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$128M Washington County budget passes by healthy margin

$128M Washington County budget passes by healthy margin

September 10th, 2013 8:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County’s nearly $128 million 2014 fiscal budget on Tuesday got the green light, putting in motion nearly $10 million in capital projects, a 2-percent salary increase for full-time employees, an expansion of the School Resource Officer program a

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ETSU on a drive to increase number college degree holders

ETSU on a drive to increase number college degree holders

September 10th, 2013 8:47 pm by Rex Barber

East Tennessee State University Student Mary Wise said the benefits of a college degree include a chance at a better career, job stability and a better impression presented to potential employers and the community.

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Johnson City man faces a dozen auto burglary charges

Johnson City man faces a dozen auto burglary charges

September 10th, 2013 5:10 pm by Staff Report

Kirk A. Trent was already in the Washington County Detention Center when warrants were served.

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Low blow: Woman arrested after allegedly assaulting man's genitals

Low blow: Woman arrested after allegedly assaulting man's genitals

September 10th, 2013 4:41 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man reported his girlfriend — who had been "drinking all night" — came into his bedroom and started "aggravating him."

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Unicoi County sheriff discusses budget disagreements

Unicoi County sheriff discusses budget disagreements

September 10th, 2013 3:06 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said he feels the county’s employees are hardworking and deserving of a raise, but he “respectfully resents” the notion that his department may be blamed for these employees not receiving a larger pay jump in the new fis

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Truck rolls through yard, crashes into home in Elizabethton

Truck rolls through yard, crashes into home in Elizabethton

September 10th, 2013 3:05 pm by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — A riderless pickup truck reportedly crashed into one home and went through another yard after breaking free from the chock placed on its wheels at 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

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Erwin board votes to accept town recorder’s resignation

Erwin board votes to accept town recorder’s resignation

September 10th, 2013 2:44 pm by Brad Hicks

Erwin Mayor Doris Hensley said the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s vote to accept Town Recorder Randy Trivette’s letter of resignation as “bittersweet.”

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Homes burglarized in "normally quiet" Carter County neighborhood

Homes burglarized in "normally quiet" Carter County neighborhood

September 10th, 2013 2:18 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — Three burglaries were reported on Shalom Drive in the southwestern section of Carter County on Friday.

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Teen accused in Carter Co. killing to be tried as adult

Teen accused in Carter Co. killing to be tried as adult

September 10th, 2013 12:19 pm by Staff Report

Nichlolas Willen is accused in the stabbing death of Elijah McKinney, 16, on Dec. 16, 2012 on Cash Hollow Road.

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Accused Bean Station killer indicted on new charges

Accused Bean Station killer indicted on new charges

September 10th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Jason Bryan Holt was arrested minutes after the shooting occurred on May 23 at a pharmacy on Main Street.

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