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Fulmer talks about playoffs, ETSU football

Fulmer talks about playoffs, ETSU football

December 10th, 2014 10:46 pm by Matt Slovin, The Tennessean

The Tennessean's Matt Slovin caught up with Fulmer, 64, this week to discuss everything from the College Football Playoff to bird hunting.

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Near 1,000: Pitts closing in on career milestone

Near 1,000: Pitts closing in on career milestone

December 10th, 2014 10:43 pm by Douglas Fritz

Former Science Hill coach George Pitts got his 999th career win on Tuesday night when King College defeated Tusculum. His first crack at No. 1,000 will come Saturday at USC Aiken in South Carolina.

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Turns out, Blue Devils reloaded instead of rebuilt

Turns out, Blue Devils reloaded instead of rebuilt

December 10th, 2014 10:36 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After the Blue Devils graduated eight players from last season's Three Rivers championship team, many expected them to struggle early, instead, Unicoi County went on the road Tuesday night and knocked off Sullivan East 57-49 to move to the top of the leag

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Create Appalachia seeks government aid in claiming Oaks Castle

Create Appalachia seeks government aid in claiming Oaks Castle

December 10th, 2014 9:59 pm by Nathan Baker

With an online fundraiser to purchase a decades-old Johnson City landmark falling far short of its goal, the head of the nonprofit leading the charge is hoping local municipalities will contribute to the cause.

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New name, same result: Joint city/county committee has yet to meet

New name, same result: Joint city/county committee has yet to meet

December 10th, 2014 9:50 pm by Gary B. Gray

In September, the Washington County Commission dismantled the lifeless City-County Liaison Committee and formed the Intergovernmental Affairs Committee with the aim of connecting more with state legislators to understand and help with wide-ranging issues.

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Big John's owner hopes to close out Tweetsie situation with Johnson City, Elizabethton

Big John's owner hopes to close out Tweetsie situation with Johnson City, Elizabethton

December 10th, 2014 9:33 pm by Tony Casey

A meeting of the minds will take place in the coming weeks to resolve a situation that has a local business owner's fence blocking passage on the path laid out for the Tweetsie Trail.

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Carter County CIA asks DA Clark for ouster of commissioners who voted for budget

Carter County CIA asks DA Clark for ouster of commissioners who voted for budget

December 10th, 2014 9:27 pm by John Thompson

A Carter County citizens organization has called on District Attorney General Tony Clark to investigate actions taken by the County Commission in setting the local government's budget over the past two years.

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Spider bite suspends sentencing hearing for woman convicted of church theft

Spider bite suspends sentencing hearing for woman convicted of church theft

December 10th, 2014 9:10 pm by Becky Campbell

Time specifically set aside for what a judge expects to be a lengthy sentencing hearing was for naught Wednesday after prosecutors announced their main witness was recovering from a severe spider bite.

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Man accused of pistol-whipping girlfriend indicted on attempted murder charge

Man accused of pistol-whipping girlfriend indicted on attempted murder charge

December 10th, 2014 8:57 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Kingsport man accused of pistol-whipping his girlfriend, shooting at her, and then leading police on a high speed chase was indicted Monday on numerous charges, including attempted second-degree murder.

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Wal-Mart worker charged with stealing $10,000 from store

Wal-Mart worker charged with stealing $10,000 from store

December 10th, 2014 8:49 pm by Jordan Buie, The Tennessean

Court records, which cite a surveillance video, said the 19-year-old Walmart employee stole about $10,000 in cash and gift cards, some worth as much as $950, in a matter of about five and a half hours.

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