon Boats lined up for Regional Cancer Centers

Dragon Boats lined up for Regional Cancer Centers

August 20th, 2013 12:05 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Mountain States Foundation’s eighth annual Dragon Boat Festival is set to run Sept. 7 on the lakefront at Winged Deer Park.

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Washington County Sheriff's Department files answer to family's $20 million lawsuit regarding inmate death

Washington County Sheriff's Department files answer to family's $20 million lawsuit regarding inmate death

August 20th, 2013 11:09 am by Becky Campbell

Stewart W. Peppers, 22, died April 29 while being transported to the Johnson City Medical Center by ambulance. His family believes he was subjected to 20 minutes of being beaten, shocked by Tasers and sprayed with a chemical agent used to subdue people w

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