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Dashcam cop videos: Proposed Knoxville Police policy would bar public from access

Dashcam cop videos: Proposed Knoxville Police policy would bar public from access

July 1st, 2015 11:23 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The proposed policy change would give the KPD and the Knox County district attorney general unfettered power to decide when the footage could be released, and no detailed explanation for a denial of the public's right to see videos would be required.

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Crime
Johnson City I-26 traffic stop results in Kingsport woman's arrest

Johnson City I-26 traffic stop results in Kingsport woman's arrest

July 1st, 2015 11:18 am by Staff Report

An Interstate 26 traffic stop led Johnson City police early this morning to arrest a Kingsport woman on several charges including identity theft.

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News Local News Elizabethton
Covered Bridge Park sets the stage for Elizabethton's July 4

Covered Bridge Park sets the stage for Elizabethton's July 4

July 1st, 2015 9:59 am by John Thompson

The city of Elizabethton's new outdoor stage in Covered Bridge Park is getting plenty of use so far this summer and it will be at the center of the city's 4th of July celebration this weekend.

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Retiring Judge Seeley trades robes for Hawaiian shirt

Retiring Judge Seeley trades robes for Hawaiian shirt

July 1st, 2015 9:48 am by Becky Campbell

There was no gavel pounding Tuesday for one of the 1st Judicial District's judges, but instead he donned a Hawaiian shirt for the beginning of his retirement.

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News Local News Elizabethton
Elizabethton Regional Planning Commission tries again with revised sign ordinance

Elizabethton Regional Planning Commission tries again with revised sign ordinance

July 1st, 2015 9:26 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Regional Planning Commission will make another attempt to get a revised sign ordinance Thursday with a public hearing held in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 6 p.m.

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ETSU's Winning Ways features well-known sports figures

ETSU's Winning Ways features well-known sports figures

June 30th, 2015 10:37 pm by Jessica Fuller

What makes a great team?Well, a great leader, of course.

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Cards get early jump on Pulaski

Cards get early jump on Pulaski

June 30th, 2015 10:35 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Cardinals scored seven runs in the first two innings and were well on their way to a win, leading 8-2 heading in to the final inning after a 35-minute rain delay in Appalachian League baseball action Tuesday night.

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News Local News Washington County
Unicoi Couty's budget deficit inches downward

Unicoi Couty's budget deficit inches downward

June 30th, 2015 9:43 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A small decline in the cost of Unicoi County's workers' compensation insurance has reduced a projected $406,637 deficit in next year's county budget to $365,219.

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News Local News Elizabethton
Carter County school buses get ads

Carter County school buses get ads

June 30th, 2015 9:41 pm by John Thompson

While most children enjoy their summer vacation for school, the season is a busy time for workers of the Carter County School System.

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Drunken driving incidents spark mass sting in Johnson County

Drunken driving incidents spark mass sting in Johnson County

June 30th, 2015 9:37 pm by Jessica Fuller

After an unusual sting by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office using a drunken informant, six Johnson County businesses are facing fines and some employees face criminal summons.

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